Shelter & Rescue Work : Help for Individuals

Eagle who received help from a wildlife rehabilitator
The best way to help a baby bird that’s fallen out of his nest, a squirrel that’s been hit by a car, a crow that seems unable to fly, or any other form of wildlife, is to c...Read More
Grasshopper mouse on a blanket
Before attempting to rescue any wild animal, please see the resource “Wild Animal Rescue: Helping...Read More
Baby cottontail rabbit at rehabilitation
Every year, many thousands of young wild animals are “rescued” by kind people wanting to help them. Unfortunately, many of these young animals do not need to be rescued....Read More
Puppy and her person. This pup was rescued as a stray.
Have you successfully trapped a stray animal and are you wondering what the next step is?...Read More
Rehoming a dog like these big, friendly canines can be a stressful and hard situation, but the suggestions in this resource can help.
Have you found a stray dog or cat and want to find a new home for him or her? We hope the suggestions in this booklet will help you achieve your goal....Read More
This rescued dog's person is rehabilitating him using positive techniques.
This toolkit offers information on how to rehabilitate an under-socialized dog from a puppy mill or hoarding situation, with information about working with dogs using gentl...Read More
This couple and their two dogs found a pet-friendly rental house.
Anyone who rents knows how difficult it can be to find a decent place to live. Looking for just the right rental, in the right location, at the right price is hard....Read More
Calico with pet transport driver
Many volunteer pet transport services use “multi-leg transports,” which means that there are several volunteers per transport and each volunteer drives one or more legs....Read More
Organize a pet food drive to help animals in need, like this pitbull mix who is up for adoption.
This pet food drive action kit explains how communities can gather food for pets to help families in need keep the pets they love....Read More