They’re out there, in shelters and rescue organizations across the country, millions of animals in need of a home. According to Humane Society of the United States estimates, between 6,000,000 and 8,000,000 dogs and cats find themselves in one of our country’s animal shelters. However, there are people out there, who work tirelessly on behalf of these animals, searching for homes for these deserving companions. This page is here to provide you with a list of resources, dedicated to finding homes for pets in need.
Before You Adopt
Many of the animals that find themselves in shelters, are there because their owners underestimated the amount of time and money, and the commitment required to bring a new pet into the family. Following is a list of resources to help educate you before adoption.
- PlanetDog.com – Adoption Checklist
- PGAA.com Article – Thinking of adopting a dog?
- PGAA.com Article – A Guide For Taking Home Your Shelter / Rescue Dog
- Dogtime.com – Adoption Page
- Humane Society of The United States – Pet Adoption Information
- Amazon.com Book – Petfinder.com The Adopted Dog Bible: Your One-Stop Resource for Choosing, Training, and Caring for Your Sheltered or Rescued Dog
- Amazon.com Book – Your Adopted Dog: Everything You Need to Know about Rescuing and Caring for a Best Friend in Need