General Resources

 www.petfinder.com
 

ASPCA Poison Control Center - 888-426-4435 ($65 consultation fee - free to HomeAgain members)
 

HomeAgain - Pet Recovery Service for micro-chipped pets. https://www.HomeAgain.com


Lost & Found Resources for Listing Lost Pets and Listings of Found Pets:
www.thecenterforlostpets.com/
www.nationalpetregister.com/
www.missingpets.com
www.fidofinder.com (for dogs only)

https://petlossathome.com/about

Founded by Dr. Karen Twyning, D.V.M. The site  includes a Nationwide resource of veterinarians who offer pet owners the  option of having their beloved pet euthanized in the comfort of their own home.
 

Animal Cruelty
Report suspected cruelty immediately to the person/agency in your area who is responsible for investigating and  enforcing the anti-cruelty codes. Typically it will be the person/agency who works at your local humane society, animal control agency, local animal shelter or your police precinct. Go to: www.aspca.org to visit the ASPCA's searchable database to find your areas enforcing agency, as well as, the Statues/Laws for your State.


In the Defense of Animals: Legal Counsel
 

Lawyers in Defense of Animals
www.njlida.org
For legal issues in the state of New Jersey. However, they can often refer to an attorney or practice in another state.
Isabelle Strauss: 732-255-4696
Linda Niedweske: 973-401-0064
 

Animal Legal Defense Fund
www.aldf.org
Resource, Information and Help
"How to find an attorney to help you with your animal-related issues."
 

www.lawyers.com/animal-law/find-law-firms-by-location
 

Organizations/Websites
Angel's Gate, Hospice & Rehabilitation Home for Animals, Delhi, NY 13753: www.angelsgate.org
 

Holistic Veterinary Care with Ella Bettel & Donna Eden:  www.energymedicinedirectory.com
 

The Rainbow Bridge: www.rainbowbridge.com
 

Comprehensive Listing of No-Kill Animal Shelters in the United States: http://www.saveourstrays.com/no-kill.html
 

To find a shelter in your state: http://shelters.theanimalnet.com

Then find the link to your state.
 

Dharma Voices for Animals: www. DharmaVoicesForAnimals.org (Bringing awareness to the suffering of animals)
 

Links of Interest
www.in-memory-of-pets.com          www.petloss.com
 
www.bestfriends.org
 

www.thedailycat.com (sponsored by IAMs)        


 www.petchapel.org 

www.animal-league.org
 

www.petfinder.com         www.americanhumane.org
 

www.Pets911.com
 

www.lostandfound.com  


www.coral.org (Coral Reef Alliance. Yes, coral are animals, too.)
                                                                                  
www.sheldrickwildlifetrust.org: The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
located in Kenya, Africa. Rescues and fosters baby elephants that have been orphaned due to poachers killing their mothers or mothers who have died from other causes.
 

Animal Hospice/Grief Support
 

www.pethospice.org/ The Nikki Hospice Foundation for Pets
 

http://www.spiritsintransition.com

http://www.dogguard.com/coping-with-pet-loss.html
 

www.brighthaven.org    ". . . a holistic sanctuary, hospice and Healing Arts Center for senior and disabled animals" located in Sebastopol, CA. This is a wonderful website.
Lots of materials and two very helpful booklets you can purchase: 

As Time Goes By: Helping Animal Lovers Understand and Care for Pets in their Autumn Years, 

and 

Into the Light: Helping Animal Lovers to Understand and Care for Pets Through the Process of Dying and Death. 

Both written by Gail Pope, the founder of Brighthaven.
 

Pet Grief Support Helpline: 602-995-5885 (Offered to the public at no cost by the Companion Animal Association of Arizona, Inc.)
 

Pet Loss Support Hotline:  352-294-4430 (University of Florida)
 

Books
Reference:
 

From the Domestic Dog, by James Serpell, Ed.
 

Four Paws Five Directions: A Guide to Chinese Medicine for Cats and Dogs, by Cheryl Schwartz, DVM
 

Animal Reiki: Using Energy to Heal the Animals in Your Life, by Elizabeth Fulton & Kathleen Prasad
 

Kindred Spirit, Kindred Care, by Shannon Fujimoto Nakaya
 

Handbook of Animal Psychotherapy, by Calvin Schwake
 

Cat Body, Cat Mind: Exploring Your Cat's Consciousness and Total Well-Being, by Dr. Michael W. Fox
 

Assessing the Human - Animal Bond, 2007, by D. Anderson (Purdue University Press)
 

ASPCA Complete Guide to Cats: Everything You Need to Know About Choosing & Caring for Your Pet, by Chronicle Books
 

ASPCA Complete Guide to Dogs, by Chronicle Books
 

The Cornell Book of Cats, edited by Mordecai Siegal
 

Cat Talk: What Your Cat is Trying to Tell You, by Carole C. Wilbourn, Cat Therapist

Death & Grieving:
 

Angel Whiskers (cats), by Laurel Hunt
 

Angel Paws (dogs), by Laurel Hunt
 

Animals and the After Life, by Kim Sheridan (www.AnimalsAndTheAfterlife.com)
 

Good-bye My Friend:  Grieving the Loss of a Pet, by Mary & Herb Montgomery
 

A Final Act of Caring: Ending the Life of an Animal Friend, by Mary & Herb Montgomery
 

Animals and the Afterlife: True Stories of Our Best Friends Journey Beyond Death, by Kim Sheridan
 

Surviving the Heartbreak of Choosing Death for Your Pet: Your Personal Guide for Dealing with Pet Euthanasia, by Linda M. Peterson
 

The Loss of a Pet: A Guide to Coping with the Grieving Process When a Pet Dies, by Wallace Sife, Ph.D.
 

The Divine Life of Animals: One Man's Quest to Discover Whether the Souls of Animals Live On, by Ptolemy Tompkins
 

Wagging Tails in Heaven: The Gift of Our Pets' Everlasting Love, by Gary Kurz
 

Cold Noses at the Pearly Gates, by Gary Kurz
 

Hospice Care:
 

Handbook of Veterinary Pain Management, by Gaynor Muir
 

Inspirational:
 

Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover's Soul, by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Mary Becker, D.V.M., & Carol Kline
 

Animals as Teachers & Healers: True Stories and Reflections, by Susan Chernak McElroy
 

Books for Children

Lifetimes: The Beautiful Way to Explain Death to Children, by Bryan Mellonie and Robert Ingpen
 

The Tenth Good Thing About Barney, by Judith Viorst, Illustrated by Erik Bleguad
 

When a Pet Dies, by Fred Rogers
 

I Can Draw Animals, by Ray Gibson
 

Cat Heaven, by Cynthia Rylant
 

The Bravest Cat! The True Story of Scarlett, by Laura Driscoll
 

Deena the Damselfly, by Steven M. Rosman
 

Snort's Special Gift, by Suzann Yue and Illustrated by Lin Wang
 

Pet Insurance
 

ASPCA Pet Health Insurance:  www.aspcapetinsurance.com
FIGO Pet Insurance:  https://figopetinsurance.com
 
In a Pet's Interest
 

www.HandicappedPets.com  - Products for elderly, disabled or injured animals. this site also  includes articles of interest, links, personal stories, photos, message  board, classifieds and more.
 

www.homeagain.com - Microchip your pet. Then if s/he goes missing you are more likely to locate him/her.
 

www.k9cartswest.com - Devices to help your disabled pet.

www.2ndchance4pets.org - 2nd Chance 4 Pets: If you should die  or become disabled who will take care of your pet? This site is a  wonderful resource to help you plan ahead so that your animal companion  is assured a safe and loving home if you should no longer be around or  able to care for your beloved pet. Check it out!
 

http://www.news.ucdavis-edu  UC-Davis (go to the School of Veterinary Medicine)
 

http://www.love-your-pet.com/  Great website for information regarding pets and pet care.


https://www.figopetinsurance.com

Insure your pet(s) MEDICAL, etc.


MedVet Medical & Cancer Center for Pets (Various Locations)

https://medvetforpets.com