Resources for Pet Owners

Being a pet owner can be both challenging and rewarding. We often receive calls from people who are looking for help: behavior training for their pet, financial assistance, or temporary foster care. This page offers links to resources for you and your pet so that when you need help, you know where to find it!

Financial assistance for emergency vet care

The Pet Fund

Red Rover

Fur Keeps Program: Carver Scott Humane Society

Brown Dog Foundation

Care Credit

 

Low-Cost Spay/Neuter Assistance

MnSnap

Kindest Cut

Mission Animal Hospital

 

Pet Food for your dog or cat

People and Pets Together

Find your local food shelf by contacting United Way

 

Looking for Pet-Friendly Housing in the Twin Cities?

Padmapper

Zillow

Low-Cost Training/Behavior Help

Dogs of a Good Society: Spencer Fund

Animal Humane Society’s Pet Helpline: 952-HELP-PET (952-435-7738)

 

Temporary Foster Care

Pet Haven is unable to provide temporary foster care for cats or dogs. We encourage dog owners to contact Vicki’s Pet Services, which provides long-term boarding at very reasonable rates.

 

Surrendering your animal

Learn more about Pet Haven’s Owner Surrender process

Animal Humane Society: 952-HELP-PET (952-435-7738)

Minneapolis Animal Care and Control: 612-673-MACC (6222)

Feline Rescue: Minnesota based no-kill companion cat rescue organization.

 

Introducing Pets:

Your First 30 days with your new dog

Introducing a new dog to your other dogs

Introducing dogs on a leash

Introducing a new cat to dogs

Introducing Cats to other cats

Learning to greet dogs properly

Guide to Cat Behavior Counseling: This is an excellent, comprehensive guide which addresses many cat behaviors!

Separation Anxiety:

Barking:

Resource Guarding:

Shy/Fearful Dogs:

 

Litter Box Issues

Crate Training Help