Resources and Education


Financial assistance for emergency vet care

The Pet Fund

Red Rover

Fur Keeps Program (Carver Scott Humane Society)

Brown Dog Foundation

Care Credit

Financial Assistance pdf_1

Low-Cost Vet Care Providers


Animal Humane Society Vet Center

Mission Animal Hospital

ValueCare Vet Hospital

Access Veterinary Care


Pet food for your animal

People and Pets Together

Find your local food shelf by contacting United Way

Pet-Friendly Housing Support

My Pit Bull is Family Database



Pet-Friendly Apartments in Minneapolis

Pet-Friendly Apartments in St. Paul

Dog Training and Behavior Resources

Dogs of a Good Society: Spencer Fund

Canine Coach

Giffy Dog

Peace Of Mind Dog Training

Paws Abilities Dog Training

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

Temporary Foster Care

While Pet Haven does not provide temporary foster care for cats or dogs, we can provide support and surrender-prevention services. Please email us at

Vicki’s Pet Services provides long-term dog boarding at very reasonable rates and is located in North Branch.

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)

St. Paul Animal Control– 651-266-1120

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

Rehoming Your Pet ServicesAdopt a Pet is an online platform for pet owners to safely rehome their pets themselves

Behavior and Training Resources

Bringing a new dog home

Resource for Rescue Dogs

Your First 30 days with your new dog

Crate Training Help

A New Dog in the House: Tips for Transition

Dog Parks

Puppy Handling

Introducing Pets

Dog-Dog Introduction Video (credit:

Introducing a new dog to your other dogs

Introducing dogs on leash

Learning to greet dogs properly

Bringing Your New Cat Home

Preparing Your House for a New Cat

Preparation to Prevent Problems

Introducing Cats; The Do’s and Dont’s

Introducing a New Cat to Dogs

Cat Behavior Issues

How to Speak Cat & Understand Behavior

Jackson Galaxy Support Blog

Litter Box Issues

Understanding Feline Body Language

Cat Separation Anxiety

The Pet Place

Dog Separation Anxiety

Animal Humane Society

Humane Society of the United States



Victoria Stillwell


Resource Guarding


Patricia McConnell

Food Guarding

Shy/Fearful Dogs


Understanding a shy/fearful dog

Understanding Dog Body Language


Foster-Specific Resources

The 2-week “staycation” for foster dogs (credit: A Rotta Love Plus)

Welcome to dog fostering: What to expect

CHILL OUT! Decompression Tips for New Dogs

Reducing Aggression: “Engage/Disengage” Game