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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: What to know
Poisonous plants for dogs
Learning to greet dogs properly
Animal Humane Society
Humane Society of the United States
Muzzle Up Project: a great resource for pet owners to learn about how to use and fit a muzzle!
Understanding a shy/fearful dog
How to prepare for your new cat’s first few days
Preparation to Prevent Problems
How to Speak Cat & Understand Behavior
Jackson Galaxy Support Blog
Poisonous Plants for Cats
Separation Anxiety in Cats
Litter Box Issues
Tips to help with litter box issues (video)
Introducing Cats; The Do’s and Dont’s
Introducing a New Cat to Dogs
Introducing a new dog to your other dogs
Introducing dogs on leash
Dog-Dog Introduction Video (credit: www.BadRap.org)
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
Did you know 1 in 3 pets will go missing in their lifetime? We’re partnering with Petco Love Lost to help pets reunite with their families. Petco Love Lost is a free, easy-to-use national resource, using patented pet facial recognition technology to make it easier than ever to find possible matches for lost and found pets. Join us, and let’s unite to reunite at petcolovelost.org.
Animal Humane Vet Center-
Access Vet Care
Minneapolis Animal Care and Control – monthly low-cost or free vaccinations and microchip clinics
Mission Animal Hospital
The Street Dog Coalition – The Street Dog Coalition provides free medical care and related services to pets of people experiencing, or at risk of, homelessness.
VetCo – Low-cost vaccines at Petco
Vet Partners Cares
VeTouch – is a volunteer-based, non-profit veterinary student club that hosts a monthly vaccine clinic for pets of Twin Cities residents receiving low/no income or experiencing houselessness.
Minnesota Animal Humane Society – Veterinary assistance grant program
Animal Care Foundation – For residents of Hennepin, Anoka, Dakota and Washington Counties.
Red Rover – Urgent Care Grants
The Pet Fund
Fur Keeps Program (Carver Scott Humane Society)
Brown Dog Foundation
Waggle – A resource to help pay for emergency pet care
People and Pets Together
Find your local food shelf by contacting United Way
My Pit Bull is Family Database
Rent Cafe Pet Friendly Apartments
Pet-Friendly Apartments in Minneapolis
Pet-Friendly Apartments in St. Paul
Renting with Pets Guide to Finding Housing
Vet Partners Care: contact Kallie Fowler at 763-337-4433 or email email@example.com
Dogs of a Good Society
Peace Of Mind Dog Training
Paws Abilities Dog Training
Follow Me Dogs
Brian Munro Dog Training
Animal Humane Society’s Pet Helpline: 952-HELP-PET (952-435-7738)
While Pet Haven does not provide temporary foster care for cats or dogs, we can provide support and surrender-prevention services.
Vicki’s Pet Services provides long-term dog boarding at very reasonable rates and is located in North Branch.
Safe Place for Pets – On-site and off-site housing for people and pets who need a safe escape from domestic violence
MN Day One – Call a Day One network advocate to learn more about pet safety during your stay at a shelter or safe housing at 1.866.223.1111.
Learn more about Pet Haven’s Owner Surrender process
Other options to Pet Haven:
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 companion cat rescue organization
Bloomington Animal Control 952- 563-4942
Pets Under Police Security Maple Grove 763- 494-5999
Dog Lovers Digest – List of Minnesota Rescues and Shelters
Rehoming Your Pet Services
Adopt a Pet is an online platform for pet owners to safely rehome their pets themselves. We strongly recommend doing a home visit and veterinary reference. Remember this is your family member you are rehoming. They are depending on you to make sure they are safe. We also suggest asking for an adoption donation that you can donate to a rescue of your choice. Offering pets up for “FREE” is always risky.
Home to Home – Home To Home™ is an interactive platform created to help families, people, and pets with the difficult task of transitioning pets from one home to another. Oftentimes pets are taken to shelters when keeping a pet is no longer a possibility. Home To Home™ believes that pets should avoid a stay in an animal shelter and should instead be welcomed into loving homes.