A list of nonprofit and 501c3 resources locally and nationally for adopting dogs and cats as well as for their care and the overall dog and cat community.
These links are for reference ONLY. Any concerns should be directed to a Veterinarian.
The Heartworm Society, Pet Owner Resources, Heartworm Basics A resource about Heartworms.
Dog and Cat Rescues!
HART90.org Homeless Animal Rescue Team,
Lab Rescue of L.R.C.P., Inc. Labrador Retriever adoption rescue.
Mid-Atlantic Great Dane Rescue League Great Dane adoption rescue.
Operation Paws for Homes An all-breed, including those wonderful mixes, dog rescue.
Paws for Seniors, An all-breed, including those wonderful mixes, dog and cat rescue.
PetConnect Rescue An all-breed, including those wonderful mixes, dog and cat rescue.
Prince William Human Society, An all-breed, including those wonderful mixes, dog and cat rescue.
Service Dog Organizations!
Paws for Ability An organization whose mission is to enrich the lives of children with disabilities and veterans by training and placing quality, task-trained service dogs. Provides increased independence for the children and assistance to their families. 4 Paws for Ability helps with animal rescue and educates the public regarding use of service dogs in public places.
For Humans, Mini-Humans!
Addiction Resource: Pets-and-Substance-Abuse-Prevention This guide advises parents on how to prevent teenagers from drug abuse among youth by giving them a pet. It also addresses ways to keep adolescents away from drugs and alcohol.
Quit Smoking Community: Smoking-and-Pets
Articles from Addiction Resource have been featured by organizations like Johns Hopkins University and The Wall Street Journal.
This article is a guide on how smoking cigarettes, vaporizers, and electronic cigarettes near your pets is dangerous for their health from QuitSmokingCommunity.