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250 List: American Humane Association
Since 1877, we have been at the forefront of every major advance in protecting children and animals from abuse and neglect. We advocate caring, compassion and hope for our most vulnerable citizens.
250 List: Born Free USA united with Animal Protection Institute
Works to alleviate captive animal suffering, rescue individual animals in need, protect wildlife — including highly endangered species — in their natural habitats, and encourage compassionate conservation globally.
250 List: Petfinder Foundation
Petfinder is an online, searchable database of animals that need homes. It is also a directory of more than 10,000 animal shelters and adoption organizations across the USA, Canada and Mexico. Organizations maintain their own home pages and available pet database.
250 List: SPCA (American)
To battle cruelty to animals, the American SPCA offers programs in public awareness, advocacy in government, Shelter support and medical support and placement.
250 List: Wildlife Conservation Society
Protects wildlife and wild lands through, conservation, education, and the management of wildlife parks.
2nd Chance Dog Rescue
2nd "Chance" saves dogs that otherwise would be left on the streets to fend for themselves or brought to the pound and most likely placed on the E-List. All dogs deserve a 2nd Chance.
501c3 Animal welfare organization
Adopt a Boxer Rescue
Our mission includes hands-on rescue, as well as education. We strive to inform others about the realities of pet ownership, promote neutering, and encourage responsible care.
AHeinz57 Pet Rescue & Transport, Inc.
We work with shelters to pull death row dogs out and place them in foster homes until they are adopted. If we don't have room, we transport them to other rescues that do have room.
Alex's House is an in-home dog rescue in central Kansas which specializes in senior, special needs, and dogs deemed unadoptable by local shelters. We provide food, warmth, love and medical care.
All About Animals Rescue
All About Animals Rescue is a 501(c)(3) dedicated to No More Homeless Pets in Michigan through adoptions, spay/neuter, wellness care, pet food pantry and education.
All Texas Dachshund Rescue
All Texas Dachshund Rescue is a group of volunteers whose primary goal is to rescue, rehabilitate and re-home neglected, abandoned, disabled and otherwise endangered Dachshunds throughout Texas.
Allegany County Animal Shelter Management Foundation
The Allegany Co. Animal Shelter Management Foundation supports the Allegany Co. Animal Shelter, a shelter of hope. We have an annual save rate over 90%.
American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation
The AKC Canine Health Foundation is dedicated to advancing the health of all dogs and their owners by funding sound scientific research to prevent, treat, and cure canine disease.
Angels In Fur Dog Rescue
We are a 501c3 non-profit dog rescue organization dedicated to rescuing abandoned dogs from certain death at the pound or neglectful owners. We work hard to restore each dog to a safe and loving home.
Animal Advocates Alliance
Animal Advocates Alliance rescues homeless animals and provides them with veterinary care and a safe place to stay until a “forever home” is found. AAA promotes the importance of spay/neuter.
Animal Education and Rescue (AEAR)
AEAR is a not for profit organization that finds homes for rescue pets. We focus our effort towards helping the Lake County community (pets and people) through our programs.
Animal Shelter of the Wood River Valley
Our mission is to improve the quality of life in our community by connecting animals and people through innovative programs that inspire and have impact beyond our borders.
Animal Welfare Associarion, Inc.
Small Rural Indiana Dog/Cat Rescue, Pet Pantry, Low Income Assistance for pets, Transport to Low Cist Spay/Neuter Clinic and making the lives of companion animals better. Serving LaGrange County, IN
Augusta Regional SPCA
It is the policy of this society to provide humane care and treatment for animals needing protection in the area served by the society. We serve as the contracting facility for our three localities
Beagle Freedom Project
Beagle Freedom Project rescues beagles and other animals and breeds from animal research facilities and places them into loving homes, giving them a chance at a life they never had in a lab.
Provide sanctuary, always and forever, for rescued and special needs cats, including former blood donors, cats with special physical, aging related, or psychological needs. A no-kill shelter.
Big Fluffy Dog Rescue
Big Fluffy Dog Rescue is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to helping giant breed mixed breed dogs in need.
Boston Terrier Rescue of Florida, Inc.
Dedicated to finding good homes for Boston Terriers now homeless for whatever reason, to promote public awareness regarding their plight, and to provide medical care whenever needed.
Brown Dog Foundation
Bridging the gap between the cost of medical care and saving the family pet.
Cat Network, Inc
The Cat Network, Inc. (CN) is a 501(c)3, Florida dedicated to humanely reducing cat overpopulation by educating the public about the need to sterilize stray cats and advocating humane public policy
Chicago Pet Rescue
Chicago Pet Rescue is an all volunteer run organization, supported entirely by donations and fundraisers. Our volunteers foster, transport, and in many other ways assist in this rescue effort.
Community Animal Rescue Effort (C.A.R.E.) for Evanston Animal Shelter
An all-volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to serving the Chicagoland community through education, and adoption of dogs and cats who find themselves at the Evanston Animal Shelter
Cooper's Chance Animal Rescue
Green focused no kill animal rescue . We rescue, rehabilitate and re-home abused and neglected animals. We are dedicated to the welfare of these animals and the gentle eco system that we share. Our rescued pets are placed into loving foster homes and receive one on one attention, complete vet care, training and socialization. We also educate the public on proper and responsible pet ownership through nonprofit partnerships, public education programs and grass root efforts within communities. Thank you for supporting Cooper's Chance Animal Rescue.
Divine Feline, Inc
Our mission is to humanely manage the cat population by providing quality spay/neuter services for all cats.
Dogs Deserve Better Inc.
Dogs Deserve Better is a nonprofit dedicated to freeing America's chained dogs through education, legislation, and rescue. They are transforming Vick's Bad Newz Kennels to the Good New Rehab Center!
Dogs XL Rescue
Dogs XL Rescue is an all volunteer, non-profit rescue dedicated to saving large dogs in high kill shelters. We are dedicated to working with an adopter to properly home our dogs.
Earthrust protects whales, seals dolphins and other wildlife. We work closely with our supporters to do i nnovative, ground breaking research and campaigns to defend the defenceless!
FACE Foundation (Foundation for Animal Care and Education)
The Foundation for Animal Care and Education (FACE Foundation) provides financial assistance for pets whose owners cannot afford their life-saving veterinary care.
Forever Home Feline Ranch
Forever Home Feline Ranch is a nonprofit organization created to provide every cat in need a forever home. FHFR will be a sanctuary where cats will have second chance to live a cage free life.
Friends Of Michigan Animals Rescue
FMAR is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. We started in January of 2004. we have been very successful in bringing pets and families together through fundraising, local newspapers & Facebook
Gentle Barn Foundation
Gentle Barn is home to 135 animals rescued from abuse. We are host to abused children, kids recovering from substance abuse, foster kids, people of all age with mental, emotional, physical challenges.
German Shepherd Rescue of Central New York, Inc.
German Shepherd Rescue of Central New York, Inc. (GSRCNY) is a federal 501(C)(3) non-profit organization that was created to provide a lifeline to German Shepherd Dogs facing euthanasia.
Good Home Animal Society
Our mission is to care for abandoned and stray animals in a safe, loving, and stress-free environment. We believe kindness and compassion towards all animals is important for our communities.
Guardians For Animals
Guardians For Animals supports NO KILL rescues who's focus is saving death row shelter animals. Currently we are helping 20 rescues. Last year we helped to save over 3,300. Many more need our help.
Heaven on Earth Society for Animals
Heaven on Earth’s mission is to improve quality of life for homeless animals, especially those who are often overlooked because of special needs and low potential for adoption.
Homeward Bound Golden Retriever Rescue
Homeward Bound Golden Retriever Rescue & Sanctuary rescues and heals displaced, abandoned, and homeless Golden Retrievers and Golden/Labrador mixes throughout Northern California.
Hope Happens With a Horse
HOPE HAPPENS WITH A HORSE is a faith based organization designed to offer grow and positively impact people using proven approaches couples with the power of horses.
House Rabbit Network
The House Rabbit Network is an organization formed with two primary purposes: *To rescue homeless rabbits and find them good indoor homes. *To educate the public about rabbits and their proper care.
Humane Society of Huron Valley
HSHV's mission is to support the loving, responsible care of all animals in our community.
Humane Society of Missouri
Animal welfare organization providing adoption, shelter, veterinary, and investigation and rescue for large and small animals, and educational services and outreach to people and animals in Missouri.
John Nelsen Moosedog Rescue Fund, Inc
We rescue, give medical treatment, and rehome Norwegian Elkhounds throughout the USA. We provide education and referral services for elkhound owners and courtesy listings for other rescues.
Last Chance for Animals
LCA, known as the “FBI of Animal Rights,” seeks to identify, investigate, document and expose all areas of society in which animals are abused.
Lucky Dog Animal Rescue
Lucky Dog Animal Rescue is an all-volunteer non-profit organization dedicated to rescuing homeless & abandoned animals, primarily dogs, from high-kill shelters & owners who can’t care for them.
Lucky Horse Equine Rescue
Protect unwanted, abandoned, neglected, or slaughter bound horses by saving, caring for, and rehabilitating these equines. Placing them in compatible loving homes.
Lynchburg Humane Society
We care for lost & homeless animals. Last year, we cared for 2,000 + pets. We accept easily adoptable pets, as well as those that need special nurturing from abusive or neglectful experiences.
Main Line Animal Rescue
MLAR rescues, treats and places abused, unwanted and abandoned companion animals. Through advocacy and education, MLAR works to raise awareness to realize the benefits of adopting an animal in need.
Mayday Pit Bull Rescue & Advocacy
Mayday Pit Bull Rescue & Advocacy is devoted to rescuing, rehabilitating and securing placement for pit bull and pit bull mixes into responsible, permanent and loving homes.
Michigan Coonhound Rescue, Inc.
Michigan Coonhound Rescue provides rescue, foster and placement of displaced coonhounds into loving, family homes. We are also home to Keego Kitties, providing care and placement of orphaned kittens.
Michigan Pet Fund Alliance
MPFA is an all-volunteer 501(c)3 organization collaborating with Michigan animal shelters and rescue organizations to achieve No Kill through training, technical assistance, education.
Mid-Altantic Great Dane Rescue League, Inc
The Mid-Atlantic Great Dane Rescue League, Inc. (MAGDRL) was organized in 1979 to serve the seven states of the Mid-Atlantic region.
Monadnock Humane Society
Non-profit org. dedicated to improving the quality of life for animals and people through humane education, and to providing shelter and facilitating adoption for lost, abused or abandoned animals
Mureille's Place - A Senior Dog Sanctuary
A no-kill 501c3 dog rescue. Provides safe haven for unwanted seniors until they can be adopted into a home or if unadoptable, live out their days w/love, dignity & respect. All volunteer/no paid staff
New Hampshire SPCA
The New Hampshire SPCA provides adoption, education, investigation and sheltering services. We care for 3-4 thousand animals each year. We are an unlimited stay facility with 93% adoption rate.
Northeast Boston Terrier Rescue, INC
Northeast Boston Rescue (NEBTR) is comprised of volunteers based in NY/NJ and PA and serves Boston Terriers in need within reach of our helping hands.
Ok Yorkie Rescue
Our mission is to help Yorkie,Yorkie Mixes, and Biewer Terriers whether they came from the streets, an animal shelter, surrendered by an owner, rescued from a puppy mill or a dog auction.
OPIN-Outreach to Pets In Need
Supporting the Stamford, CT Animal Shelter since 2007, by providing the animals, medical care, surgery, medicines, foster care, dog training, web services, microchips, events, advertising, volunteers.
Pacific Marine Mammal Center
Pacific Marine Mammal Center is dedicated to the rescue and rehabilitation of sick and injured marine mammals that strand in need of medical attention in Orange County.
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
Since 1985, PCRM has been influencing advancements in medicine and science. We advocate for preventive medicine, conduct clinical research, and advocate for higher ethical standards in research.
Portuguese Water Dog Foundation, Inc.
Raising funds for research into genetic diseases to benefit PWDs as well as other breeds which does (and has) benefitted mankind.
Puppy Rescue Mission, Inc.
We help rescue the Battle Buddies of military personnel in war zones, in particular Afghanistan, and bring them home. "Soldiers saving puppies; puppies saving Soldiers."
Purr Project, Inc.
The Purr Project, Inc. is a non-profit organization whose mission is to rescue stray and abandoned cats and find them safe and loving homes.
RedRover brings animals out of crisis and strengthens the bond between people and animals through emergency sheltering, disaster relief services, financial assistance and education.
River City Community Animal Hospital
Provide the highest standard of spay/neuter services, make affordable for virtually everyone, to educate and raise awareness about the need to spay/neuter & responsible pet ownership and health care.
Rockbridge Dog Rescue
We rescue unwanted dogs and dogs facing death in shelters and place them into foster homes until they can be adopted to good homes. We also provide spay/neuter assistance to local families.
We save Romanian street dogs. Rescue, rehabilitate and re home each dog in need of our help!
Rural Ga Rottie Rescue Inc
We rescue Rottie from Deathrow in Georgia and surrounding states. Have them vetted and place them on Petfinder to place them in a good caring home.
SSPCA is dedicated to ensuring humane treatment of all animals in the Sacramento area. We provide a safe & nurturing environment for unwanted, abandoned pets until they can be placed into homes.
Sadie's Haven Horse Rescue & Sanctuary
We network auction/slaughter bound horses of all ages. We give sanctuary to horses that have special needs: those deemed un-rideable/adoptable. They are a huge part of our youth program!
Safely Off Streets 4 Paws, Inc.
To get abandoned cats/kittens 'Safely off Streets' by providing temporary housing & medical (spay/neuter, shots, treat for parasites (worms, etc.), & emergency care) until we find them loving homes.
Save a Forgotten Equine
SAFE rescues horses that have been abused, neglected or starved, and finds them safe homes for a secure future. We support Animal Control agencies in the fight against animal cruelty.
Save U.S. Pets Foundation, Inc.
Financial hardships can become even harder to bear if a pet gets sick or injured. Save U.S. Pets raises money and makes grants through affiliated veterinarians as a lifeline to pet families in need.
Save-A-Pet is a not-for-profit, no-kill adoption center dedicated to finding good homes for each cat & dog in its care.They strive to create awareness & support for the humane treatment of animals.
Saving Wildlife International
SWI’s purpose is to assist people of all ages and cultures in developing an awareness of and commitment to nature that will result in informed decisions and constructive actions concerning wildlife.
Sean Casey Animal Rescue
We rescue, rehabilitate and rehome.. Dogs ~ Cats ~ Reptiles ~ Amphibians ~ Invertebrates ~ Birds ~ Small Mammals ~ Other Exotic Animals ~ Wildlife
Second Chance Pet Adoptions
Second Chance's mission is to rescue abandoned or stray cats and dogs, provide excellent care for each animal and match each one with the best home for its needs.
Serenity Equine Rescue and Rehabilitation
Serenity rescues abandoned, abused or neglected horses, rehabilitates them and ultimately adopts them into forever loving homes. We rely 100% on charitable donations to support their daily needs.
Sioux Falls Area Humane Society
Since 1919, The Sioux Falls Area Humane Society has provided safe haven and a human voice to all animals in need. We are a no-kill shelter, serving 10,000 animals per year.
Cat & Dog animal rescue. All animals are completely vetted, including spay/neuter before adoption. We are ALL VOLUNTEER 501 C 3 non profit.
Spring Farm CARES
Spring Farm CARES is an Animal and Nature Sanctuary and center for Interspecies Communication. We are a 501c3, non-profit organization. Programs include spay/neuter assistance & humane education.
Stallion to Gelding Support
To help reduce the number of abused and starved horses that end up in rescues, we pay for the gelding of breeding stallions by their owners who wish to stop breeding.
The Wild Animal Sanctuary
Rescuing Lions, Tigers, Bears, Wolves and other large carnivores that have been found in illegal or abusive situations. Animals are rehabilitated and given large acreage habitats to roam freely in.
Twin County Humane Society
Promoting the health and welfare of animals in Carroll and Grayson counties and the city of Galax, VA.
Under My Wing Avian Refuge
dedicated to the morally and ethically responsible treatment of animals in our local community, state, and nation, and in the international community We serve the high-risknon-ad and adoptable birds
Voice For Horses Rescue Network
VFHRN is committed to relieving the causes of abuse and neglect, while providing for the humane treatment of horses, who are sick, injured, abused, auction/slaughter bound.
West Georgia SPCA
We rescue homeless dogs, cats and rabbits and provide complete medical care, shelter and adoption to give them a second chance at a wonderful life.
Whippet Rescue and Placement, Inc.
We are a not for profit organization made up of volunteers to help unwanted Whippets find a forever home.
Wildlife Foundation of Florida
Ensure the preservation and protection of Florida's fish and wildlife resources that they survive and thrive for current and future generations of Florida residents and visitors.
Willamette Humane Society
Serving the Willamette Valley, sheltering over 10,000 animals, adoptions & lost and found, humane education for over 15,000 children, behavior & training, pet food bank, high volume spay and neuter.
Young at Heart Pet Rescue
Young at Heart Pet Rescue is Chicagoland's only organization dedicated to the rescue and rehoming of SENIOR dogs and cats. We truly believe age is just a number, and senior pets deserve a second chanc
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