Links & Resources & Friends & More

This is a work in Progress, but hopefully shall ultimately be a goto place for more information :-)


ADOPTION

Adopt-a-Pet - http://www.adoptapet.com/  An online non-profit charity that helps advertise homeless animals and other great things. 

NetPets.org - http://www.NetPets.org  A  site that helps find information on finding homes for animals, or adopting animals in need.

PetBond.com - http://www.petbond.com  A site that helps you show your adoptable rescues, post your information,  etc. 

Petfinder.com - http://www.petfinder.com  A wonderful place to find information on rescues and shelters, find animals for adoption, and meet other people who are doing the same.

Animal Welfare

Alley Cat Allieshttp://www.alleycat.org  A place to find information about stray/feral cats and how to help them.

American Humane Assocaition - An organization dedicated to helping and protecting animals

Animal Legal Defense Fund – ALFD - Protects the lives and advances the interests of animals through the legal system. 

Animal Protection & Rescue League -  Works to document and expose animal cruelty occurring behind closed doors, educates the public on animals issues through innovative outreach campaigns, and works with policymakers and politicians to implement humane change.


Last Chance for Animlas - Primary focuses are vivisection, pet theft, fur, and circuses.

Dogs Deserve Better - a 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to freeing the chained dog

Doris Day Animal Leaguehttp://www.ddal.org   Mission is to reduce the pain and suffering of non-human animals through legislative initiatives, education, and programs to enforce statutes and regulations which have already been enacted protecting animals. 

Humane Farming Associationhttp://www.hfa.org . - HFA's goals are to protect farm animals from cruelty and abuse, to protect the public from the misuse of antibiotics, hormones, and other chemicals used on factory farms, and to protect the environment from the impacts of industrialized animal factories.

Humane Society Legislative Fundhttp://www.fund.org   HSLF works to pass animal protection laws at the state and federal level, to educate the public about animal protection issues, and to support humane candidates for office.

Humane Society of the United States – HSUS

Credit Cards For Veterinary Care
There are credit cards for veterinary care.  Be sure to check with your veterinarian to see which is accepted and take care to understand the card’s terms.  Some of the more generally accepted cards are:
Care Credit: 866-893-7864 - www.carecredit.com 
Wells Fargo Health Advantage: 800-248-5012 http://retailservices.wellsfargo.com/healthadvantage.html#4
Citi Health Card: 1-866-352-5202 - http://www.healthcard.citicards.com
Chase Health Advance - https://www.mychasehealthadvance.com


Non Profit Organizations that may offer assistance:  In addition, there are animal welfare organizations that can help with financial assistance.  Consider the following resources:
·         Hope Fund of Frankie’s Friends ( 888.465.PETS) http://www.frankiesfriends.com/special-programs/hope-fund-happy-tails/ Pets with life-threatening illness or injury must be recommended by their attending veterinarians.  Financial support may be given to families who demonstrate substantial financial need and whose pets would have a good prognosis.
·         Red Rover Relief (916.429.2457) http://www.redrover.org/node/1198 Helps fund specific and immediate emergency vet care for destitute animals suffering from life-threatening injuries or illnesses.
·         Brown Dog Foundation (http://www.browndogfoundation.org/prequal ) Provides financial assistance to pet owners in temporary financial crisis whose pet faces a treatable, but life-threatening condition.
·         The Pet Fund (916-443-6007) http://www.thepetfund.com/  Provides financial assistance to owners of domestic animals who need veterinary care.
·         Office of Services to the Blind (916-657-2628) http://www.cdss.ca.gov/cdssweb/PG82.htm  The Assistance Dog Special Allowance (ADSA) Program provides a monthly payment to eligible persons who use a guide, signal, or service dog to help them with needs related to their physical disabilities.  The allowance is to help pay the costs of food, grooming, and health care for the dogs. 
·         Handicapped Pets Foundation ((603) 637-2200) http://www.handicappedpetsfoundation.org/apply-for-help.html  Donates mobility equipment to pets in need.


·         Onxy and Breezy Foundationhttp://www.onyxandbreezy.org/ - "To provide financial support to credible organizations and individuals that Benefit the Welfare of Animals"
·         Frankie's Friends - Hope Fund http://www.frankiesfriends.com/programs-2/hope-fund-happy-tails-2/
·         Frankie's Friends - Eddie Croman Fund - http://www.frankiesfriends.com/eddie-croman-fund/ The Eddie Croman Fund assists pets with heart and/or kidney disease, whose families cannot afford the cost of treatment.
·         Frankie's Friends - Zeus Varis Fund http://www.frankiesfriends.com/programs-2/zeus-varis-fund-happy-tails-2/ The Zeus Varis Fund established by Dr. Varis helps cats and dogs that are diagnosed with cancer receive treatment to help them remain comfortable and at home.
·         Frankie's Friends - K-9 Heros Fund - http://www.frankiesfriends.com/programs-2/k-9-heroes/ A special program for K-9 Search & Rescue dogs that were injured in the line of duty. Frankie’s Friends has started a fund to provide specialty care as needed for these wonderful animals, to keep them active, in the field, and saving lives! It is the least we can do! If you would like to support our efforts
·         The Mosby Foundation - http://www.themosbyfoundation.org/
·         Paws 4 A Cure -http://www.paws4acure.org/askforhelp.php
·         Pets of the Homeless - http:/www.petsofthehomeless.org/need-help List of various distributing organizations
·         Banfield Charitable Trust - http://www.banfieldcharitabletrust.org/pet-owners/vet-care-assistance/
·         The Gandalf Fund provides financial assistance for working and retired assistance dogs in the event of catastrophic illness or accidental injury. http://www.thegiftofsunshine.org/gandalf.html
·         Ashley's Angel God’s Creatures Ministry - http://www.all-creatures.org/gcm/help-cf.html
·         Tails of Hope - http://www.tailsofhopefoundation.org/ Under the Sponsor-A-Pet™ Program, Tails of Hope underwrites the cost of veterinary care for companion animals suffering from cancer or other life-threatening diseases whose owners cannot afford to pay for such care.
Breed Specific
·         Labrador Lifeline http://www.labradorlifeline.org/ Labrador Life Line is committed to offering a variety of types of assistance to Labrador Retrievers in need.
·         Labrador Harbor - CA only http://www.labradorharbor.org/index.html Labrador Harbor is committed to providing assistance to Labrador Retrievers of all ages, in permanent homes or within a California based non-profit rescue organization. We strongly believe that all Labs, regardless of age, deserve to live quality lives with people who love them. Labrador Harbor may assist with funding medical intervention, as well as training or other special care that may be necessary to enhance quality of life.
·         WestieMed, Inc. - http://www.westiemed.org/ Helping rescued Westies in need of medical attention is our Mission.
·         CorgiAid - CorgiAid - http://www.corgiaid.org/ A nonprofit organization founded to provide financial assistance to corgis and corgi mixes. We help out those who rescue dogs from shelters or other non-permanent homes, then foster them until a new home is found.
·         Pit Bull Rescue Central (PBRC) - http://www.pbrc.net/fund/financial.html The PBRC website is a virtual shelter and resource for owners and caretakers of American Pit Bull Terriers, American Staffordshire Terriers, Staffordshire Bull Terriers, and pit bull mixes.
·         American Boxer Rescue Association - http://americanboxerrescue.org/americanboxer/er+fund/default.asp The ABRA Boxer ER Fund has been set up for assistance for rescued boxers, from any rescue group. Each application will be assessed individually. These guidelines will be followed to determine if the dog is eligible for assistance through the ABRA Boxer ER Fund.
Cats only
·         Feline Veterinary Emergency Assistance Program - http://www.fveap.org/sys-tmpl/door/ The Feline Veterinary Emergency Assistance Program is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that provides financial assistance to cat and kitten guardians who are unable to afford veterinary services to save their companions when life-threatening illness or injury strikes.
·         Cats in Crisis - http://www.catsincrisis.org/ Cats in Crisis Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals and humane organizations care for cats with chronic or emergency medical conditions through financial and fundraising assistance.
Cancer
·         The Dog and Cat Cancer Fund - http://www.dccfund.org/
·         The Magic Bullet Fund - http://www.themagicbulletfund.org/ Magic Bullet Fund (MBF) provides financial assistance for canine cancer treatment only when the family is financially unable to provide treatment.
·         Canine Cancer Awareness - http://caninecancerawareness.org/apply-for-financial-assistance If you are struggling and need assistance to provide your dog with cancer treatment you are encouraged to download an application for financial assistance. You need to have a confirmed cancer diagnosis from your veterinarian to have the application reviewed.
·         Cody’s Club - http://www.dogdoggiedog.com/pwcAcodysclub.htm  Cody’s Club ensures that lack of information, or lack of funds, are not the deciding factors in whether or not radiation is chosen for treatment of cancer.

Low-Cost Vaccinations:

VIP Mobile services  Please call for dates 1-800-427-7973  In Tehama County they hold clinics weekly (as of November 2014) at the following location:
·         Tractor Supply Company
249 South Main St.
Red Bluff, CA 96080






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