Through its Foundation, the American Animal Hospital Association
(AAHA) — the first and only companion animal veterinary association —
launched the AAHA Helping Pets Fund in 2005 to help those in need
access quality veterinary care for sick or injured pets.
Adopt-a-Pet.com (formerly 1-800-Save-A-Pet.com) is a non-profit pet adoption charity that helps
shelters, humane societies, SPCAs, pet rescue groups, and pet adoption agencies
advertise their homeless pets to adopters for free.
Canine Companions for Independence® provides
highly-trained assistance dogs for children and adults with
disabilities, free of charge. The most advanced technology capable of
transforming the lives of people with disabilities has a cold nose and a
By being prepared with a well thought-out disaster plan, you can potentially save your pets'
lives in an emergency. When planning, it is important to consider what types of disasters you are likely to
encounter based on where you live.
Guide To Pet Disaster Preparedness for Renters and Homeowners
Great information on What To Have In Your Emergency Supply Kit, What To Do During A Disaster, and After A Disaster. Included on this page are many other links with more helpful information regarding pet disaster preparedness.
Paws to Save PetsSM funds training that prepares
professionals to assist pets in need following such disasters. These
funds also help provide shelters with emergency supplies, support
emergency relief on a local and national level, enable veterinary
clinics and shelters to rebuild and restock their facilities, and help
to reunite pets with their owners.
PetMask.com was created in 2008 by 10 year old Monica of Powhatan
Virginia to raise money to purchase special Pet Rescue &
Resuscitation Oxygen Masks. These mask kits are then donated to
Firefighters, EMS Units, and K9 Units to help save pets and service
animals rescued from fires or other life threatening incidents.
United Animal Nations (UAN) focuses on bringing animals out of crisis
and strengthening the bond between people and animals through a variety
of programs, including emergency sheltering, disaster relief services,
financial assistance and education.
Vets Beyond Borders is an Australian-based,
not-for-profit, incorporated organisation established by veterinary volunteers
in 2003. Vets Beyond Borders co-ordinates and runs veterinary based animal
welfare and public health programs in developing communities of the Asia
and Pacific region.