Animal Shelters/Rescue Organizations

On this page you will find links to many different online pet adoption sites as,
well as links to a variety of rescue organizations and shelters around the world!
Visit Bow-Wow's Directory for more dog-related websites and homepages!



 Abandoned Terrier Rescue Association (ATRA): A Southern California non-profit rescue looking for experienced terrier owners who are interested in adopting abandoned purebred Airedales, Wire-haired Fox Terriers, and when available, Welsh and Lakeland Terriers.

American Brittany Rescue: "The purpose of rescue is to take in stray, abandoned, surrendered and/or impounded purebred Brittanys, provide them with foster care, health and temperament screening, offer an opportunity for rehabilitation if necessary, assure their health and place them in new homes."

Angels For Animals: Small group of volunteers who rescue, foster and find homes for adoptable animals.

Aussie Rescue and Placement Helpline: The official rescue organization of the Australian Shepherd Club of America (ASCA).

Austin Boston Terrier Rescue: Austin Boston Terrier Rescue, Inc. is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit, volunteer group dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation, and adoption of Boston Terriers into safe, loving homes.   Located in south central Texas.


Charmels Purebred Dog Rescue: Purebred dog rescue group.

Chesapeake Bay Retriever Relief and Rescue: National rescue group in the United State for the Chesapeake Bay Retriever breed of dog. Information about dogs available for adoption, how to find your regional CBRRR contact person, general information about the breed, and more.

Citizens For Humane Action: Citizens for Humane Action, Inc. (CHA) is a volunteer, non-profit humane society dedicated to finding good permanent homes for homeless cats and dogs in Franklin and surrounding counties in Ohio. 

Coast to Coast Dachshund Rescue: CCDR is a National Non-Profit, all-volunteer organization dedicated to rescuing needy Dachshunds and Dachshund mixes.  CCDR strives to find homeless Dachshunds loving forever families all over the US and Canada. 

Colorado Canine Connection: Canine rescue resources in the state of Colorado.


Dakota's Rescue Page: Personal web site regarding pet/dog adoption. 


English Springer Rescue America, Inc: A nationwide rescue organization dedicated to rescuing and re-homing the  English Springer Spaniel.



Gadsden County Humane Society: Humane society located in Havana, Florida. Online listing of animals currently available for adoption. 

German Shepard Dog Rescue Of Houston, Texas: "Our mission is to protect, adopt out, care for and keep German Shepherd Dogs safe from harm whenever possible." 

German Shepherd Rescue (Southeastern PA): All volunteer organization that places GSDs in southeastern PA.

Golden Retrievers: Rescue A Golden of Arizona: RAGofAZ rescues Golden Retrievers in need and finds new, permanent homes for them.

Great Dane Angel Network: Rescue Great Danes from neglect, abuse, and abandonment.

Great Lakes Border Collie Rescue: Border Collie rescue serving Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, & Wisconsin.

GRROW: Golden Retriever Rescue of Wisconsin.  This rescue club started in April, 2000 and still helped over 100 goldens since then.  Volunteers are based state wide.  Looking for volunteers and adoption families.


Happy Hills Animal Foundation: This is a small, private, non-profit animal rescue in North Carolina dedicated to providing nutritious meals, shelter, veterinary care, and finding loving responsible homes for as many abused and abandoned animals as possible. 

Have-A-Heart 2000: All-breed and cat rescue group operating out of Columbia, SC.


Little Angels Rescue: Little Angels Rescue is a non profit small dog rescue, assorted breeds, Chihuahuas, Schnauzer, Yorkie and most small terriers as well as occasional loveable
mixes.   Located in Arcadia, Florida.


Mid-Atlantic German Shepherd Rescue: Active in Maryland, Delaware, the District of Columbia, and Virginia. "We are a group of volunteers, dedicated to rescuing and placing German Shepherds in good homes. All of our dogs are just itching to find a home where they can love and be loved."


Old Gold Senior Dog Rescue: Non-profit dog rescue specializing in Golden Retrievers that covers from the LA-TZ border to the FL Panhandle.

Paws Forever Cocker Spaniel Rescue and Haven: Finding homes for Cocker Spaniels.


PetFinder USA: Online registration for humane organizations and zip code searching.


Second Chance Saint Bernard Rescue: Second Chance St. Bernard Rescue, Inc.   A non-profit organization dedicated to rescue, rehabilitation and placement of St. Bernards in loving, caring homes.  They will also help with other breeds (purebred or mixed), even other species!

Southeast Bloodhound Rescue: Southeast Bloodhound Rescue is a non-profit rescue organization dedicated not only to the rescue and rehoming of bloodhounds throughout the
southeastern United States.

SPCA of Northern Virginia: Dogs and cats are available for adoption from this shelter located in Arlington, Virginia. 

Staffordshire Farm Rescue: Rescue, foster and rehabilitate: abused, sick, injured and mistreated dogs.

Sterling Animal Shelter: The Animal Shelter Inc. of Sterling, Massachusetts is a non-profit organization and no-kill shelter. The shelter provides humane sheltering and care for stray, unwanted, abused and neglected animals.  The staff is dedicated to finding good homes for adoptable pets and we continue to promote responsible pet ownership to improve the quality of life for the animals and people in our community.

S-Wheat Rescues-Soft Coated Wheaten Rescue: S'Wheat Rescues is an adoption and referral organization dedicated to placing Soft Coated Wheaten Terriers who have been abandoned, neglected, puppy mill victims,  or whose present owner cannot, or will not, keep them any longer, into loving, caring, and permanent homes.


Tails Of The Tundra Husky Rescue: "Tails of the Tundra Siberian Husky Rescue is a non-profit (501c3) organization dedicated to the rescue and care of Siberian Huskies and Siberian Husky mixes who may have been abused, neglected, abandoned, lost, or surrendered by their owners.  Our enthusiastic and dedicated volunteers serve displaced dogs throughout eastern Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New Jersey.

The Animal Adoption Center: Animal shelter in New Jersey.

The Pet Shelter Network: National on-line listing of animals available for adoption. Also notices of animals wanted to adopt, lost/found.

The Twin Cities Animal Rescue Page: Listing of animal rescue groups and resources for the Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota area.


WT CARES: An alert service for lost and/or Welsh Terriers in need and a placement service for homeless Welsh Terriers.

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