Due to an overwhelming number of animals in need of sheltering services in our community, we are adjusting our intake policies frequently to best meet changing needs. Please check our Pet Surrender Process page before bringing any animal to any of our shelters for surrender. Read More

Pet Resource Center

Getting help for your pet

Regardless of your dog or cat’s behavior, we offer several free options to help!

Our team of behavior specialists provides enrichment, daily training, and when necessary, additional behavior support to pets in our shelters so that they become the best possible candidates for adoption.

Other resources

Schedule a Behavior Help Line appointment:
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Courtesy of The Humane Society of the United States. All rights reserved. Need to go out of town? A boarding kennel can give your pet quality care while you're away, giving you peace of mind. However, before you load Fido and Fluffy into the car and drive them to the...

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Download and print the above document before disaster strikes.

It's not a matter of if, but when. Make a plan for evacuating and taking care of pets in the event of a disaster. Animals need emergency supplies, too. You should always plan to evacuate with your pets. Pack a kit...

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The loss of an animal companion, whether due to death, being lost or stolen, or placement in a new home, may be one of the most devastating and painful experiences we ever face. For many, such a loss is as traumatic as losing a family member or a dear friend...

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Pets add fun, companionship and love to our lives, but they are also a big responsibility. Choosing to add a pet to your family is an important decision. Sometimes, adopting a pet may be too much added responsibility if you're experiencing other life changes at the same time. Take this...

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Moving to a new home can be just as stressful on your pet as it is on you. Following are some tips to help you help your pet through this change of address.

  • Talk to your veterinarian at least three weeks before the move to determine if your pet...

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The arrival of your new family member will bring changes for everyone. Handling your pet's curiosity, anxiety, and increased insistence for attention may seem like an overwhelming task. In addition to preparing yourself and your household for the baby's arrival, but you can help your pet adjust to the big...

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Pets bring a joy to your family that is unmeasurable. They are known to lower blood pressure, reduce stress, and provide companionship. Selecting the right pet for your family is easy to do when you first consider the following…

What type of pet is best?

There are many different types...

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