Resources

ADOPTION – GETTING A NEW PET

Are you ready for a rabbit?

Bringing home a second dog

Adopting a rescue dog (pdf)

Re-home pets safely

AGING PETS

Caring for aging dogs

End of life choices

ANIMAL LAW

MSU College of Law/Animal info.

How to make Freedom of Information Law (FOIA) work for Animals

BABY-RELATED

Introduce your dog to your baby

CATS

FIV facts

Feral Cat Veterinary Resource Center

How to trap cats (TNR)

Territorial marking (dogs)

Territorial marking (cats)

Working with Municipalities to Save Community Cats

DOGS

Bored dogs

Fearful dogs

Potty problems (dogs)

Dangerous dogs and warning signs

Dog diabetes

Banned breed study

Why Ordinances and Policies That Focus on Specific Breeds Don’t Work

Separation Anxiety

FOOD BANKS FOR PETS (PET FOOD PANTRIES & RESOURCES)

• Allegan County…Wishbone Pet Rescue

• Ann Arbor…HUMANE SOCIETY OF HURON VALLEY

• Cheboygan – CHEBOYGAN COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY

• Detroit, Rochester Hills, Westland…MICHIGAN FOOD BANK PROGRAM

• Eaton County…HEART

• Holland…Furry Friends Food Pantry

• Jackson…CASCADES HUMANE SOCIETY

• Kalamazoo – KALAMAZOO HUMANE SOCIETY

• Lapeer… STONE SOUP FOOD PANTRY

• Livingston Area…LIVINGSTON AREA PET PANTRY

• Midland County…Humane Society of Midland County

• Northville…Waggin Tails Dog Rescue

• Oakland County…New Beginnings Animal Rescue

• Roseville…Providing for Paws

• Traverse City…HOPE

• Woodhaven…Basils Buddies

• St. Clair County) Kibbles Kitchen

FOSTERING

Saying good-bye to a foster pet when they get adopted

HEALTH & MAINTENANCE

Parvo symptoms

Constipation cures

Cats – how to know if they’re sick

Cancer center

Cancer link

Horse health

CPR and using it to save your pet

Canine CPR

Your dog’s teeth

Bloat in dogs

Pet first-aid kit

Pet emergency care

Laser therapy

Flea information

Know your pet’s nose

Pet food recall information

Toe nail trimming

How to administer subcutaneous fluids to your cat

Seizures in dogs

Pets with disabilities

LOST AND FOUND

Lost dog resource

Another lost dog resource

Lost cat resource

PET-RELATED PRODUCTS

Craft projects

I-Tunes App for Pet First Aid

PETS MISC.

Behavior pet help line

Spring cleaning for pet owners

Preventing freezing water (feral cats)

Saving money on vet bills

More resources – animalsheltering.org

PUPPY MILLS

Rehab of a puppy mill dog

Puppy mill study

Puppy mills leave lasting scars

RESCUE & SHELTER RESOURCES

Better dog photography

Taking better animal photos

Michigan animal shelter license info

Reforming shelters

Promotion tips for rescues and shelters

Financial assistance & grant lists

Dogs who guarded food bowls in shelters do not continue behavior in homes (study)

Used laptops help find lost pets

SPAY/NEUTER (LOW COST & INFO)

• Ann Arbor – Humane Society of Huron Valley

• Bay City – Humane Society of Bay County

• Charlotte – Voiceless Michigan

• Cheboygan – Cheboygan County Humane Society

• Detroit, Rochester Hills, Westland – Low-cost spay/neuter – Michigan Humane Society

• Fenton – Adopt-a-Pet Inc

• Fruitport – West Michigan Spay Neuter Clinic

• Gaylord – Friends for Life of Otsego County

• Harbor Springs – Little Traverse Bay – Pit Stop program (free pit bull spay/neuters)

• Harbor Springs – Little Traverse Bay – Low cost spay/neuter

• Jackson – Cascades Humane Society

• Kalamazoo – Kalamazoo Humane Society

• Kentwood – CSNIP

• Lansing – Capital Area Humane Society spay/neuter clinic

• Lowell – Spay Neuter Express

• Midland – SOS Animal Rescue

• Paris – Angel Animal Rescue

• Sault Sainte Marie – Friends of Caring Animal Shelters

• St. Clair – Blue Water Area Humane Society

• St. Clair County – Humane Society – SNAP

• Taylor – The PAWS Clinic

• Warren – All About Animals (mobile spay/neuter)

VETERINARIAN INFORMATION

Check our your Michigan Veterinarian’s license here

WILDLIFE RESCUE

• Ann Arbor – Michigan Friends of Wildlife

• Grand Rapids – Wildlife Rehab Center

• Northern Michigan – Nothernaire Wildlife Rescue

• St. Clair County – Back 2 the Wild Rehab

• St. Helen – ARK, Association to Rescue Kritters

• Washtenaw County – Bird Center of Washtenaw County

Licensed wildlife rehabilitators in Michigan

Help 4 Wildlife

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One thought on “Resources

  1. Cindy January 3, 2013 at 9:23 pm Reply

    Cheboygan County Humane Society in Cheboygan, Michigan also has a food pantry for pets as well as low cost spaying and neutering programs.

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