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Choosing a Good Dog Groomer

Especially for people owning big dogs, getting them into the tub for a bath may be challenging, causing a lot of trouble and headaches ? and arm ache, probably. This is why finding a good groomer will be very helpful in the process of cleaning your dog and making him look fluffed and gorgeous, using very safe methods. For more information please visit our website at www.animalshelter.org

Human Diseases in Dogs

Humans and animals share many different illnesses. Here are two that you should know about so that you can identify the symptoms as soon as possible to ensure the health and well being of your pet. For more information please visit our website at www.animalshelter.org

Most Popular Cat Breeds Today

According to the most recent statistics, the number of pet cats in the US is around 90 million; only 4% are pure breeds, and the official lists recognize around 40 breeds.

Most people are fine with any cat; however, those pure breed cat lovers are always looking for a breed that resembles them: simple or sophisticated, quiet or outgoing, puffy or sleek etc. There are cats for every personality and every look. For more information please visit our website at www.animalshelter.org

Caring for Guinea Pigs

A guinea pig is a wonderful pet, especially for children. And you can have him around for as long as 9 years, so take this also into consideration when you consider getting one. For more information please visit our website at www.animalshelter.org


Animal Shelter Frequently Asked Questions
1. How can I volunteer?
2. How old do I need to be to volunteer?
3. Can I volunteer to work with a shelter in order to fullfill my community service hours?
4. I have a dog/cat that I can no longer care for, can you take him/her in?
5. I lost my dog/cat can you help me find it?
6. I found a dog/cat what can I do?

1. How can I volunteer?

If you would like to volunteer, the best thing to do is to use our shelter search feature, after entering your zip code and searching for local shelters, pick up the phone and give them a call. Most shelters rely on and are happy to have any help you can provide them.

2. How old do I need to be to volunteer?

The age varies from shelter to shelter, although the general answer is 15 without an adult, and 12 with an adult we recommend calling the shelter ahead of time to find out if they have any special age requirements. You can go here and use our shelter search feature.

3. Can I volunteer to work with a shelter in order to fullfill my community service hours?

This would depend on the status of the shelter. Most shelters can help you fullfill your community service hours, however we recommend calling ahead to verify that the shelter in question will meet your requirements.

4. I have a dog/cat that I can no longer care for, can you take him/her in?

We do not take in animals, we are an online resource who provide the shelters, rescues and community with a way to work together to find more animals a loving home. If you would like to sign up for a free account to post your pet on our site please click here You do not need to be a shelter to add your pet to our database.

5. I lost my dog/cat can you help me find it?

If you have lost your pet, we suggest you do a couple of things. First please create a free account here and add your pet with a status of lost. If someone does find your pet they will be able to search for any lost pet in our database. If your lost pet is listed the chances of your pet being returned are significantly higher. We also suggest that you read our lost and found FAQ.

6. I found a dog/cat what can I do?

If you have found a dog/cat, we suggest you do a couple of things. First please create a free account here and add the pet with a status of found. If someone uses our search to look for found pets in our database you listing the pet will significantly increase the chances of reuniting the owner and pet. We also suggest that you read our lost and found FAQ.

Animal Shelter Facts

Did you know that The Ancient Chinese carried Pekingese puppies in the sleeves of their robes

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