Click on the following links to view
websites that have valuable information for anyone owning a pet or anyone who
wants to learn more about animals.
The American Humane Association educates users about healthy relationships
between children and animals. There is a special kids' section and an area for
parents' to learn about volunteer matches, contests, stores, and animal news stories.
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) The
ASPCA has two sites. The above link connects you to the their main site. It provides
users with education and adoption information. It also has ways for users to get
involved in the protection of animals.
ASPCA'S Animal Land for Kids The ASPCA also has a children's site. It has
stories, cartoons, contests, and games for kids to learn more about animals and
caring for pets. Kids can also submit their questions to members of the ASPCA.
The American Veterinary Medical Association provides recent news in the world
of animal medicine. Users have access to recent publications and other educational
The Animal Channel includes photos, videos, and stories about animals. It
also offers advice to those interacting and caring for animals.
Carroll County Agriculture This is the Carroll County, Maryland agricultural
Carroll Kennel Club You can teach an old dog new tricks; you just have to
know how. Carroll Kennel Club offers obedience classes. Click here for more information,
and soon your dog will be a well-mannered companion.
Certified Humane Raised & Handled We are staunch supporters of the family
farm and this just might be one of the best ways to promote and strengthen that
American way of life.
Days End Horse Farm Rescue (DEHFR) has a variety of beautiful horses that
need a good home.
Discovery.com users can be linked to various pages under discovery.com, like
The Animal Planet, The Discovery Channel, and TLC (The Learning Channel). Each
channel's pages have information about their upcoming and regularly scheduled
Dog Bite Laws Attorney Kenneth Phillips, nationally renowned for his work
with dog bite cases, created this site for dog bite victims, dog owners, and other
users researching dog bite laws.
DogFriendly.com Pet Travel Guides and City Guides for Dog/Pet Owners.
Owner's Guide No animal comes with a manual, but this site comes pretty close.
It features articles covering almost any dog-related topic you can imagine, including
training tips, advice on choosing a vet, boarding kennel, groomer, or trainer,
and general to specific information on canine health. There are also links to
sites that sell dog-related gifts, books, and movies.
The Humane Society
of the United States connects you to the national organization's main site.
Their goal is to promote the protection of all animals. It has valuable information
about adoption and care of pets. A user can also subscribe to its newsletter.
Humane Teens The Youth Education Division of the Humane Society of the United
States maintains this site to help teens get involved in protecting the world's
animals. There is information about teen clubs, fun animal facts, and links to
Humane Related Organizations by Region While the primary mission of shelter
& rescue organizations is to care for, and find homes for, stray and surrendered
animals, many of these organizations also provide excellent education and support
services. Additionally, these groups serve the needs of homeless animals everywhere
with low cost spay/neuter programs, free or low cost care and training programs,
community education, and more. These organizations have, also, been incubators
for some of the most innovative and successful programs to combat overpopulation,
abuse/neglect, and other welfare issues.
MetroPets Online MetroPets Online promotes the adoption of homeless animals
and the well-being of companion animals in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area
through the smart use of Internet technology.
Pet Lover's Companion Pet Lovers Companion is an all-inclusive "yellow pages"
of the pet community.
Pets Welcome Pet owners who love to travel should visit this site. It gives
the user pet friendly resorts and vacation places so pets do not have to always
stay at home.
PetEducation.com Drs. Foster and Smith's source for expert pet information.
Petfinder.com search for the pet you want from shelters across the US. Also
find a humane society near you, look at a list of breeds currently available,
put a pet up for adoption, and more.
rec.pets.cats FAQ Homepage Rec.pets.cats (the Usenet group) offers a variety
of FAQs (frequently asked questions) to answer general questions people have about
JustDogBreeds.com JustDogBreeds.com has written up the pluses and minuses
of over 150 dog breeds so you can quickly find out the good and bad points about
every popular breed, and discover whether the particular dog you are considering
has the personality and physical characteristics you want in a dog.
Feral Cats | The Humane Society of the United States What is a feral cat?
How do they survive? What can I do to help? Find the answers to these and other
frequently asked questions about feral cats.
Safe Doggone Safe - A Non-Profit resource of dog bite prevention - education
programs for schools, parents and workers.
Ferals Low cost S/N Clinic in Eldersburg for truly Feral Cats in Haveaheart
Maryland Department of Natural Resources Wildlife and Heritage Service Lots of great information about Maryland's animals and the laws governing them.
DogFriendly.com DogFriendly.comŽ publishes world-wide pet travel guides for dogs of ALL sizes & breeds.
These links are provided
by the HSCC as a public service and can never replace the advice of your veterinarian.
The HSCC and the makers of this website are not responsible for any harm to/from