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Pet Care & Training Information

Animal Planet Pet Guides
ASPCA Pet Care
AVMA Guidelines for Responsible Pet Ownership
Best Friends Resource Library
Dumb Friends Animal League Community Resources
HSUS: Having Trouble Affording Veterinary Care?
Healthy Pet
HSUS Pet Information & TipsNSAL’s Expert Advice Resource Center
Pet Education
Petfinder: Pet Care
Pet MD
Pet Rescue Library
San Diego Humane Society & SPCA Pet Training Resources

Animal Shelters & Rescues


Brandywine Valley SPCA – New Castle, DE
CompAnimals Pet Rescue – Landenberg, PA
Delaware Humane Association – Wilmington, DE
Delaware SPCA – Georgetown, DE
Faithful Friends Animal Society – Wilmington, DE
First State Animal Center & SPCA – Camden, DE

Cat Rescues

Andy’s Friends Cat Rescue & Adoption – Wilmington, DE
Best Little Cathouse in PA – Harrisburg, PA
Animal Humane Sanctuary – Smyrna, DE 
Castaway Cats – Bear, DE
Dumpster Cat Rescue League – Kirkwood, DE
Feral Friends of Millsboro – Milton, DE
Forgotten Cats – Claymont, DE
Four Paws & Tail Rescue – Newark, DE
Paws of Tomorrow – Ocean View, DE
Purrfect Haven Cat Rescue – Dover, DE
Purring Pals – Newark, DE

Dog Rescues

All Mutts Matter Foundation – Wilmington, DE
Delaware Puppy Rescue – Hockessin, DE
Delaware Alliance for Animal Welfare Groups (DAAWG) – Delaware
Lost & Found Dog Rescue Adoption Center – New Castle, DE
Paws for Life – Chesapeake City, MD
Paws of Tomorrow – Ocean View, DE
Renee’s Rescues – New Castle, DE
Senior Dog Haven & Hospice – Wilmington, DE
Underground Dog Rescue – Chadds Ford, PA

Dog Rescues (Breed Specific)

Mid-Atlantic English Springer Spaniel Rescue
Greyhound Pets of America–Delaware
National Greyhound Adoption Program
Northeastern Boxer Rescue
Pit Bull Pride of Delaware –Newark, DE
Response-a-Bull Rescue – Wilmington, DE

Cats, Dogs & Other Rescues

Feral Friends of Millsboro – Milton, DE (cats, dogs, TNR, feral colony management)
Grass Roots Rescue Society – Delaware (cats, dogs, pet-related community outreach and services)
House Rabbit Society – Southeastern Pennsylvania/Delaware Chapter (rabbits)
TreeTops Animal Rescue – Landenberg, PA (primarily cats, dogs, goats and alpacas)
Whimsical Animal Rescue – Seaford, DE (primarily cats, dogs and horses)

Lost & Found Pet Resources

Start here >> Delaware Animal Services (statewide animal control)

ASPCA Mobile App 
Center for Lost Pets
Craigslist–Delaware Lost & Found
Delaware Lost Pets
Delaware Lost & Found Pet Registry
Found Animals Microchip Registry
Helping Lost Pets
Home Again Pet Rescuers
Lost Dogs of Delaware
Lost and Found Pets of Delaware
Lost and Found Pets in Delaware
Lost and Found Pets of New Castle County, DE
Lost Pet PR
Lost & Found of Delmarva
Missing Pet Partnership
Pet Harbor
Reuniting Pets of PA with Owners

National Organizations

Alley Cat Allies
American Humane Association
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA)
Best Friends Animal Society
Humane Society of the United States (HSUS)
Noah’s Wish
North Shore Animal League
Petco Foundation
PetSmart Charities
Shelter Pet Project


A. Little Veterinary Clinic – Harrington, DE
Affinity Veterinary Center of Malvern – Malvern, PA
Animal Haven Veterinary Center – Bear, DE
Aston Veterinary Hospital – Media, PA
Branmar Veterinary Hospital – Wilmington, DE
Brenford Animal Hospital – Dover, DE
Centreville Veterinary Hospital – Wilmington, DE
Chadds Ford Animal Hospital – Chadds Ford, PA
Circle Veterinary Clinic – Wilmington, DE
Hockessin Animal Hospital – Hockessin, DE
Graylyn Crest Animal Hospital – Wilmington, DE
Kentmere Veterinary Hospital – Wilmington, DE
Limestone Veterinary Hospital – Wilmington, DE
Lindsey’s Well Pet Mobile Vet – New Castle, DE
Longwood Veterinary Center – Kennett Square, PA
Lums Pond Animal Hospital – Bear, DE
Middletown Veterinary Hospital – Middletown, DE
New London Veterinary Center – Newark, DE
Pike Creek Animal Hospital – Newark, DE
Red Lion Veterinary Hospital – New Castle, DE
Rehoboth Beach Animal Hospital – Rehoboth Beach, DE
Savannah Animal Hospital – Lewes, DE
Seaford Animal Hospital – Seaford, DE
Talleyville Veterinary Hospital – Wilmington, DE
VCA Dover Animal Hospital – Dover, DE
VCA Glasgow Animal Hospital – Newark, DE
VCA Kirkwood Animal Hospital – Newark, DE
VCA Newark Animal Hospital – Newark, DE
Veterinary Specialty Center of Delaware – New Castle, DE
White Clay Creek Veterinary Hospital – Newark, DE
Wilmington Animal Hospital – Wilmington, DE
Windcrest Animal Hospital – Wilmington, DE

Other Resources

Canine Partners for Life – Cochranville, PA  Training and placement of assistance dogs
Cat in a Tree Rescue – National Directory  Information and assistance getting cats out of trees
Delaware Animal Response – DE Statewide Disaster preparedness program and services for companion animals
Delaware Animal Services – DE Statewide  Animal control/welfare, dog licensing, community resources, and more)
Delaware Office of Animal Welfare – DE Statewide  Statewide development of companion animal welfare programs, policies and resources
Delaware Pet Cremation – Wilmington, DE  Compassionate pet cremation and related services
Delaware Wildlife Rehabilitators Association – Bear, DE  Rehabilitation center for injured and abandoned wildlife
Delaware Votes for Animals – Wilmington, DE  Nonpartisan political action committee for animals in Delaware
Fixed and Fab – DE Statewide  Low cost spay/neuter program for Delaware residents receiving public assistance
Friends for Rescue and Pet Care – Seaford, DE  Pet-related community outreach and service
Get Your Pet – On-Line Pet-rehoming service.
PAWS for People – Newark, DE  Pet-assisted therapeutic visitation
The Pet Project – Bear, DE  Pet-related community outreach and services
Safe Havens Mapping Project – National directory  A resource for pets of domestic violence victims
Tri-State Bird Rescue & Research – DE Statewide  Rehabilitation of injured and orphaned native wild birds

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