Links to dog-related organizations in the areas of canine adoption,
education, health, human interaction, disaster relief and more.
American Veterinary Medical
Association - Committed to advancing the science and art of
veterinary medicine, including its relationship to public health,
biological science and agriculture.
American Canine Sports Medicine
Association - An association of veterinarians, physical therapists,
trainers, and other professionals devoted to addressing the medical and
surgical problems encountered in the canine athlete and the working
American Rescue Dog Association
- America's oldest airscenting search dog organization. Their mission is
to provide the public with competent well trained search and rescue
personnel and canines.
Arizona Greyhound Adoption
League - Dedicated to Greyhound rescue and adoption in the US,
especially for retired racing greyhounds.
Assistance Dogs of America -
Their mission is to locate, train and place special, highly skilled
service and therapy dogs with disabled adults and children, helping them
become more independent.
Canine Partners For Independence
- UK organization that assists disabled people to enjoy greater
independence and a better quality of life through the help of specially
Dog Scouts of America - A
non-profit organization dedicated to educating the public about
responsible dog ownership and the important role of the human/canine
Family Paws -
Dedicated to providing education, information and resources to parents,
kids and professionals about safe kid and canine interaction.
Guide Dogs for the Blind - A
nonprofit, charitable organization with a mission to provide Guide Dogs
and training in their use to visually impaired people throughout the
United States and Canada.
Guiding Eyes for The Blind - Internationally recognized guide dog
school whose goal is to give their students the finest bred and trained
guide dogs in the world.
K-9 Disaster Relief - A
non-profit humanitarian foundation to assist and stabilize traumatized
victims of a disaster using disaster relief canines and professional
Paws With A Cause -
Trains Assistance Dogs nationally for people with disabilities and
provides lifetime team support which encourages independence.
Pet Savers Foundation - A
non-profit organization devoted to saving homeless dog and cats. "We
believe that every adoptable companion animal has value and a life worth
Psychiatric Service Dog Society -
Dedicated to responsible Psychiatric Service Dog (PSD) education,
advocacy, research and training facilitation.
Search Dog Foundation
- Mission is to produce the most highly trained canine disaster search
teams in the nation. The job of these teams is to find people buried
alive in the wreckage of natural disasters and terrorist attacks.
SPAY/USA - Nationwide network
and referral service for affordable spay/neuter services. "Our mission
is to reduce the number of unwanted cats and dogs and to stop their
The Seeing Eye - Their mission
is to enhance the independence, dignity, and self-confidence of blind
people through the use of Seeing Eye dogs.