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Vickery Place Animal Hospital (Dallas, Texas 75206) is dedicated to promoting the health and welfare of animals through the compassionate, advanced, and individualized care of each of its patients and clients.

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To maintain its high standard, Vickery Place Animal Hospital offers a broad range of veterinary services, such as general wellness, radiography, ultrasonography, and dental care and surgery.

Vickery Place Animal Hospital is dedicated to developing long-term relationships with patients and clients by providing excellent care, service, and communication.

Fallen Horses is a 501(c)3 equine rescue, shelter, and re-homing program in Pinon Hills, California. We are committed to rescuing off-the-track Thoroughbreds and other horses, including owner-surrendered, neglected, abused, and abandoned animals. Our goal is to rehabilitate and retrain the horses under our care and place them for adoption into appropriate homes.

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Fallen Horses also conducts an on-going to educate the public concerning the requirements of horse ownership and will offer resources, including feed and veterinary assistance,  to current horse owners with the goal of reducing the number of horses abused, neglected and abandoned each year. All of the organization’s activities are conducted by its board of directors and volunteers.

The mission of Safe Humane Chicago (Chicago, Illinois 60680) is to create safe and humane communities by inspiring positive relationships between people and animals. We are an alliance of non-traditional partners that recognize the connections between animal abuse and interpersonal violence and the benefits of the human-animal bond. Our programs focus on education, advocacy and second chances.

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Our vision is to help create a city in which people and companion animals are safe from all forms of violence and have the resources necessary to live in safe, humane neighborhoods.

The mission of Panda Paws Special Needs Canine Rescue (Vancouver, Washington 98686) is to end the homelessness, abuse and neglect of all animals. To be a voice for those who cannot speak for themselves. To stand up and make a change. When we can, to care for those sick, injured, or dying at the hands of others. To nurture and find loving forever homes for them. To make a change, to make a life better, to be an advocate. To care.

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Everyone can help; if you’re not sure how you can help, just ask!

When a real horse walks into the hospital room of a sick child, it is always a magical experience. Gentle Carousel Miniature Therapy Horses (Gainesville, Florida 32635) is an all-volunteer 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity. The teams of tiny horses visit over 25,000 adults and children each year inside hospitals, hospice programs, and with children who have experienced traumatic events. From the school children and first responders of Sandy Hook Elementary School / Newtown, CT, to the tornado survivors of Moore, OK, child trafficking victims in Washington D.C. and even children living in orphanages in Greece, these tiny horses bring their special love where it is needed most.

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Gentle Carousel’s award winning literacy program Reading Is Magic also brings also real horses inside schools, at risk youth programs and libraries to inspire young readers and “bring books to life.”

Gentle Carousel’s therapy horse Magic was named by TIME Magazine one of History’s Ten Most Courageous Animals (the only living animal on the list).  She is also AARP’s Most Heroic Pet in America, a Readers Digest/Americantowns Power of One Hero and was one of Newsweek/The Daily Beast’s Ten Most Heroic Animals In America.

Therapy horses Magic and Hamlet are honored to be 2014 Breyer Model Horses.

Sasha Farm (Manchester, Michigan 48158) is the midwest’s largest farm animal sanctuary. At our shelter, not only do we provide food and water, veterinary care and a roof over their heads, we also give the animal residents affection, social interaction with others of their own species, and a sense of security.

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SASHA’s founders, Dorothy Davies and Monte Jackson, started saving animals a couple decades ago. Among the first bunch was a nine-month-old pet shop puppy that a family had purchased, but couldn’t appropriately care for. A female Border Collie/Spaniel mix with a white tip on the end of her tail, she quickly worked her way into Monte’s and Dorothy’s hearts. She was the farm dog in charge of it all, keeping tabs on every other animal that came to live at the farm over the years.

Sasha was a wonderful canine companion, a true friend, who lived and loved for 17 years. In honor and in memory of this beloved dog, her caretakers chose to name their sanctuary “SASHA Farm.” The name SASHA is also an acronym for the animal rescue operation – Sanctuary And Safe Haven for Animals.

The sanctuary currently shelters over 200 animals, each with its own story to tell. Some were dumped and discarded, some left to die. They have come from unhappy circumstances, often mistreated or neglected, but now have a safe, permanent home at SASHA Farm.

Heartland Farm Sanctuary (Madison, Wisconsin 53744)  founded in 2009, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping homeless farm animals in Wisconsin, and building connections between animals and vulnerable youth. We created Heartland to provide a safe, peaceful environment where youth and farm animals could come together to heal, grow, and have fun.

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Many children today face significant life challenges such as physical, emotional, or cognitive developmental delays, a history of delinquent behavior or other detrimental life choices, and an abusive or otherwise troubling home life. Research has shown that these children can benefit tremendously by taking part in animal-assisted therapeutic activities, such as those programs developed by Heartland using the farm animals we help.

Our mission is to provide care for farm animals in need, nurture people through the human-animal bond, and foster respect and kindness toward animals and each other.

Recognizing the growing and unmet need for farm animal shelters in the state, Heartland Farm Sanctuary strives to create partnerships with Wisconsin’s animal shelters, animal control agencies, farmers, schools, and other organizations to raise awareness of farm animals’ needs and improve their quality of life. These collaborations are the foundation of Heartland’s philosophy of how we can best help these vulnerable creatures.

Pets play an integral role in our lives. They offer comfort and companionship; they protect us; and they make us laugh. They are beloved family members, and we want the best veterinary care available for them.

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The doctors and staff at Sand Road Animal Hospital (Falls Village, Connecticut 06031) are committed to providing that care. We are proud of the talent and technology we have brought together, and of the compassion and professionalism of our entire health care team. Our mission is to get to know you and your pet personally, and to provide the treatment and preventative care needed to keep your cat, dog, or pocket pet happy and healthy for years to come.

We are passionate about our role as pet caregivers. We use the latest technological advances and surgical treatments. We encourage continuing education for our doctors and staff. And our hospital is evaluated periodically to insure that it meets the highest standards of veterinary care. We appreciate the trust our clients place in us and work hard every day to earn it.

It is the mission of the staff of Sand Road Animal Hospital, LLC. to revere, preserve and protect the health if all pets while promoting the bond people share with their animal companions. We are educators, healers, patient advocates and compassionate caregivers who will continually strive for excellence through continuing education and state-of-the-art equipment and facilities. We are a small business dedicated to the success of our human and animal community while offering each staff member an opportunity for a career in veterinary medicine, which will dictate the continued positive growth of our company.

Wallingford Animal Control (Wallingford, Connecticut 06492) is proud to serve the residents of Wallingford.

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In addition to our responsibilities as animal control officers, we also maintain the animal shelter, and care for the animals temporarily housed there.

Animal Rescue of Fresno (Fresno, California 93726) was established in 1998 by a group of community members who wanted to do something about the high number of homeless dogs that were dying because no one gave them a chance to find their forever home.

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ARF began its operations out of a small facility on Belmont Ave and Highway 99. ARF moved to its current location on Dakota Ave. in 2005. From its humble beginnings, ARF has grown quickly, so that more and more dogs each year can be rescued and adopted out to loving forever homes.

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