Archive for the ‘PetWork Alaska’ Category

Homer Animal Friends (Homer, Alaska 99603) was formed 23 years ago by a group of people concerned with the cruelty they saw as a result of too many unwanted dogs and cats.

The mission of Homer Animal Friends is to provide education to pet owners, low-cost spay neuter assistance, support to the city owned Animal Shelter, and avenues for pet owners to interact in a fun way with their pets.


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The Alaska Humane Society (Anchorage, Alaska 99524) is a no-kill and non-profit cat shelter currently taking care of about 300 cats.

The Alaska Humane Society provides, if needed, a permanent home for all cats in its care, even the unadoptable cats. It tests all cats for Feline Leukemia and placse positive cats in a separate room where they can enjoy their natural life in peace. The shelter spays or neuters and vaccinates all cats.

The Alaska Humane Society was founded in 1979 by Lori Oswald, Madeline Cibil, Jerilee Gay, Tim Metcalf, Rev. Richard R. Gay, and Robert E. Mintz. Today the shelter is staffed by over 26 active volunteers and funded exclusively by donations.

Through the years, the Adopt-a-Cat shelter has found loving homes for over 1000 homeless cats.

All cats are living totally free in the shelter and cages are used only for the newcomers’ quarantine.

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Parrot Education and Adoption Center (San Diego, California 92160) is a non-profit, volunteer organization dedicated to educating current and potential bird owners on the proper care of pet birds. The center is based in San Diego and covers all of Southern California. PEAC also has chapters in Anchorage, Alaska, Cleveland, Ohio, and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

PEAC accepts unwanted or found parrots, and cares for them until they are adopted by qualified applicants.

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At the Westie Rescue USA web site you can learn more about West Highland White Terriers, find your local Westie rescue contact, volunteer to help Westies, or report a Westie in need.

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The Alaska SPCA (Anchorage, Alaska) protects animals from cruelty; advocates for their moral and ethical treatment; provides them with shelter and care when in need; educates the public on responsible pet ownership; and provides the community with a low cost spay/neuter program.

The Alaska SPCA was founded more than four decades ago with the belief that animals, as living creatures, are entitled to basic rights to their care, treatment, and protection. As a result, the organization has been involved in helping to alleviate animal suffering throughout the state of Alaska.

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United Yorkie Rescue is a national Yorkshire Terrier and Yorkie mix rescue organization. The rescue is 501(c)(3) approved, and listed on GuideStar.

United Yorkie Rescue has pledged to rescue all Yorkies and Yorkie mixes in need, regardless of size, age, or health condition. In addition, the rescue is devoted to providing love, nourishment, rehabilitation, socialization, and “pawesome” forever homes.

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Samoyed Rescue Alliance is an affiliation of local Samoyed rescue organizations from across the U.S.

The web site offers information on Samoyeds, adopting a Sam, available dogs, local rescue contacts, training and behavior, how to help rescue, responsible breeding, and more.

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ESRA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that focuses on English Springer Spaniels.

Its mission is to provide foster care and adoption referral services for Springers to humane societies, private shelters, and animal control facilities throughout the U.S. and Canada.

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The purpose of the Rescue Workers Adoption Page is to provide a place for canine and feline rescue workers to showcase some of the dogs, puppies, cats, and kittens they have up for adoption, or animals who are otherwise awaiting rescue.

If you see a little face that interests you, please contact the person listed with that animal.

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Haines Animal Rescue Kennel (Haines, Alaska 99827) is a non-profit corporation dedicated to finding appropriate homes for unwanted and homeless animals, providing low-cost spay/neuter services, and educating the public on responsible pet care.

The rescue’s goal is to provide shelter for stray and abandoned animals while they await permanent adoptions, to provide access to veterinary care and grooming facilities, and to offer educational opportunities that further the welfare of pets and animals in the community.

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