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The Capital Area Animal Welfare Society (CAAWS) (Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70879) is a non-profit organization committed to the well-being of animals in the Baton Rouge community by providing, facilitating, and promoting spay/neuter, adopting or facilitating the adoption of homeless animals, teaching the community responsible companion animal ownership and the humane treatment of animals, and at all times promoting the practice of spay/neuter. CAAWS is not part of any animal control branch of the government including CAA and EBRAC. Our ultimate goal is to have Baton Rouge be a model in the South where all adoptable animals find loving homes.

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We do not receive any government assistance and subsist solely from adoption fees, private donations and memberships. We have no paid staff so all money donated to CAAWS goes directly to the care of our animals, shelter expenses, pet food, pet supplies, or to our community outreach programs. Please support CAAWS so that we may continue our mission to help animals in our community through our public assistance programs.

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Villalobos Rescue Center (New Orleans, Louisiana 70117) works ceaselessly to give Pit Bulls another chance in life. Each and EVERY dog taken in, gets spayed or neutered, and given any medical treatment necessary. We work patiently to re-acclimatize fearful dogs to the loving care of a human, so that they may eventually be adopted. In some cases, these dogs have never had a kind word or touch, and it is a slow process. After determining temperaments and compatibility factors, we begin that long search for the perfect home.

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Unfortunately Pit Bulls are their own worst enemy – their loyalty and devotion make them the perfect victim. Have we already forgotten about Petey? He was the loyal ring eyed dog of the Lil Rascals. Yes, Petey was a Pit Bull! You see the dogs themselves haven’t changed – we have!

We’ve turned these All American Family dogs into the killing machines of the ’90′s. It is our responsibility to turn this around. We owe it to them. After all, aren’t they man’s best friend?

In August 2012, Villalobos Rescue Center (VRC) had a life changing experience. We moved our entire operation from Los Angeles County, Calif, where we had been residing for almost 20 years to….New Orleans, Louisiana. This decision took us almost a year to implement but it was our rescue efforts during Hurricane Katrina that just kept resonating in our mind and heart.

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Rose Maries Animal Haven (Thibodaux, Louisiana 7301)  is a non-profit, no-kill animal shelter that rescues and provides a loving shelter for the abandoned, homeless, neglected, abused ,and forgotten cats and dogs in the community.

One of the goals of Rose Maries Animal Haven is to provide these animals with loving care and medical attention they truly deserve in order to return them to society in loving homes. The rescue takes pride in the oppurtunity that it has been given to provide for these animals of the Thibodaux community. It can only do so much as it is the only organization of this type in the surrounding area. But with your help and support, Rose Maries Animal Haven can truly help more animals that are in desperate need of its help.

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Worthy Paws (St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana) is a non-profit organization dedicated to reducing the overpopulation and unnecessary killing of homeless pets in St. Tammany Parish.

Last year, more than 6,000 animals were taken by St. Tammany Parish Animal Shelter. Due to overcrowding, almost 5,000 were euthanized. There are no-kill shelters in St. Tammany, where pets are not put to sleep, but, the problem of overcrowding persists. Once a no-kill shelter has reached capacity, approximately 300 animals, the pets are turned away. They are then sent to St. Tammany Animal Shelter, which is a government shelter, and required to take in all animals. Once St. Tammany Animal Shelter reaches capacity (which is also around 300 animals), the staff is forced to euthanize to make room for more pets.

The mission of Worthy Paws is to:

  • Inform the public about the tragic killing of homeless pets and how individuals can make a difference and save lives. When people are made aware of the horrific numbers, they may become part of the reality and the solution.
  • Showcase the countless number of animals available for adoption in local shelters. Many of these helpless animals will be needlessly euthanized.
  • Promote the importance of spaying and neutering pets in order to drastically reduce the amount of unwanted animals on the street.

 

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The mission of Small Paws® Rescue Inc., a charitable, Federal not-for-profit organization, is to rescue and supply non-aggressive Bichons, nationwide, with love, shelter, food, human companionship, and medical care, until permanent placement is secured into a pre-screened loving home, as the rescue’s resources allow.

Small Paws takes responsibility for each Bichon rescued and placed. should they ever need to return to Small Paws during their lifetime.

Small Paws Rescue Inc. is composed of approximately 6000 people in 26 countries, and over eight hundred volunteers across America. The volunteers are willing to foster, transport, or otherwise assist in this massive rescue effort. Small Paws is supported entirely by donations and fund raisers.

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MuttShack Animal Rescue (Sylmar, California 91342) is a non-profit animal rescue organization dedicated to dog rescue, cat rescue, rehabilitation, and dog care.

Good Samaritans, or MuttShackers, rescue dogs from the street or a kill (or no-kill shelter), and keep them safe for a week or two in their home. They become each dog’s promoter and sponsor.

MuttShack Animal Rescue also provides an online Animal Rescue Certification FEMA class to train volunteers to assist animals in disasters.

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Save Our Setters (Oakland, Tennessee 38060) is dedicated to saving displaced Irish, Gordon, and Irish Red and White Setters, with offices in many states as well as Ontario, Canada.

Save Our Setters has offices in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, and Ontario, Canada.

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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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Wheatens In Need is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to rescuing abandoned, abused, unwanted, or otherwise homeless Soft Coated Wheaten Terriers. Each dog is carefully evaluated for temperament and personality for a minimum of two weeks, before being placed into a carefully screened home.

A large network of volunteer Wheaten Terrier lovers provides foster homes and transportation throughout the U.S. and Canada. Wheatens In Need has rehomed more than 500 Wheatens since 1998.

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Weimaraner Rescue of the South is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization devoted to finding loving homes for abandoned and displaced Weimaraners.

Weimaraner Rescue of the South serves Alabama, Mississippi, and parts of Georgia, Louisiana, and Tennessee.

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