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Feline Friendz in Nebraska (Omaha, Nebraska 68164) was founded in 2002 and is a 501(c)(3) all-volunteer rescue organization.

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We are a true no-kill rescue operation. This means the only reason a cat would be put down is in the case of a serious/non curable medical condition. All cats in the care of FFiNE will receive full veterinary care, including spay/neuter, all vaccinations and testing for feline leukemia and FIV infection. As a non-profit organization we rely heavily on private donations and volunteers to keep our mission on track. FFiNE is the only rescue group in the Omaha area dedicated solely to felines and TNR.

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The Cat House (Lincoln, Nebraska 68542) was born in 1998 after a trip to a veterinary convention which included a long drive and a long discussions of what we would like to do with our lives. During the next four years, our steps have increased in size and sense of purpose. In July of 1999, The Cat House was invited to use the Luv-a-Pet adoption center at our local PetsMart. In April of 2000 we obtained a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit status that allows most contributions to be tax deductible to the donor. The number of dedicated volunteers continues to increase and as of December 2004, over 700 cats and kittens have been placed in homes.

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We then added the Nebraska Alley Cat Alliance, a feral cat management program. NEACA put into place a Trap/Neuter/Release program that works with individuals and communities who need help with stray and feral (unsocialized cats) in their area. We can provide information, guidance and assistance enabling the individuals to have these cats neutered or spayed, tested for infectious diseases and vaccinated. In return, these individuals and communities become “caretakers” for these cats upon their return and the population stays healthy and non-reproductive – a proven and more humane solution than the traditional trap and euthanize policy.

Dr. Arnold (All Feline Veterinary Hospital) has provided us with important veterinary assistance, including writing articles for our newsletter, training volunteers to care for and treat ill cats, and sharing her extensive knowledge of cats as well as her friendship and emotional support. We truly could not have come this far without her help.

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K9Haven Rescue (Broken Bow, Nebraska) is dedicated to the rescuing and rehoming of dogs and cats with special needs, seniors and other homeless dogs and cats.  We work closely with numerous rescue groups to assist these pets that have been thrown away…hopefully giving them the chance they need to find caring and loving homes.

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We are looking for loving and caring homes for not only our young, healthy dogs, but also our senior and special needs furbabies who deserve a second chance.

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Paws-itive Partners (North Platte, Nebraska 69103) was formed in 1998 by a group of animal lovers to promote responsible pet ownership, implement spay/neuter programs to control pet overpopulation, promote the adoption of homeless animals, and support the North Platte Animal Shelter in its efforts.

PPHS is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) corporation and is comprised of volunteers who wish to better the lives of animals. PPHS has no paid directors and does not pay any administrative or fundraising fees. Money raised by PPHS stays in North Platte and surrounding communities to help needy animals.

PPHS is separate from the North Platte Animal Shelter and receives no city or government funds to operate. PPHS relies solely on member dues, adoption fees, fundraising, and donations to operate. PPHS does not operate a shelter facility nor is it affiliated with any other humane society or agency.

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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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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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Great Plains Pointer Rescue is an all-volunteer 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to helping German Shorthairs in Nebraska and Iowa.

Great Plains Pointer Rescue is a network of volunteers who take these dogs into their homes. The dogs live with families to be evaluated. The families learn to know everything they can about the dogs: their pros, cons, weaknesses, strengths, habits, behavior, and much more. The dogs do not spend their days in kennels. They receive training and interaction. When one has a question about a dog, the families have the answer. The rescue’s ethics for adoption are high, and they relay all information about any of their dogs so there are no surprises.

Some of the dogs come from shelters, some are strays, and some are owner surrenders. Because a dog is in rescue, does not mean it has a lot of issues, it just does not have a home.

It is also always good to check with the rescue if your dog is lost. Most times the rescue is called when a GSP shows up somewhere in Nebraska or Iowa.

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The Humane Society of Greater Nashua (Nashua, New Hampshire 03064) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation dedicated to the creation and maintenance of a responsible and humane two- and four-footed community.

HSGN provides for and protects abandoned, abused, neglected, and unwanted animals, and promotes animal welfare through programs and services that mutually benefit animals and people.

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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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