officerwithwtdogThe American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA)

The first humane organization in the Western Hemisphere. Its mission is to provide effective means for the prevention of cruelty to animals throughout the United States.

Humane Society of the United States

The nation’s largest and most effective animal protection organization. Established in 1954, the HSUS seeks a humane and sustainable world for all animals, a world that will also benefit people.

Paws’itive Teams

For Therapy Dog training and Service Dogs.

Ian Dunbar, D.V.M.

Go to Dr. Dunbar’s site ( for a free download of “Before You Get Your Puppy.” Dr. Dunbar is a world renowned Veterinarian, Animal Behaviorist and Dog Trainer who has offered his book, free of charge, to help stop the errors made with new puppies which often lead to their inadvertent abuse and, eventually, euthanasia. Get it and read it TODAY!


Lots of other links Lee recommends

Baja Animal Sanctuary:

FACE Foundation:

Friends of County Animal Shelters:

Funding assistance for Labrador Retrievers with medical need:

Labradors & Friends Rescue:

Petfinder (small dogs available for adoption): /shelters/CA09.html 

Rhodesian Ridgeback Rescue: .html

San Diego Pet Adoption Site: www.sandiegopetadoption .com

Service Dog Training:

SNAP (the Spay Neuter Action Project): Candace Schuman 858-456-1547

Water/swim therapy for dogs: