Useful Vendors and Links

German Shepherd Rescue of Orange County (GSROC) is a non-profit 501c(3) charity organization dedicated to rescuing, rehabilitating and re-homing purebred German Shepherd Dogs that have no where else to turn.

America’s Largest Pet Pharmacy® Over 9 million satisfied customers have saved money with us! Licensed pharmacy like Walgreens and CVS. Awarded Vet-VIPPS accreditation by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy®. A+ Accredited Member of the Better Business Bureau.

All City Animal Trapping
(310) 809-8877 Phone
(310) 832-0371 Fax

Animal Ambulance 24-hour emergency pet ambulance
(866) 4PET-911

ASPCA National Animal Poison Control Center
There is a charge for this service that can be billed to your credit card only!!! 888-4ANI-HELP

Behavior Information Five of the most common reasons dogs are turned in to shelters includes the following: Barking, House training problems, Chewing, Digging, Separation Anxiety. Discount Pet Meds. Very good prices on medications.

Center for Animal Physical Rehabilitation and Mobility Solutions

CHEWY.COM Chewy is an online retailer of pet food and other pet-related products based in Dania Beach, Florida. The company offers around 30,000 items for dogs and cats. If you are a NEW customer to – they will donate $20.00 with your first order. Offer is good for first time customers, one per household. They have food, treats, toys.

Coyote Rollers They’re free-spinning horizontal metal rollers you install atop your fence. Dog puts paws atop fence, roller spins and dog falls back into yard. Rollers will keep pets inside your yard and coyotes out. Works for all animals except for those very few who can completely clear the fence without touching it at Can’t afford coyote rollers?  This

Husky Rescue site has instructions for making something similar…

See section “Husky Proofing Your Yard”, “The Rolling Pin Method”.

Disaster Preparedness

Dog Names Dog names free searchable database and list of over 6000 popular dog names with meanings including categories such as female dog names, male dog names, German dog names and many more. Another resource for medicine.

FOREVER photography
A home based business taking natural style people and
pet portraits.

Home Pet Euthanasia of So. Cal
Dr. Annie Forslund

Newport Beach Dog Walking Service
Provides exercise and health maintenance for caring dog
owners in the Newport Beach, Corona Del Mar, Irvine,
Santa Ana, Costa Mesa, and Newport Coast areas. We come
to your home while you are away to care for your pets as
often as needed. Your pet care routine is followed per
your instructions. Every visit is individually tailored
to your pet’s needs.

Over The Rainbow Memorials
Here is where you will find hand crafted, custom works
of art specifically designed to bring comfort and
beauty, while preserving precious memories in rainbows
of light. (406) 755-5403

Oxyfresh Pet Care products help the pets you love live healthier, cleaner, longer lives.
This free network, which is a collaborative effort of
all the animal rescue organizations and services across
the country, is easily accessible through both a
toll-free phone number and website, which promises easy
access to all the local pet information necessary to
instill responsible pet ownership and overcome the issue
of animal homelessness.
This site has a Animal Cruelty database that can be
searched for animal cruelty offenders.

Pet Loss Counseling – Bonnie Taplin, M.A.
(949) 636-5500

Pet Mania
Retail pet store that does not offer pets for
sale.  Places only rescued dogs and cats.
353 D Pass Avenue, Burbank, CA 91505
(818) 848-5512

The Pet Set
Finally!!! An indoor/outdoor doggie daycare in Long
Beach with over 14,000 square feet of play space.
3960 Cherry Avenue Long Beach, CA 90807
(562) 595-5889
Fax 562-595-5881

Discount Pet Meds.

Phones for Life
Phones for Life, Inc. is the leading, nation-wide
non-profit organization seeking to improve the lives of
senior citizens, victims of domestic violence and adults
with serious disabilities through cell phone technology.

Proper Prong Collar Use
This is an excellent website to learn how to put on a
prong collar.

Tidy Dog
Is a Self Serve Dog Wash that was designed and built
with you and your dog in mind. We have created a
professional grooming environment where you and your
family can feel comfortable with your dog. And more
importantly…your dog can feel comfortable with YOU!
(562) 433-1330

VIP Pet Food Delivery
Free pet food delivery for Orange County and Long
(714) VIP-PETS

Warren Eckstein
America’s most trusted pet expert and pet humorist


Actors and Others for Animals
(serving the Greater Los Angeles, CA, area)
A Southern California community-based organization
serving the greater Los Angeles area. Among other
services, the organization provides financial
assistance for emergency medical procedures for
those of limited income.

Ashley’s Angel Fund, Inc.
(North Carolina)
A nonprofit organization providing monetary
assistance for veterinary care for dogs with a
life-threatening condition. It was established to
make the decision easier for guardians facing the
high cost of care. By providing financial assistance
in time of critical need, Ashley’s Angel Fund seeks
to perpetuate the bond that exists between people
and their pets.

The Bearen Foundation
(Eugene, Oregon)
Believes that financial circumstances should not
determine whether a beloved family member lives or
dies and, to that end, offers financial assistance
to local vet offices for qualified individuals who
face veterinary expenses beyond their means.

Good Samaritan Fund at Washington State
University’s College of Veterinary Medicine

Is used exclusively to treat guardianless or special
needs animals that, ideally but not exclusively,
also present a teaching opportunity for the
veterinary students.

Harrison Memorial Animal Hospital
Colorado’s largest non-profit veterinary hospital.,
offers veterinary services to individuals, to more
than 60 rescue and shelter groups, and to
organizations that are in need of veterinary care
for service animals or therapy animals. A team of
seven staff veterinarians and a pool of referral
surgeons offers care for critically injured animals

A nonprofit organization which provides financial
assistance for the medical care of pets whose
guardians are unable to afford the expense.

Has many different programs to help people with special
needs dog, such as blind or diabetic dogs.

The Nantucket MSPCA
Offers a number of subsidy programs that provide
financial assistance to pet guardians.

Nike Animal Rescue Foundation (NARF)
(San Francisco Bay Area cities)
Has many hospitals and clinics who offer reduced
rates and/or the ability for you to pay your
veterinary bills on a monthly basis.

Serves the pets of New York City residents living in
Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens, and Staten
Island by providing funds to low-income pet
guardians whose pets need emergency veterinary care.

Pet Samaritan Fund
Provides financial assistance to individuals unable
to afford medical care for their pet(s).

Pets In Need
Provides assistance to low-income individuals for
veterinary care, including spaying and neutering for
their dogs and cats, on a funds-available basis.
Also assists senior citizens with veterinary care.
Regular clinics are held at Senior Centers
throughout the area. Senior citizens can bring their
companion pets for an examination by a veterinarian
and vaccinations for only $10. Low-income seniors
can also obtain assistance for other more
comprehensive veterinary care through the Crockett
Memorial Fund.

Senior Canine
Rescue Society

Is able to help with medical expenses and/or sponsorship
in some cases in Canada. The organization has Canadian
charitable status, and, as such, can fund only
Canadian-registered charities.

United Animal Nations
Established the LifeLine fund in 1997 to aid
companion animals in times of life-threatening
emergencies when their caregivers, with low or no
incomes, are unable to afford the entire cost of

Volunteer Services For Animals (VSA)
An organization of volunteers dedicated to animal
well-being and the promotion of the human-animal
bond through programs of education, advocacy, and
assistance. VSA provides financial assistance to pet
guardians for veterinary care.


Materials you can use to help backyard and other neglected dogs

Web site about helping chained and other dogs in need

How to help abused animals in your neighborhood

Helping ChainedDogs

Housebreaking a
dog who lived outside

Partnership for Animal Welfare
P.O. Box 1074, Greenbelt, MD 20768