Here are just a few of our favorite spots on the Web.
Area Shelters and Adoption Options:
The MSPCA -Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
Monadnock Humane Society - Not too far away in Southern New Hampshire! Offering tons of great classes. Small animals (rabbits, guinea pigs, etc) available for adoption as well as dogs and cats.
Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society Greenfield Rescue and Rehabilitation Center
Second Chance Animal Shelter - East Brookfield, Mass.
The T.J. O'Connor Animal Control Center, Springfield, Mass.
The Buddy Dog Humane Society, Sudbury, Mass.
German Shepherd Rescue of New England, Inc
Yankee Golden Retriever Rescue - in addition to offering wonderful Golden Retrievers for adoption, also maintains a wonderful resource; a listing of rescue groups helping all kinds of purebred dogs right here in New England. If you are interested in a purebred dog, click on the "All Breed Rescue" link to see how to find a rescue helping nearly any breed you can name!
Save A Dog Framingham
Feline Friends Inc.
Poodle Rescue of New England
Concerned Citizens for Animals, Inc.
Lost and Found Pets:
www.lostapet.org - Use this wonderful website if you have lost or found a pet. Contains detailed instructions for searching for your lost dog, indoor only cat, or indoor/outdoor cat - as well as what to do if you've found a pet. The best place to get all the info you need to find your lost pet - or find a lost pet's family. You will be surprised at what you learn - we were!
The Cornell Feline Health Center
It's PAWsible Dog Training Center, Westhampton, MA
Sirius Center Obedience Training & Behavioral Modification - Herb Everett, Owner & Training Director
Susan Miller, 413-587-8986
Elise Gouge, Pet Behavior Consulting - group obedience and clicker training classes, in-home consultations and behavior modification for cats and dogs. All positive reinforcement based training.
NBProductions - www.nbproductionsqualitydogtraining.com
The MaFF/Educated Ferret Club, South Hadley, Mass.
Kennels & Boarding:
Hickory Hill Kennel, 20 Hickory Hill Rd, Gill MA 01376 413-863-9753
Valley Vet Inn for Pets
The Hop Line - House Rabbit Connection of Massachusetts
The House Rabbit Network
The House Rabbit Society
Our Favorite Restaurants:
51 No. Pleasant St.
Amherst, MA 01002
Sunderland Animal Hospital.
52 Amherst Rd.
Sunderland, MA 01375
Visit Our website: http://www.sunderlandvet.com
Valley Inn for Pets/Valley Veterinary Hospital
320 Russell St.
Hadley, MA 01035
Visit Our website: valleyvethospital.com
Windy Hollow Vet Clinic
Visit Our website: www.windyhollowvet.com
National Informational websites:
Animal Channel - Streaming video and audio site presenting animal news and features
The Humane Society of the United States
Humane Teen - An interactive website for older kids to educate middle and high school students about animal protection activities
NAHEE - National Association for Humane and Environmental Education
Wild Neighbors - A website for wildlife issues
The PetWork is a national network of pet resources, pet-related web sites, and information about pets, for the people who love them.
Pet Search Engines:
Petfinder.org - Use this great site to search for any kind of animal you would like to adopt. Put in your zip code and listings will start with the animals closest to you. Most shelters are on Petfinder now, so it's a great way to search across many shelters at once. Private people can also list pets for adoption on this very popular site, which gets a LOT of traffic.
Pets 911- "To provide a single nationwide network of all animal welfare agencies that empowers the public with the community specific information and resources needed to ensure that there are no more homeless pets."
Lisa Gibbs Real Estate
120 King St. Northampton
Helping people and their pet finds the perfect home.
Barbara A. Edson-Greenwald, ABR, CRS, GRI,CBR
Pam Veith Real Estate
75 Main St., Northfield
PawsFest 2006 Sponsors:
These generous folks helped sponsor PawsFest 2006 by donating prizes to the Table of Chance. Please tell them that Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society referred you!
Our sheltering software is provided by Pet Health Solutions: