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Here are links and/or telephone numbers to local animal welfare resources that may be of interest to you:

Interesting/Educational Links about Pet Ownership
Checklist of Documents for Pet Ownership

AAHA Guide - Selecting the Right Veterinarian

Chemicals And Allergen Safety for Pets

Equipment Safety for Pets

Pet Mental Health - Preventing Loneliness

Reading the Body Language of Dogs

Understanding Cat Expressions
Adopting a Pet During Recovery
Pets and Substance Abuse Prevention
Vaping Around Pets
Making Birdhouses with unused material at home

Zumper.com
Pet Friendly Housing

Apartmentlist.com
More Pet Friendly Housing

Traveling with Pets
The Complete Guide to Airlines & Hotel Policies, Helpful Tips and Discounts

Kimber's K-9's
Canine Pet Massage & Obedience Trainer
kimbersk9s@gmail.com
707.223.4245

Sequoia Humane Society
6073 Loma Avenue, Eureka
707-442-1782
Services: adoption, low-cost spay/neuter vouchers, education/information. The shelter accepts owner-surrendered animals on a space available basis; owners must call in advance for an appointment.
www.sequoiahumane.org

Humboldt County Animal Shelter
Sheriff’s Animal Control Division
980 Lycoming Avenue, McKinleyville
707-840-9132
Services: adoption, dog licensing, lost & found. The shelter receives found/abandoned animals. Animal abuse reports are filed with the Sheriff’s office.
www.co.humboldt.ca.us/sheriff/operations

Heart of the Redwoods Horse Rescue
(no public shelter facility)
707-496-4663
Services: adoption, rehabilitation, training, rescue. They provide a sanctuary for abused horses. Rehabilitated horses are available for adoption.

Companion Animal Foundation
88 Sunny Brae Center, Arcata
707-826-7287
Services: adoption, spay/neuter assistance offered for owned and feral cats. They are located in their thrift shop and offer adoptable cats/kittens.
www.animal-foundation.org

Friends for Life
(no shelter facility)
707-442-5999
Services: adoption, spay/neuter assistance. Their “matchmaker” program links people wanting a dog or cat with people wanting to relinquish an animal. They also operate a limited foster care program.
www.dogrescuers.org

 Bless the Beasts
(no shelter facility)
707-444-0408
Services: adoption and spay/neuter cats/kittens, especially feral. They foster feral kittens and provide long-term care for a limited number of cats. They also provide spay/neuter and trapping assistance for feral cats.

Humboldt Spay/Neuter Network
(no shelter facility)
707-442-1426
Services: spay/neuter. It is a collaborative organization promoting spay and neuter for companion animals. They currently provide spay/neuter assistance to feral cat caretakers.

Humboldt Wildlife Care Center
(no public shelter)
707-822-8839
Services: They care for and release injured wild animals, including birds. They do not work with deer, bears, or mountain lions.

Department of Fish and Game
619 /2nd Street, Eureka
707-445-6493
Poachers & Polluters tip hotline 888-334-2258
Maintains native fish, wildlife, and plant species. Local office handles licensing, tags, and permits.
www.dfg.ca.gov

The following are national animal welfare resources that may be of interest to you.

Petfinder.com
Petfinder.com is an on-line adoption service featuring dogs and cats from affiliated shelters on the North Coast and across the country. Users can search for pets by gender, size, and other criteria. Miranda’s Rescue is a petfinder.com affiliated shelter.
www.petfinder.com

ASPCA ~ American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
www.aspca.org

HSUS ~ Humane Society of the United States
www.hsus.org

PETA  ~ People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
www.peta.org

American Veterinary Medical Association
www.avma.org

Veterinary Medicine Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
www.library.uiuc.edu/vex

National Animal Poison Control Center
(888) 426-4435    ($60 consultation fee charged to a credit card)
www.aspca.org/pet-care/poison-control

HEARTFELT FOODS 
Gourmet Pet Treats

P.O. Box 2176
McKinleyville, CA  95510
info@heartfeltfoods.com
Heartfelt Foods Gourmet Pet Treats is located in Northwest California's beautiful Humboldt County where we manufacture organic grassfed all-meat jerky-stick dog treats. Using only all natural local free-range Humboldt Grassfed Beef we combine human food-grade ground beef with organic grassfed beef heart and liver. That's it!