Adoptions, Rescue Groups, and Shelter Information

  • Capital Area Humane Society
    • A nonprofit, charitable companion animal welfare organization dedicated to the humane treatment and welfare of companion animals serving over 40,000 people and nearly 7,000 animals annually. We provide special discounts on veterinary services for adoptions from CAHS.
  • Ingham County Animal Control
    • Endeavoring to protect people from the perils that result from their interaction with domestic animals and protecting animals from the neglect and abuse inflicted upon them in violation of current laws. We continue our efforts through education and enforcement working toward a community where the quality of life for man or animal is not negatively affected by the other. Find information on adoptions, licensing, and lost and found animals
  • The Humane Society of the United States
    • Information on pets, marine mammals, farm animals, and animals in research,as well as national and world news in the animal realm.

Information on Veterinary Medicine

  • American Veterinary Medical Association
    • A non-profit association representing veterinarians working in private and corporate practice, government, industry, academia, and uniformed services. Information on common pet issues such as selection of a new pet, caring, training, health information, and pet loss as well as information on becoming a veterinarian
  • Michigan Veterinary Medical Association
    • MVMA provides education for veterinarians and related professionals, monitors state legislation and regulations pertaining to veterinary medicine, and promotes veterinary medicine through a multifaceted public information program. Find a local vet, or read the latest veterinary news.

Breed Websites

  • American Kennel Club
    • Information on dog care, purebreds, dog shows, and registered breeders.
  • Cat Fanciers Association
  • American Cat Fanciers Association

Working Dogs

  • Leader Dogs for the Blind
    • Information on raising, donating, or obtaining a Leader Dog to help visually impaired persons. Read about which breeds are eligible, how they are trained, and what you can do to help.
  • All About Guide Dogs
    • A website containing information about a multitude of service organizations dedicated to helping people using animal companions. There are also links to the services groups mentioned in the articles

Trainers and Agility Information

Other Resources

  • Michigan State University Pavilion
    • Information on a variety of events including livestock and domestic animal exhibitions as well as 4-H shows and other activities. Several events are free to the public.
  • Reptile Resources