Links - Assistance for Shelters & Rescues

Animal Rescue Food Banks

The mission of ARF is to help provide needed food and/or supplies to bona fide animal rescue organizations in the effort of ensuring that no animal in an animal rescue goes hungry. As such, we take great pride in validating rescue organizations and e...

Best Friends Furever

We are committed to helping the greater Harrisburg area homeless animals find their forever homes. We will provide an annual family-friendly super adoption event (Petapalooza Adoption Festival). This event will bring various local shelters, rescues, ...

Cloud Nine Rescue Flights

Cloud Nine is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to providing flights to those in need at no cost, focusing primarily on animal welfare and especially animal rescue flights. We have traveled all over North America – from Mexico to...

Happy Paws Happy Homes

Since May 2005, HPHH has helped over 350 local dogs move from shelters to rescues, foster homes, or permanent homes! By networking with other animal welfare organizations in DE, PA, NJ, NY, MD, WV and OH and by providing transportation for these dogs...

K9 B.A.R.K.S.

We are an all volunteer group that has a 501c3 pending that is serving Central PA’s shelters & rescues. We hope to be an ancillary group that will help make more funds and programs available to help with training and behavior. Our programs are...

Lancaster C.A.R.E.S.

The mission of Lancaster C.A.R.E.S. is to create a coalition of not-for-profit animal welfare organizations and provide reso...

Leo's Helping Paws

To provide Financial Assistance to dog rescue groups in Pennsylvania and neighboring states, for veterinary care, with a primary focus on puppy mill dogs, in addition to abused and neglected dogs, and to educate the community about puppy mills. To...

Merrick Fund

Named after and in memory of the 9 yo yellow lab whose owner left him to starve to death. He was in custody at the shelter for 18 hours before dying on the way to the vet. The Merrick Fund is a 501c3 non profit public charity, incorporated in Pennsy...

Miles & Mutts

Miles and Mutts is a group of runners in the south central Pennsylvania area running with adoptable shelter dogs.

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New Leash on Life USA

New Leash on Life USA is a Pennsylvania 501(c) (3) non-profit, prison-dog training program, dedicated to improving the life of inmates and saving the lives of dogs. New Leash On Life USA is one of the country’s most unique prison-dog training prog...

No Paws Left Behind

A 501c3, not for profit organization dedicated to bringing awareness and finding solutions to the growing phenomena of foreclosure pets....

Paw Prints Dog Sanctuary and Canine Corps

We provide a free, loving "home away from home" for the "buddies" of Pennsylvania (all branches; home of record Pennsylvania) military personnel who are deployed to the Horn of Africa, Operation Iraqi Freedom or Operation Enduring Freedom, as well as...

People/Animals = Companions Together (PACT)

People/Animals = Companions Together (PACT) is a Pennsylvania 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that develops, implements and administers programs that directly benefit both companion animals and their owners. We believe that providing knowledge, con...

Petapalooza Adoption Festival

This free event will feature some of the lovable, adoptable homeless animals in the Harrisburg area from local animal rescues. Please come out to support all of us & help us find forever homes for our homeless pets! Bring the family (including your w...

Petfinder Foundation Grants

Hurricanes, tornadoes, fires, floods, earthquakes and other events can devastate animal rescue and shelter organizations. The Petfinder Foundation oversees a Disaster Fund to help pets and animal welfare organizations when a natural or man-made di...

Second Chance Fund (HSUS)

The Second Chance Fund is set up to give animal victims of abuse, neglect or homelessness a second chance at life. Financial assistance is provided, in select cases, to animal welfare organizations and breed rescue groups responsible for the temporar...

The Best Little Cat House in PA

Set in Pennsylvania's Appalachian Mountains NE of Harrisburg, The Best Little Cat House in PA is one of the nations longest established organizations providing hospice care for cats. The Best Little Cat House in PA is an IRS 501 (c) 3 'Not for Profit...