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Minor Update Friday 12 April 2002 [more complete revision to come]

Sheba, my owner, invites you to meet some of her pals . . .
[Hint: Along with the following list, your Browser's
"find" function can also help you locate what you need.

Companion Animal Welfare/Rescue Groups Pets/Pet Care
Wild Animals/Conservation Zoos/Zoological Gardens

Companion Animal Welfare/Rescue Groups (to Category List)

Actors and Others for Animals [devoted to inspiring compassion for all living creatures]

Animal Welfare Resource Site of Ireland [includes pet-friendly holiday accommodations]

Ark Trust [their mission statement says it all:"cruelty can't stand the spotlight"]

ASPCA [of course you know them; but, have you seen their pet care section?]

Bide-A-Wee [one of America's first humane shelters, founded in 1903; no-kill!]

Canine Rescue Organizations [compact breed-specific list from Environment Web Directory]

FidoNYC [helping New York City shelters find loving homes for adoptable animals; cool site!]

House Rabbit Society [non-profit rescue group; much info on caring for your pet bunny]

Kennebec Valley Humane Society [our local animal shelter; Sheba came from there :-)]

Mercy Crusade [more than fifty years of humanitarian service to defenseless animals in need]

Mining Co./ Guide to Animal Rights [well-maintained and varied collection of sources]

Performing Animal Welfare Society [a true sanctuary for abandoned/abused performing and exotic animals]

Progressive Animal Welfare Society [huge Washington State animal advocacy/direct care organization]

Pets/Pet Care (to Category List)

AllPets [everything about every pet: small or large; padding, trotting, flying or slithering!]

American Pet Association [dedicated to promoting responsible pet ownership]

Basic Rules for Cats Who Have a House to Run [utterly hilarious...and true! :-) ]

Care for Pets [dazzling gift from the American Veterinary Medical Association ]

Complete Hamster Site [ultimate resource for all lovers of these darling little creatures]

CyberPet [all kinds of info for dog and cat people; fun look, too]

Flippy's Cat Page [great fun for all humans owned by cats :-) ]

Guide to Cats [excellent resource for anyone with a Fur Person Boss in his/her life]

Healthy Pet [search the tips, find a vet, ask a question; from American Animal Hospital Assoc]

HelpingAnimals [vital preparedness info to help your furry companion survive a natural disaster]

Just for Parents [advice on that big new-family-member decision; kids' roles in pet care]

Maine Coon Cat Breed Council [supporting genetic diversity and better health for the breed]

Morris Animal Foundation [improving the health and well-being of companion animals and wildlife]

NetVet [comprehensive resource for owner and professional alike; includes an Electronic Zoo]

Pet Channel [excellent! enormous! well worth a visit]

Pet CPR [step-by-step illustrated instructions; plus other First Aid info]

Pet Links Directory [broad collection; part of the super Harmony's World of Pets site]

PetNet [bountiful site from the Petcare Information & Advisory Service of Australia]

Pet Owners Education & Training Foundation [mostly after-death care; but some rescue info]

PetStation [dedicated to furthering awareness of natural and enlightened pet-keeping]

Rainbow Bridge [a place of solace and sharing for those faced with that awful time of parting]

Skunks as Pets [a mine of info about these dear (and unfairly maligned) little furballs]

Ten Commandments for Responsible Pet Owners [beautiful, moving, thought-provoking]

UK_Pets [this valuable new directory is very well worth visting]

VetInfo [learn all about pets' medical needs, including Expectant Mamma cats and dogs]

Wild Animals/Conservation (to Category List)

AfriCam [real-time wildlife views from some of Africa's great wilderness areas; fantastic!]

American Bear Assoc [promotes the well-being of the black bear across North America]

Born Free Foundation [begun in the spirit of the Adamsons by stars of the film, Born Free]

International Rhino Foundation [dedicated to conserving the world's five species of rhinoceros]

Los Angeles Dolphin Project [first long-term study of marine mammals in LA's coastal waters!]

Serengeti National Park, Tanzania [undoubtedly the world's best-known wildlife sanctuary]

Shambala Preserve/Roar Foundation [Tippi Hedren's loving refuge for big kitties and others]

World Wildlife Fund [dedicated to protecting the world's wildlife and wildlands]

Zoos/Zoological Gardens (to Category List)

Birmingham (Alabama) Zoo [site has been scaled-back, but still provides essential info]

Bronx Zoo [great place! it's the largest metropolitan wildlife conservation park in the US]

Dublin Zoo [beautiful; with updates on African Plains, part of a £15 million development plan]

National Zoo (US) [America's tribute to the animal kingdom]

San Diego Zoo [home of baby panda, Hua Mei; see her live, on PandaCam]

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Note: While a sincere effort has been made to ensure that every resource listed here is safe and family-friendly, there's no substitute for any child's Number One Friend - the grown-up in his/her life! Besides, Surfing the Web is never more fun than when you Surf together!

~ Privacy ~

No personal information of any kind is ever collected from this site, nor will any ever be collected. Moreover, cookies are not used here nor will they ever be used; since I refuse to accept any cookies myself, it would be less than honest of me to ask otherwise of anyone else.
However, there are many sites on the Web which do either request information and/or collect it unbeknownst to users. This not only shows a lack of respect for visitors but, where children are concerned, can be dangerous.
Please, always urge your children to check for privacy statements at all sites asking for information about themselves and, above all, caution them to never reveal their names, addresses and/or telephone numbers on any Web site nor to any individuals they may meet on the Net.

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