Alley Cat Allies – Focuses on feral and community cat issues and resources
American Humane Association (AHA) – Site for animal welfare professionals
Animal Sheltering Magazine – Published by HSUS for animal welfare professionals
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Professional – ASPCA’s site for animal welfare professionals
CATalyst Council – Dedicated to reaching out to all parties – the pet healthcare community, shelter and welfare organizations, government, commercial groups, and the public – to ensure that cats receive the proper care and attention they need and deserve.
The Humane Society of the United States– Nation’s largest animal protection organization.
Humane Society Academy– Offers courses on a wide range of animal welfare related topics, from volunteer management, animal care and humane education
National Association of Pet Rescue – Professionals, membership group whose mission is to provide the knowledge tools and connections rescue professionals need to save more pets
National Canine Research Council – Publishes, underwrites, and reprints accurate, documented, reliable research to promote a better understanding of our relationship with dogs.
Pet Sitters International – Dedicated to educating professional pet sitters and promoting, supporting and recognizing excellence in pet sitting
Rescue Central (HSUS) – A resource program designed to help animal rescue groups professionalize and function at their highest potential.
Society of Animal Welfare Administrators (SAWA) – Nonprofit management organization comprised of professional administrators of organizations involved in the animal care and control field.
American Pet Products – Trends and stats from pet products industry
Faunialytics Council – The world’s most comprehensive resource for public opinion and behavior research about animal protection issues. The site is designed to help animal advocates be more effective in helping animals.
National Council on Pet Population Study and Policy – gathers data and statistics on pet populations and dispositions
Pet Product News – Information, trends, retail news
US Census Bureau – Facts and statistics
Grants and Funding
Foundation Center – Offers a comprehensive look at hundreds of grants available to a variety of non-profits
Grants – Grants program management office of the federal government
Maddie’s Fund – Offering community grants to end euthanasia of adoptable animals, spay/neuter, etc.
PetSmart Charities – Supports pet adoptions and offers grants for spay/neuter and other programs
University of Wisconsin – Funding and fundraising resources specific to animal welfare groups
ASPCA Ask the Experts – Provides the most up-to-date pet care information from ASPCA experts in behavior, nutrition, poison control, veterinary medicine and the human-animal bond.
Creative Paw – Provides a variety of services pro bono (web design, logo design, etc) for animal welfare organizations
Free Translation – Free translation services to help agencies serving communities with citizens where English is their second language
Grassroots – Provides free web services including design services for non profit agencies
Safe Havens Mapping Project – a national, searchable database of shelters that can take in or find safe housing for the pets of victims of domestic violence.