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Farm Sanctuary's Adopt A Farm Animal Project. People can sponsor a rescued farm animal at America's largest farm animal rescue organization, which has sanctuaries in Watkins Glen, New York; Northern California (Orland) and the Los Angeles area. Sponsors make a year-long commitment to a shelter animal and make monthly, quarterly, or annual payments. In return, you will receive an adoption certificate with a color photograph of your adopted friend. For more information, visit www.farmsanctuary.org/giving/adopt-a-farm-animal.
Humane Society of the United States home foreclosure and financial crisis fund. The fund was created because of the sharp increase reported by shelters in the number of families unable to afford to keep or feed their pets. The money is used to assist local animal shelters and rescue organizations to help keep people and their pets together. Visit the Humane Society of the United States to make a donation.
Humane Society of the United States One Car Can Make a Difference Program. Donate your used vehicle and the HSUS receives 80 percent of the proceeds. Call 877-836-6674 to schedule a time to have the vehicle towed at no cost you. Your vehicle will be sent to auction, and the title and sales paperwork will be taken care of for you. You will get a donation receipt for tax purposes.
PetSmart Charities hurricane emergency relief program. To make a donation to the PetSmart Charities relief program, visit PetSmart Charities or call 1-800-423-PETS.
American Humane Association Disaster Sheltering for Companion Animals Classes. Classes are geared toward professionals trained in disaster response, emergency medical services personnel, firefighters, animal shelter staff, animal control officers, veterinarians and vet technicians, animal handlers/trainers and Red Cross volunteers. Topics include: differences between temporary and co-location shelters; safety concerns; communication techniques; shelter setup; differences between human-made and natural disaster response; animal handling and demobilization procedures. For more information , visit the American Humane Association or send email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Guide to Vet Tech Schools and Online Vet Tech Program. An unbiased list of every school that offers a veterinary technician program in the United States. For a comprehensive listing of schools, top animal care degrees and certificate programs, visit vettech.org.
Pet Sitters International ebook, "The Five Must-Do Steps to Starting a Successful Pet-Sitting Business." The free e-book free is available on the association’s website at The Five Must-Do Steps to Starting a Successful Pet-Sitting Business.
Pet Sitters International ebook, "2013 Pet-Sitting Industry Forecast." The free e-book free is available to current and prospective pet-care professionals on the association’s website at 2013 Pet-Sitting Industry Forecast.
Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum Owney the Dog Curriculum. A 60-page full-color curriculum guide features four different units that use the story of Owney the Dog to meet reading, writing, math, social studies, science and art standards. The lessons are designed to provide inspiring and meaningful interdisciplinary experiences in classrooms from kindergarten through third grade. A special online microsite has been created for the Owney curriculum that features a downloadable curriculum guide for teachers, which includes units on maps, jobs, tags and stories. Visit www.npm.si.edu/owneycurriculum.
Hill's Science Diet behavioral and nutritional needs hot line. Owners can discuss special needs such as acclimating a pet into a new environment, obedience/house training, proper nutrition and fitness with experts trained by Dr. Jacqui Neilson of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists. The pet line - 1-877-NEW PET LINE - is open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. EST Monday through Saturday.
Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum's Owney the Dog postage stamp 3-D viewing. The postage stamp can be viewed by a free iPhone app available from the Apple iTunes Store or the museum’s special webcam page at www.postalmuseum.si.edu/owneyapp. A multidimensional virtual Owney appears above the stamp. Owney barks, trots, sits and listens to postal train whistles in full 3-D. When the stamp is moved closer to the camera, details of Owney’s collar and some of the tags he received from his many travels can be seen. When viewed from a slight distance, the stamp can be moved around to see Owney from any side or angle. For more information about the National Postal Museum, visit www.postalmuseum.si.edu.
Marin Humane Society's 7th annual For the Love of Animals. The event will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, May 18, at the Mill Valley Community Center. The event will feature musical entertainment, live and silent auctions, dinner and fine wine. For more information and tickets go to MarinHumane Society.
Humane Society of Pinellas's Bark at the Ball Park. The event, which allows pet owners to bring their dog to the baseball game, will be held Saturday, July 6, at Bright House Field in Clearwater. The ballgame will feature Clearwater Threshers and Lakeland Flying Tigers. Gates open at 5 p.m. for the 6:30 p.m. ball age. Events will include a pet/owner look-a-like contest, vendors, raffles, mascots, and the opportunity to run the bases with your dog after the game. The $5 admission for dogs goes to support the Humane Society of Pinellas. Tickets prices for people range from $5 to $9.50. For tickets and more information, call go to Humane Society of Pinellas.
Humane Society for Greater Nashua cell phones and ink cartridges recycle program. Donate your used cell phones and ink cartridges to the shelter to be discarded through the Funding Factory program. Individuals can drop off items at the humane society, 24 Ferry Road, Nashua. Businesses can receive prepaid shipping labels from Funding Factory with proceeds going to the humane society. Visit The Funding Factory for a list of qualifying cartridges and cell phones or the Humane Society for Greater Nashua for more information.
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