Resources for Dog Owners

Help for Owners


Pet Friendly Housing

Below are some pet friendly housing resources:

Trulia Fresno apartment rental page with over 650 listings with pet-friendly filters and in-depth neighborhood information. (Instructions to include: “click the all filters button and select cats, small dogs, large dogs and or other pets for pet-friendly listings)

Zillow Fresno pet-friendly apartment rental page  with over 60 pet-friendly listings with fair rental price estimates

Zillow California pet-friendly page  with over 6,400 pet-friendly listings with fair rental price estimates

Rescue and Re-Homing

The Senior Dogs Project

Halo Café Pet Food Pantry

Are you struggling to pay for pet food for your furry family member? Halo Café Pet Food Pantry provides pet food at no cost to those in the Fresno/Clovis who cannot afford it on their own. This pet food pantry exists to serve low-income families, elderly and homeless community members in an effort to keep pets with their people and out of the already overcrowded shelters.

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Keep Your Pet Sacramento

List of resources for pet owners in the Sacramento area

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Guardian Angels for Soldier’s Pets

Assists active duty service members, wounded warriors, veterans, and their beloved companion animals or assistance service canines

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PAWS San Francisco

Variety of pet assistance programs in the San Francisco area

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Senior Dog Rescues in CA

Muttville, San Francisco, CA

Muttville is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to improving the lives of senior dogs. On a local level, Muttville rescues senior dogs and finds them new homes or gives them hospice. On a global level, Muttville provides information about caring for older dogs and support for people who do.
Through associations with shelters and other animal organizations, Muttville finds senior dogs that have been given up and are not likely to find adopted homes. Through outreach and networking, Muttville finds suitable new homes for these dogs. Muttville has its own cage-free facility, housing newly rescued senior dogs while they await to be matched with foster homes.

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Peace of Mind Dog Rescue in Pacific Grove, CA

POMDR is a nonprofit, 501(c)3 organization founded in 2009. Our mission is to be a resource and advocate for senior dogs and senior people on California’s Central Coast. We find loving homes for dogs whose guardians can no longer care for them and for senior dogs in shelters. We also provide volunteer and financial assistance so seniors can keep their pets with them as long as possible and make arrangements to take in their dogs if they can no longer care for them.

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Lily’s Legacy Senior Dog Sanctuary, Petaluma, CA

Lily’s Legacy is a volunteer based nonprofit organization based in Petaluma, CA. Our mission is to provide a safe and loving home for senior large breed dogs who have been displaced from their homes and/or abandoned for any reason, until they are adopted or to remain at the sanctuary until they pass on. Find out about Lily’s Legacy, learn what’s new, meet our dogs, and maybe even adopt one!

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Tails of Gray, Clayton, CA

Tails of Gray is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit rescue organization that offers a safe and loving sanctuary for senior dogs regardless of breed, health or ease of placement. Our goal is to prevent needless euthanasia through the offering of shelter, adoption, foster, hospice and education.

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Milo Foundation, Willits, CA

The Milo Foundation is an established 501(c)(3) non-profit no-kill organization providing an alternative for homeless pets throughout Northern California. Milo provides community education, volunteer opportunities, adoption services and sanctuary for animals until permanent homes can be found.

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Valley Animal Center, Fresno, CA

The Valley Animal Center is dedicated to controlling the pet population through education and spaying/neutering, not euthanasia. We believe animals, as living creatures, deserve to be protected, respected, and given every consideration morally and ethically. Our mission is to assist with and provide for the health and welfare of the animals that have been abused, mistreated, abandoned, and injured; to promote the bond between animals and people; and to instill an appreciation and respect for all living creatures with whom we share this earth.

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ACT (Animal Compassion Team) Fresno, CA

ACT is a Nonprofit Animal Rescue organization with big purpose!! Our goal is to save as many wonderful homeless pets as possible. In Fresno County /City we have one of the largest populations of homeless pets in the Country. Without the work we do the future would be bleak for many homeless animals. We are volunteer based organization and receive no funding from local government. What does that mean? It means we do this because we love the animals and no other reason at all. We feel their lives are worth the hard work.

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