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Arkansas Resources

Little Rock Animal Services Photos - Photos taken by a volunteer twice a week at the Animal Village (Little Rock Animal Services) showing available dogs and cats.

Humane Society of Saline County - Located in Bauxite, AR (between Bryant & Benton). At HSSC, "Our hearts are with the animals".

Benton Animal Control & Adoption Center - Photos of adoptable pets available at the Benton Animal Shelter.

Out of the Woods Animal Rescue - OOTW focuses on helping people who rescue and care for stray and abandoned animals until an adoptive home is found. OOTW promotes the spaying and neutering of all pets and assists low income families in finding low cost spay/neuter options.

Humane Society of the Ozarks - Located in Fayetteville, Arkansas, the Humane Society of the Ozarks is dedicated to ensuring the well being of animals. 

Fayetteville Animal Shelter - This website of the Fayetteville Animal Shelter is full of information to people thinking about adopting a pet.  There is also information about shelter disease prevention methods, the adoption process and other educational information.

Helping Hands for Little Paws - Helping Hands is a not-for-profit organization located in Central Arkansas dedicated to finding homes for animals from the Animal Village (Little Rock Animal Services).  Has pictures of available pets.

Maumelle Animal Shelter - Site maintained by Maumelle Friends of the Animals and the Maumelle Animal Shelter.  Has pictures of available dogs and cats.

Forrest City Area Humane Society - They are a diverse group of people who have the common goal of educating the community through working with others in the area to promote responsible pet ownership. They strive to care for unwanted animals and to place them in good, permanent homes.

Humane Society of Faulkner County - Official page of the Humane Society of Faulkner County.  Has pictures of available pets and other useful information.

Friends of Horseshoe Bend Animal Control - Photos of animals who are available for adoption. They provide spay/neuter vouchers for adopted pets, assist with emergency vet care, help with transport expenses for pets being adopted out of the area, and help with expenses at the Center whenever necessary.

Ozark Humane Society.

Border Collie Rescue of the Ozarks.

City of Cabot Animal Services.

Arkansas Kennel Club.

Conway Animal Welfare Unit.

Unchain Your Dog.

Dogs Only.org

Cat Claws

FURR (Feline Rescue & Rehome)

For Pets' Sake

Sherwood Humane Animal Services

The Feline Finders





Spay/Neuter Resources

Spay/USA - This organization is a network of volunteers and veterinarians working together to popularize and facilitate spay/neuter services through a nationwide toll-free referral service. Has interesting overpopulation statistics as well as a toll free number for low cost spay/neuter referrals.

Animal Welfare Organizations

The Doris Day Animal League - The Doris Day Animal League is a nonprofit, national, citizens lobbying organization formed to focus attention on issues involving the humane treatment of animals.  The site offers a wealth of information about current animal rights issues.

American Pet Association - The APA is an independent, national humane organization dedicated to promoting responsible pet ownership through action, services and education.

Companion Pets - General

www.offa.org - Good summaries about dysplasia and patellar luxation in your pets.  

Pet Loss Support - This site is an excellent source of comfort and information for those who are grieving for the loss of a loved pet as well as friends of a person who has lost a pet. 

Select Smart - This is a great site for selecting a dog or cat breed that is right for you!  You answer a series of questions about the traits you desire in your dog or cat and rank the importance of each criteria such as intelligence, barking, child-friendly, coat type, etc. The site then brings up a list of breeds that fit your criteria and allows you to see a picture and brief description of each breed.

Find-A-Dog- A site sponsored by Bil·Jac Dog Food containing a wealth of information including dog groomers, pet friendly lodging, vets, hospitals, dog products and educational games

Canis Major- A site with a wealth of information for dog owners.  Sponsored by the people who make Nature's Recipe dog food.



Animal Rescue & Adoption

Airedale Terrier Rescue and Adoption/ATRA

National Pit Bull Rescue

American Lhasa Apso Club

Rottweiler Rescue

New Hope Cattle & Herding Dog Rescue

North Mississippi Great Dane Rescue. General Rescue Email: nmsgdr@hotmail.com. Little Rock Volunteers: Abtin Mehdizadegan & Katie Lestage (abtin.mehdizadegan@gmail.com or klestage@gmail.com), or phone: (207) 217-8331 or (207) 807-3086

Assistance Dogs
Assistance Dog Partners


(Specific animals needing veterinary care):


If you have a specific breed of dog, contact the national club for that breed. In some cases, these clubs offer a veterinary financial assistance fund. Here are a few websites for groups that provide financial assistance for specific breeds:


Doberman (special needs) 

Great Pyrenees 

Labrador Retriever Life Line

Labrador Retriever Med 

Pit Bull/Staffordshire Terrier 


Disabled Dachshund Society 
According to their website, they will help mixed breed dachshunds as well as pure.


Financial Assistance for Pet Care From Medical Groups & Organizations

In Memory of Magic (IMOM) is dedicated to insuring that no companion animal has to be euthanized simply because their caretaker is financially challenged. 
IMOM, Inc.
PO Box 282
Cheltenham, MD 20623
Phone (866)-230-2164 Fax (301)-599-1852

Feline Veterinary Emergency Assistance Programs provides financial assistance for emergency medical care for cats.
1641 Elizabeth Lane
Yuba City, CA 95993
Fax: 888-301-4264

Disease-Specific and General Assistance for Pet Care From Medical Groups & Organizations

Diabetic Pet Fund 

Special Needs Pets
Cats in Crisis 

The Mia Foundation "developed to give animals with birth defects a fighting chance."