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Pet Literary References

  1. Shelter Dogs: Amazing Stories of Adopted Strays, by Peg Kehret, 1999, School & Library Binding
  2. Lost and Found: Dogs, Cats, and Everyday Heroes at a County Animal Shelter, by Elizabeth Hess (hardcover and paperback)
  3. The Chosen Puppy: How to Select and Raise a Great Puppy from an Animal Shelter, by Carol Lea Benjamin, 1999 (paperback)
  4. Saved: A Guide to Success with your Shelter Dog, by Myrna L. Papurt, 1997 (paperback)
  5. The Adoption Option: Choosing and Raising the Shelter Dog for You, by Eliza Rubenstein and Shari Kalina, 1996 (paperback)
  6. Shelter on Blue Barns Road, by Carole S. Asler, 1981 (hardcover, paperback)
  7. Mutts: America's Dogs, by Brian Kilcommons and Michael Capuzzo, 1996 (hardcover)
  8. Unforgettable Mutts: Pure of Heart not of Breed, by Karen Derrico and Susan Chernak McElroy, 1999 (paperback)
  9. Adopting a Dog from an Animal Shelter, by Mario Migliorini, 1981 (hardcover)
  10. Choosing a Shelter Dog: A complete Guide to Help you Rescue and Rehome a Dog, by Bob Christiansen,1995,Canine Learning Center Publishing Division (paperback)

Pet Reference Links

  • Petfinder.org— Petfinder is a nationwide Web site providing free Web sites for animal shelters and includes hundreds of shelters and thousands of lost and homeless pets (65,000+) across the country. They also have a resource library, an area to post classified ads for lost and found pets and contacts for local shelters.
  • ASPCA — The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals exists to promote humane principles, prevent cruelty, and alleviate fear, pain, and suffering in animals.
  • Jax Lost Pets — A very helpful site that includes information on pets lost and found on our highways, and also wildlife rescue links. The lost and found pet handbook provides a helping hand to get lost or found pets home.
  • Animal Rescue Foundation — Another rescue link, this one serves the Central Florida area. It has a lot of helpful information on pets, and the rescue movement.
  • River City Community Animal Hospital - RCCAH is a non-profit organization dedicated to ending the tragedy of Jacksonville's pet overpopulation problem.
  • Creatures Great and Small - Providing in-home pet care services throughout most of Jacksonville and the Beaches.