Animal Pet Sanctuaries, Shelters, & Rescue

Animal Sanctuaries and Wildlife Reserves
Provides links to many animal sanctuaries, wildlife shelters, and animal rehabiliation centers organized by state.

Best Friends Animal Society
Best Friends Animal Society runs the nation's largest sanctuary for abused and abandoned animals. They also have a low-cost spay/neuter program, run a wildlife rehabilitation center, provide foster care and humane education, and works with humane groups nationwide to bring about a time when homeless pets will be a thing of the past. The sanctuary is located in Kanab, Utah.

Three Ring Ranch Exotic Animal Sanctuary
Three Ring Ranch Animal Sanctuary is a private, non-profit, five acre, exotic animal sanctuary located in Hawaii above Kona. The sanctuary was founded in 1998 and is home to zebras, nene, hawks, owls, flamingos and reptiles, as well as many other rare, endangered and exotic creatures.

Pigs Peace Sanctuary
Pigs peace is a pig sanctuary located in Stanwood, Washington and was founded in 1994. It is a nonprofit organization that is a safe haven for pigs and other animals. It provides homes for unwanted, abused, or neglected animals in need and is committed to spreading the message of compassion and respect for all animals. The sanctuary provides medical care, a healthy diet, socialization, and a permanent loving home. The sanctuary also educates the public about the characteristics and needs of pigs.

All Dogs Matter
Dog rescue and rehoming in and around London.

Puglia Pooches
A site about living in Southern Italy and caring for as many sick stray and abandoned dogs and cats as we can.

One More Smith Animal Rescue and Sanctuary
Providing medical care, safe shelter, food, training and affection to homeless domestic animals with medical and behavioral problems, to save animals that are unwanted due to the limited resources of individuals and other animal organizations, to re-home adoptable animals, and to provide a forever home to non-adoptable animals.

Cat Adoption Center
Animal Humane is a cat adoption center in Albuquerque, NM.

Zooh Corner Rabbit Rescue and Zooh Corner E-Store
Zooh Corner Rabbit Rescue is a non-profit 501c (3) no-kill rabbit rescue located in the greater Los Angeles area. Our goals include the rescue, rehabilitation, and placement of abandoned rabbits, as well as public education regarding proper rabbit care and the importance of spay/neuter. We have recently opened an online store, and all profits go to help cover our escalating medical costs.

Ginger's Pet Rescue
We are a non profit dog rescue located in Seattle Washington.

Bugsy's Animal Network
Our mission is to promote the well-being and humane treatment of all animals, through our support of greater Rochester, New York, area shelters, and rescue organizations.

Greater Chicago Ferret Association
A non profit no-kill ferret shelter in Illinois.

Rocky's Ferret Rescue & Shelter
A loving halfway home for wayward ferrets, food, shelter, adoption, referrals, donations, and support. Located in Parton, MD.

Lakeroad Ferret Farm Rescue Shelter
Ferret shelter with ferrets for adoption, pet supplies, and more. The shelter is located in the Finger Lakes region in upstate New York.

Ferrets Unlimited Rescue Services
Ferrets Unlimited is a non-profit no-kill ferret rescue serving Northeastern Ohio.

Ferret Haven by the Sea
The Ferret Haven is a non-profit no-kill animal shelter serving the Southeastern part of Virginia. We are dedicated to helping ferrets, and educating the public in the proper care and treatment of ferrets. We take in lost, unclaimed, or owner-released ferrets and place them in homes.

Washington Ferret Rescue and Shelter
A 501(c)3 non-profit organization. We are a no-kill shelter caring for ferrets in the Puget Sound area. The shelter is located in Kirkland, Washington.

Small Angels Rescue
A non-profit, no kill, small animal rescue organization based in Frederick, Maryland for hamsters, chinchillas, degas, guinea pigs, mice, and rats.

North Star Rescue - A Rodent and Small Animal Rescue
North Star Rescue is a small companion animal rescue that rescues hamsters, rabbites, chinchillas, guinea pigs, rats, and mice from shelters around the Bay Area in California. We are based in Santa Rosa, CA, about an hour north of San Francisco. Adoption services available, as well as a referral placement service for people who can no longer keep their small pet.

Southern CA Rabbit & Small Animal Rescue & Adoption
Hamsters needing rescue in Southern California and beyond!

Chinchilla Rescue
A non-profit chinchilla rescue organization based in the San Francisco Bay Area of CA.

Bunny Bunch SPCR
We have hundreds of rabbits, guinea pigs and chinchillas waiting for homes. We are a non-profit, no kill rescue and education organization run entirely by volunteers located in St. Montclair, CA. We have lots of rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, mice, and chinchillas waiting for homes. Plus, a fully stocked store for all your supplies and gift items too. We do free nail trims and scent gland cleaning, and offer free care sheets.

Small Pets Big Hearts
Small Pets-Big Hearts, Inc. is a non-profit, all volunteer organization, dedicated to rescuing small exotic pets and placing them into forever homes. Our primary goal is to rescue guinea pigs, hamsters, rabbits, mice, rats, degus, ferrets, chinchillas, hedgehogs, sugar gliders, reptiles, and birds. We specialize in the care of disabled and/or special needs animals. We are located in Cheektowaga, NY (just outside Buffalo).

Rattie Ratz Rescue
Dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation, and rehoming of domestic pet rats and other small animals in the greater San Francisco bay area of Northern California (San Jose to Sacramento).

Texas Rustlers Guinea Pig Rescue
Texas Rustlers Guinea Pig Rescue is a 501(c)(3) corporation that rescues abandoned, neglected, and/or abused guinea pigs in the Dallas - Fort Worth Texas area and beyond.

The Animal Adoption Agency
Devoted to taking in animals and finding them happy new homes.