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No-Kill Shelters around the World

Animal Shelters - Information on the concept of No-kill.
The information below has been reported by field volunteers.
It has not been confirmed to be accurate.
It should be verified before you donate money or time to them.

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Parrot Sanctuaries

Free Spay and Neuter listed by US State

Another good No-kill Shelter list: No Kill Network

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The Ark Animal Rescue - Calera, AL
Has over 100 dogs & numerous cats mostly personal rescues by Don Brooks, retired teacher. He may be reached at 205-531-4629.

Sampson's Sanctuary -- Bountsville, Alabama 35031 144 acres, many types of animals.
Saving Animals From Euthanasia
Scottish Terrier Rescue of North America, Decatur
S.O.S. Animal Adoption Center -- 25944 HWY 84/134 Enterprise, AL 36330 ph: (334) 393-1743 email:
The Ark, Inc., Toney


Loving Companions Animal Rescue, Inc. - North Pole, AK 99705
Meadow Gates Farm Sanctuary - Wasilla, Alaska


Animal Rescue Center - Phoenix
Dachshunds Only Rescue - Phoenix
Hermitage Cat Shelter - 520-571-7839. Southwestern AZ's first no-kill cat shelter (1965).
Animals Benefit Club of Arizona Phoenix
Arizona Feline Network
Arizona Golden Rescue - Glendale, 5010 N. 95th Ave.
A to Z Rescue, Phoenix
Citizens for North Phoenix Strays
FAIR: Foundation for Animals In Risk
Foothills Animal Rescue, Cave Creek
Saving Animals from Euthanasia - Tucson


Humane Society of Clark County, Arkadelphia
Humane Society of Pulaski County, Little Rock


Afghan Hound Rescue of California - South of San Francisco
Animal Shelter Assistance Program (ASAP), Santa Barbara -- Animal Rescue Foundation (ARK), Fresno
Asians for Humans, Animals and Nature
Beagles and Buddies, El Monte
Berkeley East Bay Humane Society, Berkeley
Boxer Rescue - Los Angeles - Contact
Canine Adoption and Rescue League - Ventura County
Catalina Island Cats
Cat House on the Kings - Parlier 559-638-8696
Cats About Town Society, Orangevale
Delta Humane Society Stockton
FAIRE, Santa Rosa
Feral Cat Coalition, San Diego
Fresno Bully Rescue - sanctuary dedicated to rescuing bully breed dogs (i.e. American Pit Bull Terriers, American Staffordshire Terriers, American Bull Dogs, Bull Terriers, etc.). Provides a healthy and loving temporary home while looking for forever homes.
Friends of Cats - El Cajon
Glendale Humane Society
Greyhound Friends for Life
Homeless Animal Rescue Team, Cambria
Happy Tails Pet Sanctuary, Sacramento
Helen Woodward Animal Center, Rancho Santa Fe
Kitten Rescue Los Angeles
Lifeline for Pets, Pasadena/San Fernando Valley
Living Free, Mountain Center
Milo Foundation, Willits
New Leash On Life Animal Rescue LA
Nine Lives Foundation - Redwood City. 650-368-1365
Noah's Bark Pet Rescue Los Angeles
North Bay Canine Rescue & Placement Petaluma
NO KILL NOW P.O. Box 217 Etiwanda, CA 91739-0217 - Fresno
PAL Rescue & Adoption, Gardena
Pet Orphans Fund, Los Angeles
Pet Pride, Los Angeles
Pets In Need, Redwood City
Pets Lifeline, Sonoma
Project Purr, Santa Cruz
Rabbit Haven - The Rabbit Haven rescues injured and abandoned rabbits and accepts surrendered rabbits from the general public or the SPCA in Santa Cruz, Santa Clara, San Benito and Monterey Counties.
Riverside Humane Society
San Francisco S.P.C.A. , San Francisco
Save A Pet - Desert Hot Springs 67 600 18th St 760-329-8510. Dedicated to rescue, rehabilitating and re-homing all breeds of dogs and cats.
Seal Beach Animal Care Center, Seal Beach
Second Chance Animal Rescue, San Juan Bautista
Shelter Dog Rescue Project at US Davis - Santa Paula Animal Rescue Center
Too Many Bunnies - dedicated to finding new homes for domestic rabbits that have been abused, abandoned or neglected.
Town & Country Humane Society, Orland
Tony LaRussa Animal Rescue Foundation, Walnut Creek
Valley Animal Center - 3934 N. Hayston Ave., Fresno, CA 93726 559-233-8690
Villalobos Rescue Center - Canyon Country
West End Shelter - Ontario; email:
Yolo County S.P.C.A., Davis


K-9 Bed & Biscuit - Greeley.
Christine Kovacs
Angels With Paws
Animal Rescue and Adoption Society - Denver
Denkai Animal Sanctuary - Grover.
Lifeline Puppy - Denver
Colorado Puppy - Denver
Cat Care Society, Lakewood
Cat Care Network email:
Land: 505-445-8756 Cell: 719-859-4009 Fax: 505-445-2368
Colorado Greyhound Adoptions
Dreampower Animal Rescue Foundation Colorado Springs
Maxfund Animal Adoption Center, Denver
National Mill Dog Rescue in Peyton. Facebook:


Animal Friends of Connecticut
Branford Compassion Club - a no-kill, free range cat sanctuary in North Branford
Canine Advocates - Newtown
Catales, Inc. Middletown
Connecticut Cat Rescue Web, New Haven
Greater New Haven Cat Project New Haven
New Leash on Life Fairfield/New Haven


Delaware Valley Humane Society - 101 East Main Street. P.O. Box 182
Sidney, NY 13838. (607) 563-7780

Faithful Friends No Kill Animal Shelter
12 Germay Drive; Wilmington. 302-427-8514

Paws For Life, Middletown


Adopt Me - Panama City, FL
Alliance for Animals
Animal Rescue Movement Jacksonville
Florida Dog Adoption Center
Heaven's Safe Haven - cats
Here Kitty Kitty Adoptions - HKKA is a rescue/adoption center in Tampa Bay (serving Hillsborough, Pinellas and Pasco counties) dedicated to finding loving homes for needy cats.
PCB Paws and Claws - Panama City Beach
Pet Action League, Debary
Pet Rescue by Judy, Orlando
Pet Rescue, Miami
South Lake Animal League , Clermont
SPCA Tampa is NOT no-kill: humaninterest/article1028254.ece

Unsanitary Conditions at Caboodle Ranch in Lee, Florida


All About Animals - Macon
Fur Kids - Furkids is a non-profit, no-kill, cage free animal shelter located in Atlanta. Our mission is to provide a comfortable haven for abandoned animals until they are adopted to loving, lifelong homes.
PAWs Atlanta - Decatur
Animal Welfare and Rescue Effort of Savannah
Atlanta Rescue List (maintained by Pet Orphans)
Good Mews Animal Foundation, Marietta
Homeless Animal Rescue and Placement Services, Inc - does spay/ neutering and finding homes - does not take animals
Lake Park Area Animal Rescue
Lifeline Animal Project --
Pet Orphans, Atlanta
Pet Zone Dogs - 4530 Atlanta Hwy Bogart, Ga. 30622
Dog Adoption Center&Training~ Facebook - Twitter


East Maui Animal Refuge, Haiku - website improved July 07
Hawaii Cat Foundation


Second Chance Animal Adoption - Bonners Ferry 83805
Panhandle Animal Shelter. Ponderay. 208-265-7297.
Just Strays Animal Foundation, Boise
The Rat Retreat - champions the rights of rats across the world

The Animal Shelter of the Wood River Valley in Idaho is the only one in its entire county. The shelter helps care for the pets of domestic violence victims. Its animals provide companionship to the elderly at the local senior center . Watch and learn more about the people and animals at the Wood River Valley shelter


ADOPT Animals Deserving of Proper Treatment, Naperville
Animal House Shelter - Huntley 847-961-5541
Animal Protective Association, Chicago
ARF House - is the newest no-kill, all volunteer animal shelter in Chicago. This group was formed by a group of dedicated volunteers who gained experience in this field with other organizations.
Assisi Animal Foundation Crystal Lake
Citizens for Animal Rescue and Adoption - Vermilion County, all volunteers provide services to sixteen counties in East Central Illinois and West Central Indiana, encompassing over 7,400 square miles.
Community Animal Rescue Effort Evanston
Felines, Inc., Chicago
Harmony House for Cats, Chicago
Hope Animal Rescues - Alton
Illinois Alaskan Malmute Rescue Assoc
Lake Shore Animal Shelter, Chicago
Lulu's Locker Rescue - A nonprofit rescuing black cats & dogs and FIV cats in Chicago and the suburbs.
Pets in Need, Ringwood
Project Hope Human Society, Metropolis
Quad City Animal Welfare Center, Milan
Red Door Animal Shelter -- Red Door is a no-kill shelter for cats, dogs and rabbits -- plus cat adoptions, dog adoptions, and rabbit adoptions.
Randolph County Humane Society - 414 W. Belmont St., Sparta, IL 62286. Mailing Address: P.O Box 59
Save-a-Pet, Inc., Grayslake
Tazewell Animal Protective Society, Pekin
Tree House Animal Foundation, Chicago
(Waggin Tales) Animal Protective League, Springfield
West Suburban Humane Society, Downers Grove


Help The Animals - Richmond
Helping Paws Pet Haven - Huntington. No-kill cat facility.
Animal Welfare League of Kosciusko County
Humane Society Calumet Area, Inc - Munster (219) 922-3811
Humane Society for Hamilton County
Independent Cat Society, Inc., Westville
Michiana Animal Rescue Coalition - South Bend
Pet Refuge, Inc , South Bend


Rustic Hollow Shelter Special needs animal sanctuary. Carmen Conklin, director.
Noah's Ark Animal Foundation
Raccoon Valley Animal Sanctuary & Rescue. Boone, Iowa 50036. Telephone: 515.577.1745


Animal Haven - Merriam, KS (Kansas City metro area)
Lifeline Animal Placement and Protection-LAPP - Wichita's only no-kill shelter
Topeka The Cat Association of Topeka


Ark Project, The
Barktown Rescue ; Bardstown, KY
Website contact: Lisamarie Smith;
Boone's Farm Home at Last Animal Rescue / Home At Last Animal Sanctuary, Salvisa


Denham Springs Animal Shelter. 225-664-4472 or 225-664-4468.

St. John Humane Society, LaPlace

The Pet Savers Shelter
4380 Noyes Dr.
Shreveport, LA 71119

Not so good:
Lake Charles, LA: Worker Leaves Animal Hell


Camden-Rockport Animal Rescue League
Houlton Humane Society or Houlton Animal Shelter
Ark Animal Shelter, Cherryfield


Alley Cat Rescue - Mount Rainer. Helps all cats: domestic, stray & feral
Alley Cat Allies, Mount Rainier
Calvert Animal Welfare League. Prince Frederick. Tereza Marks, Pres.
Defenders of Animal Rights, Phoenix
The Ferret Inn - Columbia.
Lucky Ones
Montgomery County SPCA, Gaithersburg
Potomac Stray Cat Rescue, Inc.


Alliance for Animals, Boston
Animal Shelter, Inc, Sterling
Animal Umbrella, Inc., Lynn
Bosler Humane Society, Templeton
Buddy Dog Humane Society, Sudbury
CapeAnn Animal Aid - 4 Paws Lane, Gloucester (978) 283-6055
Eleanor Sonsini Municipal Animal Shelter, Pittsfield
Greyhound Rescue of N.E. Inc
Kitty Angels, Tyngsboro
Merrimack River Feline Rescue, Newburyport
Milford Humane Society, Milford
Milton Animal League - also rescues animals from kill shelters
Neady Cats Corp Princeton 01541
Neponset Valley Humane Society, Canton

North Attleboro Animal Shelter
North Shore Feline Rescue
Northeast Animal Shelter - Salem. 978-745-9888. M-F 10am-8pm, Sa-Su 10am - 6pm
Pat Brody Shelter for Cats
Paw Safe Animal Rescue, Medford
PoundHounds, Wales
Purrfect Cat Shelter, Medway
Quincy Animal Shelter - Quincy - 617-376-1349


WAG Animal Rescue - Wyandotte
A Scooter's ResQ - a non-profit / no-kill rescue in St. Clair Shores. 586-774-4738
All Paws Animal Rescue, Ann Arbor
Almost Home Animal Rescue
Animals Deserve Adequate Protection Today & Tomorrow
Animal Placement Bureau in Lansing, MI
Animal Rescue Project - Kalamazoo no-kill rescue for dogs, cats. They resuce mostly from pounds, rehabilitate and find loving homes.
Cat Connection, Berkeley
Copper County Humane Society - Houghton
Jethro's Place Animal Sanctuary, Memphis
Happy Tails Animal Rescue - Roseville
Healthy Pet Alive Rescue and Adoption - Redford
Home Fur-Ever is a no kill, foster based dog rescue in Detroit
Little Traverse Humane Society, 347-2396. Petoskey.
Kalamazoo Animal Rescue, Kalamazoo
Michigan Animal Adoption Network
Motor City Ferrets - Hazel Park, no-kill ferret shelter and rescue


Animal Ark, Twin Cities
Contented Critters, Makinen
Feline Rescue, Inc, St Paul
Grant County Humane Society - Elbow Lake
Heart of Minnesota - Hutchinson


Community Animal Rescue and Adoption, Inc. - Jackson


Canines 'N Cats Adoption Station 2012 W. Garton Rd., Ozark
C.A.R.E. Castaway Animal Rescue Effort (C.A.R.E.), SW Missouri
Cat Network, Inc., St. Louis
Coalition for Animal Rescue and Education - Hillsboro 314-280-5428
Friends of Parkville Animal
Happy Tails Animal Sanctuary
HELP Humane Society
Raisins From Heaven Ferret Rescue & Sanctuary.
1330 Pontotoc Street Hernando, MS 38632-1213. 901.335.6536 (24/7) Founder, President: Maren E. Doshier. Listed on the AFA (American Ferret Association) as well as
Second Chance, Columbia
Stray Rescue - Saint Louis
Wayside Waifs - Largest pet adoption center in Kansas City


AniMeals Animal Food Band & No-Kill Adoption Center - 1700 Rankin Street. Missoula, Montana 59808
Help for Homeless Pets Billings Mt.
Humane Society of Gallatin Valley, Bozeman
Last Chance Cat Sanctuary, Billings


Hearts United for Animals, Auburn

The Cat House Box 23145 Lincoln, Nebraska 68542 (402) 441-9593.
Mission statement: To provide a feline cageless no-kill shelter in Lincoln Nebraska. We also actively promote spay/neuter, and provide information and advisement to help keep cats in their homes.
Mary Jackson Sr. Web Developer National Arbor Day Foundation 402.474-5655

The Cat Sanctuary, established in 1998. York, Nebraska. 402-362-4908.


Churchill Animal Protection Society (CAPS) - Fallon & Churchill County - Northern Nevada email:

NSPCA - Nevada Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. - in Las Vegas area
*This is the best place to owner surrender if they have room

Humane Society -

Pet Network, Incline Village

New Hampshire

Kitty Angels, Tyngsboro
Lancaster Humane Society Lancaster
Friends of Manchester Animal Shelter
Animal Rescue League of NH
Above the Notch Humane Society - Littleton
Greater Derry Humane Society - Derry

New Jersey

Abandoned Angels Animal Rescue - Columbus, (609) 457-0461
Animal Adoption Center, Lindenwood
Animal Welfare Society of Cape May County - 40 South Route 47, Dias Creek, 08210. 609-465-3403.
The Animal Welfare Association - Voorhees. They do wonderful work.
Humane Society of Ocean City 609-399-2018
Jersey Animal Coalition - South Orange. (973) 763-7322
Lilo's Promise Animal Rescue - Voorhees, NJ. Free K-9 Basic training for life with adoption of a pet.
Little Egg Harbor Animal Rescue Tuckerton
Lost Paws Animal Rescue - specializes in cats
Ramapo Bergen Animal Refuge, Oakland

New Mexico

Albuquerque Cat Action Team (A.C.A.T.)
Cat Care Network email:
LANDLINE: 505-445-8756 CELL: 719-859-4009 FAX: 505-445-2368
People's Anti-Cruelty Assoc/Albuquerque Animal Rescue

New York

Niagara Feline Friends Inc. A no-kill shelter in Niagara County, New York State. They work with social services and offer a low cost spay/neuter clinic. Information available at 754-2050 (716) between 1:30-5:00 P.M. ask for Shirley Carter.
BARC Shelter -- Brooklyn Animal Resource Coalition
Bobbi and the Strays - a 100% no-kill animal welfare organization located in Queens, New York. Mission is to rescue, spay/neuter, vaccinate and rehabilitate homeless, abused and orphaned cats and dogs in the greater New York area so that they can be adopted into loving homes. Since 2007, they have placed over 2,100 cats and dogs in homes
Mighty Mutts - Brooklyn
Dutchess County SPCA - 845.452.7722. No-kill since 1992. The Dutchess County SPCA is a private nonprofit organization serving the animals and community of Dutchess County since 1871 (the third oldest animal welfare agency in the country)
Elmsford Animal Shelter
Animal Lovers Albany
Broome County Animal Care Council - Binghamton
Greece Residence Assisting Stray Pets, Greece
Little Shelter, Huntington
Mid Hudson Animal Aid -- free range cat sanctuary in Beacon, NY.
New Yorkers for Companion Animals, NYC
North Shore Animal League, Port Washington
Pets Alive, Inc, Middletown
Scottsville Veterinary Adoptions, Rochester
Tompkins County SPCA - Ithaca. (607) 257-1822,
Tri-State Animal Rescue Services, Inc (email link)

North Carolina

April 2008
Tony & Rebecca Williams claim to have a rescue in Rocky Mount , NC and are trying to get dogs from all over the Eastern Seaboard. (She offered to take 14 dogs since Monday.) They are using these dogs for illegal dog fighting. She continues to take dogs. Most are pit bulls, with some offers to adopt Presa Canarios, Rottweiler's, Dobermans, and Wolf hybrids. In addition, she had previously posted that her roommate was looking for a Great Dane or Great Dane mix. She also posted that she was "desperate" for a Chihuahua and she really wanted a Min Pin and a Jack Russell. She claims her rescue is a pit bull rescue, but another pit rescuer called the local Animal Control

Warning: New Hanover Animal Shelter will euthanize Pit bulls and mixes, Chow Chows and mixes in short order. shelter policy .pdf

Brother Wolf Animal Rescue - Asheville
Humane Society of Davie County - PO Box 153, Mocksville, 27028 or call 336-751-5214
J and J's Homeless Pet Rescue PO Box 1495 Washington, NC 27889
Animal Compassion Network
CATMAN2 Inc., Cashiers
Garden of Life - No-kill shelter under the Carolina Veterinary Assistance and Adoption Group
Happy Hills Animal Foundation, Inc., Staley
Haven, The, Raeford
Haven-Friends for Life - 400 Fulford McMillan Road, Raeford
Humane Society of Jackson County, Sylva
Independent Animal Rescue, Hillsborough
Project HALO (Helping Animals Live On), Charlotte
Wishaven Animal Rehabilitation (email link) - High Point

North Dakota


A-Parrot to A-Flamingo, Inc. Parrot Rescue - Brecksville.
All Rovers Rescue Friends (ARRF)
Animal House Rescue
Bark Ark Bully Rescue - dedicated to the "bully" or "vicious breeds"
Best Friends Forever Rescue - Maumee
Cat Welfare Association, Columbus
Deacons Hope Rescue - Toledo
Forgotten 4-Paws
Friendship Animal Protective League - Elyria, Lorain County. ph. 440-322-4321
Geauga Humane Society, Chardon
Lawrence County Humane Society Abuse and Adoption Center
League for Animal Welfare, Batavia
Lil Paw Prints Animal Rescue Haven - Loveland 513-615-6726
also on facebook: LilPawPrintsAnimalRescueHaven

One of A Kind Pet Rescue
 1929 West Market Street
 Akron, OH 44313

Pet Shelter of Northeast Ohio S P C A Inc.
9555 Brookpark Rd. Parma, Ohio. 216-351-7387

Pets Without Parents - Columbus. PWP is a private non-profit no kill all breed dog and cat shelter since 2001.

SNIPS, also; The Spay/Neuter Incentive Project & Sanctuary
SNIPS promo:

The Sanctuary for Senior Dogs - 4681 Broadview Rd. Cleveland
Whisker Connection - no-kill cat rescue in Know County
Wood County Humane Society, Bowling Green


7th Hope Animal Rescue Barnsdall, OK More info about 7th Hope Animal Rescue

Ahimsa Rescue Foundation Muldrow, OK More info about Ahimsa Rescue Foundation

Angel Horse Rescue, Inc. Inola, OK More info about Angel Horse Rescue, Inc.

Blue HAWK (Helping Animals With Kindness) Norman, OK More info about Blue HAWK (Helping Animals With Kindness)

Free to Live Edmond, Oklahoma More info about Free to Live

Hope Of Texoma Lexington, OK More info about Hope Of Texoma

Ok Save A Dog Society Prague, Oklahoma More info about Ok Save A Dog Society

Pets & People Humane Society Yukon, OK More info about Pets & People Humane Society

Be aware, Jan 2015: A/w local OKC news: Idabel, Okla. Mayor Tina Foshee said Wednesday the town would investigate its animal shelter after a dog housed there was filmed earlier this week eating its dead kennel mate. Abe Thomas posed the video to his Facebook account on Tuesday night. He said he went to the shelter that day in hopes of adopting a dog. This gruesome video shows Thomas walking outside the shelter to a fenced area where a gray pit bull terrier is seen eating the remains of a dead puppy. This video was provided to the Tulsa World and has been shared numerous times on social media. The town's animal control officer states he has worked at the shelter for 24 years and called the incident an accident. He added "I played with the dog at 10:30 that morning. I went to lunch at noon and when I came back from lunch, I met with a guy who said he wanted to adopt a dog. That is when we both seen it." Thomas said that he adopted the dog seen in the video. This was out of fear that it would be killed if he did not adopt it. Thomas added "The pit bull wasn't vicious. When I told it to stop eating the dog, it did. I figured that it was hungry." Thomas said that he named the dog "Joy" because "she looked so joyful to be out of there."


Ananda Animal Rescue & Sanctuary St. Helens. All volunteer, DIY sanctuary and foster program
The Cat Adoption Team - 8 locations
Family Dogs New Life Shelter - Portland
Animal Aid. Portland
Florence Area Humane Society, Florence
Humane Society of the Ochocos -Prineville, the only no-kill facility east of Portland; 541-447-7178
Oregon Animal Shelter - Bay City. 503-801-8408. Tillamook County.
Safe Haven, Albany


Animal Friends, Pittsburgh
Because You Care Shelter, Inc., McKean
Camp Papillon
Helen O. Krause Animal Foundation, Dillsburg
Kitty Cottage
Focus on Homeless Animals - Washington Crossing 267-392-5615
Four Footed Friends - Indiana, PA
Frankies Friends Cat Rescue - Tarentum 724-889-7011
Hillside SPCA
Hope for the Animals, Morrisville
Lycoming Animal Protection Society Williamsport
P. A. L. S. Pet Adoption and Lifecare Society, Springfield - PAWS (Philadelphia Animal Welfare Shelter). It is the only no-kill shelter in the city. It can also be found on facebook.
Zoe's House Rescue - A private rescue working to get a no kill shelter. P.O Box 2372 Reading, Pa. 19608.

Pittsburgh, October 2007: The Animal Rescue League kills more than 3,000 animals a year. It claims all of them are non-adoptable because of health or behavior problems, but former employees and volunteers tell Team 4 TV News that's not always true.

Rhode Island

Bristol Animal Shelter, 10 Minturn Farm Rd. Bristol, RI 02809
Defenders of Animals, Providence

South Carolina

Pets Inc - West Columbia. Their mission is to provide shelter for abandoned animals, healthcare and training to those in need and to place these animals is permanent homes.
Critter Connection, Spartanburg
Hilton Head Humane Association, Hilton Head Island
Pet Haven
Pet Helpers, Charleston
Project Pet, Columbia


A Time 4 Paws - Crossville
Fayette County Animals Rescue (FCAR) - P.O. Box 44, Rossville, TN 38066 Phone: (901) 854-2565
Proverbs Animal Rescue - Burns, Tn
Northeast Tennessee Animal League, Blountville
TCGC Animal League Inc. - Kingsport


No-Kill Puppy Placement 281-507-3321. Connie St., Magnolia TX 77355
email: Lashawn Bryant - Lubbock
Animal Adoption Center, Garland
Animal Defense League of Texas San Antonio
Animal Guardians of America, Dallas
Animal Refuge Foundation - Sherman, TX
Animal Trustees of Austin
Austin Pets Alive
Campus Cat Coalition, U of Texas, Austin
Central Texas SPCA
Coppell Humane Society Coppell
D.A.W.G.S. - Dalhart
Fund for Animals, Black Beauty Ranch, Murchison
Fuzzy Friends Rescue - Waco
Happy Endings Dog Rescue, Hewitt, Dallas Austin
Humane Animal Rescue Team, Irvine
Humane Society of Austin and Travis County, Austin
LARAS House - Limestone Animal Rescue Adoption Shelter. 1517 Hwy 171 N, Mexia, TX 76667 (254) 292-9552
No Kill Houston - Houston
Operation Kindness Carrollton, Carrollton
Puppy Love Rescue, Austin
Southern Animal Rescue Association - Seguin
StrayDog, Inc, Dallas
Texas CARES, Dallas
Treasured Friends No-kill Animal Rescue, Dallas
Williamson County Humane Society - Leander


Salt Lake County Animal Services
511 w 3900 w Salt Lake City - First gov run no kill in Utah
Tenderheart Techs Pet Alliance - Salt Lake city
Community Animal Welfare Society (CAWS) Salt Lake
Best Friends Animal Sanctuary - Adoption Center 2005 S 1100 E Salt Lake City 84106
Azure's Safe Haven (Dog Rescue) Orem, Utah
Phone: 801-234-9663


Humane Society of Fairfax County
Friends of homeless animals (FOHA). Northern VA
Animal Aid Society, Grafton
Animal Allies, Fairfax Station
Chesapeake Bay Retriever Rescue
Feline Foundation of Washington, Merrifield
Homeless Animals Rescue Team, Fairfax Station
K9 New Life Center, Virginia Beach
Northern Virginia Animal League, Inc.
Our Critters - Patrick County.Takes in animals from kill shelters in the area and finds them homes. Spay/neuters and provides what ever they need medically and emotionally.
Pet Assistance League of Virginia, Prince William Co
Rappahannock Humane Society
Richmond Animal League, Richmond
Saving Furry Friends - Glade Spring. Accommodates about 50 animals at any given time including handicapped animals.
Second Chance Shelter
S.P.C.A. of Northern Virginia
Shiloh Project, The
Web of Life Animal Outreach, Inc. Chesapeake, VA. All companion animals


Benton-Franklin Humane Society, Pascoe
Cascade Animal Protection Society
Colville Pet Rescue - works to adopt dogs and other pets from the local shelter and place them into homes emphasizing appropriate and humane treatment of the animals that are adopted.
Dog Patch Humane, Colville
Emerald City Pet Rescue
Old Dog Haven - Arlington
Harbor Association of Volunteers for Animals, Westport
Homeward Pet Adoption Center
Humane Society of Snohomish County, Arlington
It's Meow or Never Animal Rescue
Kindred Souls Foundation
MEOW Cat Rescue
Northwest Organization for Animal Help NOAH, Stanwood
Pasado's Safe Haven, Sultan
Purrfect Pals, Arlington
Rescue Every Dog - Kingston
West Columbia Gorge Humane Society, Washouga
Whisker City - Seattle (cats)

Washington D.C.

Washington Humane Society

West Virginia


Associated Society/Animal Protection, Monroe County
Hope Safe House, Racine

St. Francis SPCA; 12300 116th St. Kenosha; (262) 857-7260

Happily Ever After Animal Sanctuary
E5714 Bork Rd. Marion WI 54950 (920) 639-2654

Happy Endings No-Kill Cat Shelter - Wisconsin

Saving Paws Animal Rescue - Appleton.
(920) 830-2392

Tri-County Animal Shelter & Adoption, Ltd., Green Lake

Yellow Brick Road Rescue and Sanctuary - Hales Corners




Edmonton Humane Society - 13620 - 163 Street NW. Edmonton, Alberta T5V 0B2. 780-471-1774

Fort McMurray SPCA 155 MacAlpine Cres Fort McMurray, AB T9H 4A5 Phone: 780-743-8997

Brooks Animal Protection Society (BAPS) - 415, 1st Avenue E. (beside Allied Distributers) Brooks, Alberta T1R 1B2. (403) 362-4323

Animal Rescue Foundation, Calgary

MEOW Foundation (Make Each One Wanted) No-kill and Adoption Agency

British Columbia

Victoria Pet Food bank and Feral Cat Rehabilitation Society.
We are a no-kill shelter for abandoned cats in British Columbia's capital, Victoria. Our town is the place where people come to abandon their cats in our beautiful beaches and trails. Our rescue mission is located a 40 km from Victoria in a small city called Sooke. We are doing everything we can to convince politicians to release the BCspca' euthanasia statistics that had been hidden for almost two decades. The public has the right to know how many animals they are killing per year. The euthanasia numbers will help reduce the "no-pet friendly" mentality of landlords.

Richmond Animal Protection Society - Richmond, British Columbia. Phone # (604) 275-2036. 12071 #5 road v7a 4e9

Katies Place Animal Shelter - Maple Ridge BC (604) 463-7917 or email

Vancouver Orphan Kitten Rescue (VOKRA) dedicated to placing abandoned and orphaned kittens in secure loving indoor homes.

Critter Aid -- Summerland, BC. Started in 1991 as a cat sanctuary and slowly added to include dog rehoming, horses, donkey, and alpaca. Now a ten acre farm.

Meow-Aid No-Kill Cat Shelter Vancouver, BC
P.O. Box 318
101 - 1184 Denman Street
Vancouver, B.C. Canada V6G-2M9
The address above IS NOT the shelter address - CALL US for the street address.
To Adopt a Cat: Please call 604-733-7013
For All Else: Please call 604-731-0672


The Gimli Humane Society - Gimil, Manitoba (204) 642-4775


names-of-all-shelters-organization-rescues-ontario-canada - not all on this list are verified as no-kill

Lanark Animal Welfare Society - no-kill shelter for cats and dogs based in Lanark County. Serves many municipalities in the surrounding area - small breed. ph 416-799-5560. - Arnprior and District Humane Society is a non-profit organization serving the Town of Arnprior and surrounding area.
No Kill non profit animal rescue

Friendly Giants Dog Rescue
Ottawa and Sarnia, Ontario

4 Legged Love
Contact: Crystal
Etobicoke, ON

Abbey Cat Adoptions

Adopt An Animal Canada

Adopt-A-Rott Ontario

Annex Cat Rescue
P.O. Box 19028,
360A Bloor Street W., Toronto, M5S 3C9

Border Collie Rescue (Southern Ontario)
c/o Luan Egan,
Ste 310-2255B Queen Street East,
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4E 1G3

Boxer Rescue Ontario
P.O. Box 7
Ajax, Ont., L1S 3C2

Burlington Humane Society - Ontario. Volunteers dedicated to the care and protection of the stray and abandoned animals in the Burlington area.

Clarington Pet Rescue

Dalmation Rescue

Dachshund Rescue

Danes in Distress - (Ontario)
Jim Wood
(519) 650-3620

English Setter Rescue (905( 465-0214)

Ferret Aid Society of Toronto
(416) 251-4333

Furry Friends is in Barrie, Ontario, and another Street Cats also in Barrie. Furry Friends I know well. The cats are kept safe, given the best possible chance for adoption, and taken into foster homes to help "tame" any that are taken in from outside until they are ready to be adopted. They do have some that have been there for years with different issues that seem to make them more difficult to adopt, but at no time are they killed simply because they can't find a home.  :) They have taken many that I've cared for and rescued from the street!

Gananoque & District Humane Society
Gananoque, Ontario
100% volunteer no-kill shelter
Approximately 500 animals go through the shelter annually

Golden Retriever Adoption Service
5694-4 Hwy 7East, Box 162,
Markham, Ont., L3P 1B4

Great Dane Rescue, Inc
JoAnne Richards
Ontario, Canada

Greyhound Adoptions (519) 241-6875

Harmony Haven Siberian Huskies
Guelph, Ontario

Heaven Can Wait Equine Rescue
c/o Claire Malcolm
95 Cameron Rd., Cameron, K0M 1G0
(705) 359-3766

Humane Society Of Durham Region
199 Waterloo Street, Oshawa, L1H 3W9
(905) 433-2022
Kittens/Cats (905) 819-8870
Kittens/Cats (416) 253-6556

*Note: Oshawa Animal Control is NOT no kill

Labrador Retriever Rescue of Ontario
Hotline Number 416-429-8108

Lakefield Humane Society

Lisa's Small Dog Rescue
Lisa Sherwood-Stewart
the rescue number is 705-294-1311 and is available 24 hrs a day
If you are looking to adopt a small dog want to know more about this rescue check us out on the web site of Essa vet in Barrie
Essa Veterinary Services62 Hooper Rd., Barrie, OntarioL4N 8Z9 Canada

Mature Dog Adoption
613-548-8858 (8am-8pm only, please)

Mavis Rd Animal Clinic
3663 Mavis Road,
Mississauga, L5C 2Z2

Mississauga Animal Rescue Service (M.A.R.S.) (they have been saving feral cats for over 10 years and are the only group in my city that does this on such a large scale)
16-1375 Southdown Road, Box 326
Mississauga, Ont., L5J 2Z1

North Toronto Cat Rescue
Sheppard Centre RPO
4841 Yonge Street, PO Box 43238
Toronto, M2N 6N1

Oakville Humane Society
E-mail: .
"Low Kill", they euthanize feral cats and unadoptable cats.
445 Cornwall Road
Oakville, L6J 7S8
(905) 845-1551

Ontario Rabbits Education Organization

Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society
2150 Meadowvale Blvd., Suite 2,
Mississauga, L5N 5S3
(905) 812-7408

***The worst record of butchery of innocent animals in this province:
The Ontario SPCA E-Mail:
16586 Woodbine Ave, RR 3, Newmarket, L3Y 4W1

Owen Sound Animal Shelter
2125-18th Avenue East Owen Sound

OSPCA - Peel Branch
Region of Peel Humane Society
15 Main Street North,
Brampton, L6X 1M8

ORA-Organization for the Rescue of Animals
P.O. Box 22608
300 Coxwell Avenue
Toronto, ON M4L 3W7
Tel: (416) 726-8895 or (416) 726-5762
Fax: (416) 473-9604

Parrot Adopt of Southern Ontario
Oshawa, L1G 5C3

PAWS (People Animal Welfare Society)
2300 Lawrence Avenue East
Box 73039
Toronto, ON M1P 2R2

Pomeranian and Small Breed Rescue
Niagara Falls, L2E 6Y4
Please e-mail for phone number

Rabbit Rescue, Inc
"Finding Rabbits Loving Homes"
64 Raylawn Cr.
Geogetown, L7G 4M8

Saving Grace Equine Rescue
c/o Janet Rowe
24 Rima Crt., Etobicoke, M9C 4C8
416-561-2038 416-695-2038

Second Flight
'Parrot Rescue and Education'
3298 Goldstein Road, Washago, L0K 2B0

Siber Rescue Ontario, a no kill rescue for abused, abandoned and neglected Huskies and Husky crosses. We also assist other rescues on Urgent occasions to place other breeds in safe forever homes.

Tabby Cat Rescue
1710 Main Street West, Apt 103,
Hamilton, L8S 1G6
(905) 525-4574

The Animal Guardian Society (T.A.G.S.)
RR # 2
Blackstock, Ont., L0B 1B0
905-263-TAGS (8247)

The Donkey Sanctuary of Canada
6981 Puslinch Conc. 4, R.R. #6
Guelph, N1H 6J3
(519) 836-1697
Sandra Pady, Administrator

Toronto Cat Rescue (TCR)
P.O. Box 415, Station C
1117 Queen Street West
Toronto, M6J 3P5
(416) 538-8592

Sept 2014: Toronto Cat Rescue has formed an exclusive alliance with Toronto Animal Services, and has been telling the public that Toronto Animal Services has stopped killing. There has been no increase in the city budget, the intake of animals has dropped, the TNR program is minimal, adoption spots are never filled, there are no sanctuaries. In other words, nothing in Toronto has changed to make no-kill a possibility. Toronto Humane Society also falls into this category. They claim to be no-kill but transfer stray cats and dogs to Toronto Animal Services, where 50% of dogs are killed, and 70% of cats.

Toronto Wildlife Centre
60 John Drury Drive, North York, M3K 2B8

Upper Credit Humane Society
Terra Cotta, L0P1N0
(519) 927-5152
Upper Credit Humane Society
5383 Wellington Road 24, Erin, N0B1T0
(519) 833-2287

9788 Pine Valley Dr, L0J 1E0

York Animal Shelter
2700 Eglinton Ave W
Toronto, ON M6M 1V1
(416) 338-6284
Fax: (416) 338-6282

Mississauga Humane Society 905-271-0883. Just west of Toronto.

Rabbit Rescue 1298 Cartmer Way, Milton, Ontario, L9T 6J8

Jazzpurr Society For Animal Protection Suite 205, 647 Ouellette Avenue. Windsor, Ontario, Canada N9A 4J4
(519) 258-9299 E-mail:

Friends for Life 14 St.Catherine Street St. Thomas, ON (519)631-5757


Adoption Chats Sans Abris - Quebec city. They rescue cats on the street and find them good families.

SPCA Monteregie -- Rive Sud - Montreal area, South Shore

Animal Rescue Network Montreal's largest No-kill shelter


Street Cat Rescue, Saskatoon

New Hope Dog Rescue
Phone: (306)-668-8153
address: Site 905 Box 11 R.R.9 Saskatoon, Sk. S7K1P3

Small Size Dog Rescue -- Their main mission is rescuing puppies and small breed dogs from the high-kill shelters California.


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Taro's Friends - It is one of private animals' shelters in Japan which lost their relatives. Makoto Imai


Forest Dog Rescue - based in the Wyre Forest Region of the UK
Brook Farm Animal Sanctuary -
Animals In Need -
Maxicare -
Hillside -
Pennine Pen -
Pet Welfare -
Dog's Trust -
Tiggywinkles -
Homes4dogs -
AnimalAllSorts -


Lothian Cat Rescue


PazAnimal is an animal shelter located in Cali, Colombia. - see below.
PazAnimal's address is

November 2010. Hi, I just check the section NO- KILL shelters and there appears Paz Animal in Colombia. This organization is the shelter who has the most flexible policies about this and they kill a lot of animals, they even have a oven because of the number of animals they sacrifice. The only organization in Cali, Colombia who doesn't have this policy is Animal Safe and Fundacion Paraiso de la Mascota. I hope you guys correct this information please!


Presencia Animal Mexico, D.F. (55) 51-35-53-43. Run by some of the most caring people on the planet. Video: youtube=p_AoWCyv7mU

Adopta un amigo


Name of animal shelters: PEJATEN SHELTER
Owner: Susanna Somali, phd (+6221-70776576 or +62818-872761)
Location: Pejaten, South Jakarta, DKI Jakarta, Indonesia

In addition to accommodate 200 dogs and 100 cats, animal shelters are privately owned with no government assistance has also helped several animal shelters are managed in small scale.

warm regards,
Edwin Yusman F

PS : The following links and photos of our group in FB global&subj=242238125119&id=584979677 global&subj=242238125119&id=584979677 lobal&subj=242238125119&id=584979677!/group.php?gid=242238125119&v=wall

Australia - in Sydney Australia

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