The links below are some of my favorite resources. If you have further questions or concerns, please contact Stacey or your local vet.

Pet Finder Adopt a homeless pet search engine – find local available pets narrowed down by breed, sex, age, zip code. Found our dogs on this web site.
Adopt a Pet Search for a pet to adopt in your area. Resources include breed information, pet care and health and helpful articles for adopters.
Retrievers and Friends of Southern California Nonprofit organization devoted to finding homes for Golden Retrievers & Labrador Retrievers. Our yellow lab – Poggi Bonsi – was fostered by these wonderful folks.
Best Friends Animal Society A sanctuary for dogs, cats and other animals that need special care. Home to around 1,600 animals from across the country. Many are ready to find a new home after a few weeks. Best friends is a permanent haven for those that are not able to be rehomed. Resource links for caring for pets, training tips, behavior issues, what to do when you find a stray dog or cat, pet rescue, placement options for military pets…
Purebred Puppy Advice Reviews of 180 purebred dogs. Advice on choosing and buying puppies and adult dogs, finding dog breeders and breed rescue groups and animal shelter adoption
Animal Planet Dog Breed Selector Quiz Quiz that helps you find the best breed for you based on your lifestyle
Puppy Socialization Importance and tips on puppy socialization by American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior
Cesar’s Way Tips on Dog Care, Adoption, Dog Behavior from Cesar Millan, The Dog Whisperer
Handouts with Pet Behavior Tips Animal Behavior Helpline and Information downloads with advice on topics such as pet selection, dog behavior and cat behavior
Lost Pets Emergency alert system Find Toto helps find lost pet using phone calls and social media. Has missing pet poster template to create lost pet flyer.
Animal Communicator Terri Steuben provides assistance with solving behavior challenges, locating lost pets and reiki healing.
OC Dog Trainer Kind to Canines Obedience Training has a positive solution from puppy socialization to problem solving. Based in Santa Ana Heights, CA
 Fun Activities  
Hiking & Camping Tips 10 Essentials for bringing your best friend on the trail. Planning, gear to pack, trail hazards, 1st aid, backcountry etiquette
Hike with Your Dog Best places to hike with your dog in US & Canada
Huntington Dog Beach  Three quarters of a mile of coastline where dogs can frolic in the water off leash
OC Dog Parks List of Dog Parks in Orange County, CA
Dog Friendly Spots World-wide dog travel guide – find hotels, parks, dining options and more
Flying with Pets Guide Information about pet restrictions for every airline, as well as pet friendly airports, and destination restrictions
Health Resources
Pet Nutritionist Diet and nutrition can make a difference in your pet’s health and quality of life at any age. Susan Davis, Certified Clinical Nutritionist, works with your vet to implement a comprehensive nutritional program. Holistic alternatives for allergies, arthritis, renal issues, senior pets, overweight pets, etc.
Whole Dog Journal Excellent Guide to Natural Dog Care & Training
Pet Insurance Informational website about pet insurance that includes FAQ’s, reviews, guides, etc.
 Cool Products  
Halo Lights dog collars Lighted dog collars for visibility at night
Fun Dog Tags Fetching tags makes dog tags which capture your dog’s personality
Jaspers Swag Dog Walking Bags Stylish and sturdy bags to carry your gear while walking and hiking with your dog
Puzzles for Dogs & Cats Puzzles to exercise your pet’s mind, eliminate boredom and bond with your pet
Comfy Cone Comfortable alternative to plastic cone for dogs & cats post surgery
Durascoop kitty litter scoop The best scoop for cleaning litter boxes.
Dog Nutrition
Dogaware  Diet resources on how to select best dog food from commercial food to homemade diets (raw and cooked). Information on health problems and treatments – diet, supplements and new therapies.
Dog Food Advisor  Dog food reviews, ratings and recall information
Just Food for Dogs  Freshly prepared meals made from human grade ingredients for dogs and cats. Downloads page has recipes on how to cook your own pet food.
Financial Aid for Pets Comprehensive list of resources that offer financial assistance for pet guardians who are struggling, as well as senior citizens, people with disabilities and people who are seriously ill compiled by Best Friends Animal Society.