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Be your own Hero

Listing of charities and organizations


VVK-9 is the only service-animal training program to utilize a residential, animal-assisted and therapeutic sober community. Within this community, skilled canine trainers teach veterans and other persons with suffering with PTSD, and those suffering with other disabilities, how to train the rescued dogs, themselves.


Breed Specific Legislation News -

This blog is owned and maintained by Matt Miner and Sloane Quealy-Miner.  We are dedicated vegan animal rights activists and pit bull advocates in New York City.


PetSmart Charities® Rescue Waggin’® program -  saves lives by relocating adoptable dogs and puppies from overcrowded shelters to destination shelters where they are in demand.


Paws for Life -  A private, all volunteer rescue organiztion located in Chesapeake city, MD

Greyhound Central Clearinghouse (GCC) -  Rescue resource for retired/abandoned racing dogs.


Faithful Friends - no kill shelter and animal service center in Wilmington, DE. Lots of low cost services and programs.