Chatham Animal Rescue and Education, Inc.
Favorite Articles and Web Sites (37)
Animal Behavior Associates, Inc. - Animal Behavior Articles
Short articles written by Daniel Estep, Ph.D. and Suzanne Hetts, Ph.D. Certified Applied Animal Behaviorists.
Raleigh, NC based organization that works with the local animal welfare community to develop educational programs based on spay/neuter to reduce pet overpopulation.
Bringing Home Your New Pet: How to Pet-Proof Your Home
While every pet adds something fun or interesting to a home, animals can require special care to make sure that they and your home are kept safe. Pets can find many hazards around the home, and because of this, one should know how to properly pet-proof their home before bringing a new furry or feathered member of the family home.
Can We Help You Keep Your Pet?
Often people feel they must give up their pets for various reasons. On these pages, you'll hopefully find some alternatives and be able to keep your animal.
Reasons Not to Declaw/An Easy Solution
Crate Training a Dog
How to crate train a dog, from American Dog Trainers Network.
Critter Advocacy
CARES is dedicated to advocating for your pet. Includes consumer warnings about unnecessary and potentially harmful vaccines.
Deaf Dog Education Action Fund
The mission of the Deaf Dog Education Action Fund is to provide education and funding for the purpose of improving and/or saving the lives of deaf dogs. We are a non-profit organization founded to speak on behalf of and assist in the betterment of life for deaf dogs everywhere.
Declawing! What You Need To Know
What does it mean when a cat is declawed? How is it done?
Dog Breed Info Center Search
What breed is right for your family? Take the quiz and find out!
Dogs and Apartments
Can a dog be happy living in an apartment? Which breeds are best for this lifestyle?
Doris Day Animal League
A nonprofit lobbying organization focusing on humane treatment of animals. Works with House of Representatives and Senate, in Washington and home states and districts to pass laws to reduce the animal suffering.
Fences: What You Need to Know
Information about types of fences from Golden Retriever Rescue of Mid-Florida, Inc. Includes discussion of invisible fences.
Finding the Perfect Pet for Your Family
Discusses the advantages of adopting an animal from a rescue group.
Provides air transportation for pets.
Guide to Cat Ownership Costs
Adopting or purchasing a cat is not a decision that should be made without first considering the long-term costs of cat ownership. Domesticated cats can live up to 15 years, and some live beyond that. The majority of cat costs come from food, vet bills, litter, and enrichment activities, and over the lifetime of the cat you may end up spending anywhere from $7,000 to $13,000.
Housebreaking a Dog
How to housebreak a dog, from American Dog Trainers Network.
How Could You?
Selection of writings by Jim Willis, including 'How Could You?', one of the most popular animal-related essays.
I Stole Your Dog Today
Article from Jim Willis, about rescuing a dog from a bad situation.
Information, facts, and alternatives to declawing.
An entire Web site devoted to why you should not declaw cats, along with alternatives.
International Society for Animal Rights
Goal: to stop the killing of healthy dogs and cats due to the overwhelming pet overpopulation crisis! ISAR is the sponsor for National Homeless Animals' Day, the third thursday in August.
Is Your Home Ready for Your New Rescue Dog?
Before you bring home your new best friend, there are several things you have to consider and do to make your home ready for your new rescue dog. You have to think about everyday household hazard items and foods, as well as making every room in your home dog proof top ensure your new dog's safety.
My Dog Place
Includes dog training resources, dog breed information, dog news stories, dog humor, and dog discussions.
National Council on Pet Population Study and Policy
Contains studies regarding animal entry and exit numbers from shelters nationally and the characteristics of animals and humans involved in relinquishment of animals to shelters.
Nine to Five Dog
Nice article on conflict between dogs and their guardians' 9-to-5 jobs.
Outside Dog
Dogs need to be part of the family, not be left outside all the time.
Pet Care in Condos and Apartments
When a person lives in an apartment or condo, their pet lacks the space that animals living in larger dwellings may have. To prevent potential problems from arising, pet owners should put careful thought into choosing the right type of pet to suit their lifestyle and their living space.
Pet Care in Condos and Apartments
When a person lives in an apartment or condo, their pet lacks the space that animals living in larger dwellings may have. To prevent potential problems from arising, pet owners should put careful thought into choosing the right type of pet to suit their lifestyle and their living space. In addition, a pet owner must also meet the animal's needs in terms of providing them with the proper care.
Pet Guardian Pet Trust Plans
Information on creating a trust for your pet.
What to do to make sure your home is safe for a new dog or puppy.
Raising Your Dog with the Monks of New Skete
New Skete is a religious community of men and women dedicated to monastic life in the Orthodox Catholic Church. This site applies their principles and practices to relationships with dogs.
Renter's Guide to Pet Owning
Renting an apartment as a pet owner can be a satisfying experience, but making sure that the needs of the pet, the pet owner, and the landlord are all met can be a challenge.
The Center for the Study of Community Animal Management
The Humane Society of America is an information service organization dedicated to improving the relationship between domestic pets and society through education.
The Whole Dog Journal
Web site for The Whole Dog Journal magazine, which covers foods, behavior, products, health problems, and other dog issues.
Two Cats Are Better Than One
Why adopting two cats is better than adopting just one, from the Torre Argentina Cat Sanctuary.
Why You Should Consider Adopting an Adult Dog or Cat
Compares adopting puppy/kitten versus adult dog: responsibilities, health, life style, and benefits.
Why You Should NOT Declaw Your Cat
Explains why you should not declaw cats. With references to other articles.