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Doggone Good Links
Explore the world of senior dogs and senior dog care by following the links below. Please send your favorite senior dog links to the Sanctuary for inclusion on The Sanctuary for Senior Dogs web site.
blind dog adopted through the Sanctuary, telling the world
how happy he is and how great blind dogs are!
TIPS FOR KEEPING YOUR DOG
Can We Help You Keep Your Pet?:Visit this web site for valuable information before you decide to give up your companion dog.
Pets for Life: HSUS site that provides information to help reduce the number of relinquished animals due to breaks in the human-animal bond.
Renting with Pets: HSUS site full of animal-related housing information.
Pet-friendly Apartments: Search engine for pet-friendly rentals.
ADOPTING A DOG
The following Internet adoption sites feature adoptable dogs from all around the world. Looking for a new best friend? She is waiting for you online.
The following sites offer valuable information about training your dog to become a therapy dog, the therapeutic value of companion animals, and specific therapy programs.
Bright & Beautiful Therapy Dogs. The Sanctuary uses and recommends this organization
Therapy Dogs, Inc. The Sanctuary uses and recommends this organization
Pet Partners (formerly Delta Society)
Reading Education Assistance Dogs (R.E.A.D.) From the web site: "The Reading Education Assistance Dogs (R.E.A.D.) program improves children’s reading and communication skills by employing a powerful method: reading to a dog. But not just any dog. R.E.A.D. dogs are registered therapy animals who volunteer with their owner/handlers as a team, going to schools, libraries and many other settings as reading companions for children."
The following sites offer information on caring for or adopting a senior dog:
Grey Muzzle Organization: The Grey Muzzle Organization improves the lives of homeless senior dogs by making it possible for shelters, rescue groups, and sanctuaries to do more for old dogs. Grey Muzzle funds programs such as hospice care, senior dog adoption, medical screening, and other special programs to help old dogs at animal welfare organizations nationwide.
DOG RESCUE GROUPS AND ANIMAL SHELTERS
SPECIAL NEEDS DOGS & EQUIPMENT
HandicappedPets.com: For Elderly, Disabled, and Injured Pets - Products, Services, and Support to help you care for them. Sometimes, there are alternatives to putting down an injured or elderly dog, cat, or other pet. This site is about our best friends and some of those alternatives. Join the thousands of people caring for an elderly, disabled, hurt, or handicapped dog, cat, or other animal.
The following local businesses support the mission of The Sanctuary for Senior Dogs in various ways. Please tell them you found them on our web site, and thank them for helping us help senior dogs.
North Coast Dogs: taking the mystery out of canine learning and uncovering the magic of the human-canine bond, Cleveland, Ohio, 216-221-DOGS (3647)
Tremont Animal Clinic, a new clinic in the Tremont neighborhood of Cleveland with caring and compassionate vets. 216-298-5011.
Little River Pet Resort. a vacation for your dog while you are away. Columbia Station, Ohio, 440-236-8905. Fax: 440-236-3346.
Pet-Tique. a boutique for your pet, Cleveland, Ohio, 216-631-2050.
Liquid Planet. healthy food, smoothies, Cleveland, Ohio, 216-631-2266.
The Paw Wash. self-serve dog wash with private stalls and friendly people, Painesville Twp, Ohio, 440 358-WASH (9274).
Gold Star Dog Training. specializing in handicapped pets; Bright & Beautiful Therapy Dog evaluator, Medina, Ohio, 330-461-4653
Caring For Pets, your home or ours, Cleveland, Ohio, 216-287-8298
Portraits by Martha, stunning photos of pets and people, Cleveland, OH, 216-324-0707
Bridgewater Studios, affordable graphic design, Youngstown, Ohio, 330-318-7993
Gold Star Dog Training, specializing in handicapped pets; evaluator for Bright and Beautiful Therapy Dogs, Medina, Ohio, 330-461-4653
Joy Cares, personalized pet care, Cleveland, Ohio, 216-281-8701
Forest City, real estate services, Cleveland, Ohio, 216-621-6060
Nature's Select NE OH, natural, healthy dog food delivered at your dog, Medina, Ohio, 330-866-0364
The Trotting Troubadour, canine and equine massage, Cleveland, Ohio, 216-965-2240
Jakprints, printing for all your needs, Cleveland, Ohio, 1-877-246-313
Sports Focus, sporting goods and graphics, Parma Heights, Ohio, 440-8845600
Fortunate Fido, force-free training classes and in-home sessions, Columbia Station, Ohio, 440-236-9083
Pit Bull Zen, force-free training classes and private sessions, West side of Cuyahoga County and Lorain County
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