Resources for Pet Owners

COVID-19 RESOURCES FOR PET OWNERS/ANIMAL CAREGIVERSMasked woman with masked dog

CDC: If You Have Animals

HSUS Coronavirus FAQ

Coronavirus: Keeping Your Pets Safe During the COVID-19 Crisis

Socializing a Puppy During COVID-19

Low Cost Veterinary Care

Southeast Georgia Veterinary Clinic Mobile Unit - spays, neuters, vaccinations, heartworm tests & prevention, nail trims & anal gland expressions

Humane Society of South Coastal Georgia - spays and neuters

Animal Rescue Foundation of Wayne County (ARF) - spays, neuters, vaccinations and microchipping

First Coast No More Homeless Pets - low cost, full service veterinary clinic

Pet Food Pantry

Humane Society of South Coastal Georgia

Animal Refuge Foundation of Wayne County (ARF), Jesup, GA

Akin Memorial United Methodist Church, Hortense, GA

Traveling with Your Dog

Bring Fido

AKC’s The Complete Guide to Traveling with Your Dog

Local Shelters & Rescue GroupsPet Socialization Infographic

Pawsmopolitan Magazine’s List

Bringing Home a New Pet

Dog Behavior

Cat Behavior

Cats are sensitive to changes that often occur in a household.Here are some useful resources about cat behavior:  

Petsitters, Boarding & Temporary Pet Caregivers

  • Petsit.com
  • The Dog Stop
  • Underwood Pet Sitting 
  • St. Simons Petsitting 
  • The Dog Den
  • Golden Isles Animal Hospital
  • Island Animal Hospital
  • Petsitting & More
  • St. Simons Puppy Paradise
  • The Dog House
  • Yappy Days Pet Boarding

dog on welcome matPet Friendly Apartment Listings

Pet & People Health

Resources for Rehoming Pets  (skip the shelter!)

A LIST OF ORGANIZATIONS THAT PROVIDE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO PET OWNERS IN NEED

Please keep in mind that each organization is independent and has their own set of rules and guidelines. Therefore you will have to investigate each one separately to determine if you qualify for assistance.

  • IMOM – imom.org Mission statement: Helping people help pets. To better the lives of sick, injured and abused companion animals. “We are dedicated to insure that no companion animal has to be euthanized simply because their caretaker is financially challenged.”
  • The Pet Fund – thepetfund.com The Pet Fund is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit association that provides financial assistance to owners of domestic animals who need urgent veterinary care. Often animals are put down or suffer needlessly because their owners cannot afford expensive surgery or emergency vet visits. Companion animal owners must often make the difficult decision to put an animal down or neglect urgent medical needs because of the costs involved. The purpose of the Pet Fund is to work towards a future where decisions about companion animal medical care need never be made on the basis of cost.
  • The Simple Dollar- state by state pet care resources https://www.thesimpledollar.com/ the-ultimate-guide-to-financial-aid-for-pets/
  • RedRover Relief – redrover.org RedRover Relief provides financial assistance grants and additional resources so pet owners and rescuers can care for animals who need urgent veterinary care.
  • Brown Dog Foundation – browndogfoundation.org
  • Feline Veterinary Emergency Assistance Program – fveap.org Seniors, people with disabilities, people who have lost their jobs, good Samaritans who rescue a cat or kitten any of these folks may need financial assistance to save a beloved companion. The Feline Veterinary Emergency Assistance Program is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization that provides assistance to cat and kitten guardians who are unable to afford veterinary services to save their companions when life-threatening illness or injury strikes.”
  • Canine Cancer Awareness – caninecancerawareness.org
  • The Mosby Foundation – themosbyfoundation.org
  • Magic Bullet Fund (Cancer specific) – themagicbulletfund.org
  • The Binky Foundation – binkyfoundation.org
  • God’s Creatures Ministry Veterinary Charity – all-creatures.org
  • Angels4Animals – angels4animals.org A non-profit organization and a program of Inner Voice Community Services. Has a mission to serve as the guardian angels of animals whose caretakers find themselves in difficult financial situations. “At Angels4Animals we believe that animal owners should not have to say goodbye to the animals that they love. Our work is accomplished in conjunction with veterinary clinics across the country, eager to assist as many animals, and their owners, as possible. Our services range from financial aid to complete treatment to those pets and pet owners in need.”

OTHER GEORGIA S/N & HEALTH PROGRAMS

  • Lifeline Spay and Neuter Clinic– atlantapets.org Avondale Estates (404-292-8800) and College Park (678-973-2881)
  • Planned Pethood—2860 Buford Hwy. Bldg. F, Suite 2, Duluth 678-561-3491, pethoodga.org. They also provide low cost vaccine clinics.
  • Project Catsnip—770-455-7077, projectcatsnip.com. Mobile clinic.
  • Help Spay Neuter Clinic–helpspayneuter.com, 770-304-7911. Newnan.
  • West Georgia Spay/Neuter Clinic — westgeorgiaspayneuter.com, 678-840-8072. Villa Rica
  • Leftover Pets—770-307-3499, leftoverpets.org. Spay/neuter fee includes rabies shot. Winder.
  • Fultonanimalservices.com—referral service
  • Save A Life, Inc.—912-598-7729, savealifepets.org—referral service. Savannah area.
  • West Georgia Spay/Neuter Clinic—678-840-8072, westgeorgiaspayneuter.com. Villa Rica.
  • SPOT—404-584-7768
  • PAWS Atlanta—770-593-1155, pawsatlanta.org. DeKalb County
  • Atlanta Humane Society—clinic phone number is 404-875-6420, atlhumane.org
  • Cherokee County Humane Society—770-928-5115, cchumanesociety.org. Cherokee County residents only.
  • Society of Humane Friends of Georgia—770-962-4301. Lawrenceville.
  • CSRA Life Saver—803-221-8608, csralifesaver.com. North Augusta, Graniteville
  • Friends of Animals—1-800-321-7387, friendsofanimals.org
  • Humane Society of Cobb County—770-428-5678, humanecobb.com
  • Paradox Spay/Neuter Clinic–770-787-8717. Loganville.
  • My Kids Have Paws – 169 Waterfront Way, Dalton, GA 30720 706-516-4249 www.mykidshavepawsvet.com
  • Animal Refuge Foundation of Wayne County – 203 Trevor Circle, Jesup, GA 31545 – 912-596-6198 www.arfofwaynecounty.org
  • Petfix Savannah – 7215 Sallie Mood Dr, Savannah GA 31406   912-354-6265  humanesocietysav.org
  • Heartsong Spay/Neuter Clinic (Augusta Area) – 421 S. Belair Rd, Martinex, GA 30907   706-650-9000   heartsongspayneuter.com
  • SAFE Mobile Spay/Neuter (Macon Area) – 478-550-5050   www.nolitters.org
  • Sweet Onion Animal Protection Society – P O Box 210, Vidalia, GA 30475 www.sweetonionaps.org
  • Georgia Animal Project – 310 Gilmer Ferry Rd Suite B, Ball Ground GA 30107  770-704-7297  theanimalproject.org
  • The Rescue Ranch – 783 US 441, McRae, GA 31055  229-868-9820   therescueranch.org
  • Tommy’s Holiday Fund (Metro Atlanta) www.tommysholidayfund.org

DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY: Any advice provided by Glynn County Animal Control (GCAC) is for informational purposes only. Behavior and training advice and suggestions provided are not intended to be a substitute for the advice of a professional dog trainer or qualified animal behaviorist. GCAC expressly disclaims any and all liability, expressed or implied, with respect to the service and advice received. You should always consult your own veterinarian, pet behaviorist or other applicable professional for advice before making important decisions about your pet.