ResourcesPrograms to help Citizens
Below are resources for the public that are not affiliated with FRAs. They can help you with many things, and there are other groups that are not listed here that can help as well.
Microchip Lookup http://www.petmicrochiplookup.org/
Microchip FREE Registry https://microchipregistry.foundanimals.org/
Vaccinations and Spay/Neuter
Low-Cost Vaccination Clinics – held at the Rowlett Animal Shelter every 3rd Saturday of the month
Cause for Paws http://www.causeforpawstexas.com/vaccination-costs.html
Garland Pawsibilities http://www.garlandpawsibilities.org/Garland_Paws_Clinic.html
Rescue the Animals SPCA http://www.rescuetheanimals.org/
Spay Neuter Network http://spayneuternet.org/services/
Texas Coalition for Animal Protection (TCAP) http://www.texasforthem.org/services/
Pet Medical Assistance
Animal Friends Rescue Project http://www.animalfriendsrescue.org/financialassistance.html
Brown Dog Foundation http://www.browndogfoundation.org/prequal
In Memory of Magic http://www.imom.org/
Red Rover https://redrover.org/
Sponsor Adoptions, Inc http://sponsoradoptions.org/pet-assistance-program/
The Pet Fund http://thepetfund.com/for-pet-owners
Pet Food Banks and Pantries
Don’t Forget to Feed Me http://www.dontforgettofeedme.org/contact/
Life Messages – Helps low income families with various needs http://www.lifemessage.org/make-a-difference.html
North Texas Pet Food Pantry http://www.ntxpetfoodpantry.org/assistance/
Pets of the Homeless http://www.petsofthehomeless.org/
DFW’s FurGotten Friends https://www.facebook.com/DFWFGF/info/?tab=page_info
East Dallas Pet Rescue http://www.eastdallaspetrescue.com
Feral Friends (for help with feral colonies) http://www.feralfriends.org/
Animal Abuse – Whether it be cats and dogs or even livestock, the first step is to call local law enforcement.
Animal Investigation and Response http://www.animalinvestigationandresponse.org/#aboutus
Rehoming – Want to find another home for your pet, but you don’t want to take them to the shelter?
Surrendering your pet
While some may feel that there are always options other than taking your pet to a shelter, we know that there are times that you have no other choice.
DFW Humane Society http://www.dfwhumane.com/AboutUs.shtml
East Lake Pet Orphanage http://www.elpo.org/
Humane Society of Dallas County http://www.dognkittycity.org/about-us/dog-n-kitty-city-shelter.html
Operation Kindness http://www.operationkindness.org/opk/?page_id=118
SPCA of Texas http://www.spca.org/surrender
These are just a few of the local options. If you have personally been assisted by a group not listed on here and would like to tell your story, please send the group’s website along with your experience to firstname.lastname@example.org.