Welcome to the Pet Assistance Programs Page
Need help looking for pet-friendly housing?
The inability to find pet friendly housing is one of the leading causes of cat & dog abandonment. Here are some links to help in your search:
MyApartmentMap - MyApartmentMap has the largest list of currently available pet friendly housing.
ApartmentList.com - AppartmentList.com is the world's first apartment-matching engine. You can modify your search for just pet friendly housing by checking the “Pet Policy” option from the “Advanced” tab at the top of the page.
Homestarsearch.com - Home Star Search Pet Assist Program is there to ask for some pointers or inquire more about a particular home’s policy.
tBIGOS.com - tBIGOS has over 20 pet friendly communities in the Twin Cities.
DoNotRent.com - allows users to search, write reviews and rate apartments based on whether or not they are pet friendly. DoNotRent.com stands for Do Rent (thumbs up) and Do Not Rent (thumbs down). Users can search and write a good or bad review on apartments and rental homes. They can check apartment availability, moving resources, browse nearby businesses, rental data and send messages to other reviewers to ask questions about an apartment complex.
Animal Humane Society Behavior Helpline:
10 am-6 pm 7 days a week
Please call the Animal Humane Society Behavior Helpline with any questions you may have regarding your pet’s behavior. Animal Humane Society Training and Behavior staff will provide you with action steps and resources to help resolve any issues.
You may also find assistance with your pet’s behavior by reviewing our pet behavior library.
Local animal behavior specialists
Canine and feline aggression is best handled by a professional veterinarian who specializes in behavior due to the potential for serious injury. Because phone counseling is inadequate for addressing a serious problem like animal aggression, we ask that you contact the following professionals for help:
Dr. Margaret M. Duxbury, DVM, Dipl. ACVB and Dr. Lorna Reichl, DVM
Small Animal Behavior Clinic at the University of MN
Dr. Terri Derr, DVM
Kindest Cut provides low cost, high quality spay neuter surgeries for cats, dogs and rabbits through a traveling mobile surgical unit. Services are geared to pet owners with limited incomes in the Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minn. area on an appointment basis and are performed by licensed veterinarians who are skilled at small animal care.
Foster My Pet
A local independent non-profit organization with 501(c)3 status that helps pet owners in distress by placing their companion animals in a temporary foster home for a limited period of time.
For Foster Care Services:
Daniela vonArx, Founder
• Daniela@FosterMyPet.org or 651-503-0045
For the Behavior Crew:
Behavior Crew Staff
• BehaviorCrew@FosterMyPet.org or 612-568-7381