Sequoia Humane Society

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Owner Specific Pet Resources

Owner-Specific Resources

Dog Grooming Services, Humboldt County CA
Pampered pooches is open for a limited number of appointments. You may make and appointment at 707-683-2287.Our grooming is consists of a 3 good baths, followed by a deep conditioning. We express the anal glands, nail trim, clean the ears, give a hair cut after the bath in full grooms and spritz with a favorite perfume from New York. Les Poochs brand. Pet Massage Therapy and daycare are also offered.
Love and Lavish Pet Spa offers dog bathing and haircuts for dogs sizes small-XL.
Muddy Paws offers bathing and haircut services include nail trim, pad shave, sanitary trim and ear cleaning. Ear plucking and gland expression only done upon owner request.
Debs Bark Avenue
Phone number: (707)-726-9111
Bubble Buddies mobile grooming brings grooming services to you!
Norcal pets offers grooming services, and many others!

Homeless Pet Owners
Or call Pets of the Homeless at: 775-841-7463
Feeding Pets of the Homeless believes in the healing power of companion pets and of the human/animal bond which is very important in the lives of many homeless. They find solace, protection and companionship through their pets. They care for their pets on limited resources so they themselves have less. Our task, nationwide is to feed and provide basic emergency veterinary care to the pets and those relieve the anguish and anxiety of the homeless who cannot provide for their pets.

People in Recovery
Dogsmatter2 offers dog Fostering & Supportive Services for Addicts Seeking Treatment.
Here is a comprehensive resource for adopting a pet while in recovery, and the benefits it may have for you.

Senior Citizens
This pdf file has a list of all the senior resources offered in Humboldt County.
Pets are a source of joy for many older adults, but the cost of care can be a strain for some seniors. If you’re having trouble paying for food, vaccinations, and veterinary care for your pet, there may be low-cost or free resources available in your community. The senioradvisor website can provide you assistance on how to find the help you and your pet need.
Petfriendlyseniorliving is a website that provides pet friendly caregivers for seniors with pets in Humboldt County, CA

Senior dogs
When senior dogs enter shelters, their future is uncertain. The adoption rate for senior dogs (7 years or older) is lower than that of all other ages combined: Just over 50% find new homes. The Grey Muzzle Organization is one of the only national organizations dedicated specifically to advancing lifesaving efforts on behalf of senior dogs. We provide funding and resources to animal shelters and rescues groups nationwide.
The Senior Dogs Project provides a home for the individual senior dogs we have adopted over the past two-and-a-half decades. However, we do not act as a rescue organization. Instead, we bring attention to rescue groups and shelters by listing them on the site and by citing their amazing efforts to save senior dogs.

Pet Hospice and euthanasia
Arcata Animal Hospital end of life care
Mobile vets(Sacramento area)
At Home pet Euthanasia (California):

Dogs On Deployment is a 501(c)(3) national non-profit which provides an online network for service members to search for volunteers who are willing to board their pets during their owner's service commitments.
This website provides alternatives to relinquishing your four-legged family member while on deployement, as well as resources for pet owners in the military.
Determined to end veteran suicide, K9s For Warriors provides highly-trained Service Dogs to military veterans suffering from PTSD, traumatic brain injury and/or military sexual trauma. With the majority of dogs coming from high-kill rescue shelters, this innovative program allows the K9/Warrior team to build an unwavering bond that facilitates their collective healing and recovery.
The VA supports guide and service dogs for Veterans. Veterans approved for service dogs are referred to Assistance Dogs International-accredited agencies.
Or call American Humane Association: 1-800-227-4645.
The k9 program, founded through the generosity of philanthropist and passionate veterans advocate, Lois Pope, offers meaningful support to our Armed Forces with two key areas of focus: first, providing lifesaving service dogs to veterans suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress or Traumatic Brain Injury; second, protecting America’s hard-working military dogs and recognizing their heroic contributions to our country – both on and off of the battlefield.
Operation We Are Here is a website that provides resources and assistance for members (retired or currently serving) in the United States Military, including a specific page for pet owners who are currently serving or have served in the military previously
Generation wags is a website that provides information and resources for pets and the military. Including resources for: dog boarding for service members, reuniting rescue dogs with their owners after deployement, and financial resources for veterans and their furry friends.

Safe Place for Pets is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit pet placement organization that provides care, support and rehoming services for pets of terminally ill people. For more than 20 years, Safe Place for Pets has compassionately served pet owners diagnosed with terminal illnesses. We have found forever homes for over 1,300 of their beloved pets while also providing needed veterinary care and support. provides information on Pets, Support, and Service Animals for People with Cancer.
If you need support to care for your pet during cancer treatment, there are resources available:
The Pet Assistance & Wellness Program (PAW) by CancerCare offers education on caring for pets while in cancer treatment. They also offer financial help for people in treatment who have a dog or cat. They can help cover pet-related expenses such as food, walking, sitting, boarding, vet care, and medications.
My Cancer Circle is a free, online tool to help you coordinate support with your friends and family. Creating a community calendar is a great way to allow friends and family to choose what tasks they can help with, like walking your dog or picking up food.
The American Veterinary Medical Association provides suggestions for when you are going to be away from your pet for any reason. is a national social care network that helps people find resources available in their community, from pet care to help paying bills.
The Brodie Fund is stationed in New Jersey, but provides services and assistance to citizens throughout America. The Brodie Fund offers financial assistance, through grants, to families who have pets fighting cancer. Many families with pets fighting cancer cannot afford life extending or life saving treatments. No pet should face economic euthanasia in the fight of their lives because of the owner’s inability to pay. Working in conjunction with participating hospitals and doctors, we give the gift of time to four-leged family members.
The Riedel and Cody Fund (RCF) is a non-profit organized to provide funding for owners who have a pet diagnosed with cancer and cannot afford to pay for the treatment.
Or call Frankie’s Friends: 888-465-7387. Frankie’s Friends is a non-profit foundation dedicated to finding cures and saving pets with cancer and other life-threatening conditions.
Or call the Magic Bullet Fund: 914-941-0159. The Magic Bullet Fund helps people who have a cat or dog with cancer, but cannot afford treatment
Paws 4 A Cure is an all-volunteer 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides financial assistance throughout the United States to those who cannot afford veterinary care for their beloved furry family members. Paws 4 A Cure helps dogs and cats with all illnesses and injuries. Paws 4 A Cure does not discriminate against breed, age, or diagnosis.

Domestic Violence Victims
Safe havens are sheltering services available in an area that assist individuals experiencing domestic violence with placing their companion animals out of harm's way so that they may seek safety for themselves. The safe havens directory was established by AWI in 2011 to help people find these facilities. provides a list of pet friendly domestic violence shelters.This list DOES NOT include shelters that only accept service animals or emotional support animals requiring a doctor’s note. All U.S. shelters are required to welcome service animals pursuant to the American’s with Disabilities Act.There is no guarantee that a shelter can help, so please check with each shelter regarding what pets are welcome and availability. Some shelters may also take out-of-state residents.
Red Rovers Domestic Violence and Pets page offers resources for domestic violence survivors with pets.
The RedRover Relief Safe Escape grant program helps families with pets safely escape domestic violence together. Funding is mainly provided to help with the cost of temporary pet boarding while a client is in a domestic violence shelter, though other costs associated with boarding (like vaccinations) can be considered. Assistance does not typically cover pet boarding once the client has moved from the safe house into transitional housing.
RedRover’s Safe Housing grants help survivors of domestic violence by removing a barrier to safety and allowing pets and people to escape abuse together. Flexibility in how to implement your pet program ensures that there is a solution for every community.
The Purple Leash Project works to increase the number of pet-friendly domestic violence shelters nationwide and spread awareness.

Handicapped pets: (amputees, paralyzed, blind, deaf, and mobility issues)
The Handicapped Pets foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation dedicated to the health and well-being of elderly, disabled, and injured pets. We donate new or reconditioned wheelchairs to pets-in-need.
These organizations help save pets by providing financial aid to owners of handicapped pets that cannot afford vet care. Rescue organizations and homeless pets are also aided through these efforts.
Wild Hearts provides continuous, comprehensive care to animals with mobility issues and the people that love them.
Tripawds Is Your Three Legged Dog and Cat Amputation Recovery Support Community Every day, passionate pet parents are devastated by the news of a limb cancer diagnosis or amputation for their fur kid. Desperately seeking advice and support, they find fast answers to pet amputation recovery concerns with help from the Tripawds community.
As a registered 501(c)3, all donations to The Pet Fund are tax-deductible, and The Pet Fund strives to use the largest percentage of donations possible for animal veterinary care above our operating costs, which are minimal and are funded through restricted grants. The Pet Fund provides financial assistance to pet owners with animals in need.
This website provides a list of special needs dog and cat rescue groups across America.
The website believes that pets are family and that elderly, disabled, and handicapped pets deserve to live a happy, healthy life. This webpage provides resources, supplies, and funding for special needs pets. provides support, resources, and training dips for deaf dogs.
The Animal Humane Society provides support, resources, and training dips for deaf dogs and cats.
The Humane Society provides support, resources, and training dips for blind dogs and cats.

Cat Resources
Alley Cat Allies is an organization that provides resources and funding for cat owners.
FVEAP is an organization that has resources and financial funding for cat owners, as well as emergency vet funding and other assistance.
Waggle provides veterinary funding and other resources for owners who are unable to provide assistance financially, or have cats or dogs who are suffering from an illness.

Dog Breed-Specific Resources
Red Rover provides dog breed specific resources and organizations that offer assistance.
Petguidemagazine offers a resource list for breed-specific rescues around the United States.