Welcome to the St. Francis Society resources page. This page contains animal rescue related links that are an excellent resource to our readers. We will continue to grow this list, so check it out often, for new additions!

Pet Insurance
Healthy Paws Pet Insurance and Foundation
Get a free pet insurance quote from Healthy Paws and help a homeless pet today!

Love 'em & Leave 'em
Every year 150,000 pets get dumped. Think twice before you get a pet.



Lost/Found Pet Searchable Online Database
Pet Harbor's Lost Online Pet Database allows you to view lost animals in the care of HCAS at the Faulkenburg Rd. facility. If you have lost an animal, search this database hourly.

visit Pet Friendly Vacations, Dining and Housing™ publishes U.S. and Canadian pet travel guides for dogs of ALL sizes & breeds. View FREE listings by clicking on a link below, our newsletter, or take a look at our latest series of dog travel books.

visit Pet Pages Pet Pages - Tampa Issue
America's Leading Pet Directory... In Print and Online. Official yellow pages for animal lovers.

Pet Sitters and Veterinarians
Yahoo! Yellow Pages Directory for local pet sitters and veterinarians

United States Fish & Wildlife Service - Tampa/St. Petersburg Contact

visit World Animal Net World Animal Net
The world's largest database of animal protection societies, with over 17,000 listings and more than 10,000 links to Web Sites. To start a search, select a geographical region in the sidebar for listings by country or enter text in the boxes.

Animal Shelters, Rescues and Adoptions

visit AnimalMattersOnline.orgAnimal Matters
Animal Matters Online is an all breed dog rescue organization located in Boca Raton, Florida. We are dedicated to educating the public about the use and abuse of animals. We also help find loving homes for animals in our community.

visit Best Friends Animal SocietyBest Friends Animal Society
Best Friends reaches across the nation, helping humane groups, individual people, and entire communities to set up spay/neuter, shelter, foster, and adoption programs in their own neighborhoods, cities, and states.

visit Coastal Poodle RescueCoastal Poodle Rescue
Coastal Poodle Rescue Rehabilitates unwanted, abused and abandoned poodles and then places them in loving and responsible homes to live out their lives as cherished family members.

visit Fix & Feed Feline Feral Fix & Feed Feline Feral, Inc.
A Tampa based non-profit organization which provides information, humane alternatives and assistance to individuals who act as caregivers to stray and feral cats. We also have an adoption program. We fix, feed, and rescue in Tampa area neighborhoods and surrounding communities.

Hillsborough County Animal Services Online Kennel
Allows you to view a select group of animals that are available for adoption at the Faulkenburg Rd. facility. These animals are living on borrowed time. Take a look, and save a life today!

Humane Society of Sarasota County
HSSC provides abandoned pets with compassionate care and shelter, offers pet adoptions, humane education, affordable spay/neuter services, and programs for children, seniors and those with special needs.

visit Human Society of Tampa bay Humane Society of Tampa Bay
The Humane Society of Tampa Bay is a non-profit organization dedicated to the welfare of animals. Our organization offers shelter and adoption services to the community, and operates a low cost spay/neuter clinic available to the public by appointment. In January of 2004, the Humane Society of Tampa Bay adopted a "no-kill for space" policy. As a member of the No More Homeless Pets in Hillsborough County coalition, we are working together with the other organizations in our community toward the goal of eliminating the euthanasia of healthy, adoptable pets.

Pit Bull Rescue ConnectionPit Bull Rescue Central
The PBRC website is a virtual shelter and resource for owners and caretakers of American Pit Bull Terriers, American Staffordshire Terriers, Staffordshire Bull Terriers, and pit bull mixes.

visit Save a Homeless Puppy, Rescue an Older Dog Save a Homeless Puppy, Rescue an Older Dog
This is a FREE service to dog shelters, dog rescue groups and people who want to either adopt or relinquish dogs. It provides a point of contact between those trying to find homes for dogs and those looking for dogs to adopt.

visit Save Our Strays Save Our Strays
Save Our Strays, Inc. is a non-profit, humane organization whose mission is sheltering and finding homes for abandoned or homeless cats and kittens in Pinellas County Florida.

visit World Parrot Mission World Parrot Mission
The World Parrot Mission is a non-profit corporation registered in the State of Florida. We are a humane, volunteer organization dedicated to the welfare of parrots. We have 501(c)(3) exemption status so that donations will be tax deductible.

Magazines and Articles

Visit Animal Wellness MagazineAnimal Wellness Magazine
Animal Wellness Magazine is the only magazine produced in North America devoted to natural & holistic health for animals. Each issue speaks to animal lovers everywhere on how to improve the quality of life of our animal companions as well as animals in the wild.

visit Bark magazineBARK Magazine
The Bark is the voice of modern dog culture. It is both the acclaimed print magazine and an online forum, Bark Unleashed. The Bark brings readers a literate and entertaining approach to canine culture through essasy, stories, poetry, reviews, interviews and artwork.

visit Cat Fancy magazineCat Fancy Magazine
This magazine is edited for general owners, professional breeders and show exhibitors of cats. Its feature articles include information on feline behavior, diet, grooming, exotic and domestic breeds, medical news and showing cats. In addition, it contains show schedules, new cat product listings and how-to ideas.

visit Bringing Your New Dog Home Bringing Your New Dog Home
A guide to help new adopters start off on the right paw. Read about Key Points & Vital Advice, Shopping List, The First Day / Housetraining Helpers, Introducing Your New Dog to Other Dogs, Introducing Your New Dog to Cats, Introducing Your New Dog to People, Dogs & Children, Mealtime, Housetraining and more.

Organizations & Charities

visit Dontate A Bed ProgramDonate A Bed Program
Give the gift of comfort - donate a bed to a homelelss pet and a needy shelter. Kuranda Dog Beds "Donate a Bed" program enables individuals to donate beds to the shelter of their choice at discounted prices. The soft, elevated beds improve the lives of shelter dogs everywhere.

Donate to United Animal Nations
Animal Victims of Disasters Need Your Help. Donate NOW!

visit United Animal Nations United Animal Nations
Founded in 1987, United Animal Nations (UAN) is North America’s leading provider of emergency animal sheltering and disaster relief services and a key advocate for the critical needs of animals. UAN assists animals by helping to prevent, mitigate and resolve crises.

Pet Sitters

visit Big Hearts Pet Sitting Big Hearts Pet Sitting
For quality in-home pet sitting while you are away! Big Hearts cares for all pets, large and small, including avian and exotics. We offer 30, 60, or 90 minute visits. Schedule an in-home consultation today!

Pet Sitters and Veterinarians
Yahoo! Yellow Pages Directory for local pet sitters and veterinarians

Tampa Bay Professional Pet Sitters Network
Providing loving care when you're not there. Pet Sitters Network are dedicated to meeting the needs of your pets. Not only do we provide the basics in pet care (food, water, walk and clean the litterbox), we give your pets attention and a large dose of TLC. Most of our members are bonded and insured and we all provide references.

Pet Supplies

visit Buddy Tags Buddy Tags (
Today, Pet Buddy protects over 2 million pets in eleven countries and growing! Without exception, Pet Buddy is the absolute best protection you can give your pet to insure its safety 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year.

visit Create a Cat CondoCreate a Cat Condo
We sell Molly and Friends brand Cat Furniture - the safest, sturdiest and finest cat condos in the industry. Create your own design and your own colors to build the purr-fect perch for your favorite feline.

Bringing you the best quality pet products at the best prices anywhere on the net! Petsafe, Innotek, Tritronics, Dogtra, DT Systems, Dog Crates, Bark Collars, Training Collars, Containment Fences, Field Training Equipment and more.

visit Never Lost Pets ID Tags Never Lost Pets
Never Lost Pets ID Tags offers custom engraved pet ID tags.

visit Puppy Paws Puppy Paws
Fine jewelry for pet people featuring 14k & sterling silver paw-shaped jewelry accented with precious and semi-precious gemstones. Pendants, earrings, pins, bracelets, cufflinks, tuxedo studs are featured. If you purchase from Puppy Paws, mention that you found them on St. Francis Society Animal Rescue website to receive a 15% discount.

Pet Training

Bark Busters Dog Training
Bark Busters has partnered with St. Francis Animal Rescue to offer you special help with tuition for your new family member. Tell them you have adopted from St. Francis and you will receive a 10% discount for in-home training. Bark Buster will also donate another 10% back to St. Francis Animal Resuce!

Learn with Jenza
Professional Dog Obedience Classes


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Order books, music, tapes, or gifts from and Amazon will send St. Francis Society Animal Rescue a percentage of the cost of your order. The money we receive will be used to provide medical attention, food & shelter for our animals.

Out of Harm's Way
The Extraordinary True Story of One Woman's Lifelong Devotion to Animal Rescue - by Terri Crisp

250 Things You Can Do To Make Your Cat Adore You
by Ingrid Newkirk

Choosing & Caring for a Shelter Dog
A Complete Guide to Help you Rescue & Rehome a Dog - by Bob Christiansen

Shelter Cats
by Karen Commings

Adopting a Dog (Cats & Dogs: A Basic Training, Caring and Understanding Library)
by Jan Mahood, Herbert Axelrod, Sandra Stotksy

Adopting Cats & Kittens
A Care & Training Guide - by Connie Janowski

Training a Dog to Live in Your Home
Covering Housebreaking, Chewing, Behavior Modification, Miscellaneous Dog Problems - by John D. Weiss

Good Cats, Bad Habits
The Complete A-to-Z Guide for When Your Cat Misbehaves - by Alice Rhea

How to Get Your Dog to Do What You Want
A Loving Approach to Unleashing Your Dog's Astonishing Potential - by Warren Eckstein, Andrea Eckstein (Contributor)

Cat Care
101 Essential Tips - by Andrew Edney, Deni Brown

101 Training Tips for Your Dog
by Kate Delano-Condax Decker

277 Secrets Your Cat Wants You to Know
by Paulette Cooper, Paul Noble

277 Secrets Your Dog Wants You to Know
by Paulette Cooper

A-Z of Cat Diseases & Health Problems
Signs, Diagnoses, Causes, Treatment - by Bradley Viner

A-Z of Dog Diseases & Health Problems
Signs, Diagnoses, Causes, Treatment - by Dick Lane, Neil Ewart

How to Keep Your Indoor Cat Sane and Sound - by



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