PET RESOURCE TOOLBOX
Empowering Families, Supporting Pets:
Your Affordable Pet Resource Toolbox
At Dallas Dog, our mission is to empower families and support their pets through a comprehensive range of resources and services. We understand that life can present challenges, and we are dedicated to providing affordable solutions that help families maintain the well-being of their beloved pets. Our primary goal is to prevent pet surrender and reduce the number of animals entering shelters. We believe that every pet deserves a loving and stable home, and we strive to support families in keeping their pets by their side. Through our empowering families mission, we offer a safe and non-judgmental space for pet owners in need. We provide emergency pet food to ensure that no pet goes hungry during difficult times.
Additionally, we offer assistance with various pet resources, such as veterinary care, grooming, and training, to help families provide the best possible care for their pets. In cases where families are facing overwhelming circumstances and considering rehoming their pets, we encourage thoughtful deliberation and exploration of available support. Our dedicated team is here to provide guidance and connect families with external social service and animal welfare organizations that can offer further assistance. By offering this comprehensive pet resource toolbox, we aim to enhance the well-being of pets and create a stable and loving home environment. We understand that each family and pet have unique needs, and we are committed to tailoring our support to meet those individual requirements. At Dallas Dog, we believe that no family should have to make the heartbreaking decision to surrender their pet due to financial or other challenges. We are here to empower families, support their pets, and ensure that every pet can thrive in a loving and caring home.
Due to limited foster homes, our intake is currently limited. If you are in need of assistance or looking to rehome a dog, please fill out an outreach application or email firstname.lastname@example.org for support and guidance.
SPAY AND NEUTER ASSISTANCE
The Texas Coalition for Animal Protection is a recognized nonprofit, 501c3 organization that provides compassionate solutions to pet overpopulation and community animal welfare. TCAP accomplishes this goal by making affordable, high quality preventative services available to Texas pet owners.
Spay Neuter Network (SNN) operates four spay/neuter clinics, a mobile spay-neuter program, and a transport program in partnership with over 16 counties and 36 cities to provide free and affordable spay/neuter and essential wellness services for financially challenged pet owners. SNN is nationally recognized for its high-quality, high-volume (HQHV) spay/neuter expertise. We provide free and affordable HQHV spay/neuter, wellness, and vaccination services for dogs and cats in neighborhoods with little to no access to basic veterinary care.
The SPCA of Texas provides low cost spay and neuter appointments. In addition, the SPCA of Texas and Dallas County are offering low cost vettering to the DFW metropolitan area.
North Shore Animal League America’s SpayUSA® is a nationwide referral network for affordable spay and neuter services. For over 20 years SpayUSA has helped hundreds of thousands of people nationwide obtain low cost, quality spay and neuter services for their cats and dogs.
RESOURCES FOR REHOMING YOUR PET
if you have found an animal you must have completed the following prior to intaking a found animal into the rescue.
Must have called the shelter to report a found animal
Make sure you have scanned for a microchip
Post on social media, Nextdoor, and lost animal pages
Post on lost dog sites in the surrounding area
Post posters at the location and around the area where the animal was found.
There are also several organizations in the area that offer low cost veterinary services to help families who are struggling financially to care for their pets.
Spay USA is a nationwide referral network of affordable spay and neuter services organized by zip code.
Suggestion for Keeping Your Pet
Do you want to keep your pet and need some tips and tools?
Food / supplies
Social Media Supports to Help with Rehoming Your Pet
Facebook Pages Animal Advocates Dallas
Dog Moms of DFW Rehoming
DFW Rescue Dog Moms -Under the “Announcements” tab, there are also about 20-30 rescues listed with their email addresses.
Pure Breed -If he is a purebred dog, check with purebred rescues.
Out of State Options
Finally, Texas has a huge pet overpopulation problem. Many northern states do not. if you have any friends or family traveling to northern states any time soon, particularly the pacific northwest (Oregon, Washington) or New England, you might try contacting rescues in those areas to see if they have any space. They sometimes do. Other northern states are worth checking into, as well.
Looking for Temporary Fosters
Please Avoid the Following
Avoid giving your pet away for free, try offering a rehoming fee.
Avoid giving the pet away without doing a homecheck, personal reference and if able check their current veterinarian for a reference.
Be cautious it is possible when rehoming animals using free sites that animals can end up in bad situations, it is important to remember that not everyone has the best intentions.
STILL LOOKING TO REHOME YOUR FAMILY PET
Please complete the intake form below for our Intake Team to review. We will do our best to get back to you as soon as possible, but please allow 5-7 days for us to review your application. Please understand that we receive anywhere from 50-100 requests a day. There is no guarantee that your pet will be accepted into the program please see the above resources available to help you rehome the animal in need.