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Dog Links:

American Humane
American Humane Association-Protecting Animals and Children since 1877

Animal Lifeline of Iowa
No-kill special needs animal shelter

Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT)
Association of Professional Dog Trainers, dedicated to all-positive training methods
Karen Craft, Animal Shaman
Karen does telephone consultations, Shamanic healing journeys, Shamanic Reiki, and other healing arts. She does not do “lost pet” work. Check out Karen's website today for an in-depth view of who Karen is and what she can offer you. The photography alone on her website is worth a look!

Delta Society
About the human-animal connection

Des Moines Obedience Training Club (DMOTC)
AKC Breed club and show handling
Start here for dogs on the internet. DogSaver Screen Saver, i-dog discussion group, dog info search engine, web e-mail, and much more.
Off-leash and On-line. On-line magazine for dogs and their people, includes a large directory of dog-parks across the country.
FUN stuff to do with your dog!

Fence Project Des Moines
"Releasing dogs one chain at a time." Non-profit group providing habitat improvements for dogs in need in the Des Moines area.

Gun Dog House Door Co.
Really durable & weatherproof dog-doors

Iowa Pet Alert
Lost and found pets

Iowa Weimaraner Rescue
Changing the world for weimeraners one dog at a time

Life's Abundance Pet Foods
Premium Health Food made with select ingredients, whole grains, nutritious vegetables and fruits, omega fatty acids and much more. With Life’s Abundance, you can be confident that you are feeding your dog advanced nutrition.

Lost Pet Resources
Comprehensive list and links to search-and-rescue teams trained specifically to search for lost pets, and animal communicators who take 'lost pet' cases

MidAmerica Boston Terrier Rescue
Lots of great information NOT just about Bostons! about adopting a dog, training your dog, how to avoid supporting puppymills

MidAmerica Rottweiler Rescue
MidAmerica Rottweiler Rescue serving Midwest states including Iowa

Rachael Resk
Rachael Resk, Animal Communicator & cat behaviorist, also helps locate lost pets

Retrieve A Golden of Minnesota
Retrieve a Golden of Minnesota, Golden Retriever rescue serving Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota

Temple Grandin: A Key to Animal Behavior interview
Temple Grandin: A Key to Animal Behavior from NPR, January 11, 2005 · Listen to an interview with Temple Grandin, author of Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior.

The Wild Animal Sanctuary

Where the former Merle Hay Mall wolves are happily living out their lives now, thanks to the tireless advocacy of Rita Mason & he public.

Wild Spirit Wolf Sanctuary
Non-profit Organization Dedicated to the Rescue and Care of Abused and Abandoned Captive Bred Wolves and Wolf-dogs

Wolf Park
Wolf & wolf-dog education, research & conservation

Links to other cool stuff:
Feeding America
Feeding America (formerly America's Second Harvest)—The Nation's Food Bank Network is the nation's largest charitable hunger-relief organization. Help end world hunger.

The "Greater Good Network"
is a network of websites, go to any 1 of these and the tabs for all of them will display across your screen—support a cause by doing 1 click on the tab, and of course you can also shop from any of these sites: (fund food and care for rescued animals), (give food to people in need around the world), (fund preservation of endangered habitat and forestland), (fund free books for underprivileged children), (fund health services for children in developing nations), (fund mammograms for women in need).

New Society Publishers
Activist publisher focused on solutions and social change

Solar & Wind Energy

Ten Thousand Villages
A fair-trade retailer of handmade goods from 3 rd -world countries, directly supporting artisans worldwide. Some very cool stuff!

The Spirit of the Rockies
The Spirit of the Rockies was created to celebrate the spirit of the Rocky Mountains through hiking and photography experiences. All photographs on the website were taken by and copyrighted to Mike Amfahr. Rights to commerical use of copyrighted images are available by contacting Mike through the E-mail link.

Flea and tick pest control that WORKS without toxic chemicals! ALL safe, natural ingredients.


Earth-friendly and recycled products for pet, home, and garden made from 90% recycled/sustainably produced materials, including dog spreads, beds, bowls, and cat products. Available at PetSmart & PetCo. PH 1-800-Worldwise®

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