Help When You Need It
Sometimes, patients and their families need help beyond the focus of our facility. Here are some links to sites we recommend.
A pet microchip creates a forever bond between you and the pet you love. And together with the HomeAgain pet recovery system, you’ll give your pet the best chance of coming back home to you.
National Missing Pet Network
Pet Loss Grief Support Website
A gentle and compassionate website for pet lovers who are grieving over the death of a pet or an ill pet.
Association for Pet Loss & Bereavement
Professionally trained volunteers in pet bereavement counseling, the APLB’s services are free and available to anyone bereaving for a beloved pet.
Pet Loss Help
Devoted to helping you manage the grieving process that follows the loss of an animal companion.
Pet Grief Support Group
To help you recover by facilitating the grief process with the support of other people who can identify with your pain and sorrow.
CareCredit is a simple way to consolidate and manage certain out-of-pocket healthcare expenses, because it is a credit card with a revolving line of credit that can be used repeatedly and for any family member – including four-legged family members!
NATIONAL & LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS
An invaluable online resource for all pet owners, from the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA).
Animal Care & Control
|Mecklenburg County||704-336-7600 (out of county) 311 (local)|
|Union County||704-283-2308 or 704-283-8303|
The ASPCA was the first humane organization in the Western Hemisphere. Our mission, as stated by our founder, Henry Bergh, in 1866, is “to provide effective means for the prevention of cruelty to animals throughout the United States.”
General Information: 800-548-2423
Animal Poison Control: 888-299-2973
Humane Society of Charlotte
The mission of the Humane Society of Charlotte – founded in 1978 – is to bring love and hope to all animals by ensuring the humane treatment of companion animals through adoption, spay/neuter and education.
Humane Society of the US
The Humane Society of the United States is the nation’s largest and most effective animal protection organization—backed by 11 million Americans, or one in every 28. Established in 1954, The HSUS seeks a humane and sustainable world for all animals—a world that will also benefit people. We are America’s mainstream force against cruelty, exploitation and neglect, as well as the most trusted voice extolling the human-animal bond.
Carolina Raptor Center
ARC Wildlife Rehabilitators(no birds)
Wildlife League of NC