Useful Links

Professional affiliations

How to choose the best dog trainer & behavior professional

Alpha/Dominance theory, conjecture & myths

Choke chains, prong collars & shock collars

People with disabilities

Breed specific legislation & breed discrimination legislation (BSL/BDL) facts




Dog training tips

Advocacy / Veganism

Books to read

Emergency Information

ASPCA National Animal Poison Control Center


If your pet ingests something you suspect is poisonous, you can call this 24-hour service and pay a $65 fee for a consultation with a veterinarian.

Emergency Disaster Hotline


Sponsored by the American Humane Association, this number is the first place to call in the event of an earthquake, hurricane or other disaster. They will provide information on what to do and where to go, and provide support and relief information.

Spay Helpline

1-800-248 -SPAY (7729)

SPAY USA provides free or low cost spay and neuter services and referrals to local services.

AKC Companion Animal Recovery


The American Kennel Club provides resources for lost dogs that are part of their registry.

Animal and Pet Travel Resources – Airplanes/Airline Regulation

1-800-545-USDA (8732)

Before traveling by flight with your pet, call this number with all your questions about transporting your pet.

Lyme Disease National Hotline


Provides information on how to prevent your pet from getting this deadly tick-borne disease.

Other Useful Information

Hurricane and Natural Disaster Pet Care – Russell Hartstein CDBC, CPDT

Do we have good dog parks? Call your representative / government official and ask for improvements.

For questions or concerns regarding our Miami Beach Dog Parks, please contact Domingo Macias,, Parks Superintendent, or Eugene Newton,, Parks Operations Supervisor, at 305-673-7720 of the Greenspace Management Division.

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Take Steps For Crohn's & Colitis

Miami-Dade Animal Services

Broward County Animal Care and Adoption

South Beach Animal Hospital

Brickell Bay Animal Hospital

The Litter Sitter



Sabrina Cohen Foundation