Useful Links

Book Recommendations

Dog training tips


Professional affiliations

How to choose a dog trainer or behaviorist

Alpha Dog & Dominance Theory

Choke chains, prong collars & shock collars

Diet / Nutrition

Medical Questions

Service Dogs, Emotional Support Animals (ESA), & Therapy Dogs

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


Advocacy / Veganism

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 disasters. 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.

Other Useful Information



Los Angeles Animal Services



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