General Information

About Spay and Neuter

Caring for Your Pet After You're Gone

Financial Hardship and Your Pet

Making the Commitment to a Rescued Pet

Dog Information

Ten Commandments from a Dog's Point of View

Congratulations on Adopting a Dog! Now What??

How Dogs Think

Basic First Aid Guide for Dogs

Free Feeding and Dogs

My Dog Eats Poo! EWWW!!

Choosing a Trainer

Dog Toxins

Cat Information

The Joy of Cats

Basic Health Care for Cats

20 Reasons to Keep Your Cat Indoors

Declawing Cats - Manicure or Mutilation?

Poisonous Foods, Plants, and other Hazards for Cats

Dental Disease in Cats

Help Available for Companion Animals

United Animal Friends Courtesy Listing Program
UAF will help those with companion animals they are no longer able to keep. UAF sponsors them on our website as "Courtesy Listings" so that they can be promoted for adoption.

Spay Neuter Certificate Program
UAF has a low cost spay/neuter certificate program to help people who cannot afford to have their companion animals spayed or neutered. Call 928-778-2924 for information.

Emergency Medical Program
UAF's Emergency Medical Program may be able to help those who cannot afford veterinary care when there is a true need and funds allow. The pet must be spayed or neutered to qualify for assistance.  Call 928-778-2924 for more information.

The links below are to other organizations that may be able to help animal guardians who cannot afford veterinary care or need other help for their pet.

Care Credit
Care Credit is a credit card company for health care, including veterinary care because pets are part of the family.

Operation Roger Truckers Pet Transport
Operation Roger is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that provides transportation to animals in need. It is a group of over-the-road truck drivers who help rescue groups and individuals transport stranded, lost, abandoned, abused or left-behind pets become united with their loving families in new protective homes nationwide.

The Pet Fund
The Pet Fund is a 501(c)3 nonprofit association that provides financial assistance to owners of domestic animals who need urgent veterinary care. The purpose of The Pet Fund is to work towards a future where decisions about companion animal medical care need never be made on the basis of cost.

RedRover Relief
The RedRover Relief program provides financial and emotional support to Good Samaritans, animal rescuers and pet owners to help them care for animals in life-threatening situations and resources to help victims of domestic violence escape abusive environments with their pets.

Pilots N Paws
Pilots N Paws originated in 2008 and is comprised of individuals involved in rescue and pilots willing to volunteer their time to help transport dogs in need. A forum board has been established to connect these dogs in need with pilots who are avaiable and willing to help.

North Shore Animal League America's SpayUSA is a nationwide network and referral service for affordable spay/neuter. Developed in 1993, for nearly 20 years SpayUSA has helped hundreds of thousands of people nationwide obtain low cost, quality spay/neuter services.

Canine Cancer Awareness
CCA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to fighting canine cancer. They help sponsor the veterinary costs of dogs diagnosed with cancer for those families in financial need who would not otherwise be able to afford treatment.

WestieMed, Inc.
WestieMed, Inc. is an all-volunteer nonprofit corporation created to distribute financial aid to injured or ill rescued Westies.

Pit Bull Rescue Central
The PBRC website is a virtual shelter and resource for owners and caretakers of American Pit Bull Terriers, American Staffordshire Terriers, Staffordshire Bull Terriers, and pit bull mixes.