Additional Pet Resources

The Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT) is an international professional organization of individual dog trainers who are committed to becoming better trainers through education.

The American Kennel Club

The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) is the only organization that accredits animal hospitals throughout the U.S. and Canada.  AAHA Resources For Pet Owners: 

As the oldest humane organization in Rhode Island, and the third oldest in the United States, the Rhode Island Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has a long and distinguished history. 

The Providence Animal Rescue League (PARL) has been serving Providence and the state of Rhode Island and is dedicated to improving the lives of companion animals within our community.

Volunteer Services for Animals (VSA) was the first organization in the United States dedicated to helping cats and dogs in municipal animal shelters, places formerly thought of as a dead end for the unfortunate animals there. 

A listing of Rhode Island Pet Shelters

The Dog Channel (the website for dog lovers!)

The Cat Channel (the website for cat lovers!)

A good sampling of Canine Psychological and Behavioral resources