Animal First Aid & Rescue Resources

This is a growing list…if you know of resources that are not listed here, please let me know!

Pet First Aid & CPR

A Maine Girl Scout troop working for their Pet Care badge contributed this useful article:
Medical First Aid & CPR for Pets


Cat and Dog Rescue and Shelter

There is a large number of rescue and shelter organizations in Maryland;

No-Kill Shelters throughout the state of Maryland

Baltimore City offers two large and well-established shelters offering rescue, adoption, spay/neuter, fostering, and other services:

Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter

Maryland Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals


Resources for Financial Aid for Pet Expenses

Humane Society
Comprehensive online national listing of resources for pet owners in need.

Best Friends

Links to regional, disease-specific, and breed-specific resources for financial aid for veterinary bills.


Low-Cost Spay/Neuter Clinics

Partnership for Animal Welfare
Comprehensive online listing of low-cost spay/neuter clinics in the state of Maryland.


Feral Cat Resources

Alleycat Allies
National educational organization information and resources promoting Trap-Neuter-Return as a way of reducing the suffering and controlling the populations of feral cats.
7920 Norfolk Ave #600, Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone: (240) 482-1980

Metro Ferals
An all-volunteer organization established to reduce the suffering of feral cats and kittens by offering low-cost spay/neuter/immunization clinics and adoption services.
Address: Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: (703) 528-7782


Wildlife Rescue and Rehab

Frisky’s Wildlife & Primate Sanctuary, Inc.
Cares for and rehabilitates indigenous wildlife and birds that become injured or orphaned.
10790 Old Frederick Rd, Woodstock, MD 21163
Phone: (410) 418-8899
Open 7 Days a Week,8AM–8PM

Maryland Wildlife Rehabilitators Association Referral Directory

Maryland Department of Natural Resources listing of licensed wildlife rehabilitators

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