Special Needs Pets
Whether your pet was born with a disability, was injured, or lost use due to old age, here are some sites with great resources. It's a good idea to train your pet with the anticipation that they will one day have some disability due to old age. Early training can help them adjust to new circumstances.
Help 'Em Up Harness - A great harness for dogs with rear end weakness or paralysis.
Texas Veterinary Behavior Service (TVBS)- Dr. Lore I. Haug - a referral service dedicated strictly to the diagnosis and treatment of behavior problems in animals. TVBS is the only veterinary behavior referral practice in the greater Houston area.
Fun With Your Pet
Rescue Groups in the Houston Area
There are a lot of rescue groups in the Houston Area. Check with your local Petco or Petsmart, they usually have rescue groups there on the weekends with dogs and cats available for adoption. If you want a particular breed, a few are listed below, but you can search online by breed name and location.
Don't Shop, Adopt!
Cat and Dog groups
AARF - Adopt a Rescued Friend
HOPE - Homeles and Orphaned Pets Endeavour
Other Rescue and Pet Assistance Organizations
Other Recommended Products
Other Training Sites
Patricia McConnell, PhD - Dog training and behavior