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Pet Safety Tips offers this Pet Safety Guide with tips on avoiding common household dangers for pets, food safety for pets, pet-proofing your home, and pet safety during a natural disaster. Click the article below to read more.

Medical First Aid & CPR for Pets

Claricode The Healthcare Software Experts offers this information about Medical First Aid and CPR for pets, with tips on preventative measures and treating common pet injuries and emergencies. Click here to read more. Special thanks to Cindy Powell, a Girl Scout Leader in California and her Brownie Scouts for sharing this article with us to post on our resource guide. While earning their “Pets” badge, they came across START’s Resource Guide. The purpose of the badge they earned was to teach them how to keep their pets happy and healthy. These Brownie Scouts are doing their absolute best to follow the Girl Scout slogan of “Do a good turn daily” and we are very proud of them!

Lost and Found Pet Resources

Petkey is a worldwide lost & found pet recovery database. We have been helping animal lovers find their lost ones for over 12 years. We have a lot of detailed info on our site regarding pet ownership, adoption, animal microchips, and dog training.

Pet Dental Care

Emergency Dentists USA offers this article with tips on how to clean your pets teeth, recommendations for pet dental tools, information on pet dental costs, pet dental insurance, pet treats that promote healthy teeth for your pets, and more…
Article by Katherine McKay, domestic animal science and animal grooming expert. Courtesy of Emergency Dentists.

Exercising Your Dog Indoors

Smart Dog Owners offers this guide with tips on keeping your dog fit and tired when going outside isn’t an option. This ultimate guide offers suggestions and ideas for indoor exercise and play. Read more at the link below.


Dean Insurance  offers broad canine liability coverage, with no deductible, and is available in all states, except Alaska. Dog bite insurance is crucial for any responsible pet owner in securing yourself from liability should your dog bite an individual and cause harm. Visit the website below for more information.


ConsumerAffairs  created a pet insurance guide that has been shared by humane societies, rescue organizations and vet clinics. Visit the website below for more information.


ABODO has the largest list of currently available pet friendly housing rentals. The inability to find pet friendly housing is one of the leading causes of cat & dog abandonment. Every year thousands of cats & dogs are euthanized because they don’t have a home. ABODO actively supports pet rescue organizations throughout the country. Visit the website below and enter your zip code to see Pet-Friendly rental listings in your area.

PadMapper has over half a million active pet-friendly apartments for rent across the U.S. and Canada. BuzzFeed and The New York Times have endorsed PadMapper for being the best place to find an apartment. To look for a pet-friendly apartment in your area, simply go to, choose your city, click “More Filters” on the right hand side and select “Cats” and “Dogs”.
Below please find sampling of pet-friendly apartments in CA:
Pet friendly apartments for rent in LA
Pet friendly apartments for rent in Santa Monica
Pet friendly apartments for rent in Pasadena
Pet friendly apartments for rent in Studio City a trustworthy website that features thousands of apartment listings, coming straight from the biggest property managers in the US. This guarantees that our listings are 100% verified and updated daily. Go to Pet owners can search for a pet-friendly place to call home by city, neighborhood or zip code and filter the results based on their renting needs. Additional information about breed restrictions, pet rent or deposits can be found at the bottom of each property page. Moreover, getting in touch with the manager is just a contact form away! You can check out some of the most popular CA pet-friendly pages here:.
Pet friendly apartments for rent in LA
Pet friendly apartments for rent in Santa Monica
Pet friendly apartments for rent in Pasadena
Pet friendly apartments for rent in Studio City


GoodCall offers this State-By-State Guide to Moving with Pets regarding Animal Import Laws. Failing to meet these requirements could result in a fine or other penalties. The GoodCall researchers have simplified the process with the map link below, which offers a listing of the laws by state for moving with dogs, cats, birds, rabbits, ferrets, and horses. The data comes from information from the American Veterinary Medical Association. Click the link below for more information about Animal Import Laws in your State.

Express Freight Finance has provided this helpful article Guide to Traveling with Pets. Learn helpful tips on how to properly travel with your pet. Click here to read more. We would like to thank Express Freight Finance for being animal friendly and aware. Special thanks to Denise Chapman, volunteer at  The Brenham Community Center, Brenham Texas and the children in her class. While doing a protect on Traveling with Pets, they came across START’s Resource Guide. They graciously found an article for us to post along with our current content. The children of Brenham Community are our future and we are very proud of them!