This is an excellent resource if and when you lose a pet. Depending on if your kitty was a house kitty, outdoor kitty or a little of both, each will have different behaviours when they get displaced. And dogs...well that's a whole different process.
A DOG OWNER'S GUIDE To Outdoor Opportunities in the Missoula Area
The Missoula area offers many opportunities to take your dog with you for hikes/walks on nearby trails. Please take the time to read "A Dog Owner's Guide to Missoula" provided by Missoula Parks and Recreation, Lolo National Forest and Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks.
The Humane Society of Western Montana is great resource center for pet care and training. They have information to help you with chewing, digging, litter box training and so much more.
Finding Professional Help
ASPCA does a great job explaining the differnce between the dog training specialists and how to choose the best one for your needs.
AKC says on their web site - "The best way to ensure a long and happy relationship with a purebred dog is to purchase the dog from a responsible breeder."
If you are interested in a certain breed the AKC site has an excellent list of breed rescue groups. It is also a great site to research breeds before you adopt one.
Dogwise.com brings you the largest selection of cutting-edge information on living, loving, and working with dogs available anywhere. Dogwise.com is an easy to use e-commerce site that keeps both dog professionals and dog enthusiasts up to date on the latest information on—what else—dogs. With over 20 years of experience in the field we know how to find and bring our customers the best in dog training, behavior, health, breeding, sports, clicker training, and other dog-related topics. Plus, we have researched and handpicked the ultimate dog toys, training tools, foods and supplements that are recommended by experts in the field.
Legacy Canine - Canine Behavior and Training Legacy, an organization promoting humane dog training, was founded in 1975 by Terry and Bill Ryan. For three decades Legacy's staff has provided programs designed to nurture mutual understanding and good relationships between dogs and their people.
Animals and Pets in the news: PR Newswire - Animals & Pets
The Rocky Report Newsletters
Local pet blogs:: JR Finds a Home
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"The great pleasure of a dog is that you may make a fool of yourself with him and not only will he not scold you, but he will make a fool of himself, too." - SAMUEL BUTLER
The average dog has one request to all humankind. Love me.- Helen Exley
A listing of several western Montana animal shelters.
Would you like to help or volunteer with a shelter?
Adopt a Shelter Pet
This section lists local shelters where you can adopt you next family member.
Have a question about your pet?
Whether its training or health issues, you'll find lots of helpful links here.