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Find out how you can help

If you’re not ready to adopt just yet, there are still many ways you can help.


Check out how you can help animal rescue shelters by volunteering


Read about how you can support your rescue shelter in your will


Find out how to start fundraising to support shelters in need


Check out how you can support animal rescue through corporate giving

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Read about how you can save lives by fostering for your local shelter

Want to learn more about animal rescue?

Start with these articles about what it means and how the rescue ecosystem works

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DISCLAIMER: The purpose of our animal rescue shelter directory is to provide information about animal rescue organisations so that supporters may easily find and support them. This directory must in no way be interpreted as an endorsement or partnership between Waldo’s Friends with any of the shelters listed. All content is derived from public information. Please email us to discuss any inaccuracies or the status of any shelter.