Learn how to be a better Good Samaritan for pets at the Sunbear Squad web site.

 

Sunbear Squad watch tips help you be more aware of animals in need of rescue.

Month of September:

If you must keep your dog outdoors full- or part-time, construct an excellent dog house and kennel based on considerations of your dog's breed, age, health status, your climate and environment, and safety and health features. Schedule daily activities so that your dog doesn't become depressed or frustrated, leading to difficult behaviors. Never chain your dog.

Read more here.  PROTECT | ADVOCATE | RESCUE


What's new on the site?

Post this Rescue Card on your front window, to help emergency personnel save your animals in an emergency.

Warn neighbors about roaming pet dangers with door hangers, now in French and Spanish too.

Visit Sunbear's blog.

Like Sunbear's FACEBOOK page.

How to find a loving, responsible home for your pet.

Give bags of kibble to families with pets that have been hit by the recession.

Learn how to be an animal rescue transport driver here.

Download pocket posters with pre-printed messages (in English and Spanish) to post on fences, doors, etc., that alert animal owners of a problem.

 

Who was Sunbear?
He was a young dog who died tragically of neglect in an empty townhouse in 2002 even though there were neighbors on both sides. Sunbear's highly-publicized case had a huge effect on humane laws in West Virginia, and his story inspires thousands worldwide to help save animals in distress today. Read his true story here.

Puppy Mill Hotline
1-877-MILL-TIP
24/7; Confidential. Call to report puppy mills (dog and cat breeders with poor care standards for their breeding dogs). The hotline is sponsored by the Humane Society of the United States.

Dog Fighting Hotline
1-877-847-4787
24/7; Confidential; Rewards for convictions.
If a dog fight is in progress, call 9-1-1 first; then call the hotline. Hotline is sponsored by the Humane Society of the United States.

ASPCA National Animal Poison Control Center
1-900-443-0000 ($60.00 per case). The charge is billed directly to the caller's phone.

Sunbear Squad, Inc., is now a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation. Your donations are fully tax-deductible.

"We must fight against the spirit of unconscious cruelty with which we treat the animals. Animals suffer as much as we do. True humanity does not allow us to impose such sufferings on them. It is our duty to make the whole world recognize it. Until we extend our circle of compassion to all living things, humanity will not find peace."
—Albert Schweitzer,
"The Philosophy of Civilization"

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