Several resources, such as, exist to identify animal shelters and rescue organizations throughout Maryland. While some shelters are funded by municipalities and the state, many operate as private non-pr... More » Pets & Animals Pets

As of 2015, contact Maryland Pet Rescue using the contact form on its website or via email at Maryland Pet Rescue is a service provided by the, an online pet resource directory for t... More » Pets & Animals Pets

Midwest Italian Greyhound Rescue and Mid-Atlantic Italian Greyhound Rescue have rescued Italian Greyhounds available for adoption. The Italian Greyhound Club of America has a re-homing service for Italian Greyhounds aban... More » Pets & Animals Pets

Online resources such as and allow users to search for animal shelters by city, state or ZIP code. Business information such as addresses, phone numbers and websites are provided in the business listings... More » Pets & Animals Pets

Local cat shelters can be found through a list of organizations on Cat Shelter's directory. This website lists the main directories for animal shelters in the U.S. More » Pets & Animals Pets

The Shelter Pet Project's website allows visitors to find local animal shelters by simply entering a ZIP code. Also, city or county health and police department phone book listings often contain local animal shelters' co... More » Pets & Animals Pets

Animal shelters are funded by donations, adoption fees, bequests and merchandise sales. Animal shelters also host special events, such as annual walks and dinners, to raise funds. More »