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The Herbs Place - Nature's Sunshine's herbs, supplements, essential oils, skin care, and more. Free Herbal Medicine Chest info, free classes and informational email newsletters.
The Frugal Life offers tips for making the money you have last longer. Free newsletter and bulletin board. Search for an answer to your question, or post it on the bulletin board. It's a fun community of folks who enjoy helping each other.
Flint River Ranch Natural Oven-Baked Pet Foods - Recognized by Whole Dog Journal, it has been ranked among the "Top 10 Dog Foods in the United States."
Healthy Pet Net Natural Pet Foods and Supplements formulated by Dr. Jane Bicks. All foods are using only the highest quality "human grade" ingredients. An overweight diet formula for dogs is also available. No Recalls have ever been made on any of the products.
Silver Shield Aqua Sol - Find out more about Nature's Sunshine Silver Shield. One of our top immune system builders. This product is so powerful it is patented.
Caring for Creatures is a no-kill shelter situated on 157 beautiful and secluded acres in the rural countryside of central Virginia. At any given time CFC is home to 200 animals: on average we have 55 dogs in residence and 145 cats. Sponsorship programs available and they're always looking for good homes for their animals.
Misunderstood Pit Bull Rescue - Contrary to popular belief, are extremely people friendly and very affectionate. In England they are commonly referred to as "Nanny dogs," because of their trustworthy and gentle nature. Pit Bulls love to be with their people, they love to cuddle, and many think they are lap dogs. Even Pit Bulls that have come from violent backgrounds have been placed successfully with families. Learn more spread the word to others for these misunderstood dogs that are often mistreated solely because of their breed.
Rikki's Refuge in Orange County, Virginia, is a 330 acre, no-kill, all species peaceful sanctuary supported solely by donations of kind and loving individuals.
The Wildlife Center of Virginia located in Waynesboro, Virginia, is a hospital for native wild animals and trains the world to care about and care for wildlife and the environment with television shows and programs for veterinary and conservation students and professionals.
Dogs Deserve Better was founded by one woman who focused on the seemingly forgotten cause of chained dogs. There are more urgent matters for dogs, yes, but this kind of abuse although much more subtle, is no less insidious. They may not be in immediate danger of death. But death of the soul is a slow death, and as the site says, "they are dying out there, piece by piece, hour by hour."
Fayette County Humane Society is run by volunteers who have a concern for homeless animals. They take in injured, abandoned and homeless animals that volunteers foster until they are adopted out to permanent homes. The society is dedicated to ending the needless suffering of unwanted pets by preventing surplus litters through their aggressive spay neuter program.
The Elephant Sanctuary in Hohenwald, Tennessee, is the nation's largest natural-habitat refuge developed specifically to meet the needs of endangered elephants that was designed specifically for old, sick or needy elephants who have been retired from zoos and circuses. Utilizing more than 2700 acres, it provides three separate and protected, natural-habitat environments for Asian and African elephants.
The Marine Mammal Center - We visited this place in Sausalito, California, and were delighted to see the care they give to a challenging segment of wildlife. They recognize human interdependence with marine mammals and their importance as sentinels of the ocean environment They foster marine mammal survival and the conservation of their habitat.
Spay USA is a program of The Pet Savers Foundation and is a nationwide network and referral service for affordable spay/neuter services. Their goal is to reduce the number of unwanted cats and dogs and to stop their suffering. Anyone who needs assistance finding low-cost spay/neuter services should visit the site.
Farm Sanctuary - Operating shelters in New York and California, this organization is a national rescue and adoption network that is involved in directly saving and providing lifelong care for thousands of rescued farm animals.
Turpentine Creek Big Cats Refuge provides lifetime refuge for abused, abandoned, and neglected "Big Cats" with emphasis on Tigers, Lions, Leopards, and Cougars. Based in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, we came in contact with this organization when a friend's daughter had an internship with them.
The Humane Society of the United States makes a difference in the lives of animals here at home and worldwide. They are dedicated to creating a world where our relationship with animals is guided by compassion, a humane society in which animals are respected for their intrinsic value, and where the human-animal bond is strong.
Three Rivers Avian Center - A West Virginia animal shelter for injured and endangered wild birds, raptor rehabilitation, and raptor environmental education programs.
In Defense of Animals is an international animal protection organization dedicated to ending the exploitation and abuse of animals by raising the status of animals beyond that of mere property, and by defending their rights, welfare and habitat. IDA’s efforts include educational events, cruelty investigations, boycotts, grassroots activism, and hands-on rescue through our sanctuaries in Mississippi and Cameroon, Africa.
The Jane Goodall Institute was founded by renowned primatologist Jane Goodall. JGI empowers people to make a difference for all living things. They are creating healthy ecosystems, promoting sustainable livelihoods for people, and nurturing new generations of committed, active citizens around the world. After seeing Jane's IMAX movie, Wild Chimpanzees, we couldn't wait to become part of the Chimp Guardianship Program. Our choice in the guardianship program was Nani.
Animals Asia is a Hong Kong-based government-registered animal welfare charity with charitable status in UK, USA, Australia and has additional offices in New Zealand and China. They are devoted to the needs of wild, domesticated and endangered species throughout the Asian continent forging solutions to avoid the harvesting of animal parts used in Asia and and exported internationally.