Animal Friends Rescue Project
Dedicated to finding good permanent homes for abandoned, stray, and abused companion animals and ending the pet overpopulation crisis through focused spay/neuter programs.

Animal Welfare Assistance Group
Helps pets and their responsible but economically disadvantaged owners in Monterey county with loans and grants for veterinary care, low or no cost spay neuter program, pet food and supplies for financially disadvantaged seniors, veterans, and service animal owners.

Max's Helping Paws
Works to help reduce economic euthanasia by providing financial assistance grants to pet owners in need in Monterey county. Focus on urgent & emergent care, as well as, diagnostics and stabilization needs in some cases.

Peace of Mind Dog Rescue
Dedicated to finding new loving homes for dogs whose senior guardians can no longer care for them due to illness, death, or other challenging circumstances, and to finding homes for senior dogs in animal shelters.

SPCA for Monterey County
Mission is to assure compassionate and humane treatment of all animals in our community.

Monterey County Animal Services
To protect, promote, and enhance the health, safety, and quality of life for companion animals and people within Monterey County.

Papillon Center for Loss & Transition
831-320-1188 or email:

Pet Bereavement Support Group: Losing a treasured animal companion can be as every bit as painful as losing a dear friend or member of the family.  People experiencing this special kind of grief often feel isolatedin their sadness and loneliness.

The Pet Bereavement Support Program offers a place to learn about your grief and to discuss tools to manage your experience in addition to the community of others missing a dear pet.


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