Pet Emergency Hospitals (Twin Cities Area)

  • Affiliated Emergency Vet Services – Contact for Emergency Veterinary Hospital Information (952) 746-5752
    Locations in Blaine, Coon Rapids, Duluth, Eden Prairie, Golden Valley.

    Blaine and Eden Prairie locations are open 24/7

Dog and Cat Lost and Found

Read our blog post here for Tips for a Lost Pet

Local resources

  • Animal Humane Society – submit a lost pet report to the bulletin board, or check the Found Pets board
  • Local City Animal Control Department – it is better to check the animals they have found personally
  • Local Veterinary clinics and hospitals
  • Local Shelters/Rescues


  • Lost My Doggie – a lost pet recovery service with various options for pet recovery
  • Lost Pet Found Pet – uses social media to spread the word about lost pets
  • Missing Pet Network – a network of volunteers who help people find missing pets
  • Lost Dog MN: Facebook group dedicated to finding lost dogs
  • A community website for neighborhoods, an excellent way to communicate directly with your neighbors

Training and Obedience

Dog Parks

If you are looking for a dog park near you, follow this link for locations and reviews from other dog owners!

Read Dog Park Etiquette tips at our blog here!

Veterinary Specialists

  • Perpetual Motion Animal Chiropractic 612-709-2675
    Dr. Becca Amstutz, a certified animal chiropractor, will come to your home and adjust your pet. She will work with not only dogs and cats, but other animals such as horses, guinea pigs, etc.
  • Chiropractic for Everybody 952-484-5460
    A group comprising of owner Dr. Annie Seefeldt and 3 other pet chiropractors. They go to many locations around the cities. Also do laser and acupuncture.
  • Twin Cities Animal Rehab  952-224-9354
    They have hydrotherapy, laser, shockwave, and more. They start with the least invasive procedure and work their way up slowly. They work with agility teams, mobility in older dogs, soreness, arthritis and more!
  • Veterinary Ophthalmology Specialty Practices, Inc (VOSP) 952-929-8299
    Must be referred by your pet’s normal vet – a referral specialty practice limited solely to surgery and medicine of animal eye disease.

Animal Communicators

  • Animal Bridges Elaine Garley 612-237-9850
    Behavioral problems, separation anxiety. Have Elaine communicate with your pet!
  • Animal Intuition  Jenny Gott 952-484-4396
    Animal communication, massage therapy, aroma therapy, and more –

Pet Rescue Organizations

  • ACT V Rescue and Rehabilitation – A non profit, foster based organization dedicated to taking in and thoughtfully re-homing the most unwanted and neglected animals. They provide a healing and caring environment for their animals, where physical and mental rehabilitation is possible
  • Animal Humane Society of MN – As the leading animal welfare organization in the Upper Midwest, Animal Humane Society is committed to engaging and serving local communities of people and animals and providing comprehensive programs and services to compassionately serve all of the stages of an animal’s life.
  • Homeward Bound Rescue – A private, nonprofit organization concerned with the welfare of dogs and other animals, dedicated to the sheltering and fostering of homeless and unwanted animals.
  • Midwest Animal Rescue and Services™ (MARS) – A dedicated and passionate group who rescues dogs and cats that are at risk and homeless through no fault of their own. Once in their care, these companion animals are vaccinated, micro-chipped, and spayed or neutered. Special attention is provided for those animals that need additional time and medical care before going to a new home.
  • Minnesota Greyhound Rescue– A non-profit organization dedicated to finding responsible homes for Greyhounds who are no longer used by the racing industry. Our mission includes educating the public about the cruelty of Greyhound racing, and letting people know that these wonderful dogs make gentle, loving pets.
  • Northstar Shih Tzu Rescue (NSTR) – An all-volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to Shih Tzu and Shih Tzu blend dogs. They are a no kill rescue that provides rescue and adoption services, out reach programs, and education in the community.
  • Pet Project Rescue – A local, non-profit organization that rescues homeless or abandoned dogs and cats and places them in volunteer foster homes until the animal is adopted by a forever family; focused on reducing the homeless-animal population by dedicating funds and volunteer efforts to provide spay/neuter services for animals in need.
  • Retrieve A Golden of Minnesota (RAGOM) – A non profit organization rescuing and rehoming Golden Retrievers (serving Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota and South Dakota).
  • A Rotta Love Plus (ARLP) – A comprehensive and proactive all-volunteer advocacy organization that uses a “nose-to-tail” approach to address the issues faced by Rottweilers and pit bulls. ARLP’s strategies include public outreach and awareness to repair the reputation of its breeds, community enrichment and education via its therapy dog program, spay/neuter initiatives, owner education and training, and foster-based dog rescue and rehoming.
  • Second Hand Hounds– rescues dogs from high kill shelters around the Midwest and from owners who can no longer provide care for their dogs.
  • Small Dog Rescue of Minnesota (SDR) – An all-volunteer group committed to the rescue, rehabilitation, and placement of dogs 20 pounds and under.

Pet Retail Shops (Twin Cities Area)

Other Local Pet Resources

  • Sidewalk Dog
    The place to go to find out what is happening for dogs in the Twin City metro area
  • Scoopy Poo 612-374-3000
    The premier doggy poo pickup service in the Twin Cities

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