Relocating with a Pet

The Humane Society of the United States provides guidance for pet owners to ensure their pets travel safely during moves.

Army Knowledge Online (AKO) has a "My Pets" section with links to requirements for PCSing with pets as well as a list of veterinary treatment facilities at miitary installations around

 Pet Adoption

>>4 Paws for Ability
To honor the many service men and women who are still suffering from the conflicts of war, 4 Paws for Ability makes service/assistance dogs available to help them lead a more independent life.

>>Canine Companions for Independance
Canine Companions for Independence has provided many assistance dogs to US war veterans across the country. With the increase in wounded veterans who could benefit from an assistance dog, we want to do more. For a veteran making a new start putting their life back together from an injury, an assistance dog can provide the help they need to regain independence.

>>Military Working Dog Adoptions
This website has been established for the purpose of making the Retiring Military Working Dog adoption process easier for those interested in giving a Forever Home to a deserving Veteran.

>>Support for Military Pet Owners during Deployment
The Military Pets Foster Project helps find temporary foster homes for the pets of Servicemembers who have to deploy. More information about the project is available by emailing Operation Noble Foster can help Servicemembers find temporary foster homes for cats only.

>>Paws for Purple Hearts (PPH) Program
Helps heal returning Combat Servicemembers by teaching those with psychological scars, including those affected by Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, to train service dogs for their comrades with physical disabilities.

>>Paws And Stripes
Paws and Stripes is a nonprofit organization for wounded veterans of our United States military that works to provide service dogs for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury.  The service dogs are obtained only from shelters, and are trained by professionals specializing in service dogs.  

>>Pets for Vets
The Pets for Vets program is dedicated to providing a second chance for shelter pets by rescuing, training and pairing them with America’s veterans who want a companion animal.

>>Pets for Patriots
Pets for Patriots creates a unique opportunity for members of the military community to save a life by honorably adopting homeless adult dogs and cats.