Help twice as many animals in need

Make a gift today and your support will be doubled, dollar-for-dollar, up to $25,000.

Meet your perfect match
Help animals in need
Join our team
Masks required for all staff, volunteers, and visitors

Following state and federal health guidance for the COVID-19 delta variant, we are currently requiring masks indoors for all staff, volunteers, and visitors regardless of vaccination status.

A young girl with a white dog in the grass
Raising Kids and Canines

Parents raising young children in a home with dogs can face unexpected challenges. From playing in the dog's water bowl to tugging tails, kids (and dogs too) may cross boundaries. In this hour-long webinar, AHS trainers address several important topics when it comes to children and dogs sharing the same space.

Orange cat
Get free pet help and resources

From help managing your pet’s behavior to referrals for pet-friendly housing, no question is too big or too small for our Pet Helpline. Contact us today for free pet advice and assistance from friendly, compassionate animal lovers.

An AHS camper with a rat on his shoulder
In-person youth education programs are back

Rescue Readers, Shelter Vet Camp, Scout Programs, Paint my Pet, and more return to our shelters this fall, in addition to some virtual options. Check out all of the opportunities for young animal lovers to explore their passions, interact with animals, and learn about AHS.

How to make State Fair inspired treats on a stick

If the Minnesota State Fair has taught us anything, it's that everything tastes better on a stick! And while our furry best friends can't partake in the annual tradition, we have just the thing to enjoy at home with them: frozen dog treats on a stick.

Learn how to make these refreshing and nutritious frozen treats and keep the spirit of the State Fair alive all year long.

Video URL
Expert advice
Call our Pet Helpline: 952-435-7738

Caring, compassionate advice and resources to address all your animal concerns.

Help provide safe refuge, medical care, and new beginnings to thousands of animals each year.

Give to AHS