Pet Helpline

Animal Humane Society’s free Pet Helpline provides caring, compassionate advice and resources to address whatever animal issues you may be experiencing. Whether you need help managing your pet’s behavior, or a referral for veterinary care, pet-friendly housing, low-cost spay/neuter surgery, or other local assistance programs, call the Pet Helpline at 952-HELP-PET (952-435-7738) or send us a message.

Pet Helpline representatives are available Monday-Friday, 9 AM – 7 PM, and Saturday, 10 AM – 6 PM. 

Over-the-phone language interpretation services are now available.

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Surrender appointment wait times

 As of June 17, expected wait times for non-emergency appointments are:

  • Coon Rapids: 10-12 days
  • Golden Valley: 10-12 days
  • Woodbury: 15-17 days

Pet help and resources

Pet Helpline Representatives are unable to give medical advice regarding your pet. Please relay any questions you have regarding your pet’s medical condition to your veterinarian, local animal hospital or other qualified veterinary provider.

Please visit our Pet Resources Library for more helpful information and resources.