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Our allies include close relationships with other rescues, businesses, and nonprofits in which we provide support to one another.

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Kirsten at KME Photography is a Minneapolis based photographer who loves to photograph pets! She believes pets are part of the family and encourages them to be a part of any photo session. As a member of HeartsSpeak she loves to help out foster pets by taking their photo to help them get adopted. These photo sessions are pro-bono, so please reach out to her if your foster or rescue is in need of some foster photos!

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Rescue photography is a huge passion for Kelly at K Schulz Photography. She wants all the pets to find their right home and adores working with rescues and advocating for rescue pets. She is always open to helping a fellow rescue by getting profile pictures of a pet that needs a little more attention.


Every year Animal Humane Society cares for more than 23,000 animals in need and helps thousands more through programs for people and pets. MNPPR takes in any pocket pets that the Animal Humane Society is unable to place up for adoption.


RECLAIM! provides therapy to 65+ youth each week, 80% of whom are trans or gender nonconforming; develop practitioners with an emphasis on changing the landscape of access to care in our region through training POCI therapists in gender competent care; and partner in the community through outreach, education and the intersection of gender and racial justice. MNPPR is donating 20% of all proceeds made from any of our Pride-themed merch to this wonderful organization. Visit our shop to make a purchase!

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House Rabbit Society is an international, volunteer-based, non-profit organization with two primary goals: to rescue abandoned rabbits and find permanent homes for them and to educate the public and assist humane societies, through publications on rabbit care, classes, and their website.


People & Pets Together assists families facing economic hardship by providing pet food to food shelves in the Minneapolis-St Paul metropolitan area, by operating a pet food shelf in Minneapolis (the first dedicated pet food shelf in Minnesota), with a veterinary assistance grant program, and through additional programs that keep pets and families together.

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Feeding Furry Friends is designed to help non-profit organizations get pet food and supplies. They both partner with local retailers, manufacturers, and distributors to collect donations of pet food and supplies that are then distributed to rescue groups, animal shelters, and food shelves as well as partnered with a Minnesota pet food distributor to be able to purchase high volumes of pet food for below wholesale prices.

Donate Good Stuff helps you find the best home for your donation items. Go to and search by item to donate, charity, or category. Their site displays organizations near you that need your donations and tells you how those donations make a difference. It even shows you where and when you can drop off your donations, as well as if pickup is available. They make it easy to do good! Donate Good Stuff helps you find out where items will directly help people (or animals) in need - not resold or bundled for bulk sale/recycling.


The mission of Tiny Whiskers Animal Rescue is to give a second chance to neglected and special needs animals through rescue, rehabilitation and rehoming. They seek to help educate people on proper small animal care, so that they can give their companions the best lives possible. They are a privately funded, foster based small animal rescue for hamsters, mice, and gerbils.


The mission of The Travelin' Rat is to help animal rescues, especially those that take in rats, wherever they can, in whatever way they can. They generally do this through fundraising efforts, but they also help rescues by sitting with them at events, helping with transports, and spreading the word when rescues need help.


Mending Spirits Animal Rescue is a non-profit 501(c)(3), 100 percent volunteer foster-based animal rescu founded in October 2013. Their foster homes are located in Mankato MN and other surrounding areas. They serve vast communities in need throughout Minnesota and all over the United States. Their goal is to be the “bridge between; for an animal in need” as they work to ensure an animal will “never be alone and forever in a home”.


Ruff Start Rescue is dedicated to saving the lives of animals in need. They improve animal welfare in communities through adoption, education, and providing resources for people and pets. They strive for a world where every companion animal has a safe and loving forever home and their family has the knowledge and resources needed to give them the life they deserve.

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Critter Camp Exotic Pet Sanctuary is operated solely by volunteers, USDA licensed, 501c3, and accepts only small unadoptable unusual pets - no wildlife, cats or dogs or farm animals.They have cared for thousands of abused, abandoned and otherwise homeless small and exotic pets for over 19 years.

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The Bloomington Police Department's Animal Control Unit to provides animal sheltering services. They respond to nearly 3,000 animal-related calls for service each year. The Animal Control Officers also spend considerable time educating youth in the schools on animal safety programs. Each year they visit all elementary schools in Bloomington to deliver a fun-filled animal safety message.

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The Hedgehog Welfare Society (HWS) is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit charity dedicated to the health and well-being of hedgehogs through rescue, education and research. Through our group's approved rescue stations, we take in hedgehogs in need, nurse them back to good health if necessary, and place them in approved homes.

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Burnsville Animal Control is designed to build a positive partnership with pet owners throughout the community. The mission of Burnsville Animal Control is to provide professional and timely response to animal-related calls.

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Minneapolis Animal Care & Control (MACC) works with MNPPR to rescue, rehabilitate, and rehome pocket pets.They help the community find a lost pet, adopt a new pet and vaccinate their pet as well as issue licenses and permits and respond to problems.

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P.U.P.S. provides safe housing for the pets brought in from their member Police Departments until they can be reunited with their owners or transferred out to an approved rescue organization for adoption.


Saint Paul Animal Control is dedicated to ensuring people and animals live together peacefully in the City of Saint Paul by encouraging responsible pet ownership, offering field investigations and enforcement of animal ordinances and statutes, and providing shelter-based care for homeless and lost pets. Animal Control provides care for more than 2,000 dogs, cats, critters, and wild animals at the City’s shelter every year.

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