Our allies include close relationships with other rescues, businesses, and nonprofits in which we provide support to one another in various ways.
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!
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.
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.
Urban Tails is a local, family-owned business committed to the health and happiness of your pets. Located in the heart of the Wedge Community of Minneapolis, their store will surprise you - they are big and have an amazing selection of incredible products. They are community-minded people, passionate about shopping local and supporting the Minneapolis economy. They strive to be accepting of all humans, making sure their store is a safe place where you feel at home.
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.
Donate Good Stuff helps you find the best home for your donation items. Go to DonateGoodStuff.org 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.
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!
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.
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.
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.