Rehoming a Pet

People sometimes feel they must give up their pets for a variety of reasons — behavior problems, lack of time, financial constraints, or because they are moving somewhere that doesn’t allow pets.

If you are considering giving up your pet, please read the following information to see if there is an alternative.


Financial Challenges
Behavior Challenges

Behavior Help Line from the Sacramento SPCA

Behavior Resource Library from the Sacramento SPCA

Dog Owner Bible from BAD RAP

Pet Care and Behavior Tip Sheets from The Humane Society of the United States

Relocation Challenges

Rehoming Resources

If you absolutely can’t keep your pet, below are some resources that can help you safely rehome him or her.


Rehoming Resources

Giving Up Your Pet from Petfinder

Need to Find Your Pet a New Home? from The Humane Society of the United States

Strategies for Rehoming Your Dog from BADRAP



The Sacramento Area Animal Coalition makes no representations regarding the capabilities of these organizations. This list is provided as a resource only.