Established in the Fall of 2005, Indy Pit Crew has been working tirelessly to raise public awareness about the plight of the pit bull. One of the biggest obstacles we face is inaccurate public perception. “Pit bull” is not a breed of dog. Instead, it is a slang term used to describe any number of dogs that fall into the bully dog category. The most common of these breeds include American Staffordshire Terriers, Staffordshire Bull Terriers, American Pit Bull Terriers, American Bull Dogs, and a few others. Each of these breeds of dogs has distinct characteristics, yet each are commonly lumped into the same
Paws and Think, Inc. is a non-profit organization matching the potential of at-risk youths with canines to enhance the lives of adults and children with special needs. Paws and Think, Inc. is a values-driven 501(c)(3) charitable organization incorporated in October of 2001. We serve at-risk youths, at-risk canines, and children and adults with disabilities/special needs in central Indiana (Marion and surrounding counties). We are an all-volunteer, community-based organization. We work in partnership with schools, detention centers, youth agencies, and humane societies/shelters (among others). The program was founded by Gayle Hutchens, RN, MSN. When asked how she conceived the idea for
PetShopPuppies, Inc. is a Missouri non-profit organization, and a federal 501c3 charity. Our mission is to provide data to the general public about the commercial dog breeding industry. Through the federal Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and other sources, we obtain information related to the dog industry, and provide the information to pet store customers, as well as members of the media and legal professionals. Our objective is to bring awareness to the public about the nature of the commercial dog breeding industry so they can make informed and educated decisions about their next puppy purchase.
Spay-Neuter Services of Indiana, Inc. was formed in 1977 to provide a solution to the pet overpopulation problem in and around Indianapolis, Indiana. We are not a full service veterinary clinic nor a spay/neuter clinic. SNSI sponsors several different low-cost spay/neuter programs throughout the year. Surgeries are scheduled at participating clinics. SNSI consists of a board of volunteers. They are continuously working hard to provide affordable options to spay-neuter surgeries. The nonprofit organization is financially supported by an annual fundraiser, donations, and community support.