When you adopt a dog, the whole experience is fraught with delightful unpredictability. Very little is certain--except, of course, that you will be giving him a better life. And he will be doing the same for you.

-- Peter Mayle, "In Praise of Lost and Found Dogs," from the foreward to Found Dogs

The following are a list of links and resources for people who are interested in adopting a dog.

Adopting a Dog (Tips from Elise Lufkin author of Found Dogs)
Out of the Pits
Links to Humane and Rescue Societies
Pet Newsgroups
The Internet Lost and Found