Without further ado, we present the Top 50 Pet Charities of 2014.

PetSmart Charities® and PetSmart Charities® of Canada are nonprofit animal welfare organizations that save the lives of homeless pets. More than 400,000 dogs and cats find homes each year through our in all PetSmart® stores and our sponsored .

Here’s a list of the top rated charities in the United States that focus on the welfare of pets.

To improve the quality of life for all pets by creating and supporting programs that save the lives of homeless pets and promote healthy relationships between people and pets.

We support our vision and mission by:

-Funding innovative and collaborative programs that save the lives of homeless pets
-Providing adoption rewards funding to animal-welfare Adoption Partners that participate in PetSmart Charities® Adoption Centers
-Collaborating with thousands of animal-welfare agencies across the U.S. to create innovative animal-welfare solutions that we share with other animal-welfare organizations
-Providing urgently needed emergency relief, for both natural and man-made disasters
-Raising awareness of companion animal-welfare issues
-Promoting healthy and happy relationships between people and pets
-Conducting customer fundraising programs, such as pin pad donations in PetSmart® stores

Donations to PetSmart Charities make a difference for homeless pets

PetSmart Charities is compliant with all standards set forth by the Better Business Bureau. PetSmart Charities rolls out , called “Beat the Heat” and “Primp Your Pit.” The month-long campaigns help spay/neuter clinics fix 10,000 female cats and pit bull terriers.

PetSmart Charities Cat Adoption Centers

2011: PetSmart Charities dispatches 23 — each stocked with 16 tons of lifesaving cargo worth $80,000 — to Memphis, Tenn., and Joplin, Mo., to help pets affected by spring and summer
tornadoes and floods. The deployment assists more than 8,000 injured and displaced pets in 9 states.

PetSmart Charities Everyday Adoption Centers

Luckily, there are some great charities and pet shelters operating around the country that are working towards saving more pets every year and improving the lives on animals. is best described as a charity there to help pets and owners in times of crisis. Their RedRover Responders program shelters and cares for animals displaced by events like natural disasters, criminal seizures, and hoarding cases.Here’s a list of the best ways you can help dogs and cats, along with the best pet charities for 2017 that will put your money to work saving pets lives!The RSPCA is the oldest animal welfare charity in the UK. It provides funding, education and support to local rescue groups. Donors can choose to help on a local or global level through the RSPCA. They also coordinate volunteers and foster families for rescued pets of all species.