Millions of homeless and shelter pets exist in the United States alone, in desperate need of your help! Continue reading to discover easy online ways to support homeless pets!

Times are tight. Thanks to a few creative websites, now it’s easier than ever to help animals in need. With a few simple changes to your daily online behavior, you can support animal welfare organizations, including your favorite local shelters and rescues, without spending a penny. Look what you can do.


Kibble for Your Thoughts

and donate ten pieces of tasty kibble to shelter pets when you answer a daily trivia question at one or both of their sites. Visit the sites, support the pets and pick up some fun pet facts while you’re there.

Click Here to Give

Visit The Animal Rescue Site to provide food and care to animals in need. Just click the purple “Click Here to Give – it’s FREE” button and site sponsors pick up the tab for animals at pet shelters supported by the Petfinder Foundation, the Fund for Animals renowned animal sanctuaries, the North Shore Animal League and other worthy pet causes supported by the foundation.


Search for Homeless Pets

Put your daily web searches to work for pets., a Yahoo-powered search engine donates a penny per search to the cause of your choice. Just pick a charity or add your own to their database of thousands and search away as you normally would – those pennies really add up.


Add the Amazon Smile program…

Give More, Get More

Begin your shopping at, sister site of Goodsearch, choose a cause, and a percentage of your purchase price will be donated to the charity of your choice at no cost to you. Goodshop is connected with over 114,000 nonprofits and schools and you’ll find more than 1,000 participating retailers on the site.

Originally published January 2011, reviewed and updated July 2017