The Pet Pantry

Friends’ Links

Animal Communicators

  • Animal Conversations

    Contact: Jean Ussery 919-649-1253
    Jean serves a conversational go-between for you and your animals. Jean can discuss a variety of topics with your animal, such as behavior, health, or simply, “what about…” and convey your animal’s viewpoint to you, strengthening your relationship and mutual respect.

  • Hummingbird Farm

    Contact: Tera Thomas 919-742-5929
    Hummingbird Farm is a 49 acre learning center and inspirational sanctuary where animals, humans, and the earth work in partnership. They are dedicated to deepening the understanding, respect, communication, and relationship between all living beings and the natural world around us. They are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

Animal Law

  • Gerber Animal Law Center

    Contact: Calley Gerber, Attorney 919-510-6393
    Dedicated to the protection of animals and their legal rights. We represent individual clients and animal welfare organizations in actions to protect and defend the interests and rights of animals and their owners.

Apartments – Pet Friendly

  • Lincoln Green Apartments – Greensboro, NC

    Contact Rachel Abbott – (336) 282-6206;
    Lincoln Green Apartments at the Park is a 616-unit multifamily apartment complex located on the Northwest side of Greensboro. Situated on 46 acres of land, we offer newly-renovated 1 and 2 bedroom apartment homes.

  • Mariners Crossing Apartment Homes – Raleigh, NC
    Mariners Crossing’s spacious 1, 2 & 3 bedroom apartment homes, nestled on the corner of Creedmoor and Millbrook Roads, combine elegant, upscale details with modern conveniences. Every home includes nine-foot ceilings, brushed-nickel hardware, updated kitchen and private balcony or patio, along with a full-size washer and dryer. Our floor plans offer patio style homes and garage homes. A dog park, sparkling salt water pool, on-site fitness center and car wash station are among the many amenities offered.


Dog Waste Removal




  • Camp Bow Wow-Durham

    Premier Doggy Day and Overnight Camp. Serving Durham and surrounding areas.

  • Camp Bow Wow-Cary

    Contact: 919-465-4235
    Premier Doggy Day and Overnight Camp. Serving Cary and surrounding areas.

  • Green Level Kennel

    Contact: Karen Johnston 919-362-7877
    Your Pet’s Home Away From Home Your pets are part of the family. The Green Level Kennel family understands this, and we promise your dog or cat will be a part of our family while he’s here whether it’s to spend just a day or a whole vacation with us. We’d love to have you visit before you decide to leave your dog with us for day care or boarding. You’ll find a clean, welcoming environment, friendly staff, and room for your little (or not so little) one to run and play.

  • Nanhall Pet Spa – Serving the Triad

    Contact: 336-340-7915
    Since 1968, Nanhall Pet Spa has served the Triad Dog World with passion and dedication deeply rooted in their past. Today, Frances Keyes, ICMG, NCMG and Hayley Keyes, ICMG, NCMG continue their commitment to excellence in Boarding, Doggie Daycare, Grooming, Personalized Obedience Training and Winning All Breed Dog and Cat Grooming School.
    123 Manley Ave., Greensboro, NC 27407

  • Suite Paws – Pet Resort & Spa

    Contact: 919-231-1112
    Suite Paws offers a new experience in luxury for four-footed guests as we redefine the standards of hospitality for pets everywhere.

Massage Therapists

Pet Health Insurance

  • Pet Insurance

    Contact: Sandra Ziglar
    Pet Insurance protects policyholders from the expense of accident, illness and routine care treatment. From behavior training to a late night visit to the emergency clinic, you can give your pet the best care available while controlling the costs.

Pet Sitters

  • Able Dog Professional Pet Sitting & Dog Training

    Contact: 919-556-3644
    Pets are happiest and most content at home in their own beds, with their own bowl and familiar surroundings. Able Dog’s personalized in-home care provides the safety and stability that retains the home/family bond, providing you peace-of-mind when you have to be away. Our pet sitters are professional, insured, bonded, pet first aid trained – and they are all passionate about animals. We don’t just provide care – we provide love. Serving Wake Forest, Youngsville, Rolesville and parts of Franklinton.

  • All Breed Care

    Contact: 919-845-4553
    North Raleigh and Wake Forest. Specializing in exercise.

  • Ark Angel Pet Care

    Contact: Nancy Stevens 919-782-5421
    Northwest/Northeast and Central Raleigh. Specialize in Reiki.

  • Bone-a-fide Pet Care

    Contact: 919-720-4156
    We are providers of professional, reliable and loving pet care and dog walking services. With 20 years experience with animals, we are here to serve your needs, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, year round.

  • Raleigh Pet Sitters

    Contact: 919-605-5133
    “We pride ourselves in providing loving, quality, affordable, and most of all reliable Pet Care for your best friends for all of pet sitting needs – mid-day dog walks, out of town trips, long hours at the office, help when you’re sick. Keeping your Pets Happy at Home for over 12 years!!”

  • Fetch! Pet Care of Chapel Hill and Durham

    Contact: Kelly Monroe 919-636-3346
    “We understand the concerns that pet guardians and home owners face when trusting someone else to provide care for them when they can’t be there. Selecting just the right pet sitter for the care of your pets and home is one of the more important decisions you will make. At Fetch! Pet Care, our goal is to make sure that plans don’t get cancelled and pets don’t go uncared for. Period.”

  • Furry Little Feet – Pet Sitting and Pet Care

    Contact: Heather McVicker 919-225-3609
    Visits to Chapel Hill, Carrboro, Hillsborough and parts of Durham. Bonded and insured. Experience with pets with special needs.

  • Happy Dog Fun

    Contact: Karen Sprague 919-614-3647
    Your canine companion will enjoy all the comforts of home during his/her stay at Happy Dog Fun HQ’s. Whether you are away for business or pleasure, treat your pooch to a delightful Holiday packed with days of good clean canine fun and nights teeming with sweet dreams.

  • Irene’s Happy Tails Pet Sitting

    Contact:  Irenere Fernandez  919-612-7706
    Serving North Raleigh, Wake Forest, Youngsville and Franklinton

  • Paws, Tails and Dreams

    Contact: Tim Wooten 919-219-0548
    Pet Sitting, Doggie Day Care and Kennel Free Boarding. Providing service to Apex, Cary, Fuquay-Varina, Garner, Holly Springs, Raleigh and surrounding areas. Bonded, Insured and Pet CPR/First Aid certified.
    Family-owned and operated, check out their about page to read about Josh!

  • Peak City Puppy

    Contact: 919-FOR-PETS (367-7387)
    A full service professional pet care company, locally owned and operated out of Apex. Offering a variety of services to keep your pet happy and your home safe including In-Home Pet Sitting, Dog Walking Service and New Puppy Service. Services start at just $13 and are available most areas of Apex, Cary, Holly Springs, Morrisville and Raleigh.

  • Pet Paradise Pet Sitters

    Contact: Duane Chier 919-414-8743
    We believe that pets are family. Whether they are furry, feathery, or otherwise, your pet’s important to you. Wouldn’t you feel better knowing your pet is in his/her own environment, safe & sound and will be there to greet you when you come home?

  • Pet Sitting by Sonja and Shelley

    Contact: Shelley Strader-919-521-0592
    We service the Clayton/Cleveland area.  Our services are pet visits and daily walks for all types of animals, even chickens and horses. Sonja does stay in the client’s home if needed. All services are done at the client’s home. References upon request. Visit our Facebook page – Pet Sitting by Sonja and Shelley

  • Reining Cats and Dogs Pet Sitting

    Contact: Denise Doll 919-280-0186
    We service Northwest Raleigh and East Durham along Highway 98 towards Wake Forest for all domestic pets. We specialize in horse care. The owner has extensive schooling in this area. We service several counties for this niche market.

  • Triangle Pet Care

    Contact: Loretta Miller 919-358-5271
    Coverage area:  South Durham/South Point/RTP Dog walking and Pet Care is not the same for everyone, we will customize a plan to fit your needs. Certified in Dog and Cat CPR and first aid.

  • Sleepeaszz

    Contact: Mardella & Neil Berg 919-606-2907
    In-home cat sitting and house sitting services. Certificed in first aid and CPR.

  • Very Important Pets

    Contact: Gene Crowder 919-419-1647
    Since 1991, Very Important Pets has been a full service pet and home care company. We serve the North Raleigh, West Raleigh, Briar Creek, Durham, Chapel Hill/Carrboro, Hillsborough, Cary, Apex, and Holly Springs areas. Bonded and insured.

  • Wing, Hoof, and Paws Animal Companion Services

    Contact: 919-818-5013 Contact Form
    Orange, Durham and Chatham Counties, Apex and Cary. Specialize in equine care, elder animal care, critical care and overnights.

  • Oasis Pet Sitting

    Contact: April Rehbein 919-467-7452
    Cary, Apex, Morrisville and parts of Raleigh.

  • Pampered Paws

    Contact: Stephanie Willard 919-859-3404
    Serving homes in Apex, Cary, Holly Springs & West Raleigh. For loving in home Pet Care call Stephanie.

Pet Transport



Rescue Groups

  • Animal Protection Society of Durham

    Contact: 919-560-0640
    2117 E. Club Blvd. Durham, NC 27704
    The Animal Protection Society of Durham has been helping animals since 1970. The APS of Durham is a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting and providing shelter for all animals. Their mission is to educate the public about the humane care and treatment of animals, promote spay/neuter and encourage the adoption of homeless animals.

  • Best Friend Pet Adoption (BFPA)

    Contact: 919-661-1722
    BFPA is a no-kill animal rescue organization with no building, office or shelter. They are an all-foster network committed to helping cats and dogs in need. Individual donations are very important source of income as they receive no public funding. Their purpose is to provide medical assistance, foster homes and adoption services to lost, abandoned, abused or neglected animals in Wake County, NC and surrounding counties.

  • Best Buddies Companion Rescue & Adoption

    Contact: 919-882-0001
    Best Buddies is a dedicated group of volunteers and foster homes located in and around Pittsboro, NC with a shared vision of doing all that we can to find forever homes for homeless animals.

  • Neuse River Golden Retriever Rescue

    Contact: 919-882-0001
    NRGRR PO Box 37156, Raleigh NC 27627
    NRGRR Inc. is a non=profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to finding permanent homes for golden retrievers in need. NRGRR is managed and run by volunteers whose efforts are dedicated to preserving the breed.

  • Pawfect Match

    Contact: 919-303-1976
    “We take a different approach to rescue. We don’t try to save the masses; we just save ONE at a time and make them the best dog they can be by the time they find their forever homes.”

  • Second Chance Pet Adoptions

    Contact: 919-851-8404
    6003 Chapel Hill Rd., Suite 133 Raleigh, NC 27607 (1 mile west of the State Fair Grounds)”
    Second Chance Pet Adoptions is a non-profit animal rescue organization that has rescued homeless cats and dogs of the triangle area of North Carolina since 1989.

  • SPCA of Wake County

    Contact: 919-772-2326
    Founded in Raleigh in 1967, the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) of Wake County is dedicated to creating a more humane community where every adoptable animal has a home. Each year the SPCA rehomes over 3,000 animals through its innovative adoption programs and lost and found efforts!

  • Sound Pet Animal Rescue & Referral – S.P.A.R.R.

    Contact: 919-851-4114
    Sound Pet Animal Rescue and Referral (SPARR) is a 501c3 non-profit, volunteer-run organization concerned with the welfare of dogs and cats. SPARR started its rescue in late 2005. We rescue stray and abandoned dogs and cats from high-kill shelters place them in caring foster homes and then adopt them into loving, life-long homes.