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If your pet is a family member, you're home now!


Past Recipients of Donations from Allen and Linda Anderson
and Angel Animals
® Network Donation Program



Since it's founding in 1996, Allen and Linda Anderson and the Angel Animals® Network donate a percentage of their proceeds to animal rescue groups and animal welfare organizations in the following ways:

  • monetary gifts,
  • Angel Animals® books at no cost for silent auctions and incentives to top donors,
  • outreach promotional materials for fundraising activities
  • received promotional publicity by being featured in one of the books by Allen and Linda Anderson
  • mention of special requests in the Angel Animals® Story of the Week and on Angel Animals social networking sites and blogs
  • a percentage of book sales from booths at fundraisers
  • a percentage of membership donations for the Angel Animals® Network Club

Allen and Linda Anderson also serve as guest speakers for animal shelter and animal organization fundraising events. Go to SPEAKER PAGE to find out more about having Allen and/or Linda speak at your event.

Partial list of nonprofit animal charities receiving donations:


Reaching Equines In Need, Pleasant View, TN


Animal Rescue League of New Hampshire, Conway, NH


Noah's Wish, El Dorado Hills, CA


Minnesota Valley Humane Society (M.V.H.S.), Burnsville, MN


Animal Rescue New Orleans, New Orleans (A.R.N.O.), LA


Basic Animal Rescue Training (B.A.R.T.), St. Paul, MN


Effingham County Humane Society, Effingham, IL


Kids and Ponies -- Molly's Foundation, St. Rose, LA


Red Lake Rosie's Rescue, Plymouth, WI


The Retirement Home for Horses, Alachua, FL


Natural Connections Learning Center, Long Lake, MN


Animal Ark No-Kill Shelter, Hastings, MN


Best Friends Animal Society, Kanab, UT


The Wolfsong Ranch Foundation, Wilcox, AR


Friends of the Marine Mammal Center, Laguna Beach, CA. 


Animal Humane Society, Minneapolis, MN


The Pet Pantry of Michigan, Spring Lake, MI


Black Heritage Riders, Piscataway, NJ


Tantius Farm & Equine Sanctuary, West Monroe, NY


Happy Trails Farm Animal Sanctuary, Inc., Ravenna, OH


MuttShack Animal Rescue Foundation, LA, CA


Progressive Animal Welfare Society (P.A.W.S.), Lynnwood, WA


The Donkey Sanctuary, Sidmouth, Devon, UK


Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), Washington, D.C.


Pet Haven Inc. of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN


Alimagnet Dog Park, Burnsville, MN


Emanuel Episcopal Church -- Blessing of the Animals Event, LaGrange, IL


Humane Society of Louisiana, New Orleans, LA


OccuPaws Guide Dog Association, Madison, WI  


Touched By An Animal and Cats-Are-Purrsons-Too, Chicago, IL



Angel Animals® Network Donation Recipient

For the first quarter of 2010 we donated a percentage of all proceeds to B.A.R.T.  The donation included sales from the Angel Animals Book Store, books sold at events, and any speaking engagements Allen and Linda Anderson facilitates.

Basic Animal Rescue Training is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization run by volunteers in the veterinary profession and supported by community donations.

BART’s mission is to empower firefighters and other emergency personnel with the training, knowledge and equipment necessary to safely and effectively address the needs of animals encountered in emergency situations, in order to help preserve human health, safety and well being. BART offers classes to first responders (firefighters, police, paramedics and EMTs) teaching restraint and handling of pets, horses and livestock, as well as patient assessment/first aid and CPR for companion animals. The Fire/EMS departments undergoing training receive an emergency medical kit that contains all the materials and supplies covered in the small animal course. BART has trained and equipped over 3,000 first responder personnel in Minnesota since December of 2004.

Click BART ( for details about this wonderful organization.



Angel Animals® Network Donation Recipient

The Minnesota Valley Humane Society Story

Our mission is to prevent and alleviate animal suffering through shelter, adoption, education, collaboration, and community outreach; and to strengthen the relationship between people and companion animals.

The Minnesota Valley Humane Society has been serving the Greater South Metro Area since 1981. Founded by volunteers who fostered animals in their homes, they eventually raised money to purchase a shelter in 1991. MVHS currently resides in the old Burnsville City Hall, Police and Fire Station building. Since then we have been working hard to improve the lives of animals and people in our service area.  

Since 1991, we have found homes for over 45,000 animals. We have no time limits for animals awaiting adoption. It is our policy to shelter and place as many animals as possible. We are proud to have one of the highest adoption rates in the country!

We believe education is important to promote healthy relationships between people and animals. We offer classes for new and struggling pet parents as well as our innovative Canine U Dog Training and offer many Humane Education programs for children and adults.

Visit the Minnesota Valley Humane Society at

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To view other animal organizations that were the recipients of the Angel Animals Network quarterly donation click RECIPIENTS.



Angel Animals® Network Donation Recipient

Patriot PAWS Service Dogs

Patriot PAWS trains and provides service dogs for the benefit of disabled American Veterans in order to help restore their physical and emotional independence, and to provide a service for other American’s with mobile disabilities.


Archie, a Patriot PAWS Service Dog, was named Dog of the Year by the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA). The eight-year old black Labrador retriever was honored with the 2009 Humane Award in New York City.

Lori Stevens, founder and CEO of Patriot PAWS, was named Woman of the Year by the American Legion Auxiliary in August 2009. This prestigious award has previously been awarded to Laura Bush, Condoleezza Rice, and other prominent public figures.


Patriot PAWS is a 501 (c) (3) organization and is committed to providing service dogs of the highest quality at minimum cost. It takes 12 to 18 months to properly train just one service dog, and the cost of care and training for a single service dog during the training period is approximately $20-$30,000. There are no charges for those selected to receive the dogs. Only through donations (tax deductible) and volunteers are we able to provide these dogs to disabled veterans in need. Donate now to Patriot PAWS!

Lori Stevens' Story "Lori and Beau Say to Disabled Veterans: You've Got a Friend" is featured in Dogs and the Women Who Love Them.

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To view other animal organizations that were the recipients of the Angel Animals Network quarterly donation click RECIPIENTS.



Angel Animals® Network Donation Recipient

The Pet Project


The Pet Project helps people keep their pets by providing pet food and basic supplies to those who are struggling.

The Pet Project also provides connections to basic veterinary care and information on finding pet-friendly housing.

Why We Do It:

Good pet owners have deep connections with their pets. Anyone who's ever lived with an animal knows that they give us much more than they could ever take. We would really like to change the way the world thinks about relationships with pets and the role they play in our lives. The lessons of empathy, compassion, and responsibility that our pets can teach us shouldn't have to be lost due to poverty or unexpected life circumstances.

Equal to the human experience of that loss is what the pet is losing. None of these sweet creatures should have to lose a loving home. Shelters are over-crowded and underfunded. Rescue groups are bombarded with phone calls. Let's leave them to do what they do best -- take in unwanted, abused, and neglected animals. Let's support them by not asking them to take in cherished pets. Together, those of us who love and get love from our pets can help others enjoy the same experience. Together, we can foster hope, confidence, and good health for families and their pets.

Who We Are:

We believe that the way we treat the least fortunate among us, those with the quietest voices, those with the least power, and those who reach their hands out for help is what defines us as a society. We are people who find great courage in unexpected places, epiphanies in fleeting moments, and inspiration in the darkness. We believe that if you have more, you share it; if you know more, you teach it; if you have love, you give it.

Kimberly Carrier
Founder of The Pet Project



Allen and Linda Giving a Presentation
at the Minneapolis Convention Center



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