About the Help Center

This page will be updated on occasion with a variety of community and animal-related information, ranging from details pertaining to pet sitting, local animal adoption, local businesses we recommend, general pet care, and more. Stay tuned!

Encouraging Adoption

Kate's Critter Care advocates animal rescue, and encourages you to consider adopting an animal in need the next time you wish to expand your animal family.

The Animal Protection Society of Durham cares for more than 6,000 homeless, abused, and neglected animals in our community every year. We are active volunteers and supporters of the APS and are privileged to have many APS alumni among our dog and cat clients!

There are many ways to support the APS in its year-round mission to build lifelong bonds between people and animals through education, community outreach, and providing care for animals in need. Every little bit helps in the way of DONATIONS (money or supplies), ADOPTIONS, VOLUNTEERING, and FOSTERING.

Please visit the APS website to learn more.

Animal Issues Resources

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) is an excellent resource for information on animal issues of all kinds. Below is a partial list of links to pages of interest on the HSUS website:

Humane Eating
Compassionate Shopping Guide
Answers to Wildlife Problems
Choosing a Pet Sitter

Kate's Critter Care Community

Kate's Critter Care recommends the following Triangle-based small businesses:

  • Beth's Barks N Bubbles, offering full-service dog grooming in Woodcroft Shopping Center in Southwest Durham.
  • Ellen Farber, Realtor, Better Homes and Gardens/Go Realty--Buying or selling a home? Ellen will tirelessly work with you to find or sell your home. Ellen is also an animal lover and will make sure your pets are well cared for like they were her own. (917-783-2050)
  • Nerium International, holistic anti-aging skincare and wellness products offered by Kate's Critter Care owner Kate Turlington.
  • Oliver's Collar Dog Treat Bakery and Boutique, offering home-baked dog treats, cakes, cookies, and awesome pet stuffs in Woodcroft Shopping Center in Southwest Durham.
  • Scrappy Rat Designs, offering beautiful, hand-collaged gifts for animal lovers, with every purchase benefiting animals in need.
  • Southpoint Animal Hospital, offering integrative healing veterinary services on Fayetteville Road near Southpoint Mall in South Durham.


Thank You

Kate's Critter Care would like to thank our professional photographer friends Cindy Giovagnoli of Cuppa Photography and Christie Pleasants of Christie Pleasants Photography for their beautiful photographic contributions to our site!

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