Since 1944, Wayside Waifs has been helping save thousands of abandoned, abused and homeless pets. You can become a part of the Wayside community to help rescue lives with us. Check out how you can become involved in this lifesaving work.
Register now to become a member of the Wayside Waifs Community. Stay up to date with special adoption promotions, events and rescue news at Wayside Waifs. Become a member and sign up today to join the Wayside Community.Register Now
Wayside Waifs is a privately funded, independent, nonprofit 501(c)(3) charity. It is through the generosity of our donors and supporters that we are able to provide the level of service and leadership to both animals and people in our community. One way in which you can support Wayside Waifs is by participating in, sponsoring, or hosting a fundraising event. Check out all of our special events on our Event Calendar. Learn more here.
Wayside Waifs partners with hundreds of animal rescue groups, animal shelters and veterinarians locally and across the nation.Learn More
If you don’t find the pet connection you were looking for at Wayside, we provide a list of local animal shelters you can visit.
Adoping a new pet can come with a few unexpected expenses. We can provide you with a list of lowcost spay/neuter clinics that may fit within your budget.
Looking for a new vet? Wayside has many reliable vet partners. Visit the Resources page to view a full list of these partners.
After giving so much love and care to the animals that stay with us, we are always excited to hear about how they are doing in their new homes. Sit back and enjoy the "tails" of our Purr-fect Pets or submit your own success story about your new best fur friend.Read Stories
Check out our blog for helpful articles about being a pet parent, inspirational stories about our animal rescue and tails about our adoptable animals. You can subscribe to our RSS feed or follow us on Twitter and Facebook to stay updated on what’s happening at Wayside Waifs!Go To Blog