August 14, 2010
Pet Food Pantries and Assistance Programs in the US
May 11, 2010
It is estimated by rescue groups that 10 million pets will be abandoned this year in the US.
December 29, 2009
Iowa: Pet Food Banks, Pet Food Pantries, Pet Care
December 10, 2009
Pet Food Pantries and Spay/Neuter Assistance for the US
July 17, 2009
I always get excited when I read about another community pet food bank opening. This time it’s in Wilmington, Delaware.
June 20, 2009
Families in our community who fall on hard times should not be concerned that they need to give up a beloved pet because they cannot afford food. The pantry keeps families together and numbers down at the local shelters.
June 17, 2009
In less than a year Bierly and Caitlin Rivers have the Pet Pantry of Centre County up and running. In three weeks the two have distributed more than 700 pounds of donated dog and cat food. They believe the family pet cannot be forgotten in an economic downturn.
June 15, 2009
Daffy’s Soup Kitchen has recently learned that, due to the current economic crunch, their warehouse sponsor can no longer afford to help cover their lease expense and they will be faced with the possibility of closing the warehouse by September 1st if other sponsors don’t step forward to assist.
June 10, 2009
Aiming to stop hunger among pets as well as people, the Long Island Cares food bank Wednesday will begin distributing pet food to those in need. The Hauppauge-based food bank, which supplies hundreds of Long Island food pantries, has teamed up with the Animal Relief Fund in Manhattan to provide dog and cat food to needy families with pets.
June 10, 2009
The Humane Society of Indianapolis has decided to try to stop these animals from ever having to leave their homes. They have started a new pet pantry to aid people that are having financial difficulties.
June 4, 2009
Daffy’s Soup Kitchen in Danger of Losing Warehouse. Daffy’s has recently learned that, due to the current economic crunch, our warehouse sponsor can no longer afford to help cover our lease expense and we will be faced with the possibility of closing the warehouse by September 1st if other sponsors don’t step forward to assist us.
May 29, 2009
Due to the rising costs of fuel, food and housing — and the rising tide of foreclosures – there has been a surge in requests for pet food from traditional food pantries. When faced with feeding their families or their pets, families are surrendering their pets to the county shelter, or releasing them out right in public spaces.
May 26, 2009
Ideas on how to make providing care more affordable, including resources for obtaining food and for helping you cover emergency veterinary costs.
May 14, 2009
Animal lovers can find ways to cut costs and minimize the burden so they don’t have to say a permanent farewell to pets, say veterinarians and rescue organizations.
May 14, 2009
Cathie Sabin has heard sad stories about pet owners who have lost their jobs or homes and had to give up their dogs or cats because they couldn’t afford to buy pet food. Sabin, owner of B.C. Dog Training Club in Mundelein, decided to do something to help pet owners who are struggling because of the economy.
April 28, 2009
Pet food pantries are now popping up across the country as part of a movement to keep pets with their families, and out of overloaded animal shelters.