January 5, 2010
Looking through some messages on Facebook this morning, I found a post that includes three photos: homeless women and their dogs — photographer(s) unknown. I was immediately drawn to the photos. In the hard times, the scenario could easily be any one of us. It could easily be me and my “kids,” knock on wood.
December 10, 2009
Pet Food Pantries and Spay/Neuter Assistance for the US
August 3, 2009
The Grey Muzzle Organization has partnered with author Harold Creel to help address a casualty of the economic downturn: old dogs that are being separated from their owners who can no longer afford their food and medical care. Through the sale of Creel’s book, Do Old Dogs Dream?, Grey Muzzle is looking to make additional grants for community programs that provide food and medical assistance to help keep old dogs with their owners and out of animal shelters.
July 16, 2009
Lost Our Home Pet Foundation provides foster homes and adoption services for abandoned pets and donates pet food to those who can’t afford to buy their own. In some cases, Lost Our Home pays for pets’ medical needs.
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.
April 22, 2009
Instead of abandoning a pet in a foreclosed home or rushing to a decision to surrender a pet for financial reasons, people should realize that they have other options.
April 22, 2009
The mortgage crisis and economic downturn us cauing pets to be left behind in vacated homes, where they suffer — or may die — from lack of food and water or being abandoned outside.
February 4, 2009
Links for various pet food pantries, financial aid for pets, and pet assistance