May 11, 2010
It is estimated by rescue groups that 10 million pets will be abandoned this year in the US.
December 10, 2009
Pet Food Pantries and Spay/Neuter Assistance for the US
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 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 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 4, 2009
Tips for setting up a pet food bank in your community.
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.
April 1, 2009
Pet food banks are needing help, too. So maybe we can Obama to look into the price of pet food, huh? The price is just going up and up. By Steve Lyttle – McClatchy Newspapers CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Peggy Cole of Charlotte, N.C., went to the Pet Food Bank last week because she couldn’t afford […]