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Philly Pets and Seniors Pet Care Inventory brochure

The pdf for the pet care brochure will be posted soon.

In the meantime, here is some of the information in the brochure.

Temporary Foster Care in case of crisis such as owner hospitalization

Seer Farms  472 W Veterans Highway  Jackson NJ   732-423-6197     http://www.seerfarms.

PACT  Hospital program in Gladwyne PA / 610-581-4141(People / Animals = Companions Together) http://pactforanimals/pacts-work/hospital-foster-program/

Red Paw  helps in the event of fire or other disaster .  http://redpawemergencyreliefteam.com/   267-289-2PAW

Assistance with Vet Care

Sam’s Hope  in Wyndmoor PA   Phone: 267-753-0510
See http://www.samshope.org for income guidelines.

For the Love of Alex in Telford PA .  Helping to fund life-saving veterinary care for pets in need.        http://www.forrtheloveof alex.org

The Dollar Club in Bethlehem PA shares the stories of pets in need that they hear of, with the hope of gathering small donations from many people.   http://www.thedollarclub.org

For a list of national groups that try to assist with vet care costs, see  http://www.humanesociety.org/animals/resources/tips/trouble_affording_pet.html?credit=web_id91754962

Pet Help Line

Citizens for a No Kill Philadelphia has a Community Help Desk.  Call 484-466-2913 or email helpdesk@phillynokill.org

Paid Pet  Care   

Agencies that provide assistance with tasks around the home, including pet care, for an hourly rate.

Ralston My Way   [NW Phialdelphia and soon in Center City]    215-525-5470  or                                    http://http://www.ralstonmyway.org

Home Instead  215-239-9999             https://www.homeinstead.com/517/home-care-services/senior-care/household-duties

Penn’s Village  (services free with membership)    http://www.pennsvillage.org/index.asp

To find a pet sitter or dog walker who can help care for your pet, you can search Pet Sitters International at http://www.petsit.com/locate/.

Surrendering Your Pet

Useful advice to consider before surrendering your pet can be found at:    http://www.pawstoheart.org/surrendering-your-pet.html          and           http://www.phillynokill.org/#!rehomingyourpet/c1rpa

Using the internet to re-home a pet:

These sites will post your ad for your pet:     http://www.rescueme.org    and     http://www.petbond.com   .

The ‘Shelters’ tab at  www.petfinder.com  will tell you about every pet rescue in operation in your area.

The Humane Society of Berks County (in Reading, PA) will accept surrendered pets for a fee of $30 or 3 hours of community service.  This is an Adoption Guarantee shelter (next best thing to a no kill shelter, Euthanasia is very infrequent)

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