Mission: The Pet Project for Pets, Inc. (The Pet Project) is a nonprofit organization that serves the needs of low-income pet owners who are living with AIDS or terminal or disabling conditions and illnesses. The Pet Project offers comprehensive services designed to enable our clients to keep their animal companions. Services include an animal food bank, referrals to subsidized or low-cost veterinary care, dog walking, litter box maintenance, grooming, foster care and adoption when necessary.
Target demographics: Pets and their Humans
Direct beneficiaries per year: 869 people and 1001 pets
Geographic areas served: SE Florida
Programs: Pet Food Bank, Pet Vaccines, Pet heart worm medication, Low cost vet care all to enable individuals with illness, disability or aging to "KEEP THEIR PETS IN THEIR HOMES"
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I am the Executive Director for Pet Project for Pets since 2009. The invaluable work that we do for our clients and their pets is immeasurable. We provide pet food, pet supplies and pet medications and vaccines to those individuals who are financially challenged due to illness, disability, aging, economy so that they can KEEP THEIR PETS. It is amazing when clients pick up their pet food and supplies and tell us their stories of how much we have helped them in their lives. They are so grateful for our services. Imagine being diagnosed with a terminal illness and you now have to choose between your own medication or feeding your beloved pet companion...or imagine being that pet who now will have to be surrendered to a shelter and live in a cage wondering what they did wrong...this is what we at Pet Project for Pets make sure does not happen. We keep pets and their humans happily together in their own homes thus preserving the so important Human / Animal bond.