*First reliable data for Homeless Pet Ownership:
4,876 -Homeless pet owners just in Los Angeles
Homeless People + Pets = 10,000 Homeless Lives
89% Homeless Pet Owners are denied access to shelter
Homeless Pet Owner Adult - 11.8%
Homeless Pet Owner Youth - 15%
Homeless Pet Owner Families - 20.4%
PalsNPets solution is to facilitate access for homeless pet owners off the streets into shelters, educate pet owners through our supportive programs and prepare both for transitioning into permanent housing.
Merry Puppin Cares is dedicated to servicing our community pet care needs while providing job positions for pet owning shelter residents who have completed PalsNPets programs.
PALSNPETS HOMELESS PET OWNER CO-SHELTER PROJECT
PalsNPets Homeless Pet Owner Co-Sheltering Project is partnering and residing At a Bridge Home Venice Beach, Ca. Opening its doors to all homeless people with pets in Los Angeles, Feb. 25, 2020. We will be offering resident pet owners in house programs, and services specific to the needs of homeless people with pets entering co-sheltering shelters.
*Our flow of services are to keep the pet and people healthy and free of spreading fleas or disease that could be a public health safety with the facility.
* The programs are structured to educate pet owners and pets necessary skills when transitioning from the streets into co-sheltering facility.
*Our staffed is trained to assist case management reach goals with each homeless pet owner and to implement best practices within the facility for the health, safety and harmonious living with all shelter residents and pets.
Resident Services & Programs:
Full Veterinary access daily
Pet & Food Supplies
Pet Owner Education
A Bridge Home in Venice, CA. It's a 154 bed shelter, 3.15-acre corner lot, on Main St. and Sunset.
We are actively seeking volunteers to help us make our vision a reality. Please visit our Volunteer page to become apart of our team.
Whether you help through monetary donations, volunteering, or spreading our mission through word-of-mouth, we thank you. Only together will our vision become a reality.
“No human should have to decide between shelter or their best friend“ Now they don't have to with your help!