The purposes of the society are:
a) To provide a service to individuals and families requiring temporary foster-care of family pets in times of crisis,
b) To provide to the community at large, a resource for the placement of family pets left or in risk of being left, by individuals or families in time of crisis;
c) To refer to species-specific rescue groups for permanent re-homing/adoption, if return to the family is not possible;
d) To support, as appropriate, re-united pets and families with resources including, but not limited to:
i. Education on pet care (medical, behavioural, housing, nutrition)
ii. Adapting to changed conditions (housing, disability, family structure)
iii. Options for re-homing.
e) To promote the importance of pets in individuals’ and families’ lives and to assist in maintaining those relationships in times of crisis.
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