Site: Local veterinary clinics

Record Details
Alternate Name Safe Pet
Established 2003
Description (Service) Volunteer pet foster parents from across the province offer to take in pets that belong to women who are residents of Violence Against Women shelters* volunteer veterinarians help by being a neutral location where the pet owner can drop off their pet before staying in a Violence Against Women shelter * pet foster parents pick the pet up after the veterinarian has completed an exam and any needed vaccinations * women seeking assistance should call a local VAW shelter in their area
Hours Vary by location
Areas Served York Region
Eligibility If you are a woman seeking safety, you can call the Assaulted Women’s Helpline at 1-866-863-0511 (TTY 1-866-863-7868) or call a local women’s shelter who will act on your behalf to help place your pet
Application Information on the SafePet Program has been mailed to all Ontario Violence Against Women (VAW) shelters by the Ministry of Community and Social Services * interested VAW shelters can participate by following Program guidelines
Languages English
Fees None
Located In Community York Region
Accessibility Unknown
Service Categories Pet Boarding/Sitting Services