Frequently Asked Questions

Do you help people with a terminal illness that can not take care of their pets?

Yes. The Pet Project helps people with a terminal illness to enjoy and care for their companion animals.

Do you provide any food for the pets?

Yes. The Pet Project provides a monthly pet food and supplies food bank. Each client is scheduled for pickup of up to 3 months worth of food for a pickup so that they do not have to come in every month for pickup.

How do clients receive food for their pets?

The clients can pickup their food at the monthly scheduled pet food bank which is held at the parking lot of 1164 E Oakland Park Blvd for Broward clients, 6660 Biscayne Blvd at The Center for Independent Living in Miami for Dade clients, or at Compass at 7800 S. Dixie Highway in West Palm Beach on a scheduled Saturday from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Each client will receive a detailed layout of their pickup schedule as well as a calendar to show when they have to pickup their food. The Pet Project also makes regular home deliveries of pet food for clients with limited mobility.

Does the Pet Project provide any vaccinations for clients pets?

Yes. The Pet Project provides for annual vaccinations for the companion animals of registered clients.

What kind of service should clients expect from the Pet Project?

The Pet Project provides immediate service for registered clients.

Does the Pet Project recommend any services?

Yes. The Pet Project recommends/coordinates spay/neuter services.

Does the Pet Project provide any staff information?

Yes. We have staff information tables at Broward County locations.

Will the Pet Project offer any education to the community?

Yes. The Pet Project does outreach to educate the community and introduce potential clients to our services.

Can I find any information on Zoonoses (Disease spread from animals to humans) from the Pet Project?

Yes. The Pet Project acts as a source for information on Zoonoses, the Human-Animal Bond, and other educational concerns.

Does the Pet Project offer any services for individuals not registered as a client?

No. The Pet Project does not provide services for individuals not currently registered as a Pet Project client.

Can the Pet Project take any animals to visit people in hospital?

No. We are unable to take animals to visit people in hospitals.

Can the Pet Project find homes for pets?

No. The Pet Project is unable to find homes for pets. We can and do recommend none kill shelters to people.

Is the Pet Project able to help pay vet bills for clients?

No. We can not pay vet bills for clients. (We do refer people to agencies that could help.)

Can the Pet Project find homes for litters born to clients pets?

No. The Pet Project is unable to find homes for litters born to client’s pets.

Is the Pet Project part of the SPCA?

No. The Pet Project does not function as part of the ASPCA or any other group. (Although we maintain open communication with other animal and AIDS organizations.)

Does the Pet Project receive any funding from city, county, state, or federal government social service?

No. The Pet Project does not receive funding from city, county, state, or federal government or any other social service.

 

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