Follow the links to learn more about each organization.
Pet Partners - ElderPet is a Community Partner of Pet Partners. All of our volunteer therapy teams are Registered Pet Partner Teams!
The Thompson School at UNH - TSAS sponsors ElderPet by providing space for classes and evaluations and serving as a location for dropping off pet food donations. Students from the Small Animal Care program often serve as volunteers for evaluations and community outreach.
Give With Liberty - ElderPet has been a recipient of the Employee Giving Program of Liberty Mutual Insurance. A big thank you to all employees who chose to donate to ElderPet!
ElderPet has received grants from the following three organizations to provide pet food and veterinary care loans and assistance.
Petco Foundation - "We are family, too" Program.
ASPCA - For Pet Food Bank and Veterinary Care Safety Net
Banfield Charitable Trust - Funds for Pet Food and Veterinary Care Loans for Senior Citizens
Community Members - Many people from the local remember ElderPet during holiday season. Donate!
AVMA Public Resources Pet Owner Information
Important Documents of Interest to Pet Owners
Pets are very important to seniors - for companionship and health. At the same time, pets are a big committment to an owner's time, energy and finances. Choosing to obatain a pet is a big decision. The brochures above outline considerations a responsible owner should take for a pet.
This is a pdf document that is best printed on card stock. It contains a wallet card that alerts whoever finds it to the fact that the bearer has a pet at home that needs care and who tom call should something happen to him. The second part is a card to be posted on the refrigerator listing the care and medications that pet needs.
A pet owner my leave a trust for care of their pets.
This is a legal document where a pet owner can assure care of pet(s) in case of death.