How We Help

Everyone wants a healthy pet – they give us unconditional love and comfort.  No pet should go hungry or suffer.

Feeding Pets of the Homeless® participating   Pet Food Providers    (food banks, pet food pantries) are located on our interactive map.

Enter your city and state or zip code to populate your correct location.

Locate a Pet Food Provider  (teal blue dots).  We suggest you contact the Pet Food Provider directly to confirm business hours for pet food distribution.

Locate pet-friendly shelters (purple dots).  If there is not a pet-friendly shelter located near  you, it doesn’t mean there isn’t one.  We list pet-friendly shelters as we learn of them.  Call other homeless shelters and inquire.

Locate Pet Resources (brown dots).

Click on State,   National,  and/or  Help by Breed Resources.

Click to find a Wellness Clinic near you.

If there is not a participating Pet Food Provider in your area we suggest you contact your local Humane Society, SPCA, or nearest food bank and inquire about available pet food donations.

Should you need temporary foster for your pet, please visit your local Humane Society and inquire about temporary emergency boarding, or visit

Feeding Pets of the Homeless® provides financial assistance directly to veterinarians for pre-approved emergency veterinary care for pets whose owner is experiencing homelessness.   A Feeding Pets of the Homeless® Case Manager must first conduct an interview to pre-determine your eligibility.  All pet examinations and/or treatment must be pre-approved by a Feeding Pets of the Homeless ®Case Manager.  Should you have a pet emergency injury or illness, apply by calling 775-841-7463 Monday – Friday 9am- 3pm PST.

All assistance provided by Feeding Pets of the Homeless® is made possible by private donations.  To make a monetary donation to help Feeding Pets of the Homeless ®, click here.  To make a donation of pet food, locate a Donation Site here.

Our Impact & Helping the Cause


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