July 2, 2019In the News

My Pet Comes First

Pets are Family Especially for People Experiencing Homelessness

By Jennifer Barrows

Pets of the Homeless, based in Carson City, Nevada, estimates this number to be significantly higher, upwards of 25% in some parts of the country. As to how people experiencing homeless-ness and pets come together in the first place, Founder and Executive Director Genevieve Frederick says, “Most people become homeless with their pet. Other homeless people find stray animals on the streets and find love, protection, and a purpose. Having to take care of a pet gives a homeless person a reason to keep going each day.”  Read Full Magazine Here!