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!