SafePet Program

Site: No Physical Address

Contact Information
Office Phone 905.875.0756
Toll Free Phone 1.800.670.1702 ext 10
Site Information
Located In Community Milton
Physical Access Not Applicable - No physical address
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name Safe Pet
Agency Information
Description (Agency) A volunteer program that assists women in leaving abusive partners by providing temporary care and housing for their pets.
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Donations ; Private
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) If a local Violence Against Women (VAW) shelter chooses to participate, the SafePet Program works with some volunteering Ontario veterinarians to provide assistance by being a neutral location where the pet owner can drop off their pet before staying in the shelter. 
* shelter volunteer Pet Foster Parents can pick the pet up after the veterinarian has completed an exam and any needed vaccinations 
* the Pet Foster Parents will provide pets with food, shelter and appropriate exercise so that women at risk of abuse can stay in safety in the shelters and try to find longer term arrangements for their pets 
* Halton Women's Place offers this program to women who are seeking refuge
Hours Hours not specified
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility Available to women who are pet owners and are staying at a Women's Shelter.
Application If you are a woman seeking safety, you can call the Assaulted Women’s Helpline at 1-866-863-0511 (TTY 1-866-863-7868) or call a local women’s shelter who will act on your behalf to help place your pet.
Languages English
Fees None
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Protective Services for Animals ~ Veterinary Services ~ Abused Women ; Veterinary Services ~ Abused Women

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