Help our heroes adopt shelter pets and support their care.
Veterans at all stages of their military careers struggle with emotional and physical issues, including those that challenge their ability to fully integrate into civilian life. Some return from deployment with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) or other psychological trauma. Others are long separated from service but struggle with depression, substance abuse, or outright loneliness. For these and many other circumstances, a companion pet is often the right prescription to help heal mind, body, and soul.
GreaterGood.org partners with Pets for Patriots to help these veterans find and afford a loving pet. With focusing on those most overlooked for adoption—adult or special needs animals, or large breed dogs—we can help veterans adopt a forever friend and help these animals find a forever home.
Operating nationwide, Pets for Patriots helps veterans combat the primary obstacle to pet ownership—cost of care—by providing access to ongoing discounted veterinary care, financial contributions towards the cost of pet food and essentials, and discounts for various pet products and services. Through Pets for Patriots' Veterans Pet Food Bank Program, veterans receive the help they need to be a hero once more by saving the life of a dog or cat in need. Your donation saves two lives: a shelter animal out of time and hope, and a veteran who regains a sense of purpose in life.
You can help. Just $25 provides pet food and the necessities for a veteran's adopted pet for two months.
Pets for Patriots exists to give the gifts of fidelity, joy, and companionship to person and pet through honorable companion pet adoption for United States military veterans.
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