Carson City-based organization profiled in news website’s video series
Carson City – Pets of the Homeless, the only national nonprofit organization that is focused on feeding and providing emergency veterinary care to pets of homeless people, has recently been featured in Elite Daily’s documentary video series. The work of the mother-daughter duo of Genevieve Frederick, president and founder, and Renee Lowry, executive director, are profiled in the video.
You can see the compelling video here.
Elite Daily is an online news platform written for and by Millennials, with an emphasis on socially-driven content. The content ranges from diverse stories appealing to the divergent perspectives represented within Generation Y.
According to the National Coalition for the Homeless, there are up to 3.5 million people experiencing homelessness in a given year. Roughly 10 percent of homeless people are pet owners, leaving potentially hundreds of thousands of homeless pets throughout the country.
Frederick and her team have provided food and emergency medical care to more than 12,800 pets. 400 tons of pet food collected by Pets of the Homeless. There are more than 375 donation and collection sites nationwide. Pets of the Homeless has also provided over $330,000 in veterinary care. To donate to Pets of the Homeless, visit www.petsofthehomeless.org.
About Pets of the Homeless:
Pets of the Homeless believes in the healing power of companion pets and of the human-animal bond which is very important in the lives of many homeless. They find solace, protection and companionship through their pets. They care for their pets on limited resources so they themselves have less. The task, nationwide, is to feed and provide basic emergency veterinary care to their pets and thus relieve the anguish and anxiety of the homeless who cannot provide for their pets. For more information, please visit petsofthehomeless.org or like us on Facebook.