Helping local veterans and their companion animals
How we help
We are a non-profit organization, founded by a retired Army veteran, that exists solely to help local veterans and their companion animals.
The health benefits of owning a pet are well known, and include reducing anxiety and depression, and blood pressure. Pets also help increase exercise and physical activity, and provide a renewed sense of purpose.
Their unconditional love and acceptance and lack of judgement means a lot especially to a veteran who may be lonely or suffering from PTSD.
Run a home delivery pet pantry for veterans whose income is less than 133% of poverty guidelines - initially Carter County only
Negotiate discounts for our program participants with businesses that provide pet services
Assist in finding and applying for grants when needed for pet related expenses
Use donations to fund our pet pantry
Are looking for additional donations to start a medical fund
> Pet pantry for low income Carter County veterans - monthly home delivery of dog or cat food.
> Discounts for program participants are available from:
Big Johns Closeout
Click here to join our program
>> Our pet pantry for low income Carter County veterans is open.
If you were honorably discharged and earn less than $17240 with a household of 1 person, or less than $22412 with 2 people in your household then please contact us for more details.
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