Domestic, Housing & Financial Issues

There are a number of events which could result in the possible surrender of your cherished pet.  We have provided resource to assist you in keeping your pet.  If you have any questions or need help keeping your pet, please email KeepMyPet@ventura.org.

Domestic

Are you staying in an abusive relationship for fear of what may happen to your pet if you leave?  If so, we can help.

The County of Ventura offers resources and assistance to those facing domestic violence.  Contact Ventura County’s Interface Program by dialing “211.”  After arrangements have been made with the Interface Program, VCAS can place your pets in a secure and private temporary foster home if you need.

If you are a survivor of domestic violence and need immediate assistance, please call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at (800) 799-7233.

NEED A SAFE PLACE FOR PETS?

A Safe Place For Pets is a RedRover project with the National Link Coalition and Sheltering Animals and Families Together.  This group helps secure a safe place for the pets of people abuse or domestic violence.

FLEEING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE?

Please CLICK HERE for a comprehensive list of resources for those experiencing domestic violence.  There are resources that help both you and your pets.

Housing

FACING FORECLOSURE?

Losing your home is very stressful.  If you are considering pet surrender, please visit the HUD website for programs and assistance which may help you.

MOVING WITH PETS?

Having to move can be stressful, but it doesn’t mean that you have to give up your pets.  Find a pet-friendly new home in Ventura County.

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ARE YOU BEING DEPLOYED?

If you or a family member are being deployed and are in need of temporary re-homing services, please contact the following sources:

Dogs on Deployment
Guardian Angels for Soldier’s Pet
Sugarland Ranch

Financial

If you are in financial need, please use these resources.  If one of these resources doesn’t pan out, continue down the list.  Help is out there for you!  Persistence is key!

LOCAL RESOURCES

NATIONWIDE RESOURCES:

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