Temporary Pet Fostering for People in Crisis – PetsEmpower

PetsEmpower, a non-profit organization, arranges temporary pet fostering for people in crisis in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

We give pet parents unable to provide a safe home for their pets a way to seek help and hope without the fear of losing their faithful companions.

Get Help

Do you need a safe home for your pet while in a crisis situation? Don't put yourself or your pet at risk. Foster your pet while you get help!

Give Help

We're glad you can lend a paw! Foster families of all sizes and experience levels are welcome. Have time? There are other ways to help too.

Partner with Us

Can your business provide cash or in-kind support for our mission? Does your organization offer similar or complementary services? Let's talk.

Get Pet Food

Are you a temporary pet fostering organization or pet friendly human shelter? We provide free pet food for organizations across North America.

Your gift will keep pets and people together!

PetsEmpower is a registered 501(c)(3) organization 81-4650111

Key Facts

93% of pet families reunited through our program

"Only three percent of domestic violence shelters across the country accept pets."- American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA)

"71 percent of pet-owning women entering women’s shelters reported that their batterer had injured, maimed, killed or threatened family pets for revenge or to psychologically control victims; 32 percent reported their children had hurt or killed animals."National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

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