Sustaining Pet Relationships Beyond Crisis.
PetsEmpower arranges temporary pet fostering for domestic violence survivors with pets in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. We give courageous domestic violence survivors a way to seek help and hope without the fear of losing their faithful companions.
PetsEmpower is a nonprofit organization. Our services are provided free of charge. Learn more about PetsEmpower
Your gift will keep pets and people together.
PetsEmpower is a registered 501(c)(3) organization (81-4650111)
PETS OUT OF
RETURNED TO OWNER
LIFE SAVING PERCENTAGE 100%
"Only three percent of domestic violence shelters across the country accept pets."- American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA)
"Nearly half of the domestic abuse victims who stay in violent households do so because they are afraid for their animals." - Animal Legal Defense Fund
"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