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Hi my name is Cindy and I'm the owner operator of Vero Beach Pet Sitters!  I occasionally post topics of interest for pets and their owners in Vero Beach Florida.

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Saturday, August 06 2016
Please Support For the Love of Paws - Food Bank & Senior Pet Sanctuary - Helping Senior Humans & Senior Pets

"We Are A Senior Citizens Pet Rescue and Paws Pet Food Pantry
Giving Peace of Mind to Senior Citizens when they can No Longer Care for their Pets"

http://www.pawspetsanctuary.org/index.html

Over 800 Pounds of Pet Food being delivered today (06/29.2016) to area Food Banks breaking out record for the most food Delivered in a single Day! Thank You to our Volunteers and Supporters!

MISSION STATEMENT:

A Sanctuary for Senior Pets who have lost their Senior Citizens owners who have become temporarily incapacitated, placed in a nursing home, rehabilitation facility or have become deceased.

To Adopt these Senior Pets into FOREVER HOMES or Provide LIFETIME Sanctuary care for them so they may live out their lives to some comparison to what they have had prior to losing thier Senior Owners. Our Sanctuary is a Country Farm and Cage-less!

To Establish a Pet Food Bank and Partnership with local Food Banks to help those in need to keep their pets instead of abandoning or surrendering them to local shelters for lack of food.

To Develop and present programs that match adult/senior pets and their senior citizens owners to their mutual benefit.

We Support Spay/Neuter as the Best Solution to the over population problem among companion pets.

PURPOSE FOR WHICH CONTRIBUTIONS ARE USED

To provide Lifetime Sanctuary Care for Senior Pets who have become homeless and abandoned by the Senior Citizens owners who can on longer care for them due to Health or Financial issues.

To maintain a Pet Food Pantry to distribute Pet Food to those in need in Partnership with local Food Banks distributing Food to those in Need
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Operation Hope's Food Bank, Fellsmere, Florida
The Source of Vero Beach
St Sebastian Full of Grace Food Ministry
Senior Resources MEALS ON WHEELS Vero Beach
MEALS ON WHEELS Sebastian
St Vincent DePaul

To Maintain our 5 Acre Country Farm Sanctuary for the Benefit of our Rescues and Fosters.

To Provide the proper food and Veterinarian Care and love for each of our Senior Rescues and Fosters for as long as they can maintain a pets life, after which time we will provide a proper, respectful and loving end of life where they will be surrounded by love as they pass to the rainbow bridge.

To conduct presentations to Senior and Retirement Communities on programs that would be beneficial to both the Senior Pet and Senior Citizen.

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Saturday, August 06 2016
Humane Society Of Vero Beach Reaches Out To Fellsmere Community With


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SOURCE Florida Animal Friend; The Humane Society of Vero Beach

VERO BEACH, Fla., May 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Humane Society of Vero Beach (HSVB) is working to sterilize cats and dogs in the small community of Fellsmere, FL. Almost 30% of the residents live in poverty and can't afford pet wellness. HSVB staff provide wellness services and encourage spaying and neutering of pets. With a grant from Florida Animal Friend, they are able to provide free and low-cost sterilization services through "Best Friend Fix." 

Humane Society of Vero Beach workers return pets to their owners the same day after being spayed or neutered with grant assistance from Florida Animal Friend.


Bilingual staff members and shelter volunteers travel to the only community grocer, the Garcia Plaza Bakery, where the community congregates to spread the word about the importance of pet care and sterilization. They also provide pick up and delivery services for pets belonging to owners without access to transportation.

HSVB's air conditioned animal transport vehicle picks up and returns pets to their owners after they have been sterilized. The grant for these spay and neuter services allows HSVB to offer other items such as ID tags, vaccinations, flea and heartworm medications to this extremely underserved population. 

Florida Animal Friend helps to fund organizations that offer free and low-cost spay and neuter services across the state. The $15,000 grant money awarded to HSVB was part of a $580,000 total distributed to various grant winners by Florida Animal Friend throughout the state of Florida in 2015.

"This is another great example of what funds from the sale of Florida Animal Friend license plates can do," said Lois Kostroski, executive director of Florida Animal Friend.  "The community outreach that the Humane Society of Vero Beach has been able to accomplish in conjunction with the grant from Florida Animal Friend means that 500 pets will be sterilized in this community this year alone."

For more information on how you can volunteer or donate to HSVB visit www.hsvb.org.

ABOUT FLORIDA ANIMAL FRIEND 
Incorporated in 2005, Florida Animal Friend's mission is to help save the lives of countless unwanted cats and dogs by supporting organizations that offer free or low-cost spay and neuter services across the state of Florida. This organization strives to reduce the pet overpopulation problem by increasing awareness of programs available to pet owners and homeless pets. Grants are awarded annually and are funded through the sale of the Florida Animal Friend license plates. For more, visit www.floridaanimalfriend.org

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