Owning pets can be extremely rewarding, but it comes with a lot of responsibility. Some owners find themselves in a position where they feel they need to give up a pet. This could be for numerous reasons, but there are many ways you can find support if you are struggling to properly look after your pet.
- Ask friends and family for help
- Local food banks and community grocery store may be able to help with pet food supplies
- If vet bills are too high, contact your vet about payment plans, discounts or vouchers for neutering or any other treatment needed. Find out if you could be eligible for financial assistance. You could also consider pet insurance, which covers future unexpected vet bills
- Get in touch with charities for advice including Blue Cross, PDSA and RSPCA website for welfare advice