Temporary Pet Care

Sometimes life doesn’t go as expected. Housing instability, hospitalization, house fires, or other emergencies can make caring for a pet nearly impossible. Many pet owners think the only option is to give up their beloved companion. We are here to help you find short-term care for your pet.

When searching for temporary pet care, your family, friends, neighbors, and coworkers are often the best place to start. And this is often the best option for your pet.

SAFE (Shelter Animals for Emergencies) Foster Program

In the event you can’t find temporary care on your own, the SPCA’s SAFE (Sheltering Animals for Emergencies) Foster Program may be able to help. To determine eligibility, contact our Foster Care Department at (716) 875-7360 ext. 216. In most cases, a referral from a social services agency is required.