3.5 million people in America were homeless and that between 5%-10% of homeless have dogs and/or cats.
Unfortunately for those with pets, it becomes more difficult, and many homeless are forced to choose between their pet and a roof over their head. Surprisingly, most choose to stay on the streets with their pets because their pets are nonjudgmental; provide comfort and an emotional bond of loyalty. In some cases, they provide the homeless with protection and keep them warm.
Feeding Pets of the Homeless helps people care for their pets with pet food pantries, a pet-friendly shelters locator, and veterinary care.