Keep Your Pet

Assistance for domestic pet owners who are older or vulnerable

What does it do?

This service  provides short-term assistance for domestic pet owners who are older or vulnerable and living in the York and Selby areas at times of health or other emergencies.

Below you will find details of how to register with us to get help and support with your pet and also more information about the opportunities ther are for volunteers to get involved.

What we do

 Keep Your Pet  offers services such as

  • Dog Walking

  • Visiting a home to feed an animal

  • Taking an animal to the vet

  • Short term fostering for any domestic animal

These services are provided by volunteers who have undergone rigorous vetting and training.  Out fosterers have had a home assessment by the RSPCA York and District Branch.

Who it is for?

For older people in York

Where it is available?

Local service (York).

What it costs:

Volunteers offer their services free of charge. However, we do require you to pay for any costs incurred in looking after your pet such as food or vets bills.
We welcome donations and any other support such as a legacies which you may want to give.

How to access or apply for it:

See contact details above

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