Supporting people and pets in crisis.

Greater Good Charities + RedRover are teaming up to create effective and sustainable programs for people and pets in crisis.

Sheltering families together.

Pet owners experiencing domestic violence or homelessness often struggle to access shelter and may even refuse lifesaving care if it means they must leave their pets behind.

Our expert team works with organizations around the country to help build pet-inclusive housing programs that keep families together.

Learn More

of survivors delay leaving their abuser out of concern for a pet’s safety.

of survivors report that their abuser injured, killed, or threatened their pet.

of survivors say that their pet was significant in their ability to survive and heal.

Resources & Support

Are you ready to take the first step toward pet-inclusive sheltering? Don’t Forget the Pets is here to help you along your journey! Service providers can access a wide variety of resources and reference materials, like the DFTP Training Handbook and Document Library.

Join us for an upcoming workshop or guest presentation for an opportunity to ask questions and connect with other organizations in your community and beyond. Hoping for more comprehensive support? Sign up for our free Coaching Program to access tailored guidance to get you over the finish line!

Latest Stories
Safety
January 18, 2024

Keeping Pets Safe in Winter Weather

Winter weather can be rough on all of us, including our furry friends. As cold temperatures set in, make sure to keep your pet’s safety and health top of mind.…
Veterinary Medicine
December 27, 2023

What is “Basic Veterinary Care”?

Welcoming pets into a domestic violence or homeless shelter is a crucial and compassionate step in caring for people in crisis in your community. Shelter staff are well versed in…
General Knowledge
December 14, 2023

Staff and Board Buy-In

Whether you’re coming from the human or animal side of service, we know that creating or even supporting a pet housing program can be challenging. You may be asking yourself:…