Elderly AnimalRehoming Scheme
Rehoming elderly animals...Its a sad fact that rehoming some of the elderlyanimals that come into our care can be a diffic...
About EARSMany potential pet owners can be reluctant to take onan older animal due to fears of increased demands ontime an...
How it all started…The scheme was the brainchild of the RSPCA Halifax,Huddersfield and District Branch after staff andtrus...
Assurances offered by EARSEARS offers owners a range of assurances, including:• discounted vet visits and food• help with ...
Benefits for new ownersNew owners under the scheme will also be given an IDcard, which qualifies their pet for a range of ...
Small contribution of £5            All the branch asks for in            return is a small            contribution of £5 ...
Expanding the schemeOur Putney Animal Hospital in south-west London hasadopted a similar scheme. Putney Pensioners aims to...
Transforming animals and  owners twilight years             EARS provides invaluable             companionship for animals...
For more information visit RSPCA
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The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals - the UK's largest animal welfare charity. We rescue, rehabilitate and rehome hundreds of thousands of animals each year in England and Wales. We offer advice on caring for all animals and campaign to change laws that will protect them, which we will enforce through prosecution. Our work relies on your support, so get involved or donate today. You can make a difference.

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RSPCA - Elderly animal rehoming scheme

  1. 1. Elderly AnimalRehoming Scheme
  2. 2. Rehoming elderly animals...Its a sad fact that rehoming some of the elderlyanimals that come into our care can be a difficultprocess. But the Elderly Animal Rehoming Scheme(EARS) aims to change this by pairing older animalswith appropriate new owners.
  3. 3. About EARSMany potential pet owners can be reluctant to take onan older animal due to fears of increased demands ontime and money. EARS is designed to help alleviatethese worries.
  4. 4. How it all started…The scheme was the brainchild of the RSPCA Halifax,Huddersfield and District Branch after staff andtrustees vowed to find a new lease of life for theirelderly animals.
  5. 5. Assurances offered by EARSEARS offers owners a range of assurances, including:• discounted vet visits and food• help with transport• a vital 24-hour phone number to call in case of an emergency.
  6. 6. Benefits for new ownersNew owners under the scheme will also be given an IDcard, which qualifies their pet for a range of benefits,including annual booster vaccinations, health checks,routine worming tablets and flea treatments.
  7. 7. Small contribution of £5 All the branch asks for in return is a small contribution of £5 a month, and that the new owners provide the love, care and attention the animals deserve.
  8. 8. Expanding the schemeOur Putney Animal Hospital in south-west London hasadopted a similar scheme. Putney Pensioners aims to findloving new homes for elderly or disabled cats, whilst givingowners total peace of mind by covering costs of all themedical treatment carried out at the hospital.
  9. 9. Transforming animals and owners twilight years EARS provides invaluable companionship for animals and owners, particularly for elderly people who may live alone or who have recently lost a loved one, and the scheme has received the backing of Help the Aged and Age Concern.
  10. 10. For more information visit RSPCA

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