Pets Project

Animals can often be used to make people stay in abusive relationships.  Threats, actual abuse or neglect towards pets can force survivors to remain in dangerous situations or put themselves in danger by returning to feed or care for their animals. Most refuges and hostels are unable to house animals.

The Pets Project helps women and their children, reluctant to leave abusive relationships because of their pets, by providing a fostering home for their animals.  Pets are cared for by volunteers who have been checked for their suitability whilst the women continue to pay for their animals feed.  Every attempt is made to find appropriate foster homes for each animal and we are always looking for fosterers for all types of animals.

Where do we cover?

We work with animals across Nottinghamshire and also in parts of Derbyshire and Lincolnshire.



Can you help?

If you or anyone you know, might be able to offer a foster home to a family pet, get in touch with us at or on 07971 337 264.



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WAIS contact numbers:
Helpline: 0808 800 0340
Referrals: 0115 947 6490
Office: 0115 947 5257


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