|Victims of domestic violence do not have to surrender their pets!!
In Saratoga County, NY, The Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Service (hot line: 584-8188) has a Safe Pet Partnership Program. Pre-approved volunteers in the community foster animals for victims of domestic violence while these individuals are in transition.
In Albany County, NY, Equinox DV Services (hot line: 432-7865) provides care for pets at the Mohawk and Hudson Humane Society in Menands.
In Rensselaer County, NY, Unity House DV program (hot line: 272-2370) also partners with MHHS.
In Schenectady County, NY, the YWCA DV Shelter (hot line: 374-3386) partners with the Animal Protective Foundation.