HOW CAN YOU HELP?
Getting Information to People Fleeing the Ukraine with Pets
The International Fund for Animal Welfare has compiled a verified resource of country information for people fleeing from Ukraine with their pets.
The American Veterinary Medical Foundation, the aid arm of the American Veterinary Medical Association, has identified the following groups of reputable organizations to help veterinary teams and the pets they care for. As the Foundation states, these groups are not ‘AVMA-endorsed’ but are generally viewed as credible organizations that are poised to provide immediate help. Please consider how you can support their efforts.”
The American Kennel Club (AKC) posted the following statement of solidarity which mentions the AKC has reached out to the Ukrainian Kennel Union and “stands ready to assist other organizations directly connected to assisting dog breeders, exhibitors, and owners affected by this crisis.”
There are may more organizations that are rushing to aid. As with any monetary donation, be sure to check www.charitynavigator.com to ensure you are donating to a reputable organization.
We hope and pray for a peaceful resolution to this senseless tragic event as soon as possible.