Funds to help the pets of low-income animal guardians
**FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE**
Los Angeles, CA -- PAWS/LA (Pets Are Wonderful Support/Los Angeles), a Los Angeles County nonprofit with more than 27 years of experience keeping people and their pets together, is the recent recipient of a grant award of $7,500 from Banfield Foundation. The grant is to be used to fund veterinary services for the pets of low-income animal guardians. Banfield Foundation, the largest funder of veterinary assistance, gives $1,000,000 annually nationwide to help struggling pet owners.
PAWS/LA’s mission to keep people and pets together closely aligns with that of Banfield Foundation, which is to “keep pets in their current homes, and with their loving families.” The overall vision of Banfield Foundation is to ensure that every wanted and loved pet stays in their home. They strive to create strong and healthy bonds between pets and their owners so that pets are not left to uncertain futures in overcrowded shelters. They want to see pet families thrive and are working to change the conversation in the national animal assistance arena to focus on preventing surrender.
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