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Dogs Trust has been supporting dog owners who are experiencing homelessness or in housing crisis for more than 20 years. One of our main aims is to encourage more homelessness services to accept dogs. We offer a range of help and support to people providing homelessness support.

The Welcoming Dogs scheme

For many homeless dog owners, their dog is their main companion and source of love, support and warmth. Dogs Trust’s Welcoming Dogs scheme offers advice and support to hostels to help them begin accepting dogs.

Currently less than 10% of hostels in the UK are dog-friendly, meaning that many dog owners are denied access to shelter and support, simply because they have a dog.

By joining the Welcoming Dogs scheme, you will be ensuring that more dog owners can be helped into accommodation and avoid the heartbreak of giving up their beloved pet.

Vet care for your clients

The Hope Project runs a veterinary scheme for dog owners who are homeless or living in temporary accommodation. If your hostel accepts dogs, we can ensure there is a veterinary practice near your hostel that your residents can use.

Free preventative veterinary care

The scheme provides free treatments including vaccinations, microchipping, neutering, worming and flea treatments.

Free emergency veterinary care

Free emergency vet care for any dogs should they become unwell, as well as transportation to the vet practice.

The veterinary scheme is free to join and ensures that both your residents with dogs and your other residents are safe and healthy.

Learn more about the scheme