Dogs Trust Hope Project
Support and guidance service for dog owners who are homeless or in housing crisis, including free access to vet care
Registered charity which receives no government funding
Eligibility & Referral
Referral through homelessness organisations and self-referral. The project can help if you are rough sleeping, in a hostel/night shelter, squatting, on an unauthorised travellers’ site, in temporary accommodation, sofa surfing, or living in a tent/vehicle
Dogs Trust Hope Project is a scheme supporting dogs whose owners are homeless or in housing crisis.
Owners can sign up to the Hope Project’s veterinary scheme to receive free vet care for their dogs.
The Hope Project also works with hostels and housing providers to support them into becoming dog-friendly and has an online directory of dog-friendly hostels.
Key functions & activities offered
- Free vet care for dogs belonging to people who are homeless or in housing crisis
- Online resource available to find a dog friendly hostel
- Consultations and guidance offered to hostels and housing providers to support them into accepting dogs