About The Pet Care Trust
Incorporated in Washington, D.C. in 1990, The Pet Care Trust is a non-profit, charitable, public foundation. The purpose of The Pet Care Trust is to help promote public understanding regarding the value of and right to enjoy companion animals, to enhance knowledge about companion animals through research and education, and to promote professionalism among members of the companion animal community.
To promote public understanding of the joys and benefits of pets through education, support, and interaction.
“Making pets a part of everyone’s life.”
To Give every person the opportunity to experience the joy and love of pets.
Companion Animals – Our Role
- To sponsor and disseminate information on companion animal programs and the role of companion animals in improving the quality of life of pet owners.
- To collect and disseminate educational materials to teachers and schools, the media and the pet industry on responsible ownership and pet care.
- To interact with associations, organizations and societies in order to coordinate programs of mutual interest.
- To educate the public on benefits of the human animal bond and human companion animal bond.
- To be an information resource for the general public and pet industry.
Pet Care Trust – Financial Support
The Pet Care Trust pet foundation is supported by contributions from Individuals, Pet Industry Companies, Industry Associations, Corporate Sponsors, and Foundations. The pet-owning public, veterinary medical community and companion animal related organizations are encouraged to support projects and programs presented by The Pet Care Trust. Contributions may be directed to support specific programs or invested in the Trust Foundation in accordance with donors’ preference.
Pet Care Trust Tax Status
A non-profit public foundation under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code; contributions to the The Pet Care Trust, a pet foundation, are tax deductible as charitable contributions.