The AniMeals Program provides assistance in caring for the pets of seniors in San Antonio.
Would you like to help our seniors and their furry companions stay together? Join our AniMeals team today!
There are three ways to make an impact through this program:
AniMeals provides supplemental pet food on the third weekend of the month to over 250 clients. Routes and pet food are picked up the Thursday and Friday of delivery week at our Headquarters at 4306 Northwest Loop 410, San Antonio, TX 78229, and then delivered on your own time that weekend.
TRANSPORT PETS FOR VET SERVICES
Volunteer to transport pets of our homebound seniors to and from the vet clinic for wellness services. Meals on Wheels provides pet carriers and covers the cost of services. This is a great volunteer opportunity for people who are comfortable handling pets! Transports occur Monday - Friday.
From time to time, we have clients who are unable to care for their pets due to poor eyesight, injuries or hospitalization. Volunteer to transport these pets for grooming appointments or take a dog walking around the block.
In cases of hospitalization, we reach out to AniMeals volunteers to open their home for a set period of time, usually a few days to a few weeks. AniMeals ensures that these pets are up to date on shots and can provide foster volunteers with pet food and supplies as needed. Volunteers are required to sign a foster agreement when taking any AniMeals pets into their home and a pet care agreement for other services.
HOW DO I BECOME A VOLUNTEER?
Volunteer must comply with the following:
Driver must be at least 18 years of age
Must pass a criminal and sex offender background check
Must be comfortable with pets
To become an AniMeals volunteer:
I CAN'T VOLUNTEER, HOW CAN I HELP?
Each month we distribute over 5,000lbs of cat and dog food to our clients. Help us serve our clients by donating online or in-person.