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Umbrella of Hope: Sponsor a Pet Grant Report

How did this grant help your organization and the pets in your care?

Medical bills for the animals in our care

We were able to provide dental care to the animals.

How many pets did this grant help?


Please provide a story of one or more specific pets this grant helped.

We rescue senior, special-needs and medically needy animals (mostly). We take the animals whom no one else will help and other rescues leave behind. These animals need an average of $500 in medical care and we receive an average of $57 in adoption fees for each animal. These Sponsor a Pet donations help bridge the gap. All four animals were adopted into lovely homes. Two of them have since passed on from natural causes; the other two are loved and happy.

The first photo shows Cricket. From Facebook: “Cricket Bug is a 9-year-old, 6-lb. Chihuahua/pug-mix spayed female. Kids: yes please. Cats: sure. Dogs: yes. Cricket has arthritis and is on medication to maintain it.¬†Cricket joins us from¬†Solano County Sheriff’s Office Animal Care Division.”

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