Assistance during emergency

We can support you

In an effort to prevent animals from being abandoned an essential part of our mission in helping animals is to offer services and help to their humans. All of us are well aware that any of us can go through particularly difficult times and can find ourselves within a crisis situation. In this context stresses and distress can increase when you have an animal to care for.

In an effort to help lower income communities, if an owner is in difficulty Proanima can provide temporary lodging for an animal and may also donate food for an animal of a citizens with no revenue.

What services do we offer at times of crisis?

Intermediary organizations or professionals such as social workers, homeless shelters, medical personnel, police services or the Red Cross can contact us in case people need help with their pet.

Here are a few examples where our temporary shelter/food services would apply (not a complete list/other examples may apply) :

  • Emergency hospitalization
  • Violence at home
  • Homelessness
  • House fire
  • Refugees
  • Transfer to prison
  • Stay at detoxification center
Bring your animal to Proanima and what to expect :
  1. You make an appointment and a meeting follows with full confidentiality
  2. To better know your animal we ask that you fill out a form
  3. No fees are charged (just a donation which is voluntary)
  4. examination
Dedicated volunteers with your pets best interest in mind
  • A staff of veterinarians offering personalized care
  • A veterinary team
  • A comfortable and modern setting
  • Animal behavior professionals
  • An caring team with experience with all types of animals
  • Quality food
White cat lying on the legs of someone who pets it.

Are you a low income citizen wanting to sterilize your cat? See the information about our program at sterilization program.

A variety of services

Available throughout our municipalities


Our sterilization program aims to control the cat population, while improving their health and quality of life. Help us reduce animal overpopulation by participating in this program.

Sheltering of an animal during an emergency

If you notice a neglected or mistreated animal let us know at Proanima. We help protect vulnerable animals and ensure their well-being.


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