“Peace of mind for you, your family and your pet.”


It’s wonderful to have a pet

A companion and friend, they give lots of love and health boosting benefits to owners.  But, what happens when there is an emergency and you need to leave your home unexpectedly?  What happens to your pet?

Call to register pet and owner on: 01904 726 191
Lines open 9.30am – 4pm, Monday to Friday.
You may leave a message outside these hours.

Free home care advice

Keep Your Pet is a FREE service provided by volunteers through Age UK York, Age UK Selby and the RSPCA that offers the elderly and vulnerable emergency and short term support for their pets. So, if something unexpected happens everyone is well taken care of.

Keep Your Pet volunteers are all trained and thoroughly vetted by the RSPCA York District Branch and provide emergency:

  • Dog walking
  • Home feeding visits*
  • Vet visits*
  • Short term fostering
  • Help to contact appropriate organisations for longer term support provision if necessary

Helping to ensure that if something happens to you, your pet will be well taken care of.

Register your, or your loved one’s pet today on the Age UK York website before you need help – Keep Your Pet can respond quicker when you do. Call for further information on 01904 726 191.  Lines open 9.30am – 4pm Monday to Friday.  You may leave a message outside these hours.

Can you help by volunteering your time?  If you can volunteer time to support Keep Your Pet and their highly valued work, get in touch to request your volunteer pack.

Peace of mind for you and your pet.

*Please be aware, keep Your Pet volunteers give their time free of charge; however, you will be required to pay for any costs incurred in the care of your pet, including food or vets’ bills.

For all your home care needs, talk to us, we’re here to help.

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