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Pet Assurance Program

BY STEPHANIE RYAN

Oahu SPCA’s program offers pet owners peace of mind regarding the care of their beloved pet for the rest of its life

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Many people don’t have a trusted friend or relative to be appointed as guardian for their pet. Oahu SPCA’s Pet Assurance Program provides an innovative solution.

esponsible pet parents often plan for medical care for their pets in the future, but what about the fate of their animals should they predecease them? Pet Assurance, offered by the Oahu SPCA, is an innovative way to plan for the well being of your pets’ future in the event you can no longer care for them or predecease them. Oahu SPCA guarantees the health and care of your loving companion for the rest of its life. While it’s not something we like to think about, the truth is, companion animals end up in shelters every day or are not properly cared for due to the death of a pet parent. The stress of losing their caretaker and suddenly being homeless is nothing that we wish for our beloved pets. This was the case for a recent member of our Pet Assurance Program who unfortunately passed away a few weeks ago. With limited family members nearby, he turned to the Oahu SPCA to care for his beloved pet, Pika. He left aside funds in his estate planning for the Oahu SPCA to care for Pika, which allowed travel to Kauai to pick up this sweet 12-year-old. Pika is now in great hands, being loved and cared for at the Oahu SPCA and will either go into a foster home or be adopted into a new loving family. The pet is then monitored for the rest of its life by the Oahu SPCA’s team members. In the meantime, he’s getting lots of attention from the staff and volunteers. To learn more about how you can plan ahead for your pet with Pet Assurance, please call the Oahu SPCA at 808.754.1519 and visit the website at OahuSPCA.org.

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