Shelter and Community Assistance

Shelter Animal Medicine and Community Programs


The PetSafe Program is a community service offered by Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine that meets the short-term housing needs of pets in special circumstances. Learn more about this program.

Humane Societies / Animal Control Programs

The Purdue University Veterinary Hospital in partnership with local shelters and Animal Control offices provides emergency care for injured animals whose owners may be unknown. Click here to learn more about our work in this area and the organizations we work with.

Maddie's Fund

Maddie’s Fund® - The Pet Rescue Foundation is a family foundation funded by Workday and PeopleSoft Founder Dave Duffield and his wife, Cheryl.

Compassion Fur Paws

Compassion Fur Paws was established as a Grateful Client program in order for you to personally select a meaningful recognition of the high quality, compassionate care you and your pet received from veterinary professionals at the Purdue University Veterinary Hospital and alums of the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine through their respective personal clinics. Through Compassion Fur Paws, you have the opportunity to significantly recognize a specific Doctor, Veterinary Technician, or Staff Member through a tribute gift, a personally crafted note, an acknowledgment from the Dean, and honorary Compassion Fur Paws lapel pin.

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