What Will Happen To Your Pet When You’re No Longer Around?
When it comes to protecting your pet, no one does it better than you do. You’re the one who ensures they have the proper food and care, you ensure they’re routinely seen by their veterinarian and you’re the one who makes sure they’re happy.
But what would happen if you were no longer around? Who would care for your pet? Would your friends and family know what foods to feed or what medications to give? How can you know for sure that your beloved pet will continue to receive everything they need?
Have you considered a pet trust? For pet owners, these legal documents are a crucial element in their overall estate planning efforts. It allows for the setting aside of funds to financially care for your pet when you’re no longer here. Further, it allows you memorialize the details surrounding who should physically care for or adopt your pet. You can easily include details such as who the veterinarian is, how to contact him or her and any allergies or medical conditions your pet experiences.
Further, a pet trust can be drawn up not only to cover your pet after you’re no longer here, but also to cover who will care for your pet if you become incapacitated because of an accident or illness.
These important details allow whomever you choose to have a complete care “blueprint”, of sorts. This is a great source of peace for many pet owners.
One look at the statistics reveals that more than 500,000 pets are abandoned annually. This number, according to 2nd Chance for Pets, represents only those pets abandoned due to an illness or death.
Southern NH and Essex County MA Pet Planning Assistance
With a pet trust, you can prevent your pet from becoming another statistic. Give us a call for Southern NH and Essex County MA pet planning assistance today – together, we can make sure your pet has a happy, healthy life.