Watch Video | Many seniors who own pets are worried by what will happen to their pets when they can no longer take care of them. Other seniors, who could take care of pets, don’t because they are afraid of the same thing. Marina Ramirez, the owner of Assisting Hands Palm Beach, interviews Wendy Derhak, founder and CEO of The Pet Cottage, a “retirement home” for pets.
Wendy Derhak is the founder and CEO of The Pet Cottage, a non-profit sanctuary that provides guardianship for pets that have lost their human companions due to death, disability or deployment. The Pet Cottage is a private sanctuary for pets that have lost their humans due to death, disability or military deployment. We provide lifelong guardianship through sanctuary residency, forever fosters, or rehoming. The vision at The Pet Cottage is to ensure all pets are treated as sentient beings and provided loving, caring homes for their entire life.