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Introducing Harriet's Haven for Pets

White and tan dog sitting next to a black and white dog.

Hang on to your whiskers, we have big news!

Tubman is creating the Twin Cities’ first-ever pet-friendly domestic violence shelter, and we’re proud to announce the name of our new addition: Harriet’s Haven for Pets!

Harriet’s Haven for Pets will be the first onsite refuge for families fleeing violence with their pets in the Twin Cities. It will be a full-service pet refuge that can house eight dogs and eight cats for up to 30 days while their owners seek housing for themselves or other temporary care for pets. Harriet’s Haven will provide round-the-clock monitoring, routine veterinary care, enrichment areas for families and pets to interact, and outdoor runs for exercise and relief. The space is designed to encourage pets and their families to maintain their bond and enhance healing for both humans and their pets, especially important for families that have endured trauma and violence.

You can learn more about Harriet’s Haven for Pets and help us reach our goal of $1.1 million for building and operation costs by visiting Stay tuned for more updates about this amazing project part of the Great Dreams Campaign!