Help for pets doomed by foreclosures

When a homeowner has to leave his home because of foreclosure, often his pet is left behind.

Now services are emerging to help pets navigate the mortgage-crisis fallout.

Houston-based No Paws Left Behind offers a database of shelters financially distressed homeowners can call to give their pet a home. The Humane Society of the United States now offers grant money to shelters to help them deal with the swell of pets displaced by foreclosure.

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