RESQ Guardian Card

The RESO Guardian Card is a Maharashtra-based programme that serves as a pledge to protect your pet's future. The card acts in a similar way to an organ donor card and notifies people of your wishes for your pet(s), should anything happen to you. This service is 100% free of cost, and has been created in response to the question -"If something happens to me, who will provide care and future for my pets?"

RESQ Guardian Card

What happens when your pet comes to RESQ through the RGC programme?

If you pass away and have a RESQ Guardian Card, we will arrange to bring your dog/ cat(s) to our RESQ Rehoming Centre in Bavdhan, Pune. Upon arrival, your pet(s) will be exam­ined by our veterinarians and cared for by our dedicated staff. We will find your pet(s) new owners whose lifestyle and experience match their needs. If for any reason your pet(s) cannot be rehomed, however, rest assured that RESQ will do its utmost to provide your beloved pet with the right quality of life.

At RESQ, we focus on a holistic approach (both physical and emotional) and ensure your pet will receive all the loving care they need in our state-of-the-art facilities. We also un­derstand that losing you will have been a traumatic experience for your pet, which is why our experienced team (including a certified Canine Behaviourist) will draw up an individ­ualised rehabilitation programme as per your pet's requirements, and will dedicate every ounce of love, energy and attention to reassure your pet that they are loved, and that they will be cared for!

How to apply for a RESQ Guardian Card?

The RESQ Guardian Card can be obtained with a simple 3-step process:

  1. Fill in and send us your Registration Form. Click here to Download Registration Form
  2. Expect a call from our team to conduct a telephonic verification process within 7-10 days of its receipt.
  3. Receive your handy, wallet-sized RESO Guardian Card!

We also strongly recommend that you mention the care of your pet(s) in your legal will. That way, there can be no confusion about your wishes! We suggest that you include the following phrase in your will: "It is also my wish that RESQ Charitable Trust cares for or rehomes any pets that I may own at the time of my death".

In case you have any questions pertaining to this, please send us an email on or call us on 9890999111 to request a call back from the RESQ Guardian Team, who will be happy to guide you with the same.

Gift your pets the promise of a secure future by signing up today!

You've made sure your pets will be loved forever ... will you help thousands more?

Many people who join the RESQ Guardian Card programme also decide to leave us a gift to RESQ Charitable Trust in their Will, as a way of saying thank you for securing the future of their companion animals. If this sounds like something you'd like to do, please write to us on Thank you!