Protect Your Furry Friends with Pet Trusts: Insights from the Elder Law Report

On a new episode of the Elder Law Report Podcast, estate planning and elder law attorneys, Greg McIntyre and Samantha Gordon, discuss why pet trusts are on the rise in popularity and how they can help you protect your beloved pets.

Pets are part of the family. In this enlightening discussion, Samantha and Greg delve into the intricate world of Pet Trusts, shedding light on why these legal arrangements are crucial for pet owners in today’s world. As pet ownership continues to rise, so does the importance of planning for our beloved companions’ futures.

What is a Pet Trust?

A pet trust is a legal mechanism designed to ensure the continued care and well-being of your pets in the event of your incapacity or passing.

  • Appoint a designated caregiver.
  • Allocate funds for pet(s).
  • Provide detailed instructions for the care and well-being of your pet(s).
  • Ensure pets have attention, love, and care for the rest of their days.

Pet Trust Trends

Pet trusts are a growing trend in the world of estate planning, especially among younger generations who view their pets as integral members of their families. Pets do a lot for us humans, and many people want to ensure their beloved pets are cared for in unfortunate circumstances.

Take Action Now!

It’s never too early to start your estate plan. To further assist pet owners in planning for their pets’ futures, Samantha and Greg offer FREE consultations to discuss Pet Trusts and other estate planning matters. Whether you’re a proud pet parent or considering becoming one, they’re here to provide guidance and support.

Remember, estate planning is not just about the afterlife; it’s about securing your present and future. Don’t let uncertainty rule—empower yourself with knowledge and take action.

Free Consultation Offer

Ready to take the next step in securing your furry friends’ futures? Contact our skilled attorneys at 1-888-999-6600 or book a consultation online at mcelderlaw.com/scheduling.


Attorney Samantha Gordon and Attorney Greg McIntyre are Estate Planning & Elder Law attorneys in our Charlotte, NC office. Winchester, the puppy legal assistant, works hard to assist the attorneys with their clients daily.

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Greg McIntyre, founder of McIntyre Elder Law, is more than just an attorney. As a Navy Veteran, father to six kids, and a loving husband, he values family deeply. This drives his commitment to helping clients safeguard their futures and pass down legacies.

Greg has a passion to help people. Beyond just legal advice, he loves having conversations and strives to build a long-term relationship with every clients that comes through his door.

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