Donating Goods


During the off season the shelters still need donations! The following information will help you in getting those donations to the proper places.

paw Accepted Donation Items

  • Unopened Wet/Dry Dog & Cat Food (CAT FOOD, REALLY NEED!)
  • Unopened Dog & Cat Treats
  • Dog Toys
  • Cat Toys
  • Cat Beds
  • New/Gently Used Leashes/Collars
  • Cat Litter (REALLY NEED!)
  • Petsafe Cleaning Products
  • Paper Towels
  • New/Gently Used Blankets/Towels
  • Letterhead/Envelopes (Please contact Copies Plus…More at (860) 537-0082 if you prefer to order directly for us or click Here to contact them through their website)

We do not accept comforters, filled blankets, or rugs as the shelters do not have the machines to wash them.

paw Local Shelters

Look for a shelter in your area and contact them to find out what they need, their hours, and where to drop off! Below are some links to some shelters in the East Haddam Area:

Town of Branford
Dan Cosgrove Animal Shelter, 749 E. Main Street, Branford, CT 06405
(203) 315-4125 Website

CT Animal House, P.O. Box 343, Waterford, CT 06385
(860) 271-1361 Website or Facebook

East Haven Animal Shelter, 183 Commerce Street, East Haven, CT 06512
(203) 468-3249 Website or Facebook

Hartford Animal Shelter, 120 Rescue Lane, Bloomfield, CT 06002
(860) 757-4395 Website or Facebook

Old Lyme Animal Control, 3 Machnik Drive, Old Lyme, CT 06371
(860) 434-3047 Website or Facebook

Our Companions Animal Sanctuary, 46 Floeting Road, Ashford, CT 06278
(860) 242-9999 Website or Facebook

paw Holiday Drive

Donations not only warm and feed hundreds of shelter animals but they also support those who have dedicated their lives to finding forever homes for those homeless pets.

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paw Upcoming Events

Eat, paint, laugh, and so much more! We hope to see you at a future event soon or at the many other events organized throughout the state on behalf of our homeless pets.


paw Volunteer

We’d love to have your help, expertise, enthusiasm, and fur covered selves in any capacity.  This all happens because of our incredible community!

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