Annual Halloween Open House
Save the date! Sunday October 24 12-3p.m. for the Annual Halloween Open House at the South Wilton Veterinary Group. There will be a Pet Costume Contest, Pet Adoptions, Raffles and Prizes.
Animal Planet’s Puppy & Kitten
Do you have a pregnant cat or dog? Now casting for newborn puppy and kitten documentary!
Production will soon be underway for a lighthearted documentary that follows puppies and kittens through the first months of life.
They are looking for dogs and cats in the New York Tri-State region who are expecting litters sometime from mid-September through mid-October. Though owners may have brief appearance in the documentary, the focus in on the pets and the milestone moments in their young lives.
If you have a dog or cat who will be delivering in our time frame, and are interested in having your puppies’ or kittens’ early days followed and captured on film, please send us an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please be sure to include the following information: Your Information-Your Name, Your Phone Number, Your Email Address, Your City, State and Proximity to NYC.
Your Pet’s Information-Animal’s Name. Breed of Dog/Cat, Number of Weeks Pregnant, Any health concerns/complications.
Please note filming will take place over the course of several weeks, but we will only be shooting with the puppy or kitten (and you!) 4-6 times in that period.
Beardsley Zoo Events
What can you do to help animals in Connecticut?
Make Shelter Adoption Your First Option! Remember, by adopting a homeless pet you are saving two lives… the pet you bring home and the pet that is awaiting space in the shelter.
The animal welfare cause has come a long way since 1881. But our country still has room to improve the status of companion animals in our lives. Want to get involved in helping the pets and citizens of our great State? The Connecticut Humane Society has outreach opportunities for all ages.
Or try one of these groups:
Howl & Prowl Parade & Contest
Adopt-A-Dog is sponsoring its 3rd Annual Howl & Prowl between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Oct. 30 at the Greenwich Common, 290 Greenwich Ave. Costumed pets and their owners will parade through town. A costume contest will follow. For more information or to register, call 914-273-1674.
Did you know… Licensing Laws – Connecticut state law requires that all dogs over the age of six months must be licensed with the town clerk for their area by the thirtieth of June each year. The license fee for animals that have been spayed or neutered is $7; the fee for all other animals is $12. The fees for owners living in Norwalk, New Canaan, Fairfield or Greenwich are $8 for each spayed/neutered animal and $19 for all others.
Building Winter Cat Shelters
Bottle Feeding Orphaned Kittens
TNR Certification Workshop
Taming Feral Kittens for Adoption