Food Collection at St Gabriel’s

Another BIG thank you to Angie, Loretta and all the folks and kids at St. Gabriel’s Church and School for all of their generosity and hard work collecting pet food to help Windsor residents keep their pets at home from ACO Brian Davis and the Friends of Windsor Animal Care & Control.

Hartford Courant Article About the Pound

The nearly 15-year-old dilemma of what to do with the town’s stray dogs and cats when the old dog pound is demolished took another turn Monday as the town council voted unanimously to refer the project back to the public building commission for a more focused cost-saving plan.

The current pound, on Mechanic Street behind town hall, is 35 years old and decaying. It has been on the town’s capital improvements list since 2002. It is also in the way of an apartment complex currently under construction… [Read More]

Your Help Is Needed ASAP!

We need help!! For the first time in almost 5 years of helping residents keep their pets with donations of pet food our pantry is almost empty. If you are able to help us with a small bag of dog or cat food or canned pet food it would be very helpful. Please see the options available to drop off or have a pickup arranged below.

  • Windsor Police Department
    Drop Off – 340 Bloomfield Ave
  • Windsor Stop & Shop
    Drop Off – Has a Dog House setup.
  • Windsor Animal Control
    Call – 860-688-5273, ext. 556
  • Friends of Windsor Animal Care & Control
    Call – 860-249-9463

 

December Food Drive-HUGE SUCCESS!!

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A HUGE THANK YOU TO ALL…who volunteered their time, and to the public-YOU-who helped fill SEVEN carts worth of food.

 Special Thank You to the volunteers from Windsor High: Jesse, Louis, Meghan, Amanda, Robert and Jimmy.  Thank you to Tina from Stop and Shop for all your help and support, as always.

This coming December 19th will be our annual holiday food drive at the Windsor Stop & Shop.  This drive is needed so that we can get as much food donated to help local families in need get through this coming winter.  Donations, both food and monetary, help people in need KEEP their pets in their homes and out of the shelters.  Thank you for your generosity.

This year our food drive will be held at
Stop and Shop, Kennedy Rd. Windsor
December 19th, 2015
9am-3pm.
Click Here For More Information

Mayor Trinks Stepping Up to Head Pound Committee

Here is a great article from the Courant regarding Mayor Trinks stepping up to head the Committee to get this pound done!

     “WINDSOR — As the owner of Bart’s Drive In, Donald Trinks has been serving the edible kind of dogs for years, but now he’s stepping up to try to help the pet-able kind as well.  Trinks, who is also the town’s mayor, has volunteered to lead a committee that will focus on getting a new dog pound built in town for much less than the $1 million price tag that has been quoted by contractors who bid on the job.”   Read More at Courant.com