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Thank you to Dr. Stephen Farley, DDS (and his team), for promoting our cause!!

For the entire month of April, Dr. Farley and his staff are holding a food drive for FOWACC. We are very grateful!

Dr. Farley’s office is at 62 Bloomfield Avenue in Windsor.  

If you would like to know how/when to drop off donations, please call Amy  (860) 490-2428

Make sure to top by our upcoming fundraiser!

Please click the flyer down below for more information.

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Windsor High Volunteers Build New Dog House for Donations at Stop & Shop

A big thank you to Steve Bianchi and the kids at Windsor High School for taking the time to construct our new dog house which is used to take in pet food donations that go to Windsor residents that need help. The dog house will be located at our local Stop & Shop.

DogHouse-4-5-2016
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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]

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2015 Archives…

OUR NEXT FUNDRAISER….

On Saturday, May 2, 2015, Dom’s Broad Street Eatery is again generously donating 10% of their sales to benefit FOWACC.  Stop by Dom’s, have a great meal, and support a great cause!  8am-2pm.  300 Broad St, Windsor, CT.

NBC’s FEAST TV: Dom’s Eatery Video

Dom's Eatery

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3/31/15

FOWACC would like to thank the children at St. Gabriel’s for their recent food drive.  Great job!

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FOWACC would like to give special thanks to PET SUPPLIES PLUS for all their generous donations of late. 

UPDATE:  12/14/14:   RICK, THE MANAGER, AND THE STAFF – OF PET SUPPLIES PLUS (1773 BERLIN TNPK., WETHERSFIELD)… ARE GENEROUSLY RUNNING A MONTH LONG  “FILL THE CART” DRIVE AT THE STORE.  IF YOU ARE IN THE AREA, PLEASE STOP BY AND SUPPORT FOWACC.  EVEN ONE CAN CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN SOMEONE’S LIFE, AND KEEP PETS IN LOVING HOMES.  THANK YOU!

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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

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FOWACC On Fox 61

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Happy Tail

Dom’s Eatery fundraiser today was a HUGE success. Thank you to all that came out and jam packed the restaurant, and participated in the raffles…Today at Dom’s Eatery, we had an unexpected reunion during the fundraiser.  A wonderful day, a dog reunited with its owner and some wonderful good samaritans that took care of the pup were there to hand off the little cutie back to her home.  If you’d like to see more pictures from today, click the link (you do not have to be a member of Facebook to see them)

Today something special happened while raising funds and enjoying delicious food at Dom's Broadstreet Eatery…a reunion

Posted by Friends of Windsor Animal Care & Control on Saturday, April 19, 2014

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FOWACC Easter Party Petco 2014

The Easter Party was a HUGE success and a lot of fun! Kids won prizes for costumes and so did dogs!

Posted by Friends of Windsor Animal Care & Control on Saturday, April 12, 2014

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FOWACC holds Halloween event at Petco in Windsor….

 

Very nice article from the Reminder News – Thank you!

Further reading and information on you can help support the cause:

http://www.remindernews.com/article/2013/10/30/friends-group-supports-windsor-animal-shelter

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2 Year FOWACC Anniversary-Success!!

Check out our picture gallery for photos of  our latest successful event!  Our 2 year anniversary on 7/21/13 at Stop and Shop in Windsor.


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