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Phone: (518)861-6861
6655 Rte 158
Altamont
New York 12009
USA
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Target demographics: New York residents and their companion animals

Direct beneficiaries per year: spay/neuter of 806 cats and 175 dogs with the help of grants from the William Gundry Broughton Charitable Private Foundation, Inc., the Doris Day Animal Foundation, Hedley & Co., CPA, the Golub Foundation, the Build-A-Bear Workshop Bear Hugs Foundation, and the generosity of our local supporters

Geographic areas served: New York state, with a focus on Albany, Schenectady, Saratoga, Rensselaer, Fulton, and Montogomery counties

Programs: -Low cost spay neuter - in conjunction with the Cat Care
Coalition
-Low-cost dog spay/neuter - Dog Care Coalition
-Paying for all vet bills for PAWS (Pets are Wonderful
Support of the Damien Society) clients.

Mission:
Guilderhaven, inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-for-profit that provides low-cost spay/neuter, food, and medical intervention for the companion animals of New York residents and for wildlife.  We also assist rescue organizations in this endeavor, with an emphasis on our local community
Results:
In 2013, we facilitated the spay/neuter of 806 cats and 175 dogs with the help of grants from the William Gundry Broughton Charitable Private Foundation, Inc., the Doris Day Animal Foundation, Hedley & Co., CPA, the Golub Foundation, the Build-A-Bear Workshop Bear Hugs Foundation, and the generosity of our local supporters! We continue to produce an educational coloring booklet and speak to school groups and youth organizations. In 2013, Joyce Perry and Jean Simmons, our new Board Members and resident wildlife rehabilitators, gave thirteen presentations on their work in wildlife with an emphasis on raptors.

In addition, Guilderhaven, inc. helps place animals from private homes and from shelters and rescue groups. We have also delivered dog/cat food, and many supplies, to pet owners and rescue groups. We are so grateful for the support and continue to strive to educate the public on the importance of humane pet guardianship. It is our belief that the only way to alleviate the problems of overpopulation, which often leads to suffering and abandonment of companion animals, is through these low cost spay/neuter programs.

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08/18/14
In the fall of 2013 I received a call from one of my best friends who was in a desperate situation. Having lost her job and struggling to find new work, her unemployment benefits ran out and most days she was going hungry herself so that her cats could eat. Friends chipped in to help out where we ... more »
04/29/14
I have known about Guilderhaven for quite sometime and always donated to this wonderful cause. Now being a board member I have seen first hand what a difference this organization can make in both animals and owners lives. Not only for domestic animals but also for wildlife, being 1 of 2 ... more »
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