OPIN: Outreach to Pets in Need
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186 Gregory Blvd.
Target demographics: homeless pets in Fairfield County, CT, and families with pets who are in need of support for their pets.
Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: show off an adoptable pet at an adoption event, giving them a chance to find their forever home.
Geographic areas served: Fairfield County, Connecticut
In 2010, we developed two foster programs: SafePet for Domestic Violence victims provides temporary housing for a pet of a domestic violence victim during a time of transition, and OPIN Foster homes provide a nurturing environment for pets from our shelter, preparing them for a forever home.