Monday, April 15, 2013
Friends of Attleboro Animal Shelter is collecting donations to provide medical care for local dogs and cats.
Friends of Attleboro Animal Shelter is caring for several dogs and cats needing extra medical attention. The nonprofit organization is seeking donations from the community so it can help these animals. "FAAS is a nonprofit volunteer group, which provides care for dogs and cats who end up in the city's shelter," a press release from the organization states. "The city doesn't provide any money for the medical care of cats and has a limited budget for dogs." FAAS provided the following biographies for cats and dogs needing medical attention: Those who want to help can write a check payable to FAAS, P.O. Box 592 Attleboro, MA 02703. Contributions can also be made via PayPal using FAAS's email address firstname.lastname@example.org. Donors are asked…
Sunday, June 17, 2012
The city councilor and son of a retired Presbyterian minister provides a prayer for the pets.
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Sunday, June 17, 2012
Attleboro City Councilor Jeremy Denlea provided the blessing of the animals on Saturday at the Friends of Attleboro Animal Shelter's annual Paws for the Cause Petwalk, which took place outside the Attleboro Moose Lodge. The text of Denlea's blessing came from his father the Rev. E. Peter Denlea, who is a retired Presbyterian minister.
Thursday, April 12, 2012
Cats and dogs will be available for adoption next week at the Capron Park Zoo.
Friends of Attleboro Animal Shelter and the Capron Park Zoo are teaming up during the week of April vacation to find homes for cats and dogs. Cats and dogs will be available for adoption at the zoo beginning Sunday. The program will take place through the following Sunday, which is Earth Day. FAAS volunteers will be at the zoo with adoptable animals each day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information about the program, go to FAAS' website at www.faaspets.org.
Monday, October 31, 2011
Attleboro animal shelter is over capacity.
There is a desperate plea for help from the volunteers at the Attleboro Animal Shelter. "We are in a complete state of emergency at the shelter," said Kim Penque, a Friends of Attleboro Animal Shelter volunteer to the more than 1,000 friends on the Attleboro Pets Facebook page. "As of this morning we now have 16 dogs in the shelter and only 12 kennels plus the five in foster care! Some dogs are sharing crates. Several volunteers spent hours at the shelter on Sunday night putting out blankets for the dogs and filling kongs to keep the animals comfortable for the night. Two other dogs were picked up last night, one of which was injured. The shelter needs donations of food specifically, Salmon and Rice Pro Plan Dry Dog Food, according to …
Sunday, June 26, 2011
Friends of Attleboro Animal Shelter, in conjunction with the Attleboro Moose Lodge, hosted the 8th annual Paws for the Cause Petwalk on Saturday.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Shara Azad
Sunday, June 26, 2011
While the City of Attleboro covers routine dog care, canines with special needs are often left without complete treatment. The Friends of Attleboro Animal Shelter steps in at that point. Committed to the full care of animals, including microchipping to guarantee a safe return in the event of an encounter with Animal Control, Friends of Attleboro Animal Shelter held its 8th annual Paws for the Cause Petwalk this past Saturday. The event was held in conjunction with the Attleboro Moose Lodge, the local chapter of a nationwide community service organization. Nancy Robinson, president of the Friends of Attleboro Animal Shelter, said the 2011 petwalk was "the biggest ever." The event generally raises between $4,000 and $6,000, with proceeds …
Friday, March 4, 2011
There's a lot going on this weekend in Attleboro.
1. There is a fundraiser at Kids Wurld at 11 Toner Blvd., North Attleboro, today to benefit Boston Children's Hospital. 2.The United Regional Chamber of Commerce is hosting its Executive Express-O workshop for business leaders beginning at 8 a.m. at the chamber office in Attleboro. 3. Help warm Attleboro homes during the seventh annual DeAnne Auclair Soup for HEAT fundraiser Saturday, March 5 noon-2 p.m. at the Larson Senior Center. 4. The State Drama Festival, which includes performances by eight schools, will take place Saturday, March 5, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Attleboro High School. 5. Attleboro Youth Baseball is hosting an umpire clinic on Sunday, March 6, beginning at 6:30 p.m.
Monday, February 28, 2011
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