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Saturday
Apr112015

Next Animal Control Task Force Meeting 04/14/2015 6:30PM

When: Thursday Apr 14, 2015 - 6:30pm
Where: Stamford Government Center
            Democratic Caucus Room
            888 Washington Boulevard
            Stamford, CT 06901
            (Map)
To Do:  Please try to make it to this meeting and show your support!. As a reminder we are not allowed to speak but any attendance to show we care would be awesome.  Prior meetings have been on the 4th floor but check with the front desk when you walk in. Here and below is the agenda:
AGENDA
1. Report of the Stamford Animal Control Manager
2. Review and final approval of draft Stamford Animal Ordinance, reflecting comments from last meeting of Task Force
3. Collection of requested documents for Task Force report to the Mayor a. Volunteerdocs(Emmett/Toma)
a. Adoption docs (Emmett/Toma)
b. Potential sites for new SACCC (Taylor)
c. Overview of SACCC situation and staffing (Cobb)
4. Preparing report to Mayor
Tuesday
Mar312015

Pucks & Paws - April 11, 2015

Paws & Pucks Info - pdfWhere: Webster Bank Arena (Harbor Yard) Map
 When: Saturday, April 11, 2015 7:00pm (Doors open 6:00pm)
  Price: $20 with order by Apirl 3rd (regularly $37)
Includes: Center Ice Tickets, Bring Your Dog!, Donations to O.P.I.N, S.T.A.R., P.A.W.S, Bridgeport Animal Control, & Help Willy's Friends
            
What:  Enjoy a Hockey Game, Animal Related Vendors and Adoptables.
More: We are honored to have received a sponsorship from our friends at VCA Specialty Animal Hospitals.  Not only will we receive a vendor booth the night of the event, but also a portion of the ticket sale proceeds which will go a long way in helping more critical care animals like Lucy; who VCA Norwalk so lovingly treated for massive burns. (Flyer here!)
Thank you VCA Specialty Animal Hospitals:
  • VCA Vet Referral & Emerg. Center
  • VCA  Shoreline Vet. Referral & Emerg. Center
  • VCA  Cheshire Animal Hospital!
Monday
Mar302015

Paint your own pet on April 27th

Pintot's Palettte Event InfoWhere: Pinot's Palette
 When: Monday, April 27, 2015 7:00 - 10:00 pm
 Hurry: The deadline to sign up & submit your photo is April 14th! 
  More: Mention OPIN in the seating request field at sign up and Pinot's will donate $5 per person to OPIN  SIGNUP HERE!
            
More: Your pet has lots of personality, so why shouldn't his portrait? This is the perfect chance to show off how fun your fur baby is on the inside by painting him in bold, psychedelic colors!  Think gift for upcoming Mother's & Father's Day.
Tuesday
Mar102015

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Monday
Mar092015

OPIN @ Stamford's St. Patrick's Day Parade

Wednesday
Feb112015

$10 Valentine's Adoption Special!

Have you ever dreamed of finding “the one?” You know, that special one who melts your heart from the moment your eyes meet? Someone you know you just can’t live without? Well, dream no more. This Valentine’s Day weekend (February 13-16) during Best Friends “The One" adoption promotion, adopt your special “one” for just $10. Whether you’re looking for a cute cat to cuddle with on the couch or a loveable dog to have fun with outdoors, we know there’s a special animal who thinks you’re "the one," too. You can find him or her at the Adoptables area here.

Friday
Jan232015

FREE Dog Training at Bartlett!

FREE Dog Training at BartlettFREE Dog Training with Trainer Rob Mullin of K9Wizard & Co.
OPIN is pleased to announce this partnership with the Bartlett Arboretum;without their help we couldn't offer this service year round. Classes are open to everyone and are held every Wednesday night (6:30-7:30 pm). Your dog will learn the basics: to walk nicely on a leash, to sit, stay, down, and to interact positively in the presence of other dogs.
 
Bartlett Arboretum - Silver Education Building - lower back entrance 

 

Sunday
Nov302014

All December Adoptions $25 !

pet adoption fees reduced in December

This season, bring joy to your world. Adopt a pet from Outreach to Pets In Need for just twenty five dollars!  We think everyone should go home for the holidays, so we've reduced adoption fees throughout December!

Saturday
Nov012014

11/06/2014 6:30pm Animal Control Task Force

When: Thursday Nov 06, 2014 - 6:30pm
Where: Stamford Government Center
            Democratic Caucus Room
            888 Washington Boulevard
            Stamford, CT 06901
            (Map)
To Do:  Please try to make it to this meeting and show your support!. As a reminder we are not allowed to speak but any attendance to show we care would be awesome.  Prior meetings have been on the 4th floor but check with the front desk when you walk in. Here and below is the agenda:
AGENDA 
1. Final approval of adoption documents 
2. Report on potential sites for new Stamford ACC 
3. Report on lecture with Humane Society of the US President Wayne Pacelle 
4. Review of current situation, including start of the new volunteer program, of 
the Animal Control Center, Tilford Cobb, Acting Animal Control Officer 
5. Revision of Stamford animal ordinance and policies, input from animal 
welfare/rescue non-profit organizations 
a. Friends of Felines 
b. OPIN 
c. Pitter Patter 
d. STARelief 
e. Others 
Saturday
Oct252014

OPIN's Project Chip'n - Our 11th FREE Microchip Clinic

free pet microchipTreats for your Pets, and Kids with Pets... Best Pet Costume prize, plus meet some Adoptable Pets as well!
Saturday, November 1st 2pm–4:30pm at CHOICE PET SUPPLY
949 High Ridge Road
Stamford CT
NO Appointment Necessary!•Dogs must be leashed•Cats must be secured in carriers for their safety
Project Chip’n is another community outreach program offered by OPIN. Your pet will receive a FREE microchip with lifetime registration in HomeAgain’s registry to give him or her the best chance of coming back home should a disaster strike or if lost or stolen. A microchip implant takes just seconds for a vet to administer, and then your pet has permanent ID that will last its entire lifetime. 1 of 3 pets will stray during their lifetime... Give your pet the best chance of coming back to you.