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Local burn victim, Lucy received medical care and found a new home! With Lucy as our inspiration the "We Love Lucy Fund" will be used to help other animals in need of medical attention. Please consider making a donation to the Lucy Fund . LEARN MORE & SUPPORT CLICK FOR LUCY UPDATE

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Ways to help:

  • Walking and socializing dogs in foster care and boarding
  • Transporting pets to events and vet visits
  • Fund-raising and event coordination
  • Marketing, PR and community outreach (see Pound Around Town, below)
  • Administrative work and data entry
  • Professional services, such as accounting and legal
  • Dog trainers, groomers, behaviorists & vet techs
  • Adoptions support

Volunteer with OPIN: Pound Around Town

Carla and her Pound Around Town (PAT) team began "pounding" around town on Dec. 8, 2008.   Since then, the PAT team has raised thousands of dollars and educated thousands of residents about Stamford Animal Care & Control and OPIN.

PAT tables over the weekends at local hot spots with photos of our adoptables, information on SACC/OPIN/adopting, merchandise for sale, and a donation box.   Volunteers sign up for shifts and are always in pairs.

It's a fantastic way to volunteer if you enjoy talking to people, or prefer to sit while volunteering.  The impact that Carla's team has made is material, so it's a highly effective, low-commitment way to make a difference!

If you'd like to help with PAT, contact Carla at carla@opinpets.org.  We're always looking for more helping hands!

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