Archive for the ‘PetWork Pet Food Bank’ Category

The Delaware SPCA (Newark, Delaware 19713; Georgetown, Delaware 19947) is a private non-profit organization dedicated to the elimination of animal cruelty, neglect and overpopulation by providing services for people and their companion animals since 1873.


Mixie, a member of the Lonely Hearts Club

We do not receive federal funding, and there is no national SPCA. We rely primarily on local donations to carry on our work for the animals.


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Animal House Project (d/b/a Chester County Pet Food Pantry) is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization on a mission to help companion pets stay at home and out of animal shelters by providing donated pet food and pet care services to pet families in financial need. We service families facing financial crisis in Berks, Chester, and western Montgomery counties.
At times, we are the last option for families to keep their companion pets at home.

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Pope Memorial SPCA of Concord-Merrimack County (Concord, New Hampshire 03301) is dedicated to caring for abandoned and homeless pets, protecting and advocating for pets in need, and promoting the humane treatment of all animals.


Vision Statement: The Pope Memorial SPCA envisions our community to be a safe haven for animals, where the animal-human bond is nurtured and all animals are treated with compassion and respect.

The shelter strives to place homeless animals in loving homes that are committed to their lifetime care. This goal is facilitated by medically and behaviorally evaluating all animals, providing necessary veterinary care and working closely with applicants to ensure a successful match.

We do not euthanize animals for time or space, and many stay with us for weeks or even months waiting patiently to be adopted.

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Animal Haus (Denver, Colorado 80214) believes that pets are family, too. Its mission is to keep those families together by temporarily providing for pet’s basic needs.

Services include a pet food pantry, temporary foster homes for pets who are escaping violent situations or need a temporary place to stay while their owners go into a rehabilitation facility or hospital.  Animal Haus also provides care and maintenance services for pets of the elderly and disabled.  They do everything from cleaning litter boxes and walking dogs to trips to the veterinarian or shopping for your pet. When Animal Haus acquires land, they will be able to take in pets whose owners have passed away.

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The mission of the Humane Society of Yuma (Yuma, Arizona 85364) is to ensure the humane treatment of all animals, reduce the number of homeless pets, and promote the value and importance animals contribute to our lives and the community.

Services and programs include low-cost spay/neuter and vaccination clinics and a pet food pantry.

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The Mosby Foundation (Deerfield, Virginia 24432)  is organized exclusively for charitable purposes, to assist in the care of critically sick, injured, abused, and neglected dogs through financial support and public education.

Carole and some of her rescues

To insure that Mosby’s legacy of kindness and compassion to all he met endures, Carole Adams set up “The Mosby Foundation.” The purpose of the foundation is to raise money by donations and contributions to give dogs the second chance in life that Mosby was given.

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Feral cats are abandoned pet cats. They were domesticated and then humans let them down, not even providing vet care and spaying/neutering. Many feral cats living together are called a “colony.” Feral colonies exist in a place where there is a natural resource for them, whether that is shelter, water, food, or all of the above. Once a colony forms, they begin to propagate. Since gestation is ONLY 66 days, a cat can have up to 4 litters per year. These kittens will probably grow up having no contact with human beings and therefore will be wild. Unfortunately, when one pair of kittens starts propagating, they can produce up to 382 cats by year three and 12,680 by year five (if all of the litters survive and propogate themselves). Luckily, if the wild kittens are trapped and tamed at approximately 5 weeks old, they can become wonderful trusting animal companions and NOT continue this terrible cycle.

The ONLY proven solution for adult feral cats is called TNR (Trap, Neuter, Return). The Feral Cat Food Bank of Austin (Austin, Texas) has added the letter “F” for food. TNRF. By feeding these cats, once they have been spayed/neutered and vetted, volunteers can help keep them healthier and prevent them from becoming a nuisance. The nuisance factor is usually cats scavenging for food, such as in a dumpster outside a restaurant.

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The Pet Food Bank of Austin & Travis County (Austin Texas 78735) is a food and supplies bank for dogs, cats, and other species in need.

The Pet Food Bank also makes its supplies available for disasters and emergencies locally as well as state wide.

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Forgotten Felines (Valhalla, New York 10595) believes in life, simply because every creature deserves a second chance to share a cozy home with a lifelong friend.

Chandra the Chatterbox

Services and resources include a low-cost vaccination clinic, pet food pantry, pet food assistance, low-cost spay/neuter clinics, and veterinary financial assistance.

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Save Our Pets Food Bank (Atlanta, Georgia 31106) is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping families keep their pets in their home. When Save Our Pets Food Bank started in 2008, it had no idea that the need for its services would continue to grow. Save Our Pets Food Bank doesn’t see the need decreasing any time soon. This includes free pet food on a monthly basis and soon, low-cost heartworm care.

The initial mission of Save Our Pets Food Bank was to help pet owners in the Atlanta, Georgia area. The food bank has gone far beyond those area boundaries now and has helped over 300 pet food banks get started nationwide. SOPFB recently joined an Alliance of Pet Food Banks around the country. The purpose of this was to come together to get the attention of pet food manufacturers nationwide. With millions of pets in rescues and shelters throughout the country it is heartbreaking to know that so much pet food is dumped by manufacturers instead of giving it away to organizations like a pet food bank.

SOPFB is very grateful to be a part of this alliance and knows it will make a tremendous impact on how the organization operates in the future. The most important thing is getting the pet food and help to those in need.

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