Local agencies host drop off sites for pet supplies to go to help those affected by Hurricane Sandy
Westport The North Country SPCA has organized a supply and fund drive to help aid animal rescues and shelters in the New York City area affected by Hurricane Sandy. There will have 4 drop off stations set up this weekend, Nov. 10 and 11.
Collected items will be sent to Adopt NY, based in Brooklyn. Adopt NY is acting as a distribution center to get necessary goods to approximately 44 local shelters and rescues.
Both cat and dog items will be collecteding.
For dogs they are in need of: dry and wet food of any kind, Kongs, Nylabones, dog beds, crates, crate mats, igloo-style dog houses, Martingale collars, leashes, easy walk harnesses, food and water bowls, jackets and sweaters.
For cats they are asking for: dry and wet food of any kind, cate trees, crates, condos and scratchers, litter (clumping), litter boxes, carriers, and food and water bowls.
Other supplies needed are: flea/tick prevention, heartworm prevention, dish soap, bleach, scrub brushes, buckets, trash bags, gloves, paper towels, laundry detergent, blankets, towels, pillow cases, space heaters, flashlights.
Items can be dropped off in the following locations:
Plattsburgh Walmart, 25 Consumer Square, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 11.
Desperado's Restaurant in Lake Placid, 2090 Saranac Ave, from 11 p.m. to close onSaturday Nov. 10.
McDonough's Hardware Store in Keene Valley, E Main S, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 11.
North Country SPCA in Westport, 23 Lakeshore Road, Saturday and Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
For more information call NCSPCA Board Member Susan Arena at 617-448-2653.