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How to help

NECCOG animal services is always looking for persons that want to help our program succeed. We try to place every animal and make sure that all needed veterinary care is given to our animals. This takes people and money – often more than we have.

Would you like to Foster?

To foster an animal here are the steps.

  • Dog Fostering
  • Cat Fostering
  • Other Animal Fostering

If you are interested in fostering an animal, give us a call to inquire about available animals, and/or submit an application.

Fill out the online form below if you are interested in one of our animals. Or if you prefer, you can print and mail your application in.
Dog Fostering (Questionnaires) | Cat Fostering (Questionnaires) | Other Animal (Questionnaires)

Donation, News and Events

News and Events
NECCOG strongly encourages everyone to consider adopting an animal from a municipal animal shelter or reputable animal rescue organization. The process of choosing a pet is not something that should be rushed or taken lightly.
Eastford Vet Clinic

Eastford Vet Clinic

Eastford Vet Clinic is now offering low-cost vaccinations for dogs and cats in Windham County to current date! This program includes core vaccinations and is for healthy animals only. Please call Eastford Vet Clinic for more information: 860-974-2638

Donations Needed

Donations Needed

Neccog Animal Services currently has two dogs at Stafford Vet being treated for Parvo. As you are aware parvo is expensive to treat. We are giving these two babies the best chance we can. Neccog was quoted around $3,000 per dog for treatments. We are asking the public...

Donations
Making a donation (monetary or otherwise) is simple and is a great way to help our program and the animals we serve. NECCOG has specific funds set up to accept your donations. Please check with your tax advisor to find out if your donation is tax deductible – NECCOG is a government entity. NECCOG has established the following funds:
Medical Assistance Fund – Some animals come in with special medical needs or injuries that are not part of our routine veterinary care. This fund allows us to provide full care to our animals. On occasion we will highlight animals with special needs – allowing for specific animal donations.

We are always in need of -laundry detergent, dish soap, dryer sheets, bleach, gloves, wash cloths, kitten and cat hard food and canned food, dry dog food and can food.

Bring donations to the Shelter at 125 Putnam Pike during business hours, Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or mail to P.O. Box 759, Dayville, CT 06241 for monetary donations. Please do NOT leave donations outside when the Shelter is closed; we only accept them during hours we are open. Thank you.

All donations are used for the care of the animals at Neccog. Whether it is for grooming, medical, or a special diet. When you donate all donations go into an animal fund that we have set up, unless we post that we have a animal in need of a specific procedure all money donated will go into the animal fund.