Milford Animal Management wanted extra pet food; neighborhood rally

Milford – Milford Animal Management referred to as out. The neighborhood replied.

Final Sunday, Animal Management Officer Keith Haynes posted on Fb that the division is in want of pet food.

“The Milford Animal Management Division is in dire want of canned pet food,” Haynes wrote. “Donations can be vastly appreciated. All donations could also be left on the ramp aspect door.”

Since then, many individuals have come to the three Fiske Mill Highway facility to drop off pet food. And others have pledged to arrange month-to-month subscriptions to websites like Amazon and Chevy to assist feed captive canine sooner or later, Haynes stated.

Milford Animal Control Officer Keith Haynes relaxes

Haynes stated he has seen extra canine in latest months — 5 at present readily available — than earlier than.

“What occurred, when COVID got here round, lots of people adopted animals,” he stated. “Now, individuals are leaving or going again to work and so they not have time for animals and lots of people are eliminating them.”

Extra:Animal Management Officer Jennifer Condon offers with animals starting from chickens to raccoons

In circumstances of abandonment, canine are sometimes dumped on the aspect of the street with no technique to go residence. The canine find yourself below the care of animal management till they’re positioned in new houses.

Milford Animal Control Officer Keith Haynes with a box of dog food at Milford Animal Control, September 21, 2022.  The department recently announced a food shortage.

Milford just isn’t the one neighborhood that has seen excessive numbers of stray canine.

Jennifer Condon, proprietor of Boardman’s Animal Management in Maynard, stated she has additionally seen a “bulge” in stray animals throughout the previous few months. Boardman serves as animal management officer in a number of communities – Harmony, Maynard, Lincoln, Hudson, Sudbury, Welland and Southborough.

Protector of Suburban WildlifeJennifer Condon took over her father’s animal management enterprise

Leave a Comment

A note to our visitors

This website has updated its privacy policy in compliance with changes to European Union data protection law, for all members globally. We’ve also updated our Privacy Policy to give you more information about your rights and responsibilities with respect to your privacy and personal information. Please read this to review the updates about which cookies we use and what information we collect on our site. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our updated privacy policy.