Bandaged Paws held an adoption day over the weekend, hoping to see at least ten adoptions for animals in their care. Executive Director Natasha Arsenault says the event was a success, and even though nothing is official yet
“It looks like we’ll have at least ten animals filed for adoption, maybe more. I’m really grateful for the showing of support from the public. Adopting an animal is a big decision, but we feel like we had a really great turnout,” she says.
This marks the second adoption day they’ve held in less than 6 months, hoping to kick off the new year by trying to find homes for nearly 75 animals in their care.
“We have just over 70 dogs between our facility and foster care [and] we really want to find homes for as many of them as we can,” she says.
Puppies received a lot of attention at the event, as well as kittens, but Arsenault says older dogs got some love as well.
“A few of our older dogs definitely stole the show and it was so nice to have a break in the weather, to have them running around outside,” she says.
Arsenault says adoption drives like this help in two ways, in not only providing a home for any of the available dogs or cats but also helping make room for more animals needing care.
“Right now we have about 30 dogs on our waitlist and about 125 cats in our care,” she adds.
The local Animal Rescue Association hopes to hold another adoption event in the near future when the weather allows it.