Animal Control Officer – Owen Little
EAST HAVEN ANIMAL SHELTER HOSTS
BLESSING OF THE PETS DAY SATURDAY MAY 9TH FROM 10am to 2pm
• East Haven Animal Control Officer Owen Little has announced that the East Haven Animal Shelter will be hosting a "Blessing of the Pets" on Saturday May 9th from 10 am until 2 pm. It will be held at the East Haven Shelter at 183 Commerce Street. Local clergy will participate with prayers and anointings. Animal owners may also bring photos or collars to receive Memorial blessings. All pets, small or large are welcome.
• PET MANICURES AVAILABLE: In addition Lucky Dog Grooming will be offering on site pet manicures. While the event will be free; donations will be accepted and gratefully appreciated.
• Officer Little reminds owners DOGS MUST BE ON LEASHES and CATS IN CARRIERS.
DOG LICENSES REQUIRED!
All towns require dogs to be licensed during the month of June each year and each dog owner must present proof of a current rabies vaccination. For further information, residents may call 203–468–3249. See Town Clerk News for dog license details.
CT LAW Requires: 1. Cats & Dogs over 3 months of age be vaccinated against rabies.
2. Dogs over 6 months of age to be licensed.
ORDINANCE 12–6: TOWN GREEN ANIMAL RESTRICTIONS
There is hereby established a prohibition of dogs and other animals, reptiles, birds, and amphibians of any kind on the East haven Town Green during any time when more than one hundred persons are gathered upon or within the Town Green. It shall be unlawful for any person to bring or keep any dog or other animal, reptile, bird, or amphibian on the Town Green in violation of said prohibition.
Exceptions: Trained dogs assisting the handicapped, assisting law enforcement activities or acting as part of town approved entertainment.
East Haven Residents if you are struggling to provide food for your beloved pets the shelter does have both dog & cat food available free of charge to those who need it most. During these hard times our shelter is doing whatever it can to help our furry friends in need. Contact us at (203) 468–3249.
LOCAL COYOTE PROBLEMS
Coyote activity has been reported in many parts of the town. Use the DEP Coyote Tips page to learn how to keep your family and pets safe.
A New Home...A New Life
Show Your Support For Animal Adoption and Buy a Sweatshirt. They come in all sizes S-XL, white only. Featuring some of our favorites, well they are ALL our favorites but we could only choose a few so here they are: Pico, Spot, Riley, Annie, Nala, Simba, Leo, Cory, Beau, Sherlock, Ferina and Nico!! $20 each, all proceeds help our furry friends in need. Order one today at East Haven Animal Shelter on www.petfinder.com.