Animal Aid in the Community
Animal Aid and its volunteers actively support other animal welfare groups in the Portland Metro area:
Animal Aid is a proud supporter of ASAP - the Animal Shelter Alliance of Portland.
Our financial and volunteer support for ASAP's "Spay and Save" program will help ASAP to achieve its goal of reducing euthanasia by spaying and neutering an additional 10,000 cats and kittens per year!
Six of our Animal Aid volunteers participated in
ASAP's "Spay Patrol" outreach program on MLK day.
Animal Aid is delighted to expand our partnership with Fences For Fido!
We are providing them a grant in 2012 that will enable them to spay/neuter more of their clients' dogs, and in January we were able to donate several hundred pounds of much-needed dog food that their volunteers can distribute to low-income dog guardians.
In addition, the garage space FFF rents from us provides safe and affordable storage for building materials and dog supplies. This gives them the flexibility to buy in bulk and accept more donations – and thus, more quickly, replace the prison of a chain with the freedom of a fence for hundreds of dogs in the Portland metro area.
Animal Aid is a member of the Washington County Animal Protection
Multidisciplinary Team (MDT), a group that brings the county shelter, local law
enforcement, domestic violence professionals, and nonprofit animal welfare
Our volunteers have helped to build dog runs at Washington County's only domestic violence shelter so that abuse victims can take their pets with them when fleeing a dangerous situation (read more on this below), and we will be helping to build a small animal house in the spring to accommodate cats and small dogs.
In addition, Animal Aid supports the MDT's "Protect
My Pets" program by