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March 30, 2019 at 5:00 PM

Oscar Alerts – Is your pet missing? Click here to submit an Oscar alert form.

Bowlathon: Click here to see a list of raffle prizes!

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Stand Up For Animals is an independent, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to support the needs of our state-of-the-art animal shelter, adoption center and regional outreach facility to promote the health and welfare of lost or abandoned pets and to educate and assist those who care for them.

“Our vision is to create a place where animals will be treated with compassion and dignity.”

The SUFA facility is shared with the Westerly Animal Shelter & Wellness Clinic, if you are looking to schedule your veterinary appointment with the Westerly Animal Shelter, please click the corresponding button below. In addition, if you are looking to join our membership, click the download button below to download our membership form.

Animal Emergency Preparedness

The Westerly Animal Shelter / Stand Up For Animals facility is one of four in the State of Rhode Island equipped to house pets during a time of disaster.  If you are evacuated from your home and cannot take your pet(s) to your location, please bring your pet(s) to our facility (33 Larry Hirsch Lane, Westerly, RI).  For information please contact Erika Lebling, Shelter Manager, at 401-584-7941 or email her at elebling@westerlyri.gov.

Please visit http://www.dem.ri.gov/animals/ to learn more.

Upcoming Events

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March
116 Granite Street, Westerly, RI
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April
33 Larry Hirsch Lane, Westerly, RI 02891
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June
Bruce Ladd Memorial Dog Park, 33 Larry Hirsch Lane, Westerly, RI
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September
Lake of Isles Golf Course, North Stonington, CT

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1 day ago

Stand Up For Animals

John Gagnon's Pet Resort adoption day is coming up. Could your furever friend be there?Well this coming Sunday, March 24th is our dog adoption event and we can't wait! We will be posting a few dogs a day who will be attending our event who are hoping to find a forever family!!
This beauty is a named Cutie and she is a rescue with Double Dog Rescue!
Breed: American Stafford-shire/Plott Hound mix
Age: 2 years old
Weight: 45 lbs.
Good with dogs: Yes
Good with cats: Yes
Good with kids: Yes
Energy Level: Medium
You can meet Cutie this Sunday at the Resort from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm so stop y and say hi!
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Thank you Joey Transue and Alley Katz Bowling Center for your support with our 15th Annual Pins for Pets Bowlathon!! We're looking forward to a great event and couldn't do it without you!!

Interested in what we have for raffle items?? Check out our list below and feel free to share with family and friends!!
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Now available, 2019 pet Calendar, Only $10
100% of the proceeds to benefit local animals
Click here to purchase. Price includes shipping.

SUFA Stories

Leila’s Story

Words from the staff – Someone brought this kitten in during the winter of 2016, almost frozen to death. She was a really cute kitten and we held her to our chests with a warm water bottle to revive her!   Words from a happy adopter about Leila – Last winter I adopted Leila from…

August 21, 2018
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Patches’ Story

I just wanted to share an update about the wonderful cat Patches we adopted in June.  She is doing very well in her new home. Our other cat Willy is overjoyed to have her around. They hang out and play all the time. Our two dogs have done very well with her as well. She…

August 21, 2018
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Nina’s Story

Nina is a true fairy tale story that we would hope for all of our rescues! She came to us on February 8, 2018, as a surrendered dog. She was completely insecure, would not make eye contact and would shake uncontrollably when you just looked at her.  It seemed like all she wanted to do…

August 4, 2018
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