The weather is calling for snow and a new pet makes a warm addition to the family.
Animals for Life
Animals for Life is a no-kill animal shelter located at 1 Service Road, Middlebury.
According to the Animals for Life website, the shelter helps cats and dogs get adopted into forever homes.
"Every pet in our care receives a veterinary examination, vaccinations and is spayed or neutered prior to adoption," the website stated.
Those interested in adopting a pet may visit the shelter. Dogs and puppies of varied ages, sizes and breeds are available for viewing at the shelter. Several cats and kittens are available at the shelter.
Additional cats and kittens are in foster care. Meet-ups can be arranged.
The shelter can be reached via e-mail at AFL_adoptions@yahoo.com, by calling 203-267-6777 or calling the dog shelter directly at 203-758-2933.
HORSE of Connecticut
The Humane Organization Representing Suffering Equines, or HORSE, of Connecticut, Inc., is a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization dedicated to the rescue and rehabilitation of abused and neglected horses, according to its website.
The organization intervenes on the behalf of suffering equines by providing relief, recovery, shelter and rehabilitation, as stated on the website. Once a horse is physically and mentally rehabilitated, the process of seeking an adoptive home begins.
All prospective adoptive homes are carefully screened and a contract is required, guaranteeing that the horse shall not be bred or sold.
The organization can be reached at 860-868-1960.