The Groton Animal Foundation

The Groton Animal Foundation Inc. is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization which raises funds to subsidize the general needs of the Town of Groton Animal Control Facility and the medical needs of its residing animals. In addition, the Groton Animal Foundation advocates for the animals by educating the public and funding ancillary programs.

Fundraiser at Margaritas Mexican Restaurant

Margaritas Noche Poster - Groton Animal FoundationJoin us at Margaritas Mexican Restaurant, 12 Water Street, Mystic, CT on Thursday, August 20th from 4:00 pm to close. Margaritas will host a Noche Mexicana Fundraiser and donate 15% of pre-taxed food and beverage sales from participating families, friends and supporters of the Groton Animal Foundation. Guests can choose items from any of their menus, takeout orders included.

Call ahead seating: (860) 536-4589.

We encourage students, parents and community members to join us as we raise funds to support the animals in the shelter. Please share this invitation with friends, family and community members.

If you have questions about this event, please contact Heather Picazio  or call (860) 287-6857.

Please download and print this handbill and present it when you arrive. Let your host or server know that you are there to support the fundraiser, so 15% of your pre-tax food and beverage purchases will be donated to the Groton Animal Foundation.

Eat at Friendly’s and help the animals

friendlys_logoOn Thursday, July 24th Friendly’s in Mystic will donate 20% of your tab to GAF, provided you have this voucher. Download and print the voucher, and hand it to your server. This fundraiser will go all day, beginning at 7 am until 11 pm.

We’d like to thank Friendly’s and all of our generous friends and neighbors for their support of GAF.

Friendly’s is located at 247 Greenmanville Ave in Mystic.

Coyotes on the Block

Below is a video of the presentation, Coyotes on the Block, recorded on April 25th, 2015 at the Groton Senior Center. The program was presented by Humane Society of the United States and the Groton Animal Foundation.

Below you will find a list of days and times the program will air during the month of May on GMTV Channel 2 on Comcast Cable of Groton and Thames Valley Communications.

GMTV Air Times for April and May 2015

April 27, at 9:30pm
April 28, at 8:30am
April 29 at 9:00pm
May 3, at 8:30pm
May 5, at 100:00pm
May 6 at 8:30pm
May 7, at 4:00pm
May 13, at 3:30pm
May 20, at 11:00pm
May 21, at 7:30pm
May 22, at 11:30am
May 25, at 9:00pm
May 26, at 8:30am
May 28, at 4:30pm
May 29, at 5:30pm

GAF display at Groton Public Library in April

GAF's library display

In this photo are volunteers Lauren Kearney (left) and Melissa Kearney (right) who helped our Education Director Suzanne Roy with the project.

Our PETASTIC! display is up at the Groton Public Library through the month of April. Be sure to check out the trivia, find out how small a pet microchip really is, see the oldest expired dog tag in the town’s collection, and “tag and brag” if you licensed your dog in your town!