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.

Our annual appeal is underway


To donate during our annual appeal, please download our response form and return it to:
Groton Animal Foundation
P.O. Box 7023
Groton, CT 06340

For online donations, please click here.



Chewie.comThe Groton Animal Foundation recently received a generous donation of pet food from The gift was quite unexpected, the result of a mistaken order placed by one of their customers, Carol Hessler, of Groton. After issuing the credit, asked that the food be donated to a local shelter. The food was delivered to the shelter this morning.

We are ever-so-grateful to the kind folks at for this considerate gesture, and for their support of many non-profit organizations that help animals in need.

Thanks to our many generous sponsors

The Groton Animal Foundation would like to take this opportunity to thank the individuals and businesses below for sponsoring our 9th annual wine and beer tasting fundraiser, Cause For Paws. We are very fortunate to have such a generous and supportive community pulling together to make this event a success.
Download our 2015 Cause for Paws program.

Caution to Dog Owners About Chicken Jerky Products

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) continues to caution consumers about a potential association between the development of illness in dogs and the consumption of chicken jerky products. The products—also called chicken tenders, strips, or treats—are imported from China.

Read the full article here.