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.

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!

Coyotes on the Block: How to Protect Your Pets

coyote on the blockThe Groton Animal Foundation Presents

Coyotes on the Block: How to Protect Your Pets

A Free Public Workshop
by The Humane Society of the United States

Learn the technique that can help you keep coyotes from returning to your neighborhoods

Saturday, April 25th
9:30 – 11a.m.
Groton Senior Center
102 Newtown Road
Groton, CT

Please download our flyer to share.

2014 medical program details

Below is a brief summary of the various medical programs GAF operates throughout the year. Funding for these programs comes from private donations, grants, and fundraising activities, such as our annual fall fundraiser, Cause For Paws.

Program # Animals Helped Veterinary Fees Description of Program
Groton Animal Control Facility Emergency Medical Care 65 $11,672.85 Provided all resident animals at the Groton Animal Control Facility.
Bill Subsidy Program

39 $8,566.34 Provided bill subsidy for pets of financially challenged Groton citizens
Feral Cat Program 56 $4,018.48 Spaying/neutering and inoculation of feral cats; in addition, provided extended medical care when needed


160 $24,257.67