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Humane Society of Westchester (formerly New Rochelle Humane Society): Sponsor a Pet Grant Report

How did this grant help your organization and the pets in your care?

We were able to purchase enrichment toys for our dogs. Wobblers and Kongs are our favorites.

The enrichment toys, Wobblers and Kongs, help our dogs deal with being in the kennel between walks and play time.

How many pets did this grant help?

We bought one Wobbler and six Kongs, so about 7 dogs.

Please provide a story of one or more specific pets this grant helped.

Jane Austin is a dog who came to the shelter last summer. When Jane arrived, she was very overwhelmed with the noise and daily activity of the shelter environment. She is a dog who needs time to get to know a new person, so Jane found visitors approaching her kennel scary. Using Wobblers and Kongs filled with yummy treats helped Jane not focus on the things she found uncomfortable. Happy news: Jane was successfully adopted in January!

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