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Cat of the Month



Meet Harry!
The first thing you will notice about her is her beautiful dilute tortoiseshell markings. Harry's favorite things are wet food and comfy beds. Her perfect day would be spent in a cozy living room corner snoozing the day away. In terms of other pets she gives roommates a chance if they give her space to do as she pleases. Come meet Harry and give her the love she deserves!

Dog of the Month



Copper is truly one of a kind!
Although people are quick to notice his extremely bowed legs, which is a result of a genetic deformity, this four-year-old Treeing Walker Coonhound is so much more than that.
Fortunately, this condition does not cause him any extreme pain, but he may need additional medical treatment as he ages. We think Copper's legs makes him extra special, and have affectionately nicknamed him the "tree-hugging coonhound." 
Despite his condition, Copper enjoys life to the fullest. He enjoys playing with toys of any kind, going on walks, getting belly rubs, playing with toys and napping. Being a HUGE "people dog," Copper enjoys hanging out in the office to greet people when they come to the shelter. He is known for his classic hound howl, full-body wiggles and giving the best hugs. 
Although we adore him, we would be thrilled to see him get adopted into a family that loves him as much as we do!

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NFSAW is a 501c3 non-profit - Tax ID #06-1008772

Our Misson

The mission of the New Fairfield/Sherman Animal Welfare Society, Inc. is to offer refuge, medical care, and the opportunity for a second chance for life to needy dogs and cats; to protect animals from cruelty or neglect; to foster a public sentiment of humanity and gentleness toward all living creatures; to encourage and promote responsible pet ownership; and to reduce companion animal overpopulation through humane education and spay/neuter advocacy.

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