Flannery Animal Hospital helps support local animal shelters!
According to the ASPCA of the nearly 5 million companion animals that enter shelters annually, only 25% of them are eventually adopted. Flannery Animal Hospital has made it part of their mission to raise awareness of the plight of companion animals without loving homes and ultimately help some of them find a forever family.
How can you help? Come bowl with Flannery Animal Hospital at their annual Bowl-a-thon on April 13th from 6 – 9pm at Colonial Lanes in Chester NY. A donation of $20 along with an item for the shelter (dog / cat toys, food, litter or cleaning supplies) will give you two hours of bowling, shoes, pizza, soda and a feeling that you are helping animals in need. When asked about the importance of the event, the event’s organizer Theresa Dougherty LVT, said: “Why do I do the Bowl-a-thon? Simply because I can. It is the right thing to do for the animals that do not have a better choice. I do it for the animals that would have otherwise been forgotten. I do it because they deserve to have that chance at a better life and a family that loves them. We have a duty to pay it forward and speak up for the animals that do not have a voice. In the end, if we do not make a difference in these animal's lives...we are simply just a part of the problem. Even if we help one animal, we have forever changed the life of that one animal, and that is good enough for me.”
The event will include raffles, K-9 unit demonstration, games, music and on-site pet portraits. All proceeds go to benefit local animal shelters. Participants include: Blooming Grove Humane Society, Pets Alive and Warwick Humane Society.
Flannery Animal Hospital, located in New Windsor NY, has been caring for our community’s pets since 1959. Join them at Colonial Lanes in Chester NY for their annual Bowl-A-Thon, Saturday April 13th from 6 – 9pm. If you have room in your heart and your home for a new best friend, animals will be on site and available for adoption. Call 845-651-7387 for more details.