Senior Pets for Seniors Program
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HUMANE SOCIETY ANNOUNCES FREE ADOPTION PROGRAM FOR SENIORS
AUBURN, MAINE – Steven Dostie, Shelter Director at the Greater Androscoggin Humane
Society announces the Special Pets for Seniors Program. Available to any senior citizen age 55 and
over, the program allows the opportunity for a senior to receive the love and companionship of a fuzzy
friend at no cost to the senior adoptor. A “Special Pet” is an animal over 5 years old who is in good health and who came to the Humane Society already spayed or neutered.
In addition to a new best friend, the program includes all medical tests, vaccinations, an identification tag,a free veterinary exam and more. The Greater Androscoggin Humane Society provides a safe haven for over 5,000 sick, homeless and abused animals in the greater Androscoggin area per year. The primary support for the shelter comes from fundraising events and donations of concerned citizens.
The Humane Society is located at 55 Strawberry Avenue in Lewiston. If you are interested in learning more about volunteering at the shelter or adopting an animal call 783-2311.