New pet food fees won’t start to bring in money until 2023

Daniel Larlham Jr. Culture, Headlines

A new law that will raise money for spaying animals won’t go into effect until next year.   A new law that will pay for low cost spay/neutering and rabies vaccinations for Delaware animals by raising registration fees on pet food will not start bringing in cash until next year. However, it absolutely will bring in more than the original …

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Drive-thru pet food bank open Thursday in Wilmington

Betsy Price Business, Headlines

Faithful Friends Animal Society, Delaware Humane Association and the Delaware SPCA will give away pet food Thursday.   Three animal groups will provide free cat and dog food for families in financial distress Thursday at the Henrietta Johnson Medical Center. Faithful Friends Animal Society, Delaware Humane Association and the Delaware SPCA say the drive-up pet food bank is designed to …

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Faithful Friends breaks ground on 18,000-square-foot facility

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Faithful Friends plans to move from its old shelter to its new in 2022.     Faithful Friends Animal Society used this week’s groundbreaking of its new 18,000-square-foot no-kill shelter to launch the community fundraising phase of its $10 million capital campaign. The new shelter will be named the Sharon Struthers Animal Adoption and Community Resource Center after a long-time …

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Shelters host free drive-up pet food, cat litter giveaway Saturday

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

Faithful Friends, First State Animal Center will host a drive-up pet food and cat litter giveaway Saturday.   Two Delaware animal shelters are joining to offer a free drive-up pet food and cat litter giveaway Saturday in Camden. Many people, and their pets, continue to suffer from the economic effects of COVID-19, the agencies said in a press release. Faithful …