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At the New Haven Animal Shelter, it takes a village to help abandoned dogs and cats find their forever homes. Although the city funds and staffs the shelter, the dedicated volunteers with the Friends of the New Haven Animal Shelter provide vital assistance with socializing the animals and getting them ready for adoption.
“It’s a real passion,” says Elaine Spinato, treasurer of the nonprofit volunteer organization. “I find it therapeutic. Whatever your problems are, they’re gone when there is a big set of eyes looking at you. The rewards are unending. And when a dog is adopted, it’s like seeing your kid going off to college.” Continue reading.