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Making lives better, one dog at a time

“A dog is not a thing. A thing is replaceable. A dog is not. A thing is disposable. A dog is not. A thing doesn’t have a heart. A dog’s heart is bigger than any “thing” you can ever own.”
― Elizabeth Parker, Paw Prints in the Sand

Have a Heart Animal Welfare Fund’s mission is to provide support to homeless and needy dogs in Ulster County. We provide food, emergency medical care, and spay/neuter services for shelter dogs and dogs living in low income households. Have a Heart Animal Welfare Fund networks with local animal control facilities to place abandoned dogs in loving homes. We are a 501c3 non-profit volunteer run organization. Your tax deductible donations go directly to the care of the animals


    The goal and intention of Have A Heart Animal Welfare Fund, Inc is:


To pay for the spay and neuter of dogs from local pounds, shelters and low income households.


To help pay Veterinarian and Medical costs (including vaccinations) for dogs at local pounds, shelters and in low income households.


To provide educational clinics, classes and printed information on dog obedience, behavior, bite prevention, basic care. 


To help find homes for the homeless dogs in the local pounds and shelters by  utilizing Internet sites such as Petfinder and other such site. 


We also have events where people can meet dogs for potential adoptions.


To help with the purchase and distribution of food to any households, pounds, shelters that cannot afford to feed the dogs in their care. 



Donations are gratefully accepted and checks may be sent to:

Have A Heart Animal Welfare Fund, Inc.
108 Upper Whitfield Road, Accord, NY. 12404

You can also donate with PayPal. Just click on the donate button above.


All donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.
We are a Volunteer Run Organization, we have no paid employees

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