"The purity of a person's heart can be quickly measured by how they regard animals"

- Anonymous

Stratford Animal Rescue Society's 10th Annual Fall Festival to Benefit Animals

Please join us at Paradise Green Park in Stratford CT on Sunday October 11th from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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All recipients of 'Willy' awards

6th Annual Help Willy's Friends Pet Fair 'Willy Award'

Congratulations to Circle of Hope for winning the 6th Annual 'Willy Award'.
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Acadia Antlers Fundraising Effort to Support Help Willy's Friends

Acadia Antlers is donating 25% of website sales to Help Willy's Friends
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Help Willy's Friends Pet Fair

Last year's Pet Fair was a great success and we look forward to seeing everyone this year!

Our Mission

Help Willy's Friends is a 501(c)(3) non-profit animal welfare charitable organization founded in 2006 by Mark and Sharon Paturzo, of Durham, CT. Their inspiration is Willy, an Australian Shepherd-English Springer Spaniel they adopted from a shelter in 2003.

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