Pet Food Pantry

Feed the family or feed the family pet? Visit the doctor or provide food to the beloved pet?

The pet food pantry provides free, quality pet food for people in financial need who are struggling to feed their pets due to financial difficulty. The goal is to keep pets in their current, loving homes and remove the monetary burden from the pet owner for a period of time in which they can get to a better place financially. In order to receive free pet food, owners must submit a completed application along with additional documentation. 

* The food pantry is available to people served by all three district locations.*

Please follow the instructions below to apply for the Pet Food Pantry.

In order to process your application, you must submit all of the following:

  1. A completed application. Download an application.
  2. Proof of need in one of the following forms:
    • Proof of Disability, Social Security Benefits, SNAP, Unemployment Benefits or Medicaid with valid dates.
    • Proof of foreclosure
    • Proof of income for all adult household members
  3. Proof of current rabies vaccination certificate or a veterinary bill indicating a current rabies vaccine..

Please mail the completed application to:

Pet Food Pantry
Connecticut Humane Society
701 Russell Road
Newington, CT 06111

Upon receiving these documents, your application will be reviewed. You will receive notification in approximately 2-3 weeks by mail. Please note that incomplete applications will take longer to process. If you have any questions, please contact the Pet Food Pantry by email or by calling 860-594-4500. 

Do you need to renew your membership in the pet food pantry? Please visit this link to download a renewal application. 

2017 Distribution Schedule

Pet food will be distributed while supplies last on:

2 - 3:30 pm
2 - 4 pm
2 - 4 pm
January 3, 17 January 20 January 3
February 7, 21 February 17 February 7
March 7, 21 March 17 March 7
 April 4, 18  April 21 April 4 
 May 2, 16 May 19  May 2 
 June 6, 20 June 16  June 6 
July 5, 18  July 21  July 5 
 August 1, 15 August 18   August 1
 September 5, 19  September 15  September 5
 October 3, 17 October 20  October 3 
 November 7, 21  November 17  November 7
 December 5, 19   December 15    December 5