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Zani's Furry Friends--Northern Outpost Animal rescue in Westerly, RI

Because of the pressing cage space dilemma, we take dogs and cats primarily from Animal Care & Control of NYC. If not for rescue and adoptions, more than the present 24,000 of the current 50,000 animals taken in yearly would not make it out alive. Our goal is to take as many animals as we can who make great family members/companions and give them a second chance. Temperament is our most important criteria. Ideally, all our animals are good w/ people of all ages and other animals (dogs/cats).
Our adoptees are either spayed or neutered, all UTD w/ shots/rabies vax, heartworm negative or feline combo negative, and microchipped. Most of our animals live in foster situations to help them reintegrate back into family life. We feel most animals prefer the company of other animals and hope our adopters consider giving pets to their pets. (We do apply the 2 kitty rule.)
Other times, we courtesy post for people who are obliged to surrender their animals but ask that they continue to foster their companions until appropriate new homes are found to limit the trauma.

Contact Gisella McSweeny
Phone
Address
Westerly, RI 02891
Donation www.zanisfurryfriends.org paypal button
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Adoptable pets at Zani's Furry Friends--Northern Outpost

We'll also keep you updated on Dana's adoption status with email updates.
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Dana

Tibetan Terrier

Female, Puppy
Westerly, RI
We'll also keep you updated on Peanut's adoption status with email updates.
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Peanut

Dutch Shepherd

Male, Young
Westerly, RI
We'll also keep you updated on Mick's adoption status with email updates.
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Mick

Shepherd (Unknown Type)

Male, Puppy
Westerly, RI
We'll also keep you updated on Jagger's adoption status with email updates.
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Jagger

Husky

Male, Puppy
Westerly, RI
We'll also keep you updated on Stone's adoption status with email updates.
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Stone

Collie

Male, Puppy
Westerly, RI
We'll also keep you updated on Ruby's adoption status with email updates.
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Ruby

Shepherd (Unknown Type)

Female Puppy
Westerly, RI
We'll also keep you updated on Burki's adoption status with email updates.
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Burki

Shepherd (Unknown Type)

Male, Young
Westerly, RI
We'll also keep you updated on Winnie's adoption status with email updates.
Special Needs
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Winnie

Tibetan Spaniel

Male, Puppy
Westerly, RI

Rescue FAQs

Primarily NYC, NY State, but we do adopt to CT, NJ, RI, MA, PA, and occasionally further afield.

Additional adoption info

There is an application, reference checks, home visits, an interview of adopters w/ adoptees, and an adoption donation is required.

Applications are on http://zanisfurryfriends.org

Adoption application

https://zanisfurryfriends.org/links-and-resources/

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We'll also keep you updated on Sugar's adoption status with email updates.
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Sugar

Hound (Unknown Type)

Female, Adult
Plainfield, CT
We'll also keep you updated on Amy's adoption status with email updates.
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Amy

American Staffordshire Terrier

Female, Adult
Manchester, CT
We'll also keep you updated on Thor's adoption status with email updates.
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Thor

Mixed Breed (Medium)

Male, 10 yrs 2 mos
Middletown, RI
We'll also keep you updated on NY Frank Avail June 30 (Carmel Farmers Market)'s adoption status with email updates.
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NY Frank Avail June 30 (Carmel Farmers Market)

Australian Cattle Dog/Beagle

Male, 2 mos
Eastford, CT
We'll also keep you updated on KITTY BOOTS AND FAMILY's adoption status with email updates.
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KITTY BOOTS AND FAMILY

Domestic Mediumhair

Male, Adult
Andover, CT
We'll also keep you updated on **Bonded Pair** Amber & Arlow's adoption status with email updates.
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**Bonded Pair** Amber & Arlow

American Staffordshire Terrier/Mixed Breed (Medium)

Female, 1 yr
Cumberland, RI

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