We want to thank everyone who came out today to show their support for the new animal shelter. Thank you to Mayor Trinks, Deputy Mayor Terranova, Councilor Simon, Councilor Wilkos, Town Manager Peter Souza, Board of Education President Cristina Santos, Board of Education Member Richard O’Reilly, Superintendent Craig Cooke, State Legislators David Baram and Tami Zawistowski, Chief Melanson, Members of the Public Building Commission, Mr and Mrs Cutler, Tina for Stop and Shop, Donna from Pet Valu, Dr Farley and his staff, Local Law Enforcement and all the citizens who stopped by. Thank you for taking time out of your busy schedules to make this a success.
A big thank you to Steve Bianchi and the kids at Windsor High School for taking the time to construct our new dog house which is used to take in pet food donations that go to Windsor residents that need help. The dog house will be located at our local Stop & Shop.
The nearly 15-year-old dilemma of what to do with the town’s stray dogs and cats when the old dog pound is demolished took another turn Monday as the town council voted unanimously to refer the project back to the public building commission for a more focused cost-saving plan.
The current pound, on Mechanic Street behind town hall, is 35 years old and decaying. It has been on the town’s capital improvements list since 2002. It is also in the way of an apartment complex currently under construction… [Read More]
Here is a great article from the Courant regarding Mayor Trinks stepping up to head the Committee to get this pound done!
“WINDSOR — As the owner of Bart’s Drive In, Donald Trinks has been serving the edible kind of dogs for years, but now he’s stepping up to try to help the pet-able kind as well. Trinks, who is also the town’s mayor, has volunteered to lead a committee that will focus on getting a new dog pound built in town for much less than the $1 million price tag that has been quoted by contractors who bid on the job.” Read More at Courant.com
Please click on Available Pets for current available pets from the Windsor Animal Care and Control. Contact the Town of Windsor Animal Control Officer, Brian Davis with any questions. Also, there is a link above that will provide you with an application!