Animal Buddies: Joyful Birthday to Us


In the present day marks precisely 75 years since Animal Buddies started serving the pets and folks of the Pittsburgh area!

In 1943, a small group of residents made it their mission to seek out houses for troopers’ pets once they left to serve within the warfare.

Our founders took a reputation that clearly articulated their mission: to function pals to undesirable animals.

And three quarters of a century later, it’s really been an unimaginable journey.

Beginning in a rented out room within the backside of the William Penn Resort, our group has grown right into a bustling, 75-acre campus.

Though Animal Buddies has achieved feats within the final 75 years that have been nothing in need of unimaginable, we by no means realized that it could develop into such a visionary, progressive group that’s by no means glad with the established order.

Earlier than no-kill turned a motion, our founders had a imaginative and prescient that no animal would ever be unnecessarily euthanized at Animal Buddies. And, we stay dedicated to that premise to at the present time. We’re continually striving to save lots of the lives of extra pets of our area.

It’s not simply the pets – it’s additionally concerning the folks of our group. In 2006, we have been capable of higher serve our area’s pet-owning households by opening the Caryl Gates Gluck Useful resource Middle.

And, this previous summer time we took that one step additional by opening our Howard Ash Animal Wellness Middle to make sure that all pet homeowners – no matter revenue – can afford the crucial wellness care that their pets want … and deserve.

We’re so proud that for 75 years now we have remained dedicated to serving our animal pals and those that love them. However we merely can’t wait to see what the subsequent 75 years (and past!) will convey.

We would love to listen to your recollections! So, as particular birthday current to us, please share your favourite pictures and tales from each decade of our 75 years on Fb, Twitter and Instagram or ship us an e-mail.

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