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February 7, 2016

Hi everyone! January was off to a great start with 16 adoptions!   That’s a good number for a month that is often slow at the shelter.  So if you were one of those lucky people who adopted last month, thank you!  We hope you enjoy your new furry friend for many years to come. […]

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Why volunteer? Why not!

January 30, 2016

Do you have a love for animals and have a few hours a week to spare?  Opportunities are available from hands on care, fundraising events, grant writing to foster care and so much more.  Your contribution of time can make a huge impact of the lives of the dogs in the care of NCCR.  Volunteers are the […]

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Wanted: A Home Together

Wanted: A Home Together

January 28, 2016

“Frankie and Johnie were lovers””, that’s the song that told the story of two lovers, tragic as it was.   We have Frankie and Sneakers and they too are in love with each other and their tragedy is that they lost their home, due to the illness of their owner  and we don’t want them to […]

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Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

January 16, 2016

Rabies Clinic:  NCCR & Town of Westfield, May 14, 2016, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.  

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We’ve found homes!

January 13, 2016

NCCR is celebrating sixteen years of “Helping Dogs Adopt a Human”! The dogs who arrive at NCCR come from many different situations but they all have one thing in common….they need a temporary home where their needs are met and they find that at NCCR. See who the lucky dogs are that have already found […]

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What’s Happening At NCCR!

January 10, 2016

Happy New Year Everyone! What a good year 2015 was for the shelter.  We adopted out 244 dogs and puppies last year!  And actually we had fewer puppies than we often do, so really that’s a big increase on the number of adopted adults.  Whoohoo!  Thank you to everyone who was involved in those adoptions.  […]

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Privileged Connections

October 28, 2015

NCCR has a chapbook of poetry with dog pictures about real dogs and their people. The book is written by  local author and board member Mo Ferree.  The cost of the book is $12 and ALL the proceeds will go to NCCR. To purchase this poetry book, stop in during open hours (weekdays 1-3), call 326-7297 […]

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The 2016 NCCR Calendar Is Still Available!

The 2016 NCCR Calendar Is Still Available!

October 17, 2015

The 2016 Calendar featuring NCCR dogs, past and present, is now available and it’s only $14!   All of the proceeds benefit the Sampson Fund which enables us to care for dogs in urgent need of medical care.  To purchase a calendar, stop in during open hours (weekdays 1-3), call 326-7297 for a time during weekend […]

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Eagle Scout’s Project For The Dogs

October 3, 2015

A local Eagle Scout, Ian Pusbach, recently completed a service project with helping the dogs at NCCR in mind. He placed drop boxes at local businesses in Westfield and Jamestown in hopes of gathering donations from dog beds to cleaning supplies. Once the project was completed, he delivered a huge load of donations to the […]

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Team Member Artist

August 18, 2015

  NCCR team members bring all kinds of talents and skills to the Rescue. This beautiful painting by Jordon Nichols, is acrylic on canvas, 16″ X 20″, framed in black wood. It is available for purchase with one half of the proceeds to be donated to NCCR.  If you have any questions or would like […]

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Putts for Mutts

June 19, 2015

The 2nd annual golf tournament benefiting the dogs of NCCR was a great success!  Fifty two players took to the course at Pinehurst Golf Club in Westfield for the two-person, 18-hole scramble on June 13th followed by a barbeque by KISS BBQ and Nickel Plate Depot.  It was an all around good day with many […]

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