The human/animal bond is as old as human history.    

We cherish our pets for the unconditional love and acceptance they give us.  


ROAR exists to strengthen that bond and rescue the pets left destitute when the bond of that trust is broken.  




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The Shelter is open to the public during the following hours:


        Sunday:           12pm - 2pm

        Monday:           11am – 3pm

        Tuesday:          CLOSED

        Wednesday       CLOSED   

        Thursday:         11am – 3pm   and   6pm - 8pm

        Friday:              11am – 3pm  and     6pm - 8pm

        Saturday:          11am – 3pm



Please call before visiting the shelter as at times we may not be able to make our animals available for viewing by potential adopters. If you simply “walk-in” you may, unfortunately, be disappointed. We want your visit to be a productive one so please call in advance(203-438-0158).





 Meet Our Board of Directors and Tilly's Pups 



Board of Directors

  Joseph Loonan, President

  Sandy Sullivan, Vice President  

  Thomas Zuber, Treasurer

  Susan Richter, Secretary

  Andrea Leone Bay  

  Donna Gale  

  Caroline Kellen

  Brad Marcus  

  Maria Palone

  Janet Sommer

  Jeremy Stein


  Pamela Rybarczyk, Emeritus


  Allyson Dotson, Shelter Director


  Training Advisory:

  Mary-Jo Duffy, CPDT Training Coordinator

   Rachael Beuchler, CPDT


  Didi Tulloch, Pets for Vets Coordinator



  Marcia Libby