The Ashford Sanctuary: Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Where is the Sanctuary located?
A.: 46 Floeting Road in Ashford, CT 06278. Directions
Q: How can I adopt an animal from the Sanctuary?
A: Explore the Adoption section of our website. You can see photos of our adoptable animals and even apply to adopt one on-line. We require pre-approval for adoption, which is a quick process and one that ensures our animals’ safety as well as enabling you to pick out the best possible companion for your specific needs. We look forward to having you come to Ashford and meet our resident animals. Keep in mind that not all of the pets featured on our website are living at the Sanctuary. By contacting our Helpline directly, or 860-242-9999 x 302 or on-line here, we can help you to navigate through the adoption process.
Q: Can I drop off an animal at the Sanctuary?
A: We do not accept walk-in surrenders at the Sanctuary. If you have an animal you can no longer care for, please contact us so we can explain the various options available and assist you in the best possible way: (860) 242-9999, or contact us here.
Q: How can I volunteer?
A: Our Companions is proud to have almost 300 volunteers. To learn how you can join these dedicated individuals by becoming an Our Companions volunteer, please click here.
Q: When can I come visit?
Q: Why can’t I just stop by at anytime?
A: The sanctuary is the temporary home for many animals who come to us from a variety of situations, many of which were very stressful and unpleasant. To provide the animals with a quiet, healing environment, and to provide the best overall care possible, a predictable schedule is necessary. We also want to make sure that our public hours are structured so that staff and volunteers can focus their time on caring for the animals and preparing them for their forever homes.
Q: Do you need supplies donated?
A: Yes, we're always grateful for donations of needed supplies. We have a list here of supplies that we always need;
also, we list specific items that you can order from Amazon.com, who will ship them directly to us.
We also need Kuranda beds for cats, which you can donate to us by clicking on the image below.