Happy February!

Our shelter has many wonderful dogs and cats waiting to join their new families. Please visit our Petfinder page to see our adoptable animals, or better yet, come down to the shelter to see our animals in person! Our hours are Monday through Saturday from 12:30 to 4:30. We will be closed on Monday, February 17th for the Presidents’ Day holiday.

If you would like to read an electronic copy of our latest newsletter, please click here.

See Adoptable Ivy in Dog Bowl III!


Our sweet adoptable dog IVY is scheduled to be in Dog Bowl III, which airs on Saturday, February 1st at 8pm on Animal Planet! Hopefully she made the final edit – she had a blast that day and loved all the attention!

Support Our Organization!


We currently have an apparel online fundraiser which will help raise money for our organization! Please show your continued support for us by purchasing a hoodie or a shirt!
Please visit to see our items for sale!

Featured Dog: Missy

MissyMissy is a fun 5-year-old Pit Bull. She loves the company of people and would do best as the only pet in her household. Missy goes to our outside adoption events and does very well. Missy can join a home where the kids are over 14.

Click here to see Missy’s video


Featured Dog: Ivy


Sweet Ivy is an adorable 10-year-old Pit Bull Terier. She likes to go on walks and enjoys being petted. Ivy loves to play with toys and likes to give kisses. She rides well in the car and loves the company of people. Ivy is dog selective and is not a fan of cats.

Click here to see Ivy’s video

Click here to read Ivy’s Petfinder listing

Shelter Graduate Updates

Here is a picture of Bella Trix – one of our shelter alumni! If you have one of our shelter graduates as part of your family, we would love to hear from you and find out how they are doing!


Please send any pictures and updates of your shelter alumni to
We and our animals thank you!
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Do you shop at Amazon? If you use the Amazon Smile website ( instead, when you purchase eligible items, we will receive a donation based on the purchase price. Thanks to everyone who has supported us so far!

Follow Us on Social Media!

The Friends of the New Haven Animal Shelter maintains several social media accounts which are updated regularly – please follow us so you can see what’s going on with animals the Robin I. Kroogman New Haven Animal Shelter.


Our Facebook page is @newhavenanimalshelter – please like us to keep up to date on our activities and adoptable animals!


Our Instagram page is @newhavenanimalshelter . We showcase our animals with cute pictures and videos!


Our Twitter name is @fotnhas . Please follow us to keep updated on our organization and our animals!


Our YouTube channel is fotnhas . All of our adoptable animals have videos that you can watch on our channel.

Thank You!

YomoYour donations play a big role in keeping our animals adoptable and healthy during their stay at the shelter. The funds let us take care of cats and dogs like adoptable Yomo. Please think of us when you are making your charitable donations! Thank you again for your support. If you would like to donate to our organization, please visit our Amazon Wish List or contribute by mail or Paypal. We are an all volunteer 501(3)(c) organization, so all donations are tax deductible.



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