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Animal Welfare

The mission of the New Britain Commission on Animal Welfare is to promote the welfare of all animals in New Britain through advocacy and education and to make recommendations to the Mayor regarding animal welfare ordinances within the city.

The New Britain Commission on Animal Welfare meets the third Tuesday of the month at 6:00p.m. in room 504.

Members of the Commission:

  • Leah Clark,  Chairman
  • Nancy Bono
  • Susan Anderson
  • Hillary London 
  • Andrea Hart
  • Sandra Cortes
  • Ken Panetta

Council Liaison to the Commission:

  • Alderman Neil Connors
  • Alderwoman Candyce Scottt
  • Alderman Alden Russell


The commission has suggested the following useful links.

  • Common Wildlife Problems – Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (D.E.E.P.) a=2723&q=325720&deepNav_GID=1655

  • For information on Feral Cats and how to help them:

  • Low cost Spay & Neuter Clinics:

  • Veterinary Partner – information on animal health, medications, therapies, surgery, behavior, and safety:

  • To Adopt a shelter pet:

  • Learn more about Emergency car for your pet:

  • Task Force on the Humane Treatment of Animals in Municipal and Regional Shelters:

  • Connecticut Votes for Animals


Contact Us

27 West Main Street, Room 302
New Britain, CT 06051
Tel: (860) 826-3360
Fax: (860) 612-4200