Byrne Kicks-Off Donate for a Paws Animal Shelter Drive

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,SAM,ROS-Mahopac) is pleased to announce he is partnering with the Putnam Humane Society Animal Shelter for a Donate for a Paws collection drive during the month of October to help support the shelter. Items are being collected to help the animals and the office of the shelter.

“As an animal lover I am pleased to help out our local shelter with this initiative,” said Byrne. “Donate for a Paws will help the shelter continue to provide for some of our community’s furry friends while they search for their forever homes. We will be collecting all month long so please, help out if you’re able.”

Acceptable donations include:

  • Canine Purina Pro-Plan Shredded Chicken and Rice (dry food)
  • Canine Purina Pro-Plan canned dog food (not grain free)
  • Non-clumping cat litter
  • Indestructible dog toys: Nyla bones, bully sticks, etc.
  • Friskies Pate
  • Cat toys: mice, crinkle balls, etc.
  • Soft dog treats (not grain free)
  • Stretch and Scratch (
  • Safe paw non-salt/salt-free ice melt
  • Paper towels
  • Latex gloves
  • Antibacterial hand soap
  • Large, black, industrial-sized garbage bags
  • White, tall, kitchen trash bags
  • Stainless-steel buckets (9 quarts)
  • Gift cards to office supply stores
  • Copy paper
  • Postage Stamps

Please do not donate blankets, pillows or unsealed, old or used items. Drop off locations include:

  • Patterson Rec Center – 65 Front Street, Patterson, NY
  • Choice Pet – 80 US-6, Mahopac, NY
  • Pet Supplies Plus – 3333 Crompond Road, Yorktown Heights, NY
  • Brewster Veterinary Hospital – 3455 Danbury Road, Brewster, NY
  • Mahopac Library – 668 US-6, Mahopac, NY
Assemblyman Kevin Byrne’s District Office – 3 Starr Ridge Road, Brewster, NY