ASPCA - The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
The ASPCA works to rescue animals from abuse, pass humane laws and share resources with shelters nationwide. All the animals could use blankets, dog sweaters, toys and more. If you have a heart for these animals crochet for this charity today.
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Dec 02, 2016
Make blankets out of washable acrylic yarn medium and bulky yarns work best. Yarns can be doubled. Blankets should be thick for comfort and warmth. Most patterns are fine. Dogs and cats are not picky! Solid patterns are better than open lace patterns, though. Sizes can range from 14"x14" for cats and small dogs to 36"x36" and any size in between, for medium to larger dogs. Contact local shelters and rescues and ask what they need. Type in "pet shelters and rescues" into a search engine to find those that are not in your area.
dogmom42002 157239 5
Nov 29, 2013
Do you have some patterns for dog coats?
Aug 06, 2013
Just a suggestion, but a call to your local humane society could answer some of these questions on a local basis. In my area there is a high need for washable kennel pads for the cats and dogs, washable blankets for the larger animals to snuggle, a couple multi-sized velcro rain jackets for walking various sized dogs in inclement weather, some well constructed cat and pup toys with no choking hazards, even some cute, stretchable cat collars to show off for adoptive parents. If it is washable and will pad the wire cages, it is useful, as they can go through a few every day for each animal.
Apr 18, 2013
Look up Snuggles Project, if memory serves, they have patterns, with material suggestions, sizes, etc. Along with info to donate.
blackcatmama13 206 0302
Mar 03, 2013
This is a great idea--I love animals and I love to crochet--but where do I send this stuff? Let me know, please!
Nov 03, 2012
Seriously need more info here. What kinds of materials, what sizes and, no small thing, HOW to donate.
Captain Crochet Ho ok
Aug 06, 2012
I love animals so much! i am really excited to donate to the shelter are there any pattern for the blankets and stuff cuz i dont know size to do it
bambicollector 566 8342
Nov 08, 2011
My name is Rosanna Garrison. i do crochet and was wondering how i can donate crochet blankets to the shelters. I live in California. Do the blankets have to be a certain size? please let me know. my email is email@example.com. sincerely, Rosanna Garrison
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