Here is Renee's interview with current Simsbury Animal Control Officer, (Marine Corps veteran, and former Hartford Police K9 supervisor), Mark Rudewicz.
He chats about Heroes and Hounds, a volunteer-based effort he founded, which sends specialized care packages to military members and their K-9 partners!
Listen below to learn about how you can help!
Last year, ACO Rudewicz and the Department collected over 50 care packages that were sent to military K9 handlers and their partners in Iraq and Afghanistan. The packages included such items as hygiene products, food, dog toys, bedding and safety items. The donations came from Police Department and Town employees, residents, local businesses and more.
If you or your company are looking to donate items for care packages:
Animal Control Officer: Mark Rudewicz
Phone: (860) 658-3110 (non emergency)
Fax: (860) 658-6682
Email: click here