Ranger’s Pantry hosts ‘Pounds for Paws’ pet food drive

The Fayetteville Rotaract Club, Rotary International and Harp’s recently raised over 850 pounds of pet food during their “Paws and Wheels” food drive last week.


Officials with Ranger’s Pantry, the city’s pet food bank, hope to stock the shelves with a ton of pet food during the “Pounds for Paws” food drive. Literally.

The goal is to raise at least 2,000 pounds of pet food by Sept. 28.

Anyone interesting in donating can drop off dry pet food or monetary donations at the following local businesses:

Animal Medical Clinic/All Cats Clinic3045 N. Market Ave.
Gulley Park Pets Clinic2406 N. Old Wire Rd.
Family Pets Veterinary Care125 E. Township St. #1
Halbert’s Veterinary & Supply2675 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

As always, pet food can also be dropped off at any Fayetteville Fire Station; at the Community Services office, 125 W. Mountain St.; or at All Around Storage, 2650 City Lake Road. Cash donations are also welcome and may be sent to City of Fayetteville Community Services, 113 W. Mountain St., Fayetteville, AR 72701. Checks should be made out to ‘City of Fayetteville’ with ‘Ranger’s Pantry’ in the memo line. One hundred percent of all cash donations are used to purchase pet food for the Pantry.

For more information, call the City of Fayetteville Community Services Division at 479-575-8260.