Driven to Keep Them Fed

FIDO’s April pet food pantry remained open in spite of the state-wide travel restrictions and stay at home order in place. This is because food pantries fall under essential charitable services. We are thankful for this because in the past several weeks, we’ve had numerous calls requesting assistance. For eight hours, it was a steady…

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Keeping Lexie Home

While most of us are experiencing some serious cabin fever and are ready to get out of the house, Lexie, a sweet chunk of a girl, wants nothing but to stay home with her family. FIDO squeezed in this fence project before a lot of the travel restrictions were put in place. After talking with…

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The Flow of the Pantry

     At our February pet food pantry, we totally re-worked our client traffic flow patterns to better streamline the processes, decrease congestion and generally provide a better day for everyone. Well, it worked! Our new client check-in area was moved to our front office to give new clients a little more privacy during the…

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The Magic of the Chip

Neighbors from our Brookside target neighborhood showed up at our door with a big sweet pooch they had found running loose in their neighborhood. We noticed that he was neutered and so we were hopeful that he was also microchipped. Voila, he was! From the Home Again microchip service, we learned his name was Dagwood…

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Big Day in Brightwood

In early February, FIDO teamed up with Indianapolis Animal Care Services on proactive care and treatment outreach sweeps in the Martindale-Brightwood neighborhood. This is an area with a lot of dogs, cats, and people in need of resources. 7 FIDO representatives each paired up with an animal control officer. 14 vehicles, loaded with pet supplies…

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