Rhinebeck Animal Hospital will host a pet food and toy drive to benefit the many local pet owners affected by economic hardship.
The items collected will go to local shelters and food pantries to help the public as well as organizations who have taken pets in when owners could no longer afford to care for them.
Accepted items include unexpired food and treats for dogs and cats, new or gently used toys, blankets, food bowls and other supplies. The items can be dropped off at at the hospital, 6450 Montgomery Street, in Rhinebeck now through Jan. 3. Call 845-876-6008 for more information.