Richter to be honored at ROAR With Laughter gala

Ridgefield Operation for Animal Rescue (ROAR) will host its annual ROAR With Laughter gala and fundraising event on Feb. 24 at Rolling Hills Country Club in Wilton. This year’s award recipients being honored by ROAR for their outstanding contributions and support are Ridgefield-resident Walt Richter, the 2018 ROAR Community Star Award honoree and the Canine Company of Wilton, the 2018 … read more

ROAR's Furry Scurry Dog Festival returns Oct. 29 at rec center

The Ridgefield Operation for Animal Rescue (ROAR) will host a fund-raiser event at the Ridgefield Rec Center field Sunday, Oct. 29. The event will include both the annual ROAR/Blue Buffalo Furry Scurry Dog Festival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and the “Very Scary Furry Scurry” two-mile walk/run that begins at 10 a.m. There will also be the annual Kids’ … read more

Paw it Forward: ROAR raises more than $100,000 at ‘Laughter’ event

The Ridgefield Operation for Animal Rescue (ROAR) achieved all its goals with the ROAR with Laughter gala last March 4 at 6:30 p.m., according to Ms. Pam Rybarczyk, one of the organizers. The theme for this year’s fundraiser was ‘Paw it Forward.’ ROAR frequently raises figures in the six-digit range. The money goes toward caring for the dogs and cats, … read more

Funny man Moody McCarthy at ROAR fund-raiser

ROAR with Laughter, the annual fund-raiser for Ridgefield Operation for Animal Rescue, will be held at BMW of Ridgefield on Saturday, March 4, at 6:30 p.m. The event’s headliner is Moody McCarthy, a New York City-based stand-up comedian. For the first time, the silent auction items are open to the public, allowing those who can’t attend the event to bid … read more

ROAR seeks owner for lost dog

Ridgefield Operation for Animal Rescue (ROAR) and Weston Animal Control are looking for the owner of a lost golden retriever that was found near the Ridgefield-Redding border Sunday, Jan. 29. Dave Coles from Ridgefield Animal Control is out right now and Weston Animal Control is taking over until he’s back Contact Weston Animal Control at 203-222-2600 with any information about this … read more

ROAR puppies enjoy "spa day" treatment from Canine Company

Seventeen dogs at Ridgefield Operation for Animal Rescue’s shelter were treated to “canine makeovers” Wednesday, Jan. 11, courtesy of Wilton-based Canine Company. The company’s mobile spa and two groomers visited ROAR for a “spa day” during which they gave each dog a shampoo and moisturizing treatment, nail trim, ear cleaning and more to get them ready for their new homes. … read more

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