Houses the homeless, feeds the hungry, prevents unwanted pregnancies and runs a matchmaking service on the side.

The Stafford Animal Shelter is there for you when your pet is lost, you're ready to adopt a friend for life, or have animal behavior questions. All pets are spayed or neutered in-house prior to adoption. They are the only nonprofit animal care facility in Park and Sweetgrass Counties and serve the people and pets of the greater Southwestern Montana community. Call 406-222-2111, visit Tuesday through Saturday from 11 AM to 5 PM at 3 Business Park Road east of Livingston. Visit their website to see great adoptable pets, access animal behavior advice, and learn more: www.staffordanimalshelter.org

1. Welcomes lost, abused, or abandoned domestic animals.

2. Facilitates friends for life with adoptions and reunions.

3. Minimizes pet overpopulation.

4. Pioneeres educational outreach to reach everyone in our community.