“The Animal Support Project (TASP) is based in the Capital Region of NY. TASP performs Crisis Intervention and mitigation directly with companion animal owners to keep animals living with their families. In extreme cases where no other solution is possible and space is available, we will facilitate re-homing of animals to ensure their best interest. We are the region’s ONLY all-volunteer, all-species companion animal safety net.”

Attention! Change in dates for TASP Fantasy Pet Photos!

Duh, we discovered an error in our planning for the TASP Father’s Day/Patriotic Fantasy Pet Photos schedule. The Colonie Father’s Day photos will NOT be held May 28 as originally scheduled. Instead, Colonie photos will occur June 4. And Pittsfield photos will now take place June 11 instead of June 4. Corrections have been made on this website’s Events page so please take a look. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. We hope to see you at the TASP Memorial Day Mega-Tag Sale, which is happening May 26-28. You DON’T want to miss that!

Ready, set…..Prepare to Shop Till You Drop!

Mark your calendars, everyone! The dates for the TASP Mega-Tag Sale are set and, as usual, all our storage areas are filled to the ceiling with high quality new and gently-used items donated by our local animal-loving community. Pretty soon, the big Rokjer’s moving van will be wheeling up and unloading and so will trailer after trailer of items we’ve stored just for this sale! Starting 9AM, May 26, our volunteers will be stocking and re-stocking the entire sidewalk at Sterup Square, displaying all these incredible finds: Tools! Kitchen-ware! Home decor! Antiques & Collectibles! Artwork! Furniture! Small Appliances! Games & Toys! Holiday Decorations! Books & CDs! Sports Gear! Pet Supplies! And so much more! The stuff keeps arriving all weekend long, so you’ll want to stop by more than once so’s not to miss out on that special something you can’t live without.

Anyone who has been to a TASP Tag Sale can tell you, this is the place to visit BEFORE you buy new. Not only will you find an awesome selection of goods to poke through, but you’ll know that your purchase helps local at-risk pets get the care they need to stay out of the shelters. For 15 years, our all-volunteer organization has applied every penny earned at our Tag Sales to support animals and their owners through tough times. Thousands of pets of all sorts of species have been spared the stress of leaving their people when at their most vulnerable, thanks to TASP’s creative, enduring solutions.

So come once, come again, and come again after that! You won’t be disappointed. In fact, you won’t want to leave the place because there’s so much treasure to inspect. Here’s the details:

Where? Sterup Square, 2113 NY 7, Troy, NY 12180 (about 11 miles east of the Collar City Bridge).

When? May 26: 9AM – 5PM; May 27: 9AM – 5PM; May 28: 9AM – 3PM.

Special thanks to Rokjer & Son Moving Company, our host at Sterup Square: Next Advance, our loyal supporters and our dedicated volunteers for making this all happen. This is a huge undertaking that truly makes a difference for pets and people with nowhere else to turn.

TASP Fantasy Photo Clinics are held monthly at Benson’s and Pet Supplies Plus AND online, too!

CLICK HERE to learn more!

Can’t make it to the live photo clinics? No problemo! Just click on the button to order your Fantasy Photo ONLINE!

Did you know?

The average number of animals served each year by The Animal Support Project is 300!

Over 90% of the animals presented to TASP for assistance are able to remain in their homes!

TASP stocks over 20 local human food pantries with pet food & supplies through the TASP Stash!

TASP distributes FREE flea & tick collars to financially qualified pets through the Paws2Protect!

Click on the bunny riding the bear who’s riding the bicycle if you need help with your pet

Click on the spaced-out kitty if you want to help TASP help more animals

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It won’t cost you a penny to do this but it could help save an animal’s life.

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Donations are what made it possible for TASP to help you and your pet(s).

Would you please post a review to help more deserving pets who need TASP’s assistance?

I hope you will take the time to post a review so when the next pet owner reaches out to us, we won’t have to turn them down.

THANKS TO ALL WHO HELPED US EARN OUR 2022 TOP RATED CHARITY STATUS ON GREAT NONPROFITS.ORG ! Please keep those reviews coming so we can stay on top and help more animals through this seal of credibility. Thanks for caring!

Warm regards,

Melinda and TASP – Top-rated Nonprofit (again!)

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