In 2014, PAWSitive PAWSitive Pantry and the Vermont Foodbank teamed up to annually supply food shelves throughout Vermont with 40,000 lbs of pet food.

This month, thanks to a pawsitive pantrydonation from theRescue Bank, a program of, PAWSitive and the Vermont Foodbank will be able to provide an additional 39,396 lbs of dog food. The food will be distributed throughout Vermont, to ensure our four footed friends have full bellies this summer.

“Donations from organizations like Resuce Bank and PAWSitive Pantry allow the Vermont Foodbank to provide not only food for families but also to provide food for pets, who we know  improve the quality of life of their owners,” said John Sayles, Vermont Foodbank CEO.

In addition, PAWSitive Pantry will be holding its annual Dog Days of Summer fundraing party & auction on August 12th at the Mt. Ellen Lodge at Sugarbush Resort. Tickets are only $20 in advance/$25 at the door (kids $10) and it’s a whole night of fun with games, live music by The Detonators, an auction, dessert and snack buffet and more. Family friendly including your pooches (on leash, outside only!) Visit to purchase tickets or for more information.