If you or someone you know is struggling financially, please remember that you don't have to let your pets go hungry because there is help.

4PetSake Food Pantry is holding another drive-thru pet food distribution at the Parkway Rec Centers upper parking lot, 220 Memorial Parkway in Utica, Tuesday, June 22, from 2PM - 5PM for those who qualify. Rain date June 29.

4PetSake strives to keep pets with their owners and prevent them from being surrendered or abandoned due to lack of funds. They're dedicated to making a difference in the lives of pets and the people who love them by assisting with pet food, advocating spay/neuter and vaccine programs, and nutrition education to low-income senior citizens, veterans, or anyone that has fallen on hard times.

Income Requirement For Free Pet Food:

4petsake

If you are with an organization or business and would like to participate or give financial support, please contact via (pet-sake@hotmail.com) or message them on Facebook.

Get our free mobile app

The food pantry has a booth at the Mohawk Antiques Mall and sells various antiques, vintage, new, slightly used items, and pet items. All proceeds benefit the low-cost spay and neuter program. If you have items to donate, call 315-796-2584 for assistance.

4PetSake is a registered 501-c-3, not-for-profit Pet Food Pantry established in 2013 to assist low-income pet owners. You can find them at the Mohawk Antiques Mall, 100 E. Main Street, Mohawk, NY. Open on Wednesdays from 11 am-2 pm—phone 315-796-2584.

Financial donations are thankfully accepted; please mail to 4PetSake, PO Box 216, Mohawk, NY 13407.

LOOK: Exotic Animals You Can Own In New York

Looking for an exotic pet to own legally in New York State? Here is a list of some animals that you can have aside from regular dogs, cats, and farm animals.

Dog Survives Fall Into Letchworth State Park Gorge

Doggie Spa For Sale Just Outside of New York State

So, you've been dreaming about getting to heck out of New York State once and for all. This unique riverfront compound in Milford, Pennsylvania, might be the perfect spot. It's about 3 hours from Utica, has a lower cost of living and lower taxes, yet you're still close enough to get back quickly if you have to.

Stunning Photos Capture Toy Thief Coyote Playing Just Like a Dog

Stunning Photos Capture Toy Thief Coyote Playing Just Like a Dog

LOOK: Here Are 30 Foods That Are Poisonous to Dogs

To prepare yourself for a potential incident, always keep your vet's phone number handy, along with an after-hours clinic you can call in an emergency. The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center also has a hotline you can call at (888) 426-4435 for advice.

Even with all of these resources, however, the best cure for food poisoning is preventing it in the first place. To give you an idea of what human foods can be dangerous, Stacker has put together a slideshow of 30 common foods to avoid. Take a look to see if there are any that surprise you.

LOOK: 30 fascinating facts about sleep in the animal kingdom