To join Take the Lead or renew your membership, make your selection from the list below.

If you would rather join Take The Lead off-line through regular mail, please click here to download our membership form in Adobe PDF format which you can print, fill out and mail to our office at 131 Washington Street, Suite 306, Watertown, NY 13601. You can also FAX your completed membership form to Take The Lead at 315-786-1874

Take the Lead was established in 1993 to provide direct services, support and care for those in the purebred dog community who were facing the devastating challenges of life-threatening or terminal illness.  In addition, we are now able to provide assistance in cases of civil disasters.  (See our website for additional information).

As of 2021, Take the Lead has distributed more than 6.55 million dollars.


Pamela G. Beale, Executive Director