PHOTOS: ‘I can’t believe I’m doing this.’ Plunge for Paws raises funds for Cosgrove Animal Shelter

Staff and volunteers of the Dan Cosgrove Animal Shelter in Branford pose for a photo before plunging into the frigid waters of the Long Island Sound at the Owenego Inn in Branford on January 1, 2021 during the Plunge for Paws event raising around $3,000 for the shelter's medical fund. From left, Will Malkin of North Branford, Nathan Hicks of Rocky Hill and Craig Kelly of East Windsor head back to dry land.