We promote responsible pet care in our community while caring for and matching homeless cats and dogs with committed loving families. The reduction of unwanted animals living on the streets keeps our pets safe while reducing the spread of disease. We are able to do this through the many programs we offer.
The Adoption Program matches homeless cats and dogs with families suited to their own specific needs. Our goal is to get to know each family so that we may match them with the best pet for their home and lifestyle. Adoption fees vary by animal species, size, and age; in hopes of creating an affordable option for those wanting a companion. These fees help us spay or neuter, vaccinate, flea treat, worm, and provide critical care for each of our shelter pets.
The Volunteer Program allows people from all walks of life to learn about caring for pets and working with the public. Our volunteers come to us for many reasons: Community members looking for extracurricular activities, students working toward graduation credits, those looking for work experience with the public or in an animal-related field, and court-ordered community service hours for nonviolent offenders. The one thing these people all have in common is they love animals.
Pet Care Education Program
The Pet Care Education Program offers many services to our community. Through this program, the shelter meets with children and community members to talk about the importance of responsible pet care. Our staff and volunteers also instruct pet owners on how to properly care for their pets’ needs. Some of the most popular topics are training through positive reinforcement, bathing your pet, how to trim nails, giving vaccinations, proper diet, mental stimulation, and exercise.
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Pet Food Pantry Program
The Pet Food Pantry Program helps feed the pets in our community. There are many in our community who struggle with the most basic of needs that their pet may require due to a lack of funding. Through this program, we provide pet food to those who are in need. During office hours we have an open container with individually sealed bags of dog and/or cat food that is free to the public to grab as needed.