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Shelby County Adoptions

  2014 Adoptions: 17

Dogs: 8, Cats: 9

(03/24/14)

2013 Adoptions:    140

  Dogs: 77, Cats: 59,

 Rabbits: 2, Birds: 2

 


  

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Featured Pet of the Month

MEET SCOUT !


  

   

   Scout is a very sweet American Pit Bull Terrier mix who is looking for his forever home. 

I am a wonderfully sweet boy who is looking for a family that will love me forever! I love people and kids. I am around 6 years old and would make a great addition to the right family, someone who would be patient with me and help me adjust to my new home. .because you see.....I got lost and some nice people turned me into a veterarians office and we looked for my family but we coudn't locate them, so now I am looking for a new family to love me. I am so lonely without  a family of my own...Could you open your heart and your home to me? I promise to love you forever and never let you down! I am house broken up to date on all my shots and i loooove to snuggle!

 For more information on Scout please contact The Shelby County Humane Society at 502 633-4033 or call Lisa at 502 220-2014


 

  MEET  TRIXIE !!

 

 

Trixie is Boston Terrier mix, and weighs around 20 lbs. She has a very  friendly, outgoing personality and gets along with cats,. Trxie is an athletic girl and would do best with an active family with fenced yard, in a home where she is the only dog.

For more information or to meet this sweetheart contact Shelby County Humane Society at 502 633-4033 or Lisa at 502 220-2014



Latest Humane Society News

  

With grant money from the Mattie Harris Foundation the Shelby County Humane Society was able to purchase much needed oxygen masks for our companion animals in Shelby County. We presented them to the Shelby County Fire Department earlier this month!

Thank you Jo Carol McGavic- Shelby County Humane's Vice President, for heading up this project!

 

  


About The Shelby County Humane Society

OUR MISSION STATEMENT:


  * To offer low cost, high quality spay and neuter services to the community in an effort to reduce the number of  unwanted and homeless animals.

  *  To educate the community on the importance of valuing and respecting the lives of our  companion animals.

  *   To provide care to sick and injured homeless animals until permanent loving homes are found through our adoption services. 


 

The Shelby County Humane Society is a non-profit, no-kill shelter located in Shelbyville, Kentucky. "No-kill" means animals stay with us or in foster homes until they are adopted. No animal is euthanized unless it is medically necessary. Our work includes rescue of homeless animals, pet adoptions, a spay/neuter program and humane education. It is our goal to provide these services to the best of our ability in the hope that we can significantly reduce the number of unwanted and homeless animals in our community, as well as educating the public about responsible pet ownership. We gratefully accept donations and any volunteer time you have to offer.

The Shelby County Humane Society is a group of people who love animals. We are a society because we share these common beliefs:

  1. We believe it is morally wrong to kill companion animals just because there are "too many of them".
     
  2. We believe that it is part of the responsibility of all human beings to be kind and take care of animals. Consequently, if there are more animals than homes, we have a responsibility to control the population by spaying and neutering these animals so they do not continue to multiply.

  3. We believe that it is reasonable to require by law that people take care of their animals, which includes providing proper housing, veterinary care and having them spayed and neutered unless they are excellent specimens of their breed and being bred with the intention of improving their breed.

  4. We believe that the humane way to handle feral cats is to trap them in live traps, spay/neuter and vaccinate them to be returned to an area where someone has agreed to feed and watch over the group.  Please visit Operation Catsnips website at www.operationcatsnipky.org and help  to control the feral cat population in Shelby Co KY.  

 


 

The Shelby County Humane Society is part of 5 rescues.org. 5rescues.org/home. 5 Rescues ia a local group of animal rescues who are working together to save the lives of our homeless companion animals in Shelby County,  KY. As a group we believe by joining efforts we can make a substantial impact in the lives of the animals in our community.

5 Rescues.org consists of the following five entities:

 From left to right on back row:  Barbara Witte (Woodstock Animal Foundation, Ashley Shelburne (Founder and Director of Tyson's Chance), Robin Kenyon (Shelby County No-Kill Mission Volunteer), Sandra Hill (Operation CatSnip of Kentucky, Director and Co-Founder), Sheila Collins (Shelby County No-Kill Mission Board of Directors), Jo-Carol McGavic (Shelby County Humane Society. Board of Directors and Operations Committee) and front row, Carol Larson (Woodstock Animal Foundation). Not present for the photo:  Our photographer, Vicki Moore (Assisting all 5 rescues and on the Operations Committee of the Shelby County Humane Society), Nancy Guilliom (Shelby County Humane Society Volunteer Coordinator) and Charlie Metzger, of Metzger's Country Store in Simpsonville, KY (helping keep the estrogen down to a manageable level) and supporting all of us!!!


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