The Highland County Humane Society Board of Directors has launched a quarterly replace noting the accomplishments of the company through the first quarter of 2022.
Since January, the non-revenue has facilitated the adoption of 65 canines and 27 cats, and 19 animals have been despatched to rescue, bringing the whole of animals saved to 111.
The board of administrators expressed its due to those that have supported, adopted and promoted their efforts through the first quarter of 2022. “We do get public support,” stated Highland County Humane Society Board of Directors President Penny Miller. “Usually when we put something out there, we get bombarded with people who want to help, so we do get a lot of public support.”
During the previous a number of months, the Highland County Humane Society has made a variety of updates to its facility. A brand new dumpster and an extra cellphone line have been added, and a donation was used so as to add extra enrichment and play areas to the group’s cat home. Another donation was used to order an extra meals storage shed.
The society was awarded a $1,000 Ohio Pet Fund Grant from the state of Ohio for spay and neuter applications. The program is funded by car license plate purchases. A partnership with Ohio Alleycat Resource in Cincinnati will permit the Humane Society to supply free spay and neuter procedures for a variety of feral cats beginning in June of 2022.
“They do have to come in one of those catch and release cages, and we have to schedule them in,” stated Miller.
The society has begun improvement and analysis of space rescue organizations to assist canines and cats discover foster care. Also throughout this quarter, the society has continued the event of neighborhood outreach applications to help in animal vaccinations, spay and neuter procedures, and meals distribution. Jacee Brock has been promoted to an workplace assistant place and Amanda Sheets continues in her position as Highland County humane agent.
Miller stated she regularly witnesses heartwarming examples of the work finished by the Humane Society. A current occasion concerned a bunch of about 35 youngsters visiting the Highland County Humane Society from a college in Portsmouth.
“One of the girls got off the bus, and she came in, and her dog that had been lost for a few months was there at our shelter, and she was reunited,” stated Miller. “Here she came up to do some volunteer work with her school and found her dog, and she got it back.”
The Highland County Humane Society is at present in want of a car to make use of for animal transport to veterinary companies and rescues. “Somebody out there has got a van or something sitting in their back yard,” stated Miller. “Maybe we could get a volunteer to help fix it up because we have to get somebody with a big enough vehicle to put 10 of those catch and release cages in because they have to be separated.”
The society can be looking for volunteers for common yard work and cleansing. Supplies for enrichment actions, reminiscent of empty paper towel and bathroom paper rolls, books, bubbles, treats and tires are wanted by the society. Donations of common cleansing provides reminiscent of laundry cleaning soap, bleach, dish cleaning soap and cleansing sprays and wipes are additionally wanted. The society can be accepting clumping cat litter, moist and dry meals for puppies and kittens, toys, ropes, leashes and collars.
Donations may be dropped off on the Highland County Humane Society, 9331 S.R. 124, east of Hillsboro, Tuesdays by Sundays from 12 p.m. to five p.m. Monetary donations may be made through Paypal to [email protected] or mailed to P.O. Box 471, Hillsboro, Ohio 45133.
Reach John Hackley at 937-402-2571.
Highland County Humane Society Animal Shelter employees members are pictured (l-r) Randall Williams, shelter supervisor; Celena Carter, kennel technician; Zoey George, kennel technician; and Jacee Brock, workplace assistant. Not pictured is Amanda Sheets, Highland County humane agent.