PETS OF THE WEEK 5-17-13posted by Beverly Animal Shelter on Thursday May 16th 10:40pm
Generally considered to be the ideal family dog is the Lab. The Beverly Animal Shelter just happens to have a few Lab mix canines ready to go home with you and become YOUR perfect, forever, family dog. The weather is just right for family additions and these pooches are waiting for their daily walk with you. So what are you waiting for? Hurry on down to meet…
A beautiful, energetic yellow Lab mix, friendly Margaret is an unclaimed stray brought to BAS for a second chance at life. She is looking for an active family to keep her busy. She knows the sit command and probably a few more. Thought to be 4 to 6 years old and weighing 46 pounds, Margaret is up to date on her vaccinations and spayed.
Laid back Lady Bug is the opposite of Margaret but they do share the same unclaimed stray history. Lady Bug is an easygoing girl who has a bit of Lab and a bit of Hound in her family history. A petite but chubby girl, she too, is thought to be 4 to 6 years old and estimated to 40+ pounds. Lady Bug gets along with all and loves to be held and get belly rubs. She is looking for an easy going home. Lady Bug’s extra charm is that she has the watcheye – one blue eye and one brown eye. She is spayed and up to date on her vaccinations.
A Chocolate Lab mix, Trevor is an unclaimed stray from Waterloo. He’s a big boy who weighs 71 pounds and is estimated to be 3 to 5 years old. An exuberant fellow, Trevor hopes to find a jogging partner in his new family. With a waggie tail and a smiley face, he’s eager to play fetch with you. Trevor is neutered and up to date on his vaccinations.
LAST WEEK’S PETS - All of last week’s retired Siberian Huskies, Laverne, Shirley, Ben and Jerri, remain waiting to be your special dog.
SHELTER NEWS -
It’s time to plan for the Shelter’s next big fundraiser, the Annual Garage Sale to be held at Lott’s Farm on Route 414 south of Seneca Falls on Thursday thru Saturday, May 30 thru June 1. Donations of good clean usable items can be dropped off at the Shelter during normal hours or at the farm storage building on SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS FROM 10:00AM TO 4:00PM ONLY. Please, no clothing, shoes, computers, exercise equipment, TVs or stuffed animals. Pickup of larger items is possible within a 10-mile radius.
The old, wind damaged dog kennels at the Beverly Animal Shelter have been removed or fixed. HOWEVER, WITH THE WARM WEATHER, THE GRASS IS GROWING WHAT LOOKS TO BE “FEET PER DAY”! If you (and a friend or two) can help with the mowing (the Shelter does have their own riding lawn mower), please call the Shelter at 539-9357. THANK YOU SO MUCH!!
THE BEVERLY ANIMAL SHELTER HAS BEEN AWARDED A GRANT BY THE ASPCA TO REINSTITUE THE LOW-COST SPAY AND NEUTER VOUCHER PROGRAM. PLEASE CALL THE SHELTER AT 539-9357 FOR MORE INFORMATION. THANK YOU SO MUCH ASPCA!
GOOD NEWS - the Beverly Animal Shelter IS NOW OPEN normal hours on Wednesdays.
The Board of Directors of the Beverly Animal Shelter is working hard to give you all the information you need to properly take care of your pet. If you have visited the Shelter website at http://www.beverlyanimalshelteronline.com/index.html you may have noticed the new topics of Important Pet and Animal Info and Low Cost Spay and Neuter. The topics are well covered and soon, much more information will be added.
Kitten Season has arrived! The Shelter is overflowing with cats of ALL AGES and they are in desperate need of cat food and cat litter! To help these needy felines find homes, for a limited time Dallyn is offering the adoption fee of $10 for any cat 6 years of age or older. Now folks, this is quite the deal. Cats can live to age 20. That means you can obtain a vaccinated and spayed/neutered feline for the bargain price of only $10. In addition, you can have live-in Mouse Protection! What a deal!! Why not choose 2?!
Come enjoy the milder weather with your favorite canine. The Dave Pullen Memorial Dog Park at the Beverly Animal Shelter is open Monday-Saturday, 10am-4pm. It is located on the front center grounds at the Shelter and has a double-gated entrance. It is free to the public (though the Shelter always appreciates any donations!), but we do require you to stop by the shelter staff (at the store) to show proof of rabies and distemper vaccinations. We want everyone, including your dog safe! We also ask that you please clean up after your dog. Come on out and give your pup a chance to run off lead in a safe and enclosed environment!
THANK YOU FOR THE GENEROUS CONTRIBUTIONS OF THE PAST YEAR!!
Do you have some old, no longer used electronics (like grandma’s old scanner and your old cell phone)? The Beverly Animal Shelter now has a permanent Electronics Recycling Drop-off container located right at the Shelter. Provided by 2trg., the Shelter will receive money for old electronic equipment.
Also, remember that the Shelter always takes donations of scrap metal to recycle, as well as, returnable bottles and cans. For more information, call the Shelter at (315)539-9357.
SHELTER NEEDS –
Thankfully, Dallyn is happy to announce that the Town of Tyre has joined Interlaken, Romulus and the Town of Waterloo in setting limits on the number of dogs one individual can own. Now, for the rest of Seneca County…
Kitten Season is here! To help out, please go to www.FirstGiving.com/bas. Or, stop by the Shelter and adopt a kitten or two. Better yet, adopt an adult cat in need of a real home!
Please keep in mind when you enter the Shelter grounds, to adhere to the 5mph speed limit. A very sweet but deaf cat that had lived at the shelter for 17 years was killed because someone sped through the drive.
Dallyn, along with the ASPCA, would like to remind all cat owners of the importance (after spay and neutering) of cat collars (safety or breakaway) with proper identification for outdoor cats. The Shelter is overwhelmed by “found” but unclaimed cats. The hope of the Shelter is to be able to reunite the lost felines with their owners. Many types of collars are available for cats. Please see Dallyn for more information.
Please, if you have lost your dog or cat, DO CALL the shelter. Do not wait for an advertisement of “found dog/cat” to appear in the newspaper.
The Purina Pets for Seniors Fund has been replenished for 2013. Thank you Purina.
Please be a responsible pet owner. Spay and neuter your pets to prevent more unwanted animals. ONLY YOU can prevent the overflow of kittens that begins each Spring and carries on into the Fall.