PETS OF THE WEEK 6-28-13posted by Beverly Animal Shelter on Thursday June 27th 10:13pm
Well school is out… It’s just the right time for a family project. A project that teaches responsibility, keeps the kids busy and rewards them with unquestioned love, not to mention a listening ear. Now where would one find such a family activity? Well at the Beverly Animal Shelter of course! One thing… these projects definitely need their daily walk or possibly run.
An unclaimed stray found running the fields with her friend, aptly named Abby who has already been adopted, Gabby is really not a gabby girl. And although she may appear to be a large Rottie type dog, in reality Miss Gabby, estimated to be 1 year old, only weighs about 35 pounds and could stand to put a few more pounds on! Gabby is a young’un who is eager to learn. She gets along well with all and would make a devoted family pet. Gabby is up to date on her vaccinations and will be spayed before adoption.
What a handsome boy! Predominately white, tri-color Hound, Tug is going on 2 and has the youthful exuberance of his age. With a smiley face and waggie tail, Tug loves people and is looking forward to being a part of a family again. However, his natural hunting tendencies require no small animals be a part of that family. Tug is neutered and up to date on his vaccinations.
A purebred without papers, Max is a large version of the German Wirehaired Pointer, a definite working dog. Bred to hunt, Max requires daily activity whether it be long walks, jogging or even swimming. Striking in appearance, Max is 7 years old and weighs 90 pounds. He is housebroken and knows some basic commands. Max is neutered and up to date on his vaccinations.
LAST WEEK’S PETS - Last week’s “newbie” felines, handsome Lott and lovely Pumpkin the Lady, remain waiting for adoption. On the other hand, bouncing baby boy, Ethan has been adopted.
SHELTER NEWS - CONSTRUCTION UNDER WAY!
Through the generosity of two individuals during their time of loss, the Beverly Animal Shelter has been able to begin two much needed improvements.
In memory of her husband, William “Bill” Young, Kathy Wadhams-Young wanted something special at the Shelter. That something special turned out to be something the Shelter really needed, water and sewer connections to the “new” cat room (attached to the store and affectionately referred to as Mimma’s cat house). A time saving necessity, the new water and sewer connections will immensely increase the quality of life for the cats and kittens housed there. Thank you Kathy and Bill.
Thanks also go out to John Dendis of Dendis Construction in Waterloo who undertook the installation of those much-needed lines for a fraction of the expected cost.
In memory of his wife, Sherry McGill, Bob McGill chose to construct a new Canine Viewing Kennel where people will have a better opportunity to view the dogs available for adoption. It will also allow the dogs to have the benefits of the outdoors while not being exposed to the elements. Thank you Bob and Sherry.
The third item under construction is the addition of kennels to Jenna’s Building for use in the Low-Cost Spay/Neuter Clinics. This is being funded by a Grant from the New York Animal Population Control Program administered by the ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals).
Thank you to all for your generous support!
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.