The Kittens Are Coming!

Spring is rapidly approaching, and with the warm weather comes many changes for the world of animal sheltering. Most notably, there will be a TON of cats! So what does this huge seasonal increase in population mean for the Franklin County Animal Shelter? First of all, we need more supplies! With a higher number of…

Support Animal Welfare, License Your Dog

Did you know that the money you spend to license your dog funds the Animal Welfare Program whose investigators look into complaints of animal cruelty? The license fees also help pay for the care of the animals that are victims of animal cruelty. It’s quick, easy, and affordable to license your dog! All you have…

Happy People and Pups at the Strut for Strays!

On Saturday, October 11th 2014 we held our first ever Strut for Strays! 5K Run & Dog Walk! It was so much fun! The event started and ended at Titcomb Mountain. There were almost 80 runners and walkers, plus tons of happy dogs! We are hoping that this will be the first of many years…

Ella Friend: Volunteer Award Winner

Ella has been a dedicated daily volunteer for years now! She comes to the shelter 5 days a week at 5:30 AM and spends at least 4 hours cleaning up after our cats. It’s necessary, but not a very glamorous job! Things would be a lot more difficult around here without Ella. Not to mention,…

Our HOPE Program

As part of our ongoing effort to give every animal their best chance at a happily ever after, we created our Hope Program. The specific point of this program is to help dogs that need a little training become more adoptable. To do this, we reached out to local dog trainer Melinda Ellis. She was…