September 2015

September Special!

For the whole month of September, you can take an adult cat home in exchange for at least 10 pounds of Purina Cat Chow Complete! That usually means 2 small bags or 1 large bag, but it needs to be at least 10 pounds. We have lots of great cats available for adoption!

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Your Pet’s Health — Fix ‘Em

by Samuel Bennett, FCAS Volunteer You’ve probably heard the ads about how you should spay or neuter your pet. But do you know why it’s such a good idea? There are multiple reasons why so many shelters and organizations run campaigns urging pet owners to spay or neuter – not only does it prevent overpopulation,…

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Your Pet’s Health — Tick Safety

With summer here, it’s the perfect time for enjoying the outdoors with your pet. But being outside in the summer has its own problems. Among the most notable things to look out for when taking your pet outside are ticks, so be sure you know how to avoid them, as well as how to handle a tick bite if it happens.

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Mother & Son Dance 2015

Are you looking to have a great time with your family, AND help out the critters here at the shelter? Join us for the Mother & Son Dance on August 21st! We’ll have Chris from WKTJ as a DJ and some tasty treats for everyone. It’s not just for moms and sons, so bring the…

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Your Pet’s Health – Hot Dogs

Summer is here, and many of us will be enjoying it with our furry friends. But just like humans, dogs can get overheated, which can lead to heat stroke. Since dogs have fur coats and can’t sweat, it’s important to take precautions so they won’t get too hot.

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…