CCHS has wonderful pets. We currently have Pickles, black tabby/wt; Felix, orange tabby; Shasta, buff; Blaire, black; Ices, gray/wt; Macie, white; Millie, Calico ; Mark, white.
Available dogs include Bugsy, Puggle; Maximus, Trinity and Boone, Staffordshires; and puppies Reeta, Chihuahua/Terrier; Sammi, Shepherd/Plott Hound mix; Tilly, Lab mix. Dogs are fostered with families and can be visited by appointment or at the next Meet and Greet Saturday, July 19, at the Breese North Side Park from 10 a.m. until noon.
All CCHS pets are vet checked, up-to-date on shots, spayed/neutered and micro-chipped. Dogs are heartworm checked, and cats are also feline leukemia negative and litter box trained. If you are interested in adopting a CCHS pet, fill out an application online at http://www.ccilhs.org or pick one up at the building. You can call 526-4500 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com for information or an appointment. Check out our pets on http://www.petfinder.com or http://www.adoptapet.com.
JULY VOLUNTEER OF THE MONTH
Kim McCauley has been selected CCHS Volunteer of the Month for July! Kim is the regular Tuesday gal at CCHS, taking care of office work, customer service, cleaning and pet care. She has taken on some extra duties and has even made friends with cranky Sinbad, the Scarlet Macaw in the office. Kim is up for whatever is needed and her efforts are much appreciated.
CCHS PARTICIPATES IN ALBERS PARADE
Nancy (walking) and Mark Tebbe (driving) made arrangements for the CCHS unit in the Albers Parade Thursday, July 3.
CCHS’s Reeta walked with her foster Beth Harpstrite in the parade.
Luna (since adopted) escorted Zoey Dhass for most of the parade.
Max, CCHS alumnus, waited with handler Susan Toennies, while his owner took some pictures before the parade.
CCHS fosters John and Brandy Kessel walked Tilly and Sammi along the Albers parade route.
Sammi, with handler Zoey Dhass, was ready for her first parade to get started.
MEET AND GREET HELD AT BREESE PARK
Luna and handler John Kessel were just chillin’ at the CCHS Meet and Greet at Breese North Side Park Saturday, July 5
Sammi took a stroll with handler Josh Winkeler at Breese Park.
Relax was the word of the day for Brandy Kessel and Tilly.
Trinity made it clear that she would like a tummy rub from Sophia Kessel or Josh Winkeler. Didn’t matter who!
Little Reeta was ready to explore the park with foster Katlyn Harpstrite.
PET TAG/ MICRO-CHIP MAY BRING YOUR LOST PET HOME QUICKLY
If your pet wanders off and is wearing a tag with his name and your phone number, all it will take to get him home is a phone call.
Remember “A tag in time saves your canine” or feline for that matter.
Another good way to improve your pet’s chances of getting home is to microchip him.
This tiny implant carries a number to identify your pet so the company where the chip is registered will contact you if your pet turns up at a vet, shelter or the police.
STOCK 4 PETS
You can help CCHS by purchasing pet items at Stock4pets.com.
Stock4pets.com carries pet food, treats, toys and more at a 10% discount for shoppers and will return 10% in credit to the CCHS if shoppers just fill in CCHS’s customer #22570 when they check out the first time.
Shipping is $4.95 on orders under $50 and free on orders over $50.
Take a minute to look over the items at http://www.stock4pets.com and see if there is a bargain for you, and you can help CCHS at the same time.
WE NEED YOUR HELP!
CCHS is entirely run by volunteers. We hope you will find a little time each month to volunteer at CCHS and make it possible for us to keep our building open and to care for our cats that live there or our dogs that visit. Be a part of the process!
Check your calendars and contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 526-4500 if you find a little time available, especially weekends 10-2 and evenings from 5:30 until 7:30 pm.
Feel free to stop by anytime and ask what you can do to help.
VOLUNTEERS ALSO NEEDED…
CCHS needs volunteers for other services besides the building.
Extra handlers and helpers are always welcome at Meet and Greets, parades and other CCHS events.
Fostering is a big commitment, but worth the effort. The more fosters we have, the more dogs we can help.
Fosters house and care for pets, take them to vet appointments, and bring them to CCHS events and Meet and Greets. Whenever possible, fosters help with basic training, including housebreaking, crate-training, leash walking.
If you have room in your home and your heart, volunteer to foster and see how good it feels to help a homeless animal get a second chance.
SHOP AT CCHS
Stop by the CCHS facility at 1301 Apple Lane in Breese for CCHS apparel and pet items.
NEW at CCHS engraved pet tags! Pet tags made possible by a grant from the ASPCA are available in various shapes, colors and sizes and will be engraved while you wait. Stop by and have one made for your pet for $6 or print on both sides for only $7.
The CCHS July Special is 20% off dog and cat collars and leashes.
Dog Gone Smart lounger beds are available in five sizes at specially discounted prices.
2013 Lucky Dog Band Family Reunion tees are half off at only $6!
We have food dishes, supplements, treats, collars, leashes, beds and lots of toys.
For adult humans up to size 3X we have polos, tees, tanks, sweatshirts, hoodies and denim shirts.
For children we have tees and even onesies.
The store is open from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. every day and 5:30-7:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The store will be closed Saturday and Sunday evenings.
All proceeds from the store are used to help CCHS pets.
Regulations prevent the CCHS from accepting strays or drop offs. It is illegal to dump animals.
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Email us at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Phone us at 618-526-4500.
Contact us at our snail mail address Clinton County Humane Society, 1301 Apple Lane, Breese, IL 62230.
CCHS holds Meet and Greets the first and third Saturdays of each month. Folks can stop by and meet the CCHS adoptable pets at Breese North Side Park from 10 a.m. until noon Saturday, July 19. Micro-chipping for your pet will also be available for $25, including registration.
The next regular CCHS meeting will be held Wednesday, July 9, at 7 p.m. at Knotty Pine. The group is currently making plans for the “Bark for Life” in October and will need volunteers to help. Meetings are open to the public and new members are always welcome.
If your health, finances or housing makes it necessary for you to surrender your pet, CCHS may be able to help.
Call the CCHS at 526-4500 to start the process.
You must provide your pet’s medical history from your vet, a photo and a completed surrender application with information about your pet’s personality and training, and your pet will be tested for adoptability.
The surrender form is available online at http://www.ccilhs.org or at the building at 1301 Apple Lane in Breese.
If all goes well, he will be added to the CCHS roster, and the search for his new family will begin.
There is no charge for surrendering your pet.
You can support the work of the CCHS by joining, fostering, donating, volunteering, purchasing CCHS merchandise, supporting fundraising events or sponsoring a pet.