Tag Archives: neuter
26 Apr

Spring Fling Pet Adopt-A-Thon Is May 4-6 in Chattanooga

The Pet Placement Center,  Humane Educational Society and McKamey,  along with many other animal organizations are working every day to save the lives of homeless dogs and cats.

On May 4, 5 and 6, there will be a multi-organization pet adoption event at Petsmart on Gunbarrel Road in Chattanooga.

Each day there will be more than 100 animals on location to be adopted. The goal for the weekend is 250 adoptions.

The event will be from 12-8 p.m. on Friday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. on Saturday, and 12-6 p.m. on Sunday, May 4-6.
See ya there!
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Adoptapalooza Saturday – It’s not too late

18 Apr

It’s not too late to sign up — we already have 16 organizations on the list, including McKamey, HES and the Pet Placement Center.

And yes, you can adopt out animals (including cats) on the spot if you like — but you don’t have to, you can use the event for PR and marketing. Tents are recommended but not required. Hours are 10 to 4; setup starts at 8 am.

 Call Ruth Thompson  at Outdoor Chattanooga,  (423) 643-6888
–Beth Cox, Underdog Railroad

Adoptapalooza 2012

Adoptapalooza

Part of the City of Chattanooga’s Spring Fest

Coming Saturday April 21
Coolidge Park
Chattanooga

You are invited to participate
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This event is sponsored by the Outdoor Chattanooga agency in partnership with the city’s Office of Sustainability and Education, Arts and Culture, and Chattanooga Parent Magazine.

Adoptapalooza, a pet adoption and education event, will be held on Saturday, April 21, in Renaissance park on Chattanooga’s North Shore.

All animal-oriented organizations in the area are invited to participate, both profit and non-profit, including animal shelters, rescue organizations, adoption centers, spay/neuter organizations, veterinarians and other animal health groups, businesses, animal trainers, and those who provide services for animal lovers and adopters.

We are hoping to have both dogs and cats available for adoption on the spot.

10′x10′ exhibit spaces are available for $25. To register or for more information, email ruth@outdoorchattanooga.com or call Outdoor Chattanooga at (423) 643-6888.

You can download a registration form here: http://www.outdoorchattanooga.com/spring_fest_registration_2012.pdf

You may take more than one space, and we recommend that if you plan to offer animals for adoption on the spot. Tents are recommended but not required.

The event will be held on Saturday April 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Renaissance Park on Chattanooga’s North Shore, in conjunction with Outdoor Chattanooga’s Outdoor Expo and Gear Swap in nearby Coolidge Park.

This FREE event will be open to the public. Information about pet adoption,  spay/neuter, microchipping, dog licensing and other pet-related services will be available. And we hope to feature some doggie-related entertainment, such as disc dog performances and dog training instruction.

Best regards,
Beth Cox
Underdog Railroad

Adoptapalooza 2012 in Chattanooga – you’re invited

4 Mar

Adoptapalooza

Part of the City of Chattanooga’s Spring Fest

Coming Saturday April 21
Renaissance Park
Chattanooga

You are invited to participate

This event is sponsored by the Outdoor Chattanooga agency in partnership with the city’s Office of Sustainability and Education, Arts and Culture, and Chattanooga Parent Magazine.

Adoptapalooza, a pet adoption and education event, will be held on Saturday, April 21, in Renaissance park on Chattanooga’s North Shore.

All animal-oriented organizations in the area are invited to participate, both profit and non-profit, including animal shelters, rescue organizations, adoption centers, spay/neuter organizations, veterinarians and other animal health groups, businesses, animal trainers, and those who provide services for animal lovers and adopters.

We are hoping to have both dogs and cats available for adoption on the spot.

10’x10′ exhibit spaces are available for $25. To register or for more information, email ruth@outdoorchattanooga.com or call Outdoor Chattanooga at (423) 643-6888.

You can download a registration form here: http://www.outdoorchattanooga.com/spring_fest_registration_2012.pdf

You may take more than one space, and we recommend that if you plan to offer animals for adoption on the spot. Tents are recommended but not required.

The event will be held on Saturday April 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Renaissance Park on Chattanooga’s North Shore, in conjunction with Outdoor Chattanooga’s Outdoor Expo and Gear Swap in nearby Coolidge Park.

This FREE event will be open to the public. Information about pet adoption,  spay/neuter, microchipping, dog licensing and other pet-related services will be available. And we hope to feature some doggie-related entertainment, such as disc dog performances and dog training instruction.

A red flag for transport drivers

1 Mar
Are we all so anxious to HELP that we’re actually sending dogs into fates far worse than humane euthanasia???

Grab a beverage, sit down and read this in it’s entirety!!  It is a mind numbing reality check written by Whitney Horne of Atlanta Bully Rescue —-  PLEASE CROSS POST


****IMPORTANT****   Please take the time to read-  this link provides a check list of RED FLAGS for you to think about before volunteering to transport!!


Sincerely,
Whitney Horne
Animal Rescue Assistance
Atlanta Bully Rescue
PO Box 17868
Atlanta, GA 30316
Click here to learn more about our animal rescue
efforts<http://www.animalrescueassistance.org/>

ALSO….   Check out this story of a FAKE RESCUER in Wingo, KY ~~~~

Over 100 suffering dogs seized from her property-  many found dead from starvation.

SHE IS:   SHANNON LACEWELL–  PAWS, CLAWS and MORE RESCUE,  WINGO, KY




http://www.care2.com/causes/100-dogs-saved-from-abusive-animal-rescue-group-slides.html   

(pix of the dogs on her property + story)


Feel free to share and forward with others in the rescue community.
Something needs to change in order protect the animals.

Sheri Jackson
Independent Transport Coordinator
Mpls, MN
sjack959@gmail.com


 

For just one day …

15 Feb

Can we be a no kill nation for Just One Day?

Crap that breaks your heart

7 Feb

If you ever get to feeling too happy, get yourself on some animal rescue mailing lists.

This kind of crap just breaks my heart.

I get these all day long.

Here’s a sample email 

From:
Sent:
Tue, Feb 7, 2012 13:01:46 GMT+00:00
Subject:
: MURFREESBORO, TN DOGS DYING TODAY URGENT NEED OF HELP PLEASE CROSS POST EVERYWHERE!!! (SE of Nashville) SHELTER FULL! NEED RESCUE HELP! HUSKY COLLIE SPANIEL PITTIE MANY MANY MANY MORE!!!!!!

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RescueMeASAP.dogs@bellsouth.net  (< @ BELLSOUTH.NET >)

 

There is no more room in adoption. Dogs in adoption more than 3 days are in danger of being euthanized. 88 animals taken in over the weekend

Subject: FW: MURFREESBORO, TN (SE of Nashville) SHELTER FULL! NEED RESCUE HELP!
Date: Mon, 6 Feb 2012 15:25:31 -0500

PLEASE CROSSPOST FOR THESE LITTLE BABIES TO HAVE A CHANCE….CONTACT INFOR AT BOTTOM OF PAGE


From: RescueMeASAP.dogs@bellsouth.net
To: rescuemeasap.dogs@bellsouth.net
Subject: MURFREESBORO, TN (SE of Nashville) SHELTER FULL! NEED RESCUE HELP!
Date: Mon, 6 Feb 2012 13:19:15 -0500

CROSSPOSTING IS APPRECIATED!

There is no more room in adoption. Dogs in adoption more than 3 days are in danger of being euthanized. 88 animals taken in over the weekend… L Please rescue those dogs who have been at the shelter the longest and are in danger of being PTS.

Photo

Name

Features

Organization

BENTLEY Alaskan Malamute
Siberian Husky
Young, Male
Rutherford County P.A.W.S.
Murfreesboro, TN
A114901 American Bulldog
Dalmatian
Young, Female
Rutherford County P.A.W.S.
Murfreesboro, TN
ELI Beagle

Adult, Male

Rutherford County P.A.W.S.
Murfreesboro, TN
DOTCOM Beagle

Young, Female

Rutherford County P.A.W.S.
Murfreesboro, TN
A115020 Border Collie

Young, Male

Rutherford County P.A.W.S.
Murfreesboro, TN
A115101 Chow Chow
Labrador Retriever
Baby, Female
Rutherford County P.A.W.S.
Murfreesboro, TN
BUSTER Cocker Spaniel

Adult, Male

Rutherford County P.A.W.S.
Murfreesboro, TN
A115135 German Shepherd Dog
Siberian Husky
Adult, Female
Rutherford County P.A.W.S.
Murfreesboro, TN
TRIXIE German Shepherd Dog

Adult, Female

Rutherford County P.A.W.S.
Murfreesboro, TN
A115197 Labrador Retriever
Chow Chow
Baby, Female
Rutherford County P.A.W.S.
Murfreesboro, TN
SOPHIA Pit Bull Terrier

Young, Female

Rutherford County P.A.W.S.
Murfreesboro, TN
SKITTLES Labrador Retriever

Adult, Male

Rutherford County P.A.W.S.
Murfreesboro, TN
A114991 Redbone Coonhound
Bluetick Coonhound
Adult, Male
Rutherford County P.A.W.S.
Murfreesboro, TN
LIL ANN Beagle

Young, Female

Rutherford County P.A.W.S.
Murfreesboro, TN
A115088 Chihuahua

Adult, Female

Rutherford County P.A.W.S.
Murfreesboro, TN
A114889 German Shepherd Dog

Young, Male

Rutherford County P.A.W.S.
Murfreesboro, TN
KASHMIR Golden Retriever
Australian Shepherd
Young, Female
Rutherford County P.A.W.S.
Murfreesboro, TN
Tinkerbell

She is HW+ Will

Certainly be euthed

Tomorrow 2/7. Good

Dog!

Jack Russell Terrier

Adult, Female

Rutherford County P.A.W.S.
Murfreesboro, TN
A115251 Cairn Terrier

Young, Male

Rutherford County P.A.W.S.
Murfreesboro, TN
A115200 Labrador Retriever
Chow Chow
Baby, Male
Rutherford County P.A.W.S.
Murfreesboro, TN
DIESEL Labrador Retriever
Pit Bull Terrier
Young, Male
Rutherford County P.A.W.S.
Murfreesboro, TN
DEE O GEE Labrador Retriever

Young, Male

Rutherford County P.A.W.S.
Murfreesboro, TN
TYSON Pit Bull Terrier

Young, Male

Rutherford County P.A.W.S.
Murfreesboro, TN

 

Rutherford Co. PAWS

285 John Rice Blvd.

Murfreesboro, TN 37129

615.898.7740 press 5

http://www.petfinder.com/shelters/TN170.html

 

 

 

 

The dogs we helped save this weekend

5 Feb

Wow, what a transport — 12 dogs at our end, going from high-kill shelters in Georgia to foster/adoption at MARS in Minnesota. We had a full van.  Special thanks to transport coordinator Sheri Jackson. Pictures are from the hand-offs in Chattanooga and Nashville.

This boxer was a lover not a fighter

Time to go potty now?

Some of the dogs were VERY friendly

Can you say Catahoula?

Load 'em up, head 'em out

A well-watered tree at the transfer point

I'm being very patient, but I want OUT

I am SICK of being in a crate

 

Me Too!

 

Me Three!

 

 

 

 

 

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