Here's a look at some of the great animals we have available for adoption. For a better look pause the slide show by placing your cursor over the photo - or double click it for more details. For more information go to www.petfinder.com and type “Post, TX” into Location.
It has been a great month for adoptions, we had 7 dogs adopted. Unfortunately, our long term guests, Max and the boarder collies, are still their. All of the 7 dogs adopted were new dogs that came to us from around Garza County. Janice had a article published in both the “Post Dispatch” and the “Garza Post”, online newspaper, on less adoptable dogs. We have also started running ads in the “Thrifty Nickel” for our long term guests.
The Rummage Sale was a success bringing in about $1,400.00, however, after considering all the man hours spent collecting, organizing, pricing, storing and selling the donations we think that we can be more productive putting that effort into applying for grants and this years will be our last. We have updated our banner and had 2 posters made with our logo and contact information. These should help us get our name better known for future adoption events.
Solar Lights Thanks to the hard work of Rick M. and the GCC we now have solar lights in the storage building and a new generator for electric lights and power in the main building.
Canine Flu There was some coverage about a Canine Flu that could be fatal to dogs on the local news. The news we are getting from Dr. Winks office is that the flu is not yet in this area and the vaccine is expensive, so it is better to wait for now. The flu is also more contagious to dogs that frequent areas where large numbers of dogs congregate; i.e.. dog parks, kennels etc.
Ashley Furniture is having another adoption event October 30th. PetsMart is having another adoption festival the weekend of November 11, 12, 13 and we will be part of it. Sometime in the coming months we hope to have a seniors adoption event here in Post, with reduced rates for senior citizens. However we may have to increase our availability of small dogs first. Our next building project is construct an isolation pen for new dogs or ones that have to be kept in quarantine for the duration of medical treatment.
Dog day Howl-o-ween: Oct. 15th will begin at 10 am at Maxey Community Center, 30th and Oxford Ave., Lubbock. Judges will be on hand to award prizes to the best-dressed dogs for owners in youth and teen/adult categories. Cost is $1 per dog and free to the public. Dogs must be on a leash at all times and have current vaccinations.
The City of Lubbock will be available to provide microchips for your dogs at a cost of $10 per dog. For more information call 767-3796 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.