OSWEGO – Joe Stabb, the new executive director of the Oswego County Humane Society, was the guest speaker at a recent Oswego Rotary meeting.
He gave a brief overview of what the OCHS does in our county and some updates on 2019 services.
The OCHS provides services to promote and strengthen the human-animal bond through fostering-to-adoption programs, spay/neuter clinics and humane education.
In 2018, the OCHS had 154 rescues and adoptions; 611 cats in the spay/neuter clinic; distributed 6,000 pounds of dog food, cat food and cat litter and responded to countless requests for information, assistance, referrals and education.
In 2019 they expect to distribute 7,000 pounds of food etc.
They also have some exciting events coming up in 2019:
April 27 – The Fur Ball at The American Foundry
September 29 – Rover Run at Fallbrook
November 2 – Pet Fashion Show
December 7 – Home for the Holidays
Donations are always accepted:
paper towels, toilet paper, Clorox wipes, hand sanitizer, distilled water, laundry detergent, bleach, Dawn dish soap, small plastic cat carriers, 13 gallon garbage bags, dry and wet cat food, dry and wet dog food, cat litter, treats for dogs and cats, toys for dogs and cats, Ziploc gallon and sandwich bags, all purpose Visa gift cards or gift cards from Wal-Mart, Staples or Pet Smart.
For information on the Oswego County Humane Society: