The Humane Society of Wickenburg ("HSW") strives to provide exceptional care for dogs and cats that are surrendered, abandoned or abused. Through formal and comprehensive adoption policies, educational humane programs and events designed to increase awareness, compassion and responsible pet ownership, the Humane Society's mission is to place every adoptable animal in a permanent, well-educated home.
It is almost time for our Annual Crab Feed - - Mark your calendar for Thursday, February 26. Don't hesitate in purchasing your tickets. They have sold out the last two years. Tickets available at the Shelter, Thrift Shop @ Sunshine Plaza and from Board Members.
Feral Cat Season is Here - Now that cooler weather is here HSW has resumed its TNR (trap-neuter-return) for feral (wild) and unowned cats in our community. If you know of, or are feeding, one of these cats please contact the shelter. This week we have already trapped two cats, with an appointment for one more tomorrow. Since 2010, 430 cats have been TNR'd. This program equals a lot less reproducing cats, healthier cats, less cat yowling and less cat marking. "It is a good thing."
If you would like to donate to this program, please send your donation to HSW, 4000 Industrial Road, Wickenburg, AZ 85390 and make a notation that you would like your money to be used for the Feral Cat Program or TNR.
This is Rosie. She is a happy 6.5 year old Terrier/Pit Bull Mix. She has been with us for 3 years and would so love to find someone to go home with. She does need to go to a family without children and would be happiest being an only child.
Give a Senior Cat or Dog a Second Chance
Take a few minutes to view a wonderful video filmed at our shelter a few years ago by Barbara and David Gross. It stars many former and current volunteers of HSW. As you watch the video please remember that we are a "no-kill" shelter. The age of a pet is but a number, - just as it is for humans. Don't let an animal's "older" age deter you from opening your heart to your new best friend.
Wish List for the Shelter - Please check out "Helping Us" and our Wish List page found under that heading. If you would like to purchase items to help us at the Shelter. Any and all of those items are needed on a regular basis. Thank you in advance for your consideration.
Items we always need include:
kitten chow puppy chow
paper towels liquid hand soap
dish soap dishwasher soap
HE laundry detergent 30 gallon garbage bags
As always, thank you for all you do to help us care for the animals!
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Thanks to Arizona Pet License plates for awarding HSW grant money to help spay and neuter cats and dogs. The money will be used for to assist pet owners cover the expense of the surgery as well as help our Feral Cat TNR program.