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Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Posted Wednesday, June 19, at 5:21 PM
Puppies for Parole--A Recent Graduate!
Caesar the black lab mix came to us as a stray and was never reclaimed by his former family. For the past 2 months he has participated in and graduated from the Puppies for Parole program through the Boonville Correctional Center. He was adopted this week and is heading to northwest Missouri to his new home. He is pictured here with his new owner...
Katrina Michelle....... The Conclusion......
(This is the final installment of Katrina Michelle's story. If you are just now getting in on her saga, please read our last 3 blog entries to get caught up!!) What to do, what to do? We did the usual things like put her picture back on Petfinder, take her to Kansas City on the weekends for adoptions, but nothing seemed to be clicking. ...
Katrina's Story--Part 3
Eventually Katrina found a family who saw what a great addition she would be to their home. Believe me when I tell you that there was joy here at the Shelter when Katrina's adoption was finalized. As for Katrina, she didn't know anything about our happy dance here on her behalf. She just enjoyed snoozing on the sofa with her new family...
Katrina's Story--Part 2
Katrina Michelle came into the Shelter in a bad way. When we see an animal in bad condition, we always worry about disease and permanent physical damage, as well as potential behavioral concerns. Fortunately for us and her, Katrina proved to be an awfully sweet dog despite the hand she'd been dealt by humans, and was basically healthy despite her initial appearance. ...
Katrina's Story--Part 1
Katrina Michelle, a young pit bull terrier, came into the Shelter in a terrible condition. Skin and bones, terrible coat missing lots of fur, just generally neglected and mistreated. As you can see from the picture, she also had obviously had puppies, which were nowhere to be found when the dog was brought in. ...
Wild and Wooley Wednesday
This is just one of the many kittens that have come into the Shelter recently. They are delightfully cute--full of curiosity and energy and fun-ness! Come over and play with these guys for a while, they will chase away your blues. Kittens are available for adoption with a $52 deposit to the veterinarian of your choice. ...
Puppies for Parole--How Does It Work?
I've had lots of people curious as to how this program works, what does the program do for the dogs, how are offenders selected for the program, etc. I'll try to share some information over time that can answer those questions. This program is conducted using no state funds. ...
Puppies for Parole Comes to the Marshall Animal Shelter!
In the summer of 2012 we had occasion to adopt a puppy out to a family from the Boonville area. During the course of our visit together and completing of the paperwork, the gentleman shared that he worked at the Boonville Correctional Center and that their facility was interested in starting a Puppies for Parole program. ...
"We're Available" Wednesday
We have puppies, and they are ADORABLE!! We can't say for sure what their parentage is, but we think they will be bigger dogs. These guys will be gone in a flash, so better get down to see us right away! Puppies are adopted with a $52 non-refundable deposit paid to your veterinarian. ...
The Marshall Animal Shelter will be closed for business on Monday, February 18 in observance of Presidents' Day. We will reopen for regular business hours on Tuesday, February 19.
Come into the Shelter on Thursday, February 14 and adopt a fully vetted cat for 1/2 price! That's right folks, we're full of cats and need to move some on to their new homes. Cats who are spayed or neutered, up to date on all their shots will be only $35 on Valentine's Day. ...
A Valentine's Delight
Come see this little cutie today for your sweetie!!
In A Valentine Quandry??
Are you in a quandary as to how to show your love this year? Don't waste your money on candy or flowers--give the gift that keeps on giving love! Come down to the Shelter and get to know some of the great dogs and cats we have right now. One of them could be your next Valentine Sweetie!...
We Have Many Friends......
The Saline County Veterinarian Service sponsored a giving tree for the Shelter during December. Many of their customers gave gifts that are much needed and appreciated here at the Shelter. THANK YOU to the Saline Co. Vet Service for their support throughout the year in so many ways, and to all those who generously gave goodies such as those you see pictured here. ...
Sissy Needs A Home!
We'd like you to meet Sissy. She is a young adult lab mix, full of boundless energy and fun. She loves people, loves to play ball and run, and loves to have her belly rubbed. She does not like other dogs much, and often will start trouble with them if she gets a chance. ...
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The Marshall Animal Shelter is located at 325 N. Grant, Marshall MO 65340 660-831-0420 Business hours are 8-4 seven days a week, with the exception of Tues. and Wed. which are 8-2, and by chance or appointment. Adoption fees for fully vetted adult animals are $70 for cats and $80 for dogs. View our pets at www.salineanimalleague.org