News and Upcoming Events
APRIL "COMMUNITY CAT" CAMPAIGN - SPAY/NEUTER FREE-ROAMING CATS FOR FREE
During the month of April, Humane Ohio will offer no-cost spay and neuter surgeries, plus free rabies vaccinations as part of "Community Cat," PetSmart Charities'spay/neuter campaign to alter free-roaming cats. If left unaltered, unowned outdoor cats produce large quantities of unwanted kittens each spring, flooding local animal shelters and leading to higher euthanasia rates. By taking a proactive approach and getting the cats fixed now, Humane Ohio will help lessen the impact of the upcoming kitten season.
Spaying and neutering is one of the most effective ways to reduce the homeless pet population. Spaying a female cat before the first heat cycle can be beneficial, improving the health of the cat by reducing the risk of certain reproductive cancers and infections.
"Female cats can have as many as three litters a year, and kittens can breed as young as four months old," says Dr. Monica Monto, Veterinarian, Humane Ohio. "Most people don't want to see the cats they're feeding get pregnant over and over again, so our "Community Cat" campaign is a great opportunity for them to get these cats fixed now."
This special is available to all residents of Ohio and Michigan. Residents feeding outdoor free-roaming cats who wish to take advantage of this offer must mention the "Community Cat" campaign when scheduling an appointment. Appointments are based on availability. Call 419-266-5607.
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ATTENTION ALL KROGER SHOPPERS!
Please re-link your Kroger Plus card to Humane Ohio so we can continue to receive over $8,000 each year! You must re-link your card after April 1st even if you just signed up in March! It's easy and costs nothing. Go to krogercommunityrewards.com to log in or create an account, search for Humane Ohio or enter 81893, click "enroll." For more information about this program or other ways to help Humane Ohio, please visit our Effortless Giving page.
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SPAY-GHETTI AND NO BALLS DINNER AND SILENT AUCTION
September 20, 2015 (Sunday), 5-8 pm: Save the date! Humane Ohio is excited to host our Fourth Annual Spay-ghetti and No Balls Dinner and Silent Auction at the Holiday Inn Perrysburg French Quarter. This event will feature a delicious dinner (choose from four pasta options), a free photo booth to take pictures with friends, and fun games for prizes! Click here for details.
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FREE PET TRANSPORTATION TO/FROM HUMANE OHIO
We now offer a pet transportation service for pet parents and free-roaming cat caretakers who want to take advantage of Humane Ohio's low-cost spay/neuter prices, but don't have transportation or can't get to Humane Ohio at our normal drop-off and pick-up times. We've partnered with the Chester Zablocki Senior Center and That Neighborhood Church on the north side; the Providence Center on the south side; the East Toledo Family Center on the east side; the Mayores Senior Center on the west side. These locations will serve as the drop-off and pick-up points for animals. Transports will run from each location at least once a month. (Appointments only, no walk-ups). Click here for more information.
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HUMANE OHIO MEDIA COVERAGE
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