Loading
Search
NEWS STORIES

Forest Co. Humane Society gets new equipment thanks to ASPCA grantSubmitted: 07/03/2020
Forest Co. Humane Society gets new equipment thanks to ASPCA grant
Peter Dubois
Peter Dubois
Reporter/Anchor
pdubois@wjfw.com

CRANDON - The Forest County Humane Society works around the clock to help animals find forever homes. But taking care of those animals during their stay doesn't just take a lot of time; it takes a lot of money, too.

The shelter got a helping hand, thanks to a $35,000 grant from the ASPCA. It's part of an initiative to help brick-and-mortar shelters improve their animals' quality of life.

Shelter director Angie Schaefer says that money paid for 20 new cat-condos, fencing for two new dog yards, and several other much-needed supplies.

"We're small, we're in a small community, so to raise that kind of money to get these items would have been quite a task. For them to step in and do that for us is amazing," said Schaefer.

Schaefer said the extra yards will allow dogs to spend more time outside and socialize with each other.

If you're interested in volunteering or donating to the humane society, visit its website for more information.




Text Size: + Increase | Decrease -
| Print Story | Email Story
Sponsored in part by HodagSports.com





 IN OTHER NEWS

NEW YORK - The day after Donald Trump's election in November 2016, the American Civil Liberties Union posted a message to him on its website: "See you in court."

+ Read More

DETROIT - Two tests by AAA during the past two years show that partially automated driving systems don't always function properly, so the auto club is recommending that car companies limit their use.

+ Read More

MADISON - An oversight board is considering firing Milwaukee Police Chief Alfonso Morales after he ordered officers to use tear gas to break up protests over George Floyd's death, the last straw for members upset with how the chief has handled incidents since the arrest of Milwaukee Bucks player Sterling Brown in 2018.

+ Read More

DETROIT - Joe Biden's Democratic presidential campaign has launched a new national ad focused on Black Americans, urging them to stand up to President Donald Trump the way their ancestors stood up to "violent racists of a generation ago."

+ Read More

- The Grand Theater announced on Thursday that they will be postponing their 2020-21 Season and all other major events through November, as well as creating The Grand's Ghost Light Fund. 

+ Read More

SEATTLE - A widely cited University of Washington model predicts U.S. deaths from COVID-19 will reach nearly 300,000 by Dec. 1.

+ Read More

- Facebook's Instagram is officially launching its answer to the hit short video app TikTok - Instagram Reels.

+ Read More
+ More General News
Search: