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HUMANE SOCIETY PULASKI COUNTY>>>>­ ORIENTATION

This meetup is the mandatory orientation for members who wish to partake in the many events posted on the HSPC newsletter sent out weekly.  They are in need of volunteers!  Below is the most recent list.  If you've already attended the orientation & dogwalking 101, you may signup for events below.  

Dogwalking 101 orientation is normally held on Saturday also is mandatory if you desire to walk the dogs, take the dogs to the dog park behind the shelter or to one of the adoption events.  

Nancy is the point of contact:

Nancy Thaden

HSPC Volunteer Coordinator

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Wesley

NEWSLETTER 


HSPC Volunteer Newsletter 5/8
NOTICE:Recall of Pig Ears for Pet Treats
Manufacturer Says Pet Treats Have Possible Contamination With Salmonellahttp://pets.webmd.com/dogs/news/20110505/recall-of-pig-ears-for-pet-treats?ecd=nal_dog_050611

We need some happy adoption stories for our print newsletters. If you, or someone you know, adopted a pet and would like to write a brief story about it, we would love to have some for our newsletter...especially if you have pictures! And thanks for the great stories that have been coming in! 
Our Dog Wash Saturday made $[masked]!! Great start for the season! Annette, Vic , Marion, Damien, Gene, Billye, Sandra, Martha, Ali, Hannelore, Tanner, Sadie and Spencer, and a girl named Kristen who wandered by and stayed to help...and of course, John.. we all worked really hard to keep it going. Next Dog Wash May 21 at Kroger...think about helping...

Saturday May 14 Just Dogs! Gourmet at The Promenade at Chenal. Arjay is taking an adoptable..need two more.  1-4 PM
Saturday May 14...Adoptables at Crye-Leike in Maumelle...Rebecca is going, need 2 more. 10-1
Great News!!! The 2012 Day Planner will be in color!! All those wonderful pet photos will be in color!.Information about how you can get  your pet's picture in the book, or otherwise help, will be on our website later tonight.Think about honoring your pet, (and helping the shelter animals at the same time) with a picture in the book!
May 14--Delta Dog Days...Delta Trust and Bank will again sponsor this fun event..parade, costume contests, other doggie activities to help raise funds for HSPC! More info as we get closer. Andrew and Debbie O are taking dogs. Need a few more
May 15  Birthday party at the shelter. Sharon will be helping
May 28 Tractor Supply on Colonel Glenn Road is having an event for us . They will be supplying hamburgers and hot dogs for sale, and we receive the money. We will be taking adoptables  and need some volunteers.  So far Ann G. and Christine , Tyler, John and Katie are going. We plan on being there from 10-2. I know it's Memorial Day weekend, but with the price of gas I'm sure many people will be staying local.  Tractor Supply will also provide tables and shade for us and the dogs. 
Puppy Love...if you are interested in joining our program to take puppies to visit folks in assisted living facilities,nursing homes, womens shelters...contact Leah at [masked]
The winners of the Be Kind to Animals art contest will be posted on our website later tonight
Don't forget our booth at MidTowne Antiques is always looking for new merchandise. If you have something you would like to donate, contact Ann at  [masked]   and she will arrange to get it from you. Please don't bring things to the shelter.And check it out...we have some great stuff there..
Check our our fabulous new cat rooms. More space to roam free; new "condo living" with private "bathrooms" and room to roam and visit even for the cats who are not in the cage-less rooms.
A painless way to help the shelter...Kroger cards. If you buy a card for $5, which is credited to your first purchase, load the card and use it (over and over0 like a debit card...we get 5% of all your Kroger purchases. This does not affect your Kroger discount cardhttp://warmhearts.org/index.php/kroger-cards-are-here
We appreciate donations of Pedigree Dog Food and Purina Cat Food. Why just those brands? Because if we keep them on a consistent diet, they wont have upset stomachs; and if they do have a problem...well, we'll know it isn't the food!! 
Next volunteer orientation: May 9, 6PM at the shelter
Join us on FaceBook: http://www.facebook.com/#!/HumaneSocietyPulaskiCounty
If you no longer want to get these newsletters, ler me know and I will take you off the list!

1. We desperately need bottle-feeders for tiny pups. Experience preferred. 2. Deadline is approaching for DayPlanner pages...see our website for details and forms, or call Suzanne at 225-1959. 3. Delta Dog Dayz..this Saturday, 5/14 at Delta Trust  2924 KavanaughJoin us for 10th Annual Delta Trust Dog Dayz benefiting the Humane Society of Pulaski County on May 14. Registration is at 9am for Mutt Strutt and Dog Show. For more information, visit:deltatrust.com . Either take an adoptable shelter dog (you have to tell me ahead of time!) or go as an "observer"...or take your dog and partake. It's always tons of fun!

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