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Endless Love Pet Palace Donates Daycare for Pets Adopted from Macon Animal Control This Week

Endless Love Pet Palace Donates Daycare for Pets Adopted from Macon Animal Control This Week

Endless Love Pet Palace has donated 10 certificates for free dog or cat daycare at their Warner Robins facility to the first 10 pets adopted from Macon Animal Control this week.

The Valentine's Day gift special coupons may be picked up at the shelter at the time of adoption. Dogs or cats must be adopted anytime between Feb. 13-17 to be eligible.

Endless Love Pet Palace has certain inoculation requirements for pets coming into daycare. The information is on the coupon, or you can read it on their web page by clicking on this link.

Click here to see a slideshow of many of the dogs and cats that need to be saved before Wednesday.

Can't Adopt? You Can Still Help Homeless Animals

Can't Adopt? You Can Still Help Homeless Animals

Homeless pets -- lost, abandoned or unwanted dogs and cats that wind up at area Animal Control shelters or with rescue groups -- are an ongoing problem in the Macon area. Thousands of pets become homeless yearly, and many of these are euthanized.

If you can't adopt or foster a dog or cat, you can still help these animals get a second chance at a loving home.

Donate essentials. Macon, Monroe County and other area animal control shelters accept donations of dog food. Often, the shelter shares the food with rescue groups, but the shelter sometimes runs short when there is an influx of animals.

Monroe County Animal Control only handles dogs, but other shelters can use both cat and dog food, plus cat litter. All of the shelters regularly need puppy pads.

Toys and treats are also welcomed.

Monroe County Animal Control Needs Help

Monroe County Animal Control Needs Help

Monroe County Animal Control in Forsyth is calling for help. The shelter is more than full, and unless some of the dogs and puppies are adopted or rescued, many will be killed in the morning.

Shelter staff hold onto the dogs as long as possible, but when the shelter is full more room has to be made for new arrivals.

Like most government shelters, Monroe County Animal Control is mandated to pick up lost, stray or injured dogs and dogs involved in criminal cases.

The shelter also picks up owner-surrendered dogs, and takes in dogs brought to the shelter by residents.

Because the law requires the shelter to keep certain categories of dogs for a specific number of days, when the shelter gets full, dogs that do not fall in those categories, such as owner-surrenders, must be adopted, rescued or killed to make room.

Donors Helping Pay for Low-Cost Spay/Neuter Surgeries

Donors Helping Pay for Low-Cost Spay/Neuter Surgeries

Two major donors have come forward to help pay the $20 per pet fee for spay/neuter surgery at the mobile vet clinic coming to GEICO in February.

Thanks to a $300 donation from Heart of Georgia Humane Society and a $200 donation from Anna Roberts and Rivoli Realty, plus help from other donors, the fee for 37 of the spay/neuter surgeries are covered.

Cost for the surgery, plus a microchip and rabies shot, is only $20 per pet. The clinic is designed to help senior citizens and low-income residents get their pets "fixed" to stop unwanted litters of puppies and kittens from flooding Macon Animal Control constantly. Many of these unwanted babies die because no homes can be found in time to save them.

Donors Pre-Pay Over 20 Adoption Fees at Macon Animal Control

Donors Pre-Pay Over 20 Adoption Fees at Macon Animal Control

Local businessman Mallory Jones may have started a trend when he donated $750 earlier this month to prepay the $75 adoption fee for 10 lucky animals at Macon Animal Control. (See that story here)

All 10 prepaid fees were used quickly, which not only helped the animals go to new homes, but helped Animal Control avoid killing to relieve overcrowding.

As all municipal shelters do, Macon Animal Control's shelter quickly filled back up. Sadly, a few dogs were euthanized this week. More were slated to die, but got a last-minute reprieve in the form of Tom Wagoner, who dropped by the shelter this week with a $750 donation of his own.

That donation prepays the adoption fee for 10 more dogs and cats to go to good homes.

But just because the adoption is "free," cautions Halie White of FURever Friends Humane Society in Gray, doesn't mean the pet is "free."

Photo of the Day

Photo of the Day

This puppy learns to eat solids at the Humane Society.

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