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Find us at the Effingham Farmers Market a few Saturday’s a month! We will comment on their Facebook post every Friday if we are coming or not. This is a great opportunity to sign up for volunteering, look through our adoption booklet, meet one (or two) of our adoptable pups & some of our volunteers,…
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Dieterich Bank held their annual Bark At The Bank on Thursday, June 13 from 11am-2pm. They had other local shelters come, a cutest puppy contest, bake sale, a food truck, item donation drop off box & a raffle entry for volunteer sign-ups! It was a great time! Izzy & Bridget loved getting out of the…
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We are in desperate need of regular animal care volunteers to help us give our animals the best care possible while in the shelter.As a volunteer based shelter, we can’t do what we do without YOU.We are so appreciative of all of our amazing volunteers. Do you have 2-3 hours per week to help us…
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