WHS Asks You To Consider Homeless Animals This Season

Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Share
Updated: 12/13/2013 9:51 am
The Woodford Humane Society is making a plea to the public to adopt their animals and give them love and a home for the holidays.

In a release, WHS says "for most of us, the holidays are a time for family; maybe that’s what brings this issue into sharper focus this time of year. The hundreds of pets in our care don’t have families to spend the holidays with, but they could – they just need someone to adopt."

WHS also points out that for every pet that is adopted, a spot is opened up in their shelter to house another pet waiting for their forever home.

The Society says it places 90-95% of their pets into homes and they put no time limit on the adoption of an animal.

According to their website, WHS receives "no government funding, we are completely dependent on private contributions to continue to provide care to 1,200 animals each year."

In their release, the shelter finishes it's plea, "here’s our holiday wish, on behalf of our staff, volunteers, supporters, and pets present and future: a busy adoption center through December and beyond, and the gift of a home for the holidays – and forever – for our patient pets."

The adoption center is open 7 days a week at noon, and you can contact a staff member at (859) 873-5491 or manager@woodfordhumane.org.

There may also be a shelter or humane society in your area that has plenty of pets available for adoption. To find one near you, go here.
Share
Most Popular
Police: Kids Stole Popsicles, Shot At Ice Cream Truck Driver
Lexington Police said a group of juveniles stole from an ice cream truck and shot at the driver. And officers said the same kids later tried to break into a nearby home. Video Video
1 dead, 2 injured in motorcycle club shooting
One man is dead and two others were injured after they were shot at an eastern Kentucky motorcycle club.
Woman Accused Of Stealing From Elderly Couple
Tiffany Whitaker is accused of stealing close to $1,000 for a couple she was working for as a caregiver.
Women Chained To Dog House Protests In Frankfort
A woman chained to a dog house rallied in Frankfort against Kentucky's animal chain laws. Amira Thayne said Kentucky needed to better protect animals by banning animal chains. The stop in Frankfort was part of her 'Dogs Deserve Better' campaign. Video Video
36 Blitz: Rowan Co. Vikings
Ray Graham Returns To School He Led During Early 80s Stint Video Video
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.

WTVQ.com supports children's privacy rights. All persons under the age of 13 MUST have parental permission to use this website and direct parental supervision is strongly recommended.