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Newly Named Petco Love Invests in Lifesaving Work of Scott County Humane Society -- Wednesday April 21st, 2021

                                                

Scott Count Humane Society has been awarded a $9,000 grant investment from the newly named, Petco Love, to support their lifesaving work for animals in Scott County. 

Petco Love is a nonprofit leading change for pets nationally by harnessing the power of love to make communities and pet families closer, stronger, and healthier. Since their founding in 1999 as the Petco Foundation, they’ve empowered organizations with nearly $300 million invested to date in adoption and other lifesaving efforts. And, they’ve helped find loving homes for more than 6.5 million pets in partnership with Petco and more than 4,000 organizations, like ours, nationwide.

“Today Petco Love announces an investment in Scott County Humane Society and hundreds of other organizations as part of our commitment to create a future in which no pet is unnecessarily euthanized,” said Susanne Kogut, President of Petco Love. “Our local investments are only one component. This month, we will also launch the first of our national tools to empower all animal lovers to drive lifesaving change right alongside us.”

“This wonderful grant investment from Petco Love will directly support spay and neuter surgeries for low-income families and their companion pets and medical vetting costs to save more animals in need in Scott County,” said Kriss Lowry, Board Chair of the Scott County Humane Society. 

Scott County Humane Society is united in a mission to ensure humane care and conditions for companion animals through spay/neuter, humane awareness education, and responsible pet adoption and ownership. In 2020, 226 stray cats and 294 publicly owned cats and dogs were spayed or neutered through our voucher program. A total of 365 dogs and 646 cats were adopted through our foster program and we provided over 1,800 meals to needy animals through our Pet Food Bank.

For more information about Scott County Humane Society, visit www.sc4paw.org. To learn more about Petco Love, visit petcolove.org.

About Petco Love (Formerly Petco Foundation)

Petco Love is a nonprofit changing lives by making communities and pet families closer, stronger, and healthier. Since our founding in 1999 as the Petco Foundation, we’ve empowered animal welfare organizations by investing nearly $300 million in adoption and other lifesaving efforts. We’ve helped find loving homes for more than 6.5 million pets in partnership with Petco and organizations nationwide. Today, our love for pets drives us to lead with innovation, creating tools animal lovers need to reunite lost pets, and lead with passion, inspiring and mobilizing communities and our more than 4,000 animal welfare partners to drive lifesaving change alongside us. Is love calling you? Visit petcolove.org or follow at Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn to be part of the lifesaving work we’re leading every day.

 

 




2020 Annual Adoption Report -- Thursday February 11th, 2021

We are pleased to announce that in 2020 Scott County Humane Society completed 646 cat adoptions and 365 dogs adoptions.  Our cat adoptions were down 72 but our dog adoptions were up 70 so our total adoptions were about the same as last year.  Our annual live release rate was 99.5%.  You can view all of our Animal Statistics on the   2020 Asilomar Report.   Asilomar Reports are a standard way to compare animal statistics from one animal shelter or rescue organization to another.   Section C shows that we took in 401 cats and 145 dogs from  our local shelter which is the Scott County Animal Care and Control.  Animals shown as coming from the public include those that were previously adopted out by SCHS but returned to us for some reason.




Petco Grant Awarded to Scott Co Humane Society -- Thursday May 14th, 2020

Petco Foundation Invests in Lifesaving Work of the Scott County Humane Society

Grant of $5,000 will extend efforts to save more animal lives in Scott County, KY

Georgetown, KY (May 14, 2020) - The Scott County Humane Society announced it has been awarded an $5,000 grant from the Petco Foundation to support its public spay/neuter programs. 

The Petco Foundation investment will help Scott County Humane Society continue its low-cost spay/neuter voucher programs. Community members can learn more at www.sc4paws.org under Programs.  

“We are grateful to receive this grant from the Petco Foundation,” said Board Chair Kristen Lowry. “This will help us provide more spay/neuter services and save more animal lives.”

For more information about the Scott County Humane Society visit, www.sc4paws.org.  For more on the Petco Foundation, visit www.petcofoundation.org and join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram by using the hashtag #PetcoFamily.

Petco Grant Press Release 

 




2019 Annual Adoption Report -- Wednesday April 8th, 2020

We are pleased to announce that in 2019 Scott County Humane Society completed 718 cat adoptions, an all-time high, and 106 more than last year.  We also had 295 dogs adopted, 166 more than last year!  Our annual live release rate was 98.9%.  You can view all of our Animal Statistics on the 2019 SCHS Asilomar Report Asilomar Reports are a standard way to compare animal statistics from one animal shelter or rescue organization to another.   Section C shows that we took in 553 cats and 181 dogs from our local shelter which is the Scott County Animal Care and Control.  Animals shown as coming from the public include those that were previously adopted out by SCHS but returned to us for some reason.




2018 Annual Adoption Report -- Wednesday February 13th, 2019

We are pleased to announce that in 2018 Scott County Humane Society completed 612 cat adoptions, an all-time high, and 109 more than last year.  We also had 129 dogs adopted, 20 more than last year.  Our annual live release rate was 99.5%.  You can view all of our Animal Statistics on the 2018 SCHS Asilomar Report Asilomar Reports are a standard way to compare animal statistics from one animal shelter or rescue organization to another.   Section C shows that we took in 448 cats and 73 dogs from our local shelter which is the Scott County Animal Shelter.  Animals shown as coming from the public include those that were previously adopted out by SCHS but returned to us for some reason. 




Thank you TWO MAUDS, INC. -- Thursday August 30th, 2018

We want to thank Two Mauds, Inc for the $5,000 Spay/Neuter Grant we received in April, 2018.  We only received this grant as matching funds for spay and neuter were provided to Scott County Humane Society from the Scott County Fiscal Court so we thank them also for their annual support.  The Two Mauds funds were used to pay to have 83 stray/community cats fixed and vaccinated for rabies through our TNR program.  We were also able to assist low income pet owners get an additional 34 cats and 30 dogs spayed or neutered and vaccinated through our public assistance voucher program.   For more information about Two Mauds see twomauds.org

 




2017 Annual Adoption Report -- Monday January 15th, 2018

We are pleased to announce that in 2017 Scott County Humane Society completed 503 cat adoptions, an all time high, and 109 dog adoptions.  You can view all of our Animal Statistics on the 2017 SCHS Asilomar Report   Asilomar Reports are a standard way to compare animal statistics from one animal shelter or rescue organization to another.   Section C shows how many animals we took in from our local shelter which is the Scott County Animal Shelter.   Animals show as coming from the public include those that were previously adopted out by SCHS but returned to us for some reason. 




Spay/Neuter Vouchers Available -- Thursday August 31st, 2017

The Scott County Humane Society currently has discounted cat and dog Spay and Neuter vouchers available for Scott County residents.  The cost for cats is $44 which includes a rabies shot. The cost for dogs is $78 which includes a rabies shot.  Come to our office at 751 Slone Drive in the Indian Acres shopping center to purchase a voucher and schedule the surgery.  If you bring a recent rabies certificate for your pet, the cost is reduced by $9. If you have any questions you can call our office at  502-863-3279.  We are open from Noon until 5:30 Monday through Friday.

We would like to thank our participating veterinarians:

Nobleview Veterinary Center - 1002 Lexington Rd Suite 16, Georgetown

All 4 Paws  - 102 Finley Dr, Suite 108, Georgetown

Best Pets Animal Clinic - 104 Lawson Dr., Suite 100, Georgetown

Central Kentucky Veterinarian Center - 111 Southgate Drive, Georgetown

 




TNR Vouchers Available -- Saturday April 15th, 2017

TNR (Trap Neuter Return) Program:

Since 2005, Scott County Humane Society has offered the community a spay/neuter program targeting any free-roaming kitten or cat, whether it be feral or a stray. Recognized as a “model program” by Two Mauds, Inc., Scott County Humane Society provides this program to ensure that any cat outside is spayed or neutered, vaccinated against Rabies, and is ear-tipped. The goal of TNR is to help humanely reduce overpopulation of cats in the community, and to consequently reduce the intake of cats and kittens into the county shelter and the subsequent euthanasia of kittens and cats at the county shelter. There are simply not enough adopters to provide lifetime homes for each homeless kitten or cat. Scott County Humane Society will provide a Fixed and Tipped voucher to any Scott County resident or caretaker wishing to spay or neuter any outside kitten or cat. A voucher(s) is good for 30 days from date of issuance. There is no limit on the number of vouchers a resident or caretaker may be provided.

These vouchers are free of charge for community cats which are feral cats, stray cats with no owner and barn cats.

Who is Eligible: Any Scott County resident, 18 years or older, who is able to provide photo ID and proof of residency in Scott County. For more information, call the SCHS Center at 502-863-3279.

How to get a Voucher: Please visit the SCHS Center to receive a voucher, and bring your photo ID and proof of Scott County residency. The SCHS Center is conveniently located in the Indian Acres Shopping Center (Broadway/Pocahontas) and is open Monday-Friday, Noon- 5pm.

The Petco Foundation is helping Scott County Humane Society extend its animal welfare efforts in 2017 with a $3,000 grant.




2016 Adoption Report -- Monday February 6th, 2017

We are pleased to announce that in 2016 Scott County Humane Society completed 470 cat adoptions, an all time high, and 50 dog adoptions.  You can view all of our Animal Statistics on the 2016 SCHS Asilomar Report   Asilomar Reports are a standard way to compare animal statistics from one animal shelter or rescue organization to another.   Section C shows how many animals we took in from our local shelter which is the Scott County Animal Shelter.   Animals show as coming from the public include those that were previously adopted out by SCHS but returned to us for some reason.