Five dogs and two cats were given a second chance at a forever home this morning when they were transferred from Surry County Animal Control to Heritage Humane Society.
The transfer came due to overcrowding at Surry County.
These animals came from a variety of backgrounds, one was found in a donated couch, another from a neglectful home and yet another abandoned in freezing temperatures.
HHS is thrilled to be able to help these animals find the loving families they deserve. They will be available to be seen by the public by the beginning of next week.
Currently, HHS is at its lowest animal numbers on record, due largely to having over 250 adoptions over the holiday season.
We are happy we have been able to help ease the overcrowding burden at Surry County and add to our number of adoptable animals.
"I am so pleased that Heritage Humane Society was able to make a life-saving impact for these beautiful pets from Surry County," Kimberly Laska, the Executive Director said. "The 5 dogs and 2 cats will have great exposure at our shelter and have a wonderful chance to meet their new family. We encourage members of our community to come meet them in person early next week. Also, pick up an orange ribbon while you are at Heritage Humane to show your support of pets in need during the 'Homeless Animals Awareness Week' starting on Monday, Feb. 8. Heritage Humane Society is proud to partner with 11 other area shelters for a week of education and awareness about homeless pets in our region."
For more information and pictures about these animals and our other available pets please visit heritagehumanesociety.org/blog/.
About Heritage Humane Society:
The Heritage Humane Society serves as the compassionate steward of companion animals that are in transition from stray/surrender to forever homes. Heritage Humane Society will also educate the public about humane animal care and treatment, advocate animal welfare, and provide affordable adoption and spay/neuter services to measurably reduce overpopulation of unwanted companion animals. More than 90% of their funding comes from concerned citizens, corporations and foundations. Learn more at www.heritagehumanesociety.org or at www.facebook.com/hhswilliamsburg.
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