Special Notices and News
Posted June 1, 2010
DUTCH AUCTION - FRIDAY MAY 14
Posted May 14, 2008
The shelter welcomed eight students from the Islands Consolidated School on Wednesday, May 6th. The students, from grades 7 to 9, helped with the work and care of the animals, while learning about animal welfare.
Posted August 17, 2008
We would like to thank
everyone involved in our Fundraising Auction held on Tuesday August 5th at
Digby Regional High School. Thanks to the generosity of local businesses
and individuals who donated wonderful items for auction, and those who
attended , much needed funds were raised to help us continue with our work
of rescuing homeless, abused and abandoned animals. Congratulations to
Buffey Cassidy who won the door prize of a coffee maker and matching cups
Annual Yard Sale - Sunday August 24th at Gates Power Equipment
Highway 101, Marshalltown - 10.00 am to 4.00 pm
(Rain Date - Sunday August 31)
>>> Watch this space for news of other
fund-raising events, including our annual Yard Sale <<<
Although dog adoptions have been on the rise the Shelter is full to the rafters with lots of adorable kittens looking for good homes. If anyone is interested in adopting a kitten -or adult cat - please contact Dorothy Andrews at the Shelter at 902-245-2303 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted April 29, 2008
Once again, we have been pleased to participate in the Student Work Experience Program. Kali Robicheau, a Grade 11 student from Digby Regional High School, joined us for a three week placement, commencing April 1st.
Kali, whose goal is to become a Veterinary Assistant, worked hard caring for the animals, while gaining knowledge and experience in animal welfare. Thank you Kali!
Posted September 3, 2007
The winner of a beautiful
quilt in our recent raffle is Fran Clayton of Annapolis.
Posted July 29, 2006
The lucky winner of the Brier
Island GetaWay draw is Fay Turnbull of Digby,
Posted July 8, 2006
Young Yorkie reportedly found outside the vet's office in Digby. If you have any information about the owner of this dog please contact Darlene G. Millett, Animal Control Officer Kings Co.at 902-678-3647.
Posted April 18, 2006
Raffle - Brier Island GetaWay
Your chance to win a relaxing break on scenic Brier Island. We are
offering a prize of an overnight stay at the popular Brier Island
Lodge, plus an exciting whale watching trip with Brier
Island Whale and Seabird Cruises.
Tickets are only $1.00 each, on sale on the following locations:
- Saturday 13th and Friday 19th May - Walmart, Digby
- Thursday May 25th - Sobeys, Digby
- Tickets may also be purchased at the Shelter
Draw to take place on July 15th 2006
Posted October 9, 2005
Thank you to everyone who
braved the torrential downpours and came out to generously support our
Fundraiser on Saturday October 8th at Havelock Community Hall, which
raised a grand total of $675.00. Volunteers Bob and Erma Carlson did a
great job of organising the event and we very much appreciate the hard
work of the helpers who sold tickets, cooked hot dogs,
You may see the following or something similar in your local newspaper or just tacked to a telephone pole alongside the road
"ARE YOU STUCK WITH A LITTER OF PUPPIES?"
Be advised that this is a common ruse used by puppy mill operators to get unwanted puppies as objects to sell for profit.
Don't be their supplier - Spay or neuter your dogs!
If you think you know of
a puppy mill in operation please advise your local animal shelter or
animal welfare agency. You may also wish to check this
Posted September 15, 2005
Write up and pictures of the June 2005 Motorcycle Ride for Pets is now available on this page.
Posted September 9, 2005
Our first poetry contest has now ended. Unfortunately we received no entries in Category I (9 years old and under) but are pleased to announce the following winners in the 10 years and over category and their poems.
First place winner is Noah Breen-Blais, age 10, with this submission:
I have more than a thousand favorite
Second place goes to Bailee Locke aged 10 who submitted this colorful entry:
P paddles thru the water
O over eats
P picks up food
O on top of the water
U unforgettable size
Lucky winners of a beautiful quilt in the recent raffle are:
Dave and Connie Currie of Kingston
Thanks to all who purchased
tickets in the draw which raised $1063 for the
Dave and Connie are generously going to raffle the quilt to raise money for the Companion Animal Protective Society. So the quilt will continue it's journey to raise funds in support of homeless animals. Hats off to Dave and Connie!
[Home] [Back to Previous Page]