Faithful Friends Animal Society: Orvis Dog Enrichment Grant Report
How did this grant help your organization and the pets in your care?
The money was used to sponsor the cost of adult-dog adoptions during a two-day adoption special in July. During that special, 13 dogs (10 adults, three puppies) and five cats (three kittens, two adults) were adopted! Adoption fee for an adult dog is $99, which includes spay/neuter, routine vaccines, microchip, de-wormer, and current heartworm and flea/tick treatment.
This generous grant award enabled us to promote our shelter pets through marketing of an adoption special and cover the cost of some of our waived adoption fees during that special, eliminating the loss of valuable revenue during that effort.
How many pets did this grant help?
Please provide a story of one or more specific pets this grant helped.
Sheriff (first and second photos) was rescued from a neglect situation and was brought to Faithful Friends. Our staff determined he would do best in a foster home where he would be given time to heal in a quieter environment. In addition to being neglected, we soon discovered Sheriff suffered from seizures. Our veterinarian was able to treat him, and his seizures are now controlled with medication. He was adopted to a gentleman who is facing challenges himself after a serious accident. The man was looking for a therapeutic, loving companion to spend his days with and he found this friend in Sheriff (now called Shay).