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Jackson County Animal Shelter: WAHL Grooming Grant Report

How did this grant help your organization and the pets in your care?

The shampoo products were used to clean dogs who had either been abandoned, stray or owner-surrendered. The shampooing of the dogs helped prepare them for spay or neuter surgery as well as adoption.

This grant assisted in preparing dogs for spay or neuter surgeries. In addition, it assisted in preparing dogs for adoption.

How many pets did this grant help?

Approximately 60-65 dogs

Please provide a story of one or more specific pets this grant helped.

There was a stray dog who was found on the side of the road. The dog was so filthy there was no way the animal shelter’s veterinarian could make an assessment of the dog’s health needs. Once cleaned, the dog was evaluated by the veterinarian. Afterwards, the dog (Cotton) was eligible for adoption. The grant helped in assuring Cotton found a new home!

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