WELCOME TO THE WALLOWA COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY!

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‘Tis the season for giving, and all of us at the WCHS are hoping Santa (or one of his helpers) will bring us the items on our Christmas Wish List.

WCHS Christmas wish list with border and bow wreath

We have a great new service for the community

The WCHS Information Center officially opened on October 9th, 2014, from 11 AM to 2 PM.  The Center will be open on Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 11-2 thereafter (except holidays).  Our volunteer coordinator, Gloria Smith, is setting up a schedule which will be posted at the center and online (WCHS website).  All volunteers are asked to pick dates and times to work at the center. Each volunteer will be partnered with an experienced volunteer to start. Saturdays are planned for foster animal outreach events.

Call Carol, 541-432-1630, or Gloria, 541-426-3586, to vounteer.  Come on down and visit the new WCHS Information Center at 104 N. River Street in Enterprise!  Without volunteers, there is no Wallowa County Humane Society.  This is a giant step forward for our organization, please STEP UP and help us make this venture succeed!  The Animals, and the people, of Wallowa County will be helped by our efforts.

GRAND OPENING!  November 15, 11 AM to 3 PM.  Come visit us, meet the Humane Society volunteers and Board members.  There will be door prizes and snacks to enjoy!

Thank You!
Carol Vencill, President, WCHS.

Share Your Heart - Take Part  - copyright Judi Taylor

SHARE YOUR HEART – TAKE PART!

“Share Your Heart – Take Part!  That’s the motto of a Public Awareness Program, created by Wallowa County Humane Society Board Member Judi Taylor. She hopes this will catch on, not just locally, but in communities across the United States.

The heart-shaped graphic, with our Wallowa County Humane Society Logo in the center, is Free for Use for Any Humane Organization, along with the message “Share Your Heart ˜ Take Part.” Just substitute your own logo and contact phone numbers.

Designed to promote public awareness of the stray pet population in America today, Judi printed this logo on stickers for business windows. Supportive businesses in our community display the sticker to help promote the program.

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Your generous tax-deductible donations and grants keep us going.

The Wallowa County Humane Society, a 501(c)(3) organization, is an all-volunteer animal welfare organization committed to bettering the lives of animals within our community.

All donations are used for local programs benefiting the residents, animal and human, of Wallowa County. Like most humane societies and shelters, we cooperate with other agencies but are not affiliated with them.


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Click on the + sign to learn about each program.

The WCHS offers discount vouchers for spaying/neutering. Neutered or spayed pets are less likely to have behavioral problems such as aggression, poor discipline or roaming. They can have longer lives and less illness. Neutered cats will spray less often. Millions of pets are euthanized annually for lack of a home. You can help avoid these tragedies by making sure your pets don’t add to overpopulation. In 2010, 436 cats were either spayed or neutered.

Save $10 with a voucher when you spay or neuter your pet! Just print the voucher and take it to your veterinarian. All local vets accept the voucher.

The WCHS catches, spays/neuters and releases feral cats. Cats that can adapt to adoption are placed in foster homes until adopted. Over time, this reduces the feral cat population without having to euthanize healthy animals.
Unwanted pets are fostered by our volunteers until they are adopted. Take a look at our Adopt A Cat page to see what is available. Your new companion may be there!
We provide an educational program for area schools and organizations.
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Have you lost your dog?

  • Report it to the Sheriff’s office at 541-426-3131
  • Notify our local radio station KWVR, 426-4577,
  • Call Mary, Chair of the WCHS Dog Committee, at 426-4170

Remember: A lost pet wearing a collar with a name and phone number has a much better chance of being returned to its home. Microchipping is a safe procedure. Pets react to insertion of a microchip about the same as they would to a typical vaccination. Microchipping will help to identify your pet no matter where it is found. Please see your veterinarian about microchipping your cat or dog.

Pretty White Cat - Wallowa County Humane Society

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Carol Vencill, President

Susan Gilstrap, Vice President

Sandy Twigg, Treasurer

Gloria Smith, Secretary

BOARD MEMBERS

Dick Baird

Mary Pillar

Kathy Reynolds