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    Location for Sept 24 dog clinic registration

    Registration for the next low-cost dog spay/neuter clinic will be held on Sunday, September 24, 1-2:30 pm, at the Hocking Hills Chamber of Commerce Office, 96 W. Hunter St., Logan OH. The office is located at the corner of Hunter and Spring. For more information about registration, click on Dog Spay/Neuter in the menu above.

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    Cat clinic registration location!

    Registration for the Sept low-cost CAT spay/neuter clinic will be held at the Logan Library, 230 E. Main St., Logan. Enter the meeting room on the Walnut St. side of the building. Date is Sept 16, time is 9-10:30 am, first come first served. Cash only, $30 males, $60 females. The clinic will be on Sept 24. Call 740-380-3002 for more information.

    We are still working on finding a location for the DOG clinic registration but expect to announce within a week.

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    Spay/neuter clinic registration location

    We have  just been informed that effective September 1, 2017, the Hocking County CIC conference room at 140 E.Main St. is no longer available for our cat and dog spay/neuter clinic registrations. We are working to identify a new location and will announce it as soon as possible.

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    October dog spay/neuter clinic date change

    Update: we are working to identify a registration location as the 140 E. Main St. location is no longer available.

    The October low-cost DOG spay/neuter clinic has been changed to Tuesday, October 10. Registration will still be on Sunday, September 24, 1-2:30 pm at the Hocking County CIC Office, 140 E. Main St., Logan OH. Please click “Dog Spay/Neuter” in the menu for more information.

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    November dog spay/neuter clinic date changed

    The November low-cost dog spay/neuter clinic has been changed to Thursday, November 3. All other details remain the same.

    Registration for the November 3 clinic will be held on Sunday, October 9, 1-2:30 pm at the Hocking County Soil & Water Office, Fairgrounds, Logan OH.

    Please click on Dog Spay/Neuter in the menu above for complete information.

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    2016 Low-cost cat spay/neuter clinics

    Black catCheck out our “Cat Spay/neuter” page by clicking the link in the menu bar above. We’ve just added the 2016 schedule of low-cost cat spay/neuter clinics. One every month of the year!

    For questions about our cat spay/neuter program, please call 740-380-3002.

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    Commissioners terminate Hocking County Dog Warden

    We have no idea of what happened, but this is important news for our community. The Hocking County Dog Shelter had become very rescue friendly and we are hoping that continues.

    Source: Commissioners terminate Hocking County Dog Warden – Logan Daily News: News

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    Register for low-cost dog s/n clinic on Sunday

    On Sunday, October 11, 2015, 1-2:30 pm, register your dog for the November low-cost dog spay/neuter clinic. Price depends on weight and gender. Please click the “Dog Spay/Neuter” in the menu for a complete price list. Add $12 for a rabies vaccination unless you can provide documentation (paperwork) that your dog has a current rabies vaccination. CASH payment is due at registration.

    Low income owners, receiving a form of government support (e.g. WIC, food stamps, housing voucher, Medicaid) are eligible for  a $20 price reduction. For example, a male dog weighing 25 lbs or less would normally cost $55, but low income owners would pay $35.

    For more information, please call 740-332-9202 or email mary@thepetorphanage.org.

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    Spay/Neuter clinic registration locations

    All low-cost cat spay/neuter clinic registrations for the rest of 2015 will be held at the Hocking County CIC meeting room, 140 E. Main St. Logan OH. This is the new building at the corner of Mulberry & Main St, and which backs up to Pizza Crossing. Enter through the rear of the building.

    For dog clinic registrations, click the “Dog Spay/Neuter” link to determine location, some will be at the CIC meeting room and some at the Hocking County Soil & Water Office.

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    Remembering Sherry Seymour

    Long time Pet Orphanage Board member Susan Davis wrote this article for our Winter 2011 newsletter. Since the Saturday, May 16, 2015 fish fry fundraiser at Grandma Faye’s is in Sherry’s memory, we thought it was time to publish it again:

    The Pet Orphanage has suffered many losses over the years, but none greater than the loss of our beloved friend, Sherry Seymour. On December 13, 2009, Sherry’s SUV slid on ice as she was heading to be with her ailing father. She did not survive the accident.
    Sherry was often on a mission of mercy, usually to help an animal. She had a special love for cats, and she always had several at her house that she was nursing back to health, trying to socialize or looking to place in permanent homes. She was notorious for coming up with colorful names for them, like Viper and Crabapple.

    We started The Pet Orphanage in January 2000, funding it mostly out of our own pockets. In April of that year, we received a check for $140 from Sherry. She sent a note saying she had raffled off an Easter basket on our behalf at Grandma Faye’s, her general store near Old Man’s Cave. That was our introduction to Sherry. To steal a line from the movie Casablanca, it was “…the beginning of a beautiful friendship.”

    Sherry always had cats spayed or neutered at her own expense before she adopted them out. So she began bringing them to our low-cost spay/neuter clinics and The Pet Orphanage would cover the cost. Eventually, we convinced her to become an alternate on our board of directors. We all valued her opinion and enjoyed her sense of humor and stories about her encounters with some pretty tough characters, both animal and human.

    She was nothing if not spunky. When a guy stole The Pet Orphanage’s donation jar from her store, she got a picture of him from the surveillance camera and put it on another jar to try to identify him. She even got a $20 donation from the detective who came to investigate. Classic Sherry.

    Sherry will always be missed by those who knew and loved her. She made the world a better place while she was here, and her untimely passing is a tragic loss to people and animals alike. We realize that our sorrow cannot compare to that of her family and our hearts go out to them.

    Sherry was truly irreplaceable. It’s still hard to believe she’s gone. On a personal note, I was usually on the phone with Sherry several times per week, trying to help some cats, or sometimes just to talk. No matter how busy she was, she always somehow managed to make time for you. She was special, she was unique, and I feel honored to have called her my friend.

    Note: Sherry left behind over twenty cats and kittens in her shelter. We are happy to report that all have found new homes, with the exception of Old Tom and Buddy whom Sherry’s husband David has kept, along with their “house” cats. Lana and Sue of Springwood Cabins worked tirelessly to care for the cats and find them new homes, with the full cooperation and support of David, Amy of Grandma Faye’s, and supporters of The Pet Orphanage.

    A few of the cats Sherry left behind:

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