Friday June 12, 2015

News & Events

*Free Feral Cat Class

Sat. August 29, 2015

made possible by Paws & Claws Society of New Jersey

9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Shelbyville-Bedford Co. Chamber

Pre-registration required - call  931-684-5353

Topics include:

definition of feral and stray; how they benefit communities; why trap & euthanize methods are ineffective; humane trapping techniques; spay/neuter post-surgical recovery; getting the community involved

 

Light refreshments will be served. Hand-outs provided.

*Puppy Plunge

 

(A fundraiser for MTSNC)

Bring your dog to swim in the outdoor pool!

Sat. Sept. 12

Shelbyville Recreation Center

$10 per dog, per session- includes up to 2 handlers

 

Two Swim Sessions:

 

Small dogs- 10 to 11 a.m.    Large dogs- 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

 

 

 

All dog owners/handlers must show proof of dog(s) up to date yearly vaccinations from their veterinarian. No puppies under 4 months of age permitted. Only one dog per handler is permitted in the water at a time. Dog handlers must be at least 18 years of age. While handlers are welcome to get in the pool with their dogs, other guests and children are asked to remain on deck or at the water's edge. Children are not permitted to swim out in the pool with the dogs. All dogs attending must be friendly with dogs and people, social and well mannered. Any dog showing agressive or bad behavior will be asked to leave without a refund.

 

In order to secure a spot for one of the sessions, pre-registration is suggested. Session size will be limited to 50 dogs. All registrants will be asked to sign a waiver before participation.

 

Call 931-684-5353

 

It is highly suggested that you read about canine water and swim safety before participating. One such article can be found at http://www.nashvillepaw.com/swimsafety

 

 

 

Call about our grants to see if you qualify.

931-684-5353

Grants for Spaying/Neutering Animals

MTSNC has a few grants to help those in need of fixing their pets. Please call 931-684-5353 if you need help affording spaying or neutering a pet. Please forward this and let others know. These grants are only for a limited time.
 
Current grants:
 
Feral Cat Grant- 300 cats - for animals of anyone who brings in feral or stray cats from Bedford County will get surgery free but must pay $5 for rabies; cats must be truly feral or stray and be brought to the clinic in traps; mtsnc has traps available for check out but a deposit of $50 per trap is required; all cats will receive an ear tip (a universal sign that they are fixed).
 

10,000th Surgery!

Recently MTSNC performed its 10,000 surgery since opening. Here are two photos commemorating this milestone. MTSNC staff - (from left, front) Anita Hulshof, Leigh Clark holding Chepson, Karen Clark, (back, left) Alyssa Hall, Dr. Bob Richie, Debbie Hettish, Rose Jeunke.

Chace Lingle, 4 year old son of Misty Lingle of Christiana, happily holds Chepson, a 3 month old male Cocker Spaniel mix pup. The LIngles also had a cat at the clinic that day - Captain Kitty, a 4 month old domestic long haired Siamese. The Lingles received Chepson's surgery at no cost. MTSNC's first surgery was on Jan. 5, 2010.

 

T-shirts

MTSNC has "Please Don't Litter, Fix Your Critter" t-shirts available for sale at the clinic. The shirts have the MTSNC logo on the sleeve with picture on the front. Come in and get yours for only $10 each.

MTSNC Kroger Cards Available

Link your kroger card to MTSNC (available from select MTSNC board members) to do your grocery shopping and Kroger will donate 4% of the recharges to MTSNC.

TO LINK YOUR CARD HAVE YOUR REGULAR KROGER CARD HANDY SO YOU CAN GET THE NUMBER OFF OF IT, CALL 1-866-221-4141 AND TELL THEM YOU WANT TO LINK YOUR KROGER CARD TO THE KROGER COMMUNITY REWARDS PROGRAM MIDDLE TENNESSEE SPAY AND NEUTER CLINIC # 88990. THEY WILL DO THE REST. SIMPLY USE YOUR KROGER CARD FROM THEN ON AND MTSNC GETS 4%.

 

OR GO TO KROGERCOMMUNITYREWARDS.COM

SIGN IN AND LINK TO MIDDLE TENNESSEE SPAY AND NEUTER CLINIC #88990 WITH YOUR KROGER REWARDS CARD. IF YOU DO NOT KNOW YOUR KROGER REWARDS NUMBER CALL 800-576-4377 SECLECT OPTION 4 TO GET IT. OR IF YOU NEED A KROGER CARD THEY ARE FREE AT THE SERVICE DESK.



 

 

MTSNC supports Bissell Foundation and is a partners for pets member www.bissellfoundation.org
 

MTSNC supports Bissell Foundation