Have you ever seen one of those sweet faces of a shelter dog or cat staring at you from your computer and wished you could adopt, but your circumstances prevented a long term commitment?
Have you ever wondered how you can help save the life of a shelter dog or cat?
Becoming a temporary foster family for a … Read the rest
Join us at the 12th Annual Fur Ball and Auction and support the HSOV.
The Marietta OH/Parkersburg WV is fortunate to have so many caring/professional veterinarians to care for animals in the mid-Ohio Valley, and the HSOV is especially thankful for three of those wonderful veterinarian practices who provide such good care for the HSOV shelter dogs and cats. We want to recognize and thank Colegate Woods Veterinary Hospital (Dr. Roberta Haught and Dr. Janelle Nerone); Green Meadow Veterinary Hospital (Dr. David Spindler and … Read the rest
We love our HSOV volunteers and foster families and would be remiss if we didn’t let these compassionate individuals know how much they are appreciated. Please know that you are making a difference in the lives of shelter animals in so many ways. If you walked a dog, loved/played with a cat, gave a cat/dog a temporary home, shared photos on facebook, or helped with an HSOV fundraiser, you have … Read the rest
Thnak You to Buttermore Jewelers (367 Murdoch Avenue, Parkersburg, WV) collected supplies for the HSOV during the first week in September after learning that our shelter had an unexpected intake of nearly 50 cats and that our supply of cat food was low. Every customer who donated an item was given a free dog or cat charm. Connie Ritchie and Gina Moore (Buttermore Jewelers) said that more than 60 items … Read the rest
Amazon.com – HSOV Wishlist
Our shelter has established a “Wish List” on amazon.com as a convenient way for our out-of-town supporters to donate
needed items to our shelter. Simply go to the www.amazon.com website and search for the “Humane Society of the Ohio
Valley (HSOV)” under the ‘wish list’ drop-down menu and you will see a list of ‘gifts’ that we wish our shelter animals had.
These items may … Read the rest
4. Older dogs have learned what “no” means. If they hadn’t learned it, they wouldn’t have gotten to be “older” dogs.
5. Older dogs settle in easily, because they’ve learned what it takes to get along with others and become part of a pack.
6. Older dogs are good at giving love, once they get into their new, loving home. They are grateful for the second … Read the rest
Phone 740 373 5959
90 Mount Tom Road
Marietta, Ohio 45750
General Questions and All Forms – send to firstname.lastname@example.org
Vacant -Executive Director email@example.com
Misty Carpenter – Shelter Operations Manager firstname.lastname@example.org
Misty Carpenter – Humane Officer email@example.com
To Become a Volunteer – Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Canine Rescue/Adoptions – Email: email@example.com
or Celeste Ridgway-Rescue Coordinator: firstname.lastname@example.org
Cat Rescue/Adoptions – Email: email@example.com
or Sharon Paul-Rescue Coordinator: firstname.lastname@example.org
Teresa Cunningham – … Read the rest
Adoption fee for cats/kittens is $20 and includes vaccinations and wormer.
Adopter receives a $20 voucher for spay/neuter which is honored by area veterinarians if the cat is not already spayed/neutered.
(Combo testing for feline leukemia, FIV, and heartworm is available for an additional $20)
•Small & medium pet carriers
•Large & X-large pet carriers
•Blankets & towels
•Small rugs or carpet squares
•Plastic watering cans
•Heavy-duty leaf/lawn bags
• Office supplies
•Inkjet and copier paper
•HP Ink Cartridges #61 (black & color)
•Aluminum cans (for recycling
Another positive for 2014 our success rate in rehoming those cats and dogs is higher than it has ever been. That is such a wonderful thing to be able to say. Our reputation in the community is one so positive that we should all be proud and has resulted in a huge increase in the number of people that want to volunteer at HSOV. We have so many new dedicated … Read the rest