Welcome new volunteers Danielle Richards, Vickie Chapin, Jessica and Andy Gill! You know you are dedicated to become a volunteer when you complete orientation during a thunderstorm with a tornado warning. The Gills and their children are also considering becoming a foster family for the Humane Society. We are happy to welcome you to our team.… Read More
Our shelter is getting full and the homeless animals need our help. The shelter staff is busy with everyday duties. We are in need of volunteers who are available between the hours of 10:00am and 4pm Monday through Friday to help with walking dogs. Kennel space is small and many of the large dogs need to burn off some energy, plus it is good way to exercise. Fifteen minutes of … Read More
This beautiful young lady is Savannah Offenberger from Newport, Ohio. Savannah celebrated her 9th Birthday in a very special way and asked her friends and family to purchase gifts for the HSOV dogs and cats rather than personal gifts for herself. Savannah and her mother visited our shelter on the afternoon of April 6, 2015 and delivered so many nice presents. There was surely something for each cat and dog … Read More
Hats off to Lowe’s/Marietta – just received a call from Warren Cardiff that Lowe’s is donating two heavy duty kink free hoses, 2 adjustable pistol type nozzles, and 6 – 2″ spring clamps to the Humane Society of the Ohio Valley.… Read More
Hats off to Home Depot! Home Depot is donating primer, paint, paint trays, brushes, rollers, roller covers, and painter’s tape to the Humane Society of the Ohio Valley(HSOV) for the ongoing “sprucing up” project. It is wonderful that Home Depot crossed the river to help one of Ohio’s oldest (if not “the” oldest) shelters. Exciting times for HSOV!… Read More
The Parkersburg (WV) South High School Student Council made a generous donation to the HSOV on April 4, 2015. When the students learned of the break-in and loss of money at our shelter, they decided to hold a fundraiser to help the HSOV animals. They set up a table at one of their school’s basketball games on February 18th and painted designs on faces to raise money .. very … Read More
Tommy goes to the vet Tuesday to have his eye removed. this little guy has endured so much and is still a really pleasant boy. Tommy is going to need a ot of love,attention and support while he goes through his recovery process. we are not sure how much the surgery is going to cost but any amount is worth it to see this sweet guy not have to suffer … Read More
Anyone wanting to donate to HSOV things we are in need of are as follows. Dog chow,puppy chow,cat chow,kitten chow, OdoBan,toilet paper,bleach. All donations are greatly appreciated… Read More
There was a happy ending/new beginning today for three newborn orphaned kittens who were found in a dumpster on Pike Street in Marietta, Ohio on the evening of March 31, 2015. Those tiny kittens had been placed in individual plastic bags and left to die a horrible death. Fortunately for them, someone heard their tiny meows and called the Washington County Sheriff’s Department. Deputy/Dog Warden Kelly McGilton and HSOV … Read More
At the top of the HSOV’s current “Wish List” is CANNED/WET DOG FOOD and also CANNED/WET CAT FOOD. If anyone would like to donate a few cans, we know our dogs and cats would be ever so thankful smile emoticon
We have an Amazon wish list for out-of-town supporters (just search for Humane Society of the Ohio Valley on the amazon website). We encourage local supporters to shop merchants… Read More
A BIG THANK YOU to all who signed up for the Kroger Community Rewards program. I just learned that our supporters (99 households) who shopped at Kroger between 12/01/2014 and 02/28/2015 have contributed to our $1,105.24 total donation.
It’s not too late to enroll. Just go to kroger.com, register your card and select Humane Society of the Ohio Valley as your charity.
If you find a dog/cat, please do not assume it is a stray or that it has been abandoned. Please do not keep it or give it away until you have talked to your local police department, vets, animal shelters, groomers and neighbors. You can even mention it to your mail carrier. (If anyone knows all the dogs in our neighborhoods, it’s the mail carriers!) These are the places pet … Read More
Saturday, March 28, 2015 – 9:30am-11:00am
Saturday, April 25, 2015 – 9:30am-11:00am
Saturday, May 23, 2015 -9:30am-11:00am
Saturday, June 20, 2015 – 9:30am-11:00am
Various package plans for dogs/puppies and cats/kittens will be offered (vaccinations and wormer) in addition to diagnostic testing (heartworm, FeLV/FIV, and fecal).
$15 for microchipping
PLEASE HELP US HELP THEM!
The HSOV “Most Wanted List” of supplies for our dogs and cats at the present time includes:
Dry dog food (both adult and puppy chow)
Canned dog food (our dogs love Alpo and Moist n’ Meaty)
Dry cat food (both adult and kitten chow)
Canned cat food
(We are also collecting weight circles from Purina pet food products if you’d like… Read More
If you have filled out a volunteer application and been through training and are interested in helping with adopt-a-thons, please let me know. If you have not filled out an application or been through training, but would like to, please let me know. Ways volunteers can help include, but are not limited to: dog walking and petting, cat cuddling, computer work, nursing home visits, animal grooming, fundraising, litter box cleaning, … Read More