Thursday, January 20, 2011

Photo contest supporting Spay Day 2011


Your pet is pretty cute, but does he have what it takes to win the 2011 Spay Day Photo Contest hosted by HSUS and Zazzle? Enter today to find out!


You & your pet can win big!
The 600 entrants who receive the most votes in the Fundraising Category have a chance to win prizes such as a digital camera, gift certificate, custom pet portrait painting, or even a trip to Hollywood! There is also a Judged Category where a panel of photographers will choose 36 more winners to win fabulous prizes. Click here for more information.


Don't want to enter? You can still vote!
You don't need to enter the photo contest to support our spay & neuter efforts. Please vote for one of the pets benefiting our organization. Click here to view them all.

You can also click on the Search Pets tab, then click Filter by: Local Organization. Click on Indiana - Granger - Saving Shelter Pets, Inc and then vote for any of the pets who are displayed in the search result!


Each vote raises money for Spay & Neuter
Each vote is just a $1 donation and will help us spay and neuter more pets this February in celebration of Spay Day 2011. Votes can be purchased securely online (5 vote minimum). Apply all your votes to one pet, or save them in your vote bank and distribute them to all the pets benefiting Saving Shelter Pets!


Contest Deadlines
Enter your photos now through February 25th. Click here to enter now.
Voting is now open and continues through March 3rd. Click here to vote.





About Saving Shelter Pets:

Saving Shelter Pets (SSP) strives to eliminate euthanasia as a method of population control for homeless companion animals, by providing no-kill alternative solutions and pro-actively addressing the problem of pet overpopulation.

SSP is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization with supporters nationwide. Please see our FAQs for more information.

NOTE: The animals pictured in this or any other message are NOT available for adoption. We do not have the resources to properly screen adoptive homes. We send our dogs and cats to pre-approved no-kill rescues in the Northeast, and these rescues will then adopt them into wonderful forever homes.


Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Transport 87: First Freedom Run of the New Year!

Happy New Year everyone! It's time to start the year off right: with a transport of dogs and puppies to safe havens up North! We need your help to pull off another successful rescue--please take a look at these precious pups and give what you can to help them on their way. Every donation makes a huge difference! Deadline to rescue these dogs is Thursday, January 27th 11:59pm EDT.

CLICK HERE TO DONATE!

Madeline
Sweet Madeline is a 5 month old Feist mix. As cute as she is, she hasn't had any luck finding a family in GA--can you help her head up North where she'll be adopted in the blink of an eye?




Total Needed: $200
Raised So Far:
$200 Fully Sponsored!! Thank you!


Goldie
Goldie is a 5 month old Golden Retriever mix. Goldens are very popular dogs--and unfortunately, there are a lot of them out there! Pretty Goldie wants a family of her own to grow up with--can you help her find them?



Total Needed: $200
Raised So Far: $200 Fully Sponsored!! Thank you!

Jojo
Jojo is a 1 year old Jack Russell/Rat Terrier mix who is so ready to have a family to call her own! She just needs your help to hop on the transport bus to meet them!


Total Needed: $200
Raised So Far: $200 Fully Sponsored!! Thank you!


Litter of 3 Treeing Walker Coonhounds
These beautiful sweeties are a dime a dozen in GA shelters--they need to get up North to have a chance at life!



Total Needed: $205
Raised So Far: $175
Still Needed: $30

German Shepherd Mix Litter of 3
Look at these roly poly sweeties! They'll be adopted in no time up North--their new families are going to be thrilled! Can you help them raise their bus fare?




Total Needed: $205
Raised So Far: $205 Fully Sponsored! Thank you!!


Litter of 4 GSD/Chow/Retriever Mix Pups
This snuggly bunch can't wait to board the transport bus jump into the arms of their new families! They send grateful puppy kisses for your help!




Total Needed: $265
Raised So Far: $265 Fully Sponsored!! Thank you!!

Litter of 4 American Pitbull Terrier Mix Puppies
Look at these little wrinkly faces! Wrinkles and gray hairs are always cute on dogs, aren't they? These little babes have NO chance in a GA shelter--just because of their breed. Thankfully, they have a chance to be adopted up North into loving families who will cherish them!


Total Needed: $265
Raised So Far: $265 FULLY SPONSORED!! Thank you!


Litter of 7 Chow Mix Pups
Who could resist these 7 fluffy faces? Believe it or not, there are too many like them in Georgia--they'll have a much better chance of finding a home up North. Can you help this spectacular seven score a spot on the van?







Total Needed: $375
Raised So Far: $305
Still Needed: $70

Litter of 5 Lab Mix Puppies
These cutie pies would sadly be overlooked in a Georgia shelter--mostly black Lab mixes wouldn't stand out in a crowded shelter, even though they make some of the very best dogs! Thank you for helping these little ones make it to safety!







Total Needed: $275
Raised So Far: 275 Fully Sponsored!! THANK YOU!!




CLICK HERE TO DONATE!



About Saving Shelter Pets:

Saving Shelter Pets (SSP) strives to eliminate euthanasia as a method of population control for homeless companion animals, by providing no-kill alternative solutions and pro-actively addressing the problem of pet overpopulation.

SSP is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization with supporters nationwide. Please see our FAQs for more information.

NOTE: The animals pictured in this or any other message are NOT available for adoption. We do not have the resources to properly screen adoptive homes. We send our dogs and cats to pre-approved no-kill rescues in the Northeast, and these rescues will then adopt them into wonderful forever homes.



Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Pepsi Refresh Everything Spay Day #2: January 8, 2011

Our Pepsi Spay Day #2 in Murray County got 21 more critters fixed!

>10 cat spays
>2 cat neuters
>3 dog neuters
>6 dog spays


So far, 47 dogs and cats have been spayed or neutered with the Pepsi Refresh Everything Grant! We can't thank you all enough for your support--we couldn't have won it without you! Stay tuned all this year for the rest of the Pepsi Refresh Spay Days--let's see how many pets we can fix!

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Lots of fixed kitties waking up!

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3 spayed Chihuahuas, all in a row!

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One of our fabulous vet techs, all smiles!

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Wait, this isn't the spa!

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A kitty getting a quick "sleepy time" shot
from one of our other fantastic vet techs!

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Dr. Felker checking in our last patient,
a Min Pin for a neuter (I don't think he knows why he's here yet...)


About Saving Shelter Pets:

Saving Shelter Pets (SSP) strives to eliminate euthanasia as a method of population control for homeless companion animals, by providing no-kill alternative solutions and pro-actively addressing the problem of pet overpopulation.

SSP is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization with supporters nationwide. Please see our FAQs for more information.

NOTE: The animals pictured in this or any other message are NOT available for adoption. We do not have the resources to properly screen adoptive homes. We send our dogs and cats to pre-approved no-kill rescues in the Northeast, and these rescues will then adopt them into wonderful forever homes.


Sunday, January 9, 2011

Pepsi Refresh Everything Spay Day #1: December 15, 2010

For our very first spay/neuter clinic funded by the Pepsi Refresh Everything grant we won with your help, we were able to fix 26 pets in December 2010! 14 female dogs were spayed, 5 female cats were spayed, 2 male cats were neutered, and 5 male dogs were neutered. A great start to a year long fix-a-thon!

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About Saving Shelter Pets:

Saving Shelter Pets (SSP) strives to eliminate euthanasia as a method of population control for homeless companion animals, by providing no-kill alternative solutions and pro-actively addressing the problem of pet overpopulation.

SSP is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization with supporters nationwide. Please see our FAQs for more information.

NOTE: The animals pictured in this or any other message are NOT available for adoption. We do not have the resources to properly screen adoptive homes. We send our dogs and cats to pre-approved no-kill rescues in the Northeast, and these rescues will then adopt them into wonderful forever homes.