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New animal shelter coming to Lonoke

New animal shelter coming to Lonoke

We have exciting news for the animal lovers in the city of Lonoke.

The city has received a $50,000.00 grant to begin building a new facility. Lonoke Animal Shelter and our new non profit group

Friends of the Lonoke Animal Shelter has begun with fundraisers to raise what is not covered by the grant. We are holding adoption events, bake sales, car washes and dog washes etc etc. and requesting local business sponsorships.

Our goals for the new Lonoke Animal Shelter:

1.            Build a new City of Lonoke Animal Shelter

2.            Improve the quality of care for animals in the shelter

3.            Open a facility for our feline friends

4.            Create and maintain a model facility

Court battle leaves dogs in limbo

Court battle leaves dogs in limbo

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Hundreds of Lonoke County dogs are in limbo at the Pulaski County Humane Society. They'll be there until a Supreme Court judge makes a decision. But it's getting costly.

"It's approximately two years, it will be two years, the end of June," said Dr. Teresa Medlock.

Dozens of dogs, 137 to be exact, have been at the Pulaski County Humane Society for the last two years.

They were taken from Sandra Nance's Lonoke County property in 2012 after a search by the Humane Society and Lonoke County Sheriff's Department found the dogs living in poor conditions.

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"They are evidence in the court system case and so we're entrusted with their care until the resolution of the case," Medlock said.

Area Photo: Ruby the Bulldog

Area Photo: Ruby the Bulldog

Ruby the English Bulldog is ready for some nicer weather. 

Cabot Animal Shelter needs donations

Cabot Animal Shelter needs donations

CABOT, Ark. (KTHV) – The city of Cabot will hold a donation drive for the Cabot Animal Shelter on Feb. 9.

According to the city’s Facebook page, donations can be dropped off from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at the AutoZone on 900 west Main St.

Items needed include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Leashes & Collars (small to large)
  • Laundry Detergent & Bleach
  • Treats & Toys
  • Towels
  • Cat Scratching Posts

Low-cost vaccination clinic for pets

Low-cost vaccination clinic for pets

The Cabot Animal Shelter will be hosting a LOW COST VACCINATION CLINIC June 29.

Cabot Animal Shelter Low Cost Shot Clinic
Saturday, June 29
Prevail Fitness Parking Lot.
205 N 10th Street, Cabot
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM (or until vaccines run out)

Rabies (dogs & cats): $10
Annual (dogs & cats): $10
Bordetella (dogs): $10

There are no residency or income restrictions, and no appointment is needed. Basically you don't even have to get out of your car! You drive up and get your pet vaccinated through the car window or door. Vaccinations will be administered by Dr. Karen Pallone. Plan to get there early!!

Cabot Animal Shelter hosts Yappy Yard Sale

Cabot Animal Shelter hosts Yappy Yard Sale

From THViewer Brandy, posted to the THV 11 Facebook page:

Don't forget about the Cabot Animal Shelter's First Annual Yappy Yard Sale this Saturday, April 13, and our Spring Open House!

We will have a bounce house, face painting, a ladder truck, etc for the kids. There will also be hamburgers, hot dogs, shelter tours, adoptions, etc for the adults. A very family friendly event that you don't want to miss!! All proceeds from our yard sale will be used to purchase elevated beds for our shelter animals. Yard Sale items will be on a "reasonable donation" basis.

Please be generous with your giving. The homeless animals of Cabot are counting on you!