Second Annual Garden Party Fundraiser Sat. June 24
Mobile Mutts Rescue Transport and the Knox-Whitley Animal Shelter are partnering for the Second Annual Summer Garden Party to be held on Saturday June 24, 2017 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. This fundraising event will be held at the beautiful Oak Hill Gardens and will feature a fashion show, live music, dinner, desserts and a silent auction. Our goal is to raise $20,000 that will be used for spay and neuter programs which will reduce over-population and allow us to increase our animal save rate. In addition, funding will support the Mobile Mutts foster based rescue program which saved over 780 KWAS dogs in 2016.
Tickets are available online, at www.kwasmmgardenparty2017.eventbrite.com For more information, visit the event Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/AnnualGardenParty/?fref=ts
We hope to see you there!
SHELTER PETS ROCK 2017
Fundraiser Concert Event
June 24th at the Corbin Center
8pm to 12am. Doors open at 7pm
Purchase tickets on-line here
Come “Rock for a Cause” Saturday June 24th from 8pm until midnight at the Corbin Center in Corbin KY as the bands Ruthless Vendetta, Lightning Round, the Wrong Party, and Kelly Jelly take to the stage for 4 hours of Rock and Roll all for just $10. Benefiting the Knox-Whitley Animal Shelter to help us save the lives of homeless pets in our area. Purchase tickets securely on-line by clicking the event below. Space is limited so buy your ticket now.
Corbin, Kentucky — The Knox-Whitley Animals Shelter is pleased to have received a grant from Best Friends Animal Society for reduced adoption fees to help save the lives of homeless pets living in Knox, Whitley, Clay and McCreary counties.
“This grant allows us to enable the community to adopt a spay or neutered dog or cat at a reduced adoption fee, which helps us in our work finding forever homes for the homeless pets in our care,” said Deanna Myers. “Our goal is to adopt out 113 dogs and 275 cats to loving families at a reduced fee. We appreciate the support of Best Friends Animal Society in making this possible.” The reduced adoption fee will apply to select dogs and cats from now until December 2017. The reduced fee will usually be $45 for dogs and $25 for cats but the reduction may vary from month to month. This is down from the regular adoption fee of $65 for dogs and $45 for cats.
The Knox-Whitley Animal Shelter is an active partner in Best Friends No More Homeless Pets® Network which offers help and support to animal rescue groups and shelters that save lives in their communities. “When you choose to adopt your next pet you are becoming part of the solution right here in our community,” said Deanna Myers.
About the Knox-Whitley Animal Shelter
The Knox-Whitley Animal Shelter is a 501c3 registered non-profit organization located in Corbin, Kentucky, serving the following 4 counties: Knox, Whitley, Clay and McCreary. We are dedicated to placing abandoned or relinquished animals into appropriate homes. We accomplish this mission by working with volunteers, rescue groups, Kentucky, Tennessee and Ohio shelters, foster homes and veterinarians. Through our efforts, we rescue and place hundreds of animals per year in well-matched, carefully screened forever homes. We are also a community resource to pet owners by providing information on responsible pet ownership, education and assistance on the critical decision to spay and neuter pets and positive training methods.
About Best Friends Animal Society
Best Friends Animal Society is the only national animal welfare organization dedicated exclusively to ending the killing of dogs and cats in America’s shelters. A leader in the no-kill movement, Best Friends runs the nation’s largest no-kill sanctuary for companion animals, adoption centers and spay and neuter facilities in Los Angeles and Salt Lake City as well as lifesaving programs in partnership with more than 1,600 rescue groups and shelters across the country. Since its founding in 1984, Best Friends has helped reduce the number of animals killed in American shelters from 17 million per year to an estimated 4 million. By continuing to build effective initiatives that reduce the number of animals entering shelters and increase the number who find homes, Best Friends and its nationwide network of members and partners are working to Save Them All®.
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Welcome to the Knox-Whitley Animal Shelter (KWAS) website! We are a non-profit organization dedicated to placing abandoned or relinquished animals into appropriate homes and reducing over-population through education and spay and neuter programs. KWAS serves the communities and animals in 4 counties in southeastern Kentucky: Knox, Whitley, McCreary and Clay. We accomplish our mission by working with volunteers, rescue groups, Kentucky, Tennessee and Ohio shelters, foster homes and veterinarians. Through our efforts, we rescue and place hundreds of animals per year in well-matched, carefully screened forever homes. We are also a community resource to pet owners by providing information on responsible pet ownership, education and assistance on the critical decision to spay and neuter pets and positive training methods.
Animals for adoption at the Knox-Whitley Animal Shelter are posted on our Facebook page at Knox-Whitley Animal Shelter. Go to Adopt a Dog or Adopt a Cat for details on how to view our animals for adoption. Better yet, stop by the shelter to meet them in person. Animals at the shelter are also placed in two local newspapers. The “Times Tribune” will show them in the Around Town section of the paper and the “News Journal” will show them in Wednesday’s paper.