Arts and Culture Board seeks mural proposals

The City’s Arts and Culture Board is seeking artist proposals for two murals in Georgetown this fall. Animal Shelter Mural Project In October, the Arts and Culture Board reopened the call for art for a mural related to the purpose of the Georgetown Animal Shelter by addressing the rescue and adoption of pets. Mural designs … Continue reading “Arts and Culture Board seeks mural proposals”

Georgetown Animal Shelter kennels get a face-lift

The Georgetown Animal Shelter is moving forward next month on an extensive and necessary project – resurfacing all 29 dog kennels – and needs the community’s continued support. Disease control is a major consideration at animal shelters to prevent the spread of harmful and contagious bacteria and viruses. Animal shelters require surfaces that can be cleaned … Continue reading “Georgetown Animal Shelter kennels get a face-lift”

Rescue at the Ranch on March 17 (canceled)

Update: March 14, 2020: This event has been canceled due to Coronavirus concerns in the region. Come meet dogs up for adoption from the Georgetown Animal Shelter and check out the Garey Park Dog Ranch at the same time during the Rescue at the Ranch event 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. March 17. Tuesday is the … Continue reading “Rescue at the Ranch on March 17 (canceled)”

New pet for Christmas? Here’s what you need to know

Did Santa bring you a new puppy or kitten for Christmas? Here are some important things to remember when caring for your new pet. Leash your pet: Always leash your pet in public. It is against City ordinances for dogs to be at large in the City limits, and for cats that have not been … Continue reading “New pet for Christmas? Here’s what you need to know”

Keep your pets safe this holiday season

With the holidays quickly approaching, the Georgetown Animal Shelter wants to remind everyone to take special care of their animals this season. With so many visitors, out of town guests, and annual holiday parties, it’s easy to get swept up in merriment and forgo the normal routine. Here are a few tips to keep our … Continue reading “Keep your pets safe this holiday season”

Animal shelter seeking donations for the holidays

Our furry friends at the Georgetown Animal Shelter want to remind everyone to keep them in mind throughout the holiday season, but especially on Giving Tuesday, Dec. 3. Monetary donations are encourage; however, donated items also help to support the shelter’s animal welfare programs. For donation ideas, there is an Angel Tree in the shelter … Continue reading “Animal shelter seeking donations for the holidays”

Low-cost shot clinic for pets Nov. 16

The Georgetown Animal Shelter will conduct its final low-cost vaccination clinic of the year on Saturday, Nov. 16, 8:30-11 a.m. The walk-in clinic is for cats and dogs. Help protect your pet from diseases they can pick up outside. Pets may also get a FREE microchip with the purchase of any vaccine. No appointments. Cash … Continue reading “Low-cost shot clinic for pets Nov. 16”

Low Cost Shot Clinic for Pets Sept. 21

The Georgetown Animal Shelter will conduct its next low-cost vaccination clinic of the year on Saturday, September 21, 8:30-11 a.m. The walk-in clinic is for cats and dogs.  Help protect your pet from diseases they can pick up outside! Pets may also get a FREE microchip with the purchase of any vaccine. No appointments. Cash or check only. … Continue reading “Low Cost Shot Clinic for Pets Sept. 21”

Animal Shelter joins Clear The Shelters event on Aug. 17

The Georgetown Animal Shelter is teaming up with KXAN for the fifth annual Clear The Shelters pet adoption drive Aug. 17 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Clear The Shelters is an annual national adoption event spearheaded by NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations. During the event, the shelter, 110 W.L. Walden Drive, will waive adoption fees for dogs … Continue reading “Animal Shelter joins Clear The Shelters event on Aug. 17”

Kittens at the Library on Aug. 8-9

Kittens from the Georgetown Animal Shelter will take over the lobby of Georgetown Public Library on Aug. 8-9 with the goal of playing, snuggling and purring their way into a new family. Kittens will be available for adoption from the library, 402 W. Eighth St., from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. each day. Visitors may … Continue reading “Kittens at the Library on Aug. 8-9”

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