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Noah’s Ark: The Original Animal Shelter

May 29th, 2015 by Keith Hutchinson

Maybe it hasn’t been 40 days and 40 nights of rain, but it feels like it at the Georgetown Animal Shelter. The last time the shelter had a 40 Dogs in 40 Days campaign, they did it for kennel renovations. This time, it’s due to overcrowding. Since the beginning of May, the dog population has […]

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Low Cost Pet Vaccines and Free Microchips

April 30th, 2015 by webmaster

The Georgetown Animal Shelter is conducting another walk-in low-cost vaccination clinic for cats and dogs. It will be Saturday, May 23, 8:30-11 a.m.  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. The shelter […]

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Free Spay/Neuter Clinics for Cats

April 13th, 2015 by webmaster

The Georgetown Animal Shelter is holding its third free spay/neuter clinic for cats on Saturday, May 2. The goal of the clinics is to reduce the cat population in Georgetown.  This is the fourth year that the shelter has offered free spay/neuter clinics for cats. Appointments are required for the free clinics, which are offered […]

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2015 Art for Animals: May 9

April 4th, 2015 by webmaster

Tickets are now available for the 2015 Art for Animals auction, to be held Saturday, May 9, 2015, 4;00-7:00 p.m., at the Georgetown Community Center, located at 445 E. Morrow St. in San Gabriel Park.  At Art for Animals, guests will enjoy art, wine or coffee, and chocolate desserts—the perfect combination for animal lovers! The fundraiser […]

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Free Spay/Neuter Clinics for Cats

March 16th, 2015 by webmaster

The Georgetown Animal Shelter is holding the second of three free spay/neuter clinic for cats on April 4, with the third scheduled for May 2. (As of April 1, this clinic has been canceled due to lack of interest.  The next one will be May 2.) The goal of the clinics is to reduce the […]

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Low Cost Pet Vaccines and Free Microchips

March 5th, 2015 by webmaster

The Georgetown Animal Shelter is conducting another walk-in low-cost vaccination clinic for cats and dogs. It will be Saturday, March 28, 8:30-11 a.m.  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. The shelter […]

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Adopt True Love

February 11th, 2015 by webmaster

The Georgetown Animal Shelter is gearing up for a Valentine’s Day themed adoption weekend February 13 – 15 at the PetSmart in Round Rock located at 201 University Oaks Boulevard, Round Rock, TX 78665 (near Ikea off of I-35). Several other adoption partners will join the Georgetown Animal Shelter from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on […]

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Free Spay/Neuter Clinics for Cats

February 9th, 2015 by webmaster

The Georgetown Animal Shelter is again holding three free spay/neuter clinic for cats this spring – March 7, April 4, and May 2. The goal of the clinics is to reduce the cat population in Georgetown.  This is the fourth year that the shelter has offered free spay/neuter clinics for cats. Spay and neuter surgeries […]

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Think Before You Surrender a Pet

January 30th, 2015 by webmaster

“I’m moving tomorrow, and I can’t take my cat.” “My dog keeps escaping from the back yard.” “The kids don’t play with the guinea pig anymore.” These are familiar refrains at the Georgetown Animal Shelter, the City’s municipal open-intake animal shelter. But animal shelters should be the last resort for pets that depend on their […]

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Art for Animals Postponed to May 9

January 6th, 2015 by webmaster

Originally scheduled for February 7, Art for Animals is being postponed to May 9. Renovations at the animal shelter are displacing staff for 10 days in January and requiring the shelter to be closed during that time. “Normally we are accepting and storing a lot of art and other donations in the weeks leading up […]

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