One of the best things you can do in life is own a pet. Whether it’s a dog, cat, hamster, rabbit, turtle, snake, bird, iguana or other animal, pets bring so much joy and unconditional love to your life. There are far too many pets waiting to be adopted into loving homes currently living in animal shelters run by cities and nonprofits.
Running an animal sanctuary is time consuming and often depends on the help of the public to help keep the doors open to help these animals who are waiting to find their forever fur. There’s an agricultural club in Harrison County, Texas, that’s rallying to help a local animal shelter.
The Harrison County 4-H Club will be hosting a pet supply drive.
National 4-H Week runs from October 2-8 and the Harrison County 4-H Club will be hosting their pet supply drive to benefit the Marshall Pet Adoption Center. As with all animal shelters, they each have specific needs, but in general, the 4-H Club will accept the following items:
- gallons of bleach
- laundry soap
- puppy pee pads
- Dawn dish soap
- puppy food
- kitten food
- puppy formula
- kitten formula
- aerosol bleach
- scrub brushes
- paper napkins
You can help Harrison County 4-H Club students by dropping off any of these items at the Harrison County Extension Office at 102 W. Houston St. in Marshall. The supply drive will end on Tuesday, October 11, and then all donated items will be brought to the Marshall Pet Adoption Center.
You can help out your local animal shelter by dropping off pet food and supplies at any time. When it comes to adding an animal to your family, consider adopting it from your local animal shelter instead of buying one online.
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