George Richmond, the Director of the Meriwether County Animal Shelter, was the guest speaker of the Meriwether County Rotary Club on Tuesday, January 18, 2022. Mr. Richmond spoke about how the Meriwether County Animal Shelter provides care and protection for homeless, abandoned, or neglected dogs or cats. In addition, the Shelter assists in finding forever homes for the animals who come to the Shelter.
The staff at the Shelter also respond to issues concerning stray dogs, nuisance dogs, dog bites, and reports of animal abuse within the county.
The goals of the Shelter is to:
Ways to help the Shelter include volunteering your time, donating supplies, and/or providing monetary gifts to help an animal in need.
Animals are more than just our faithful companions. In many cases, they are also considered extended family. Animals can provide us with friendship and emotional support, helping us improve in our daily social lives.
To provide support to our furry friends, the Rotary Club of Meriwether County donated $300 to the Shelter along with many bags of dog and cat food. Some members have also provided transportation of animals to vets for spaying and neutering.