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More Fashions for the Animals!- Miche & ETCetera Team Up!

The new fall collections are here!  ECTetera has a fresh new collection of beautiful designer clothes to take you in to fall.  Express yourself by completing your look with a Miche bag.  

Come see the 2 exciting collections:

“Jena” 27162 Oxford Rd.  Stop in or call for an appointment!  

Anastasia Wrightson (410) 820-7608
Wendy Pagenstecher (310) 226-0326

A portion of the sales will benefit Talbot Humane!

 

 

FashN Art Mobile Store to Benefit the Animals on August 22nd

Get your charge cards ready- on Thursday August 22nd, the FashN Art Mobile Store will be at Talbot Humane- to benefit the animals of course!  The store will be open 11a-7p in front of Talbot Humane, donating 10% of all sales for the day to the animals.  We are thrilled to partner with yet another local business to make a difference in our community.  A great way to support this new business and Talbot Humane together.  FashN Art’s home will be 204 N. Washington St. beginning later this month.

 

Good Dogs Grill is Rounding UP for the Animals in August!

For the entire month of August, Good Dogs Grill is Rounding UP for the Animals of Talbot Humane.  Get your taste buds set friends, with a menu filled with unique ways to serve up a hot dog or burger, you could eat your way through the month and help the animals all at once!

All you have to do to support their efforts is have lunch or dinner at Good Dogs Grill on Rt 50 (you know, here in Easton in the old Tastee Freez building), and tell the cashier to round up for the animals! It truly is just that simple.

We are thrilled to partner with yet another local business in our area. Just one more example of the community working together to make a difference for the animals and citizens in our area.

 

Talbot Humane to Benefit from Whitten Insurance’s “Quote for a Cause” Program

Nationwide really is on OUR side!

For a limited time, Whitten Insurance, Nationwide of Easton is holding their “Quote for a Cause”  program to benefit Talbot Humane.  “It is our company’s way of giving back to the community,” shares Melissa Creighton, Account Manager with Whitten Insurance. “We are thrilled to support Talbot Humane with this program.”

All you have to do to help the animals, is call Whitten Insurance for a quote on vehicle or homeowners insurance.  Customers must share that you are calling to “Quote for a Cause” to Talbot Humane in order that we receive the donation.  You are under no obligation to commit to the quotes given, but by giving Whitten Insurance the opportunity to help you, they will donate $10 per quote to Talbot Humane.  “We at Talbot Humane think this is a winning situation for everyone,” states Patty Quimby, Talbot Humane’s executive director. “This is just one more example of our local community stepping up to help, and we love it!”
Quote for a Cause will be available through October 31, 2013.  Whitten Insurance will have a booth at Bark in the Park on October 19th to offer you the chance to save money on your insurance and donate to Talbot Humane all at once. For more information or to receive a quote please call Melissa Creighton at (410)924-0976.

4th Annual Adopt-A-Thon

Come celebrate the dog days of Summer with Talbot Humane!   Even if you are not in the market to adopt, we welcome you.  Come shop, win prizes, have lunch and fall in love!  Saturday August 3rd 11A-4P.
Currently we are caring for more than 250 animals. This is an enormous number for a shelter of our size. In an effort to place as many pets as possible we will be cutting the adoption fees for this one day! Dog adoptions will be $55, cats will be $5 on August 3rd ONLY.  We will have a Mary Kay representative selling items to benefit the shelter as well as fabulous door prizes from Hair O’ the Dog, Wet Dog Car Wash, Power Up Computing and MORE!
For more information on the event or if you are a business interested in having a table or donating a prize, please contact Patty today, patty@talbothumane.org or (410)822-0107.

9 Lives for $9 – Feline Frenzy at Talbot Humane

We understand adopting a new pet brings a number of expenses such as food, litter, a wellness check at the veterinarian, flea and tick treatment and so on.  In an effort to place the more than 180 cats in our care into new loving homes we have drastically lowered the adoption fees to encourage adoption.

When you adopt from Talbot Humane, especially during the times when our shelter is at capacity, you are not only saving the life of the animal you adopt, you are also saving those still waiting for a home.  At Talbot Humane, we believe it is our obligation to place every adoptable pet into a new home.  This mission is not easy, but with your help it can be accomplished.

For every animal entering our adoption program, we spend approximately $100 on medical care.  For sick animals or those with special needs, this cost rises greatly.  When you add in expenses such as food, litter, and staffing to care for the more than 1,300 animals which enter our care annually, the cost per animal is significant.  On top of the monetary expense, studies show for every day an feline resides in a shelter situation, their chance for illness rises by 3%.    This is why the support of our community through donations and adoption is so vital!

For more information on how to adopt or help the multitude of wonderful felines available, please stop by, call or email us today!  If we all do a little, together we make a huge difference for the animals.

Domino’s is Sharing the DOUGH $$$ with Talbot Humane, AGAIN!

We are pleased to team with Domino’s of Easton as they Share the Dough $$$ with Talbot Humane once again!

MONDAY JUNE 24th all YOU have to do is order Domino’s and MENTION Talbot Humane when you order- 15% of your order will go to Talbot Humane- HOW EASY IS THAT???

We are so thankful for the Domino’s team and their generosity in helping the animals of our community.  Just one more example of how our local businesses give back to Talbot County.  Two Paws Up Domino’s!  We can’t wait to order pizza on JUNE 24th!

Adopt a Shelter Cat Month at Talbot Humane!

June is National Adopt a Shelter Cat Month.  Talbot Humane will be celebrating the fabulosity of our felines all month with specials and giveaways.

  • Adult Cats (over 6 months old) only $10 adoption fee
  • Kittens (8 weeks-6months) $37 adoption fee (more than 1/2 off!)
  • Goodie bag from World’s Best Cat Litter includes sturdy shopping bag, bag of litter, scoop & coupons.  Added to this bag are cat toys, a bag of Science Diet Cat or Kitten Food and coupons to local businesses.
  • From PetSmart, your first visit after adopting you will recieve a coupon book worth more than $100 in goodies when you show your adoption contract.  Talbot Humane will receive $15 from PetSmart Charities when you do this as well!
  • Oh, and we cannot forget- the unconditional love of a wonderful new friend!

If you have questions, or would like to know more about our adoptable cats please visit us, at 7894 Ocean Gateway, Easton, or PetSmart of Easton.  We welcome calls and emails too- (410)822-0107 or info@talbothumane.org.

 

Lives are saved thanks to friends like you!

 

At the end of April, Anastasia, a 1yr old Parsons Terrier arrived  at Talbot Humane.  Stray, scared and very pregnant, our staff provided for her and gave her extra TLC each day.  Unfortunately like so many other animals that come through our doors, no one ever came searching for this sweet girl.
Last Friday morning Anastasia went into labor and staff anxiously awaited the new arrivals.  Very quickly we realized something was wrong and rushed her to the veterinarian.  While the puppies could not be saved, the doctors at Veterinary Medical Center saved Anastasia’s life.  The happy ending is she is recovering at Talbot Humane and has a new family waiting for her once she is well enough to go home.This week Officer Brittingham received a call after hours for a dog with severe injuries dueto a scuffle with a neighbor’s pet.   Lilly, the black lab mix was not doing well and the owner could not afford veterinary treatment.  Wanting what was best for her dog, the owner surrendered Lilly to Talbot Humane.

Officer Brittingham rushed Lilly to Veterinary Medical Center where they quickly went to work, cleaning her wounds, inserting drains and starting her on antibiotics.  She is expected to make a full recovery.

Situations like these are not uncommon at Talbot Humane.  We do our very best for each animal entering our care.  It is part of our mission to  place every treatable and adoptable pet into a new forever home.  But, to provide care for pets like Anastasia and Lilly is expensive.  The medical bills for these 2 deserving pups have already risen to over $1,500. I’m sure you can guess, this will take a big bite out of our Shiloh Fund. This fund was created to provide special needs care beyond the basics to Talbot Humane animals.

This is where you come in.

We need your help today so we can provide care such as this to future Lillys and Anastasias.  It is because of friends like you that we are able to fulfill our mission daily.  Won’t you consider making a donation to our Shiloh Fund now?  Your donation will save the life of the next special needs animal that comes through our  doors.

Thank you for considering a tax deductible donation to Talbot Humane.  Remember, if we each do a little, we can make an amazing difference for the animals together.

For the Animals,

Patty Crankshaw-Quimby

Talbots of Easton Helps Talbot Humane this Saturday!

This Saturday May 18th, Talbots of Easton will be helping the animals of Talbot Humane!  They will collect food and monetary donations all day to help feed and care for our pets during the winter months.  We will be at the Talbottown Shopping Center from 11a-2p with information about our shelter, animals for adoption and goodies to give away!  All customers who make a donation receive a discount on your purchase that day.  We are excited to partner with Talbots, and we hope you choose to support businesses that give back to the community.

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