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Hopkins County Humane Society Inc

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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Animal Protection & Welfare, Animals

Mission: The mission of the hopkins county humane society is to ensure the humane and compassionate treatment of all animals.

Programs: Providing humane care and treatment for animals needing protection while maintaining the highest possible standards as prescribed by the american humane society and the humane society of the united states.

reuniting lost animals with their human companions and seeking safe and suitable homes for homeless animals thru adoption.

working toward reducing the rate of overpopulation of animals within the community by developing and delivering a program of humane education and employing euthanization only when animals are deemed unadoptable due to illness, injury, temperament or other special considerations.

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I have to say I was very disappointed with the Hopkins County Humane Society. I recently adopted a mixed dog who had been shot in the leg when she was picked up. The leg was healed up just fine, but when I picked her up I was shocked to find out that the only other care she had gotten was a rabies vaccine, despite being there over 3 months (according to the petfinder ad). They also told me she was 7 months old, when both the vet records I got from them AND a personal vet at my home told me she was a year and a half and therefore should have been spayed when she got in. They only gave me 50 dollars toward a spay that was obviously much more expensive, and if she received any medical care it was horribly done--she had no vaccines, no heartworm prevention, and she was laced with hookworm. If I hadn't adopted her, she probably would have starved to death due to the worms since she wasn't eating. She is a FANTASTIC dog and I feel extremely blessed that I was able to save her from such a place. I wouldn't recommend donating to this organization since they aren't willing to spring for the necessary care neededfor their dogs, but I'd encourage those who are willing to put in a bit of money to help an injured, starving animal to adopt from there and get them out!!