Every Nose Needs a Home
Saturdays are now Open Adoption Hours
Effective 11/18/2023, we are now open to the general public on Saturdays (no appointment needed). Prior to Covid we did not require appointments to see our animals for adoption. During Covid we moved to a strict appointment only policy. Now we are moving to appointment only during the week, and open hours on Saturdays from 10am to 4pm. It is recommended to fill out our adoption application if you are considering adopting an animal, this will save time, and will remain on file even if you don't adopt on a specific visit to our shelter. We are still offering priority…Read More
Enter YOUR Feline High 5 Video and WIN!
Greater Good Charities is excited to announce the 3rd Annual Cat Pawsitive National High-Five Day Contest to benefit your favorite shelter or rescue! After taking a paws for a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are back in action. It’s been very heartwarming to witness so many who have stepped up and opened their homes to new cats. Now we’re ready to see their best feline high-five. That’s right, cats can give high-fives! We’re teaming up with The Animal Rescue Site, the Petco Foundation, and Animal Planet’s Jackson Galaxy to give away $10,000 in cash grants and a…Read More
2020 Holiday PHOTO Contest! 3 GREAT PRIZES Up for Grabs!!!!
All who enter will have a chance to win one of these fabulous baskets. To Enter the contest: SIMPLY Go to one of our Facebook pages either our shelteror clinic's Facebook page You will see the info/image (above in red with all info/details) posted at the top of both Facebook pages. In the comments UNDER the post - FIRST click the DONATE BUTTON to submit your information and $25 submission fee (as seen directly below) - THEN Enter your four legged furry friend's best holiday photo click the donate button to submit your entry fee (as seen directly below)…Read More
Check out all the exciting events, happenings and happy endings adoption stories! If you'd like to have your happy ending story featured in one of our newsletters please email Kendel@sterlingshelter.org with a clear photo and a paragraph about your adoption experience and how your new furry or finned friends have been doing with their new home and your family! Due to the file size and format of our newsletter we are providing a link to our website to view our latest newsletter. Please view our December Newsletter on our website in .pdf format! https://www.sterlingshelter.org/news/2020-Dec-News.pdfRead More
Unfortunately our situation has not much changed over the past several months. Corona Virus restrictions have made it very difficult to operate normally, so we are still handling all surrenders, adoptions, and veterinary services by strict appointment only. We still do not have enough staff on hand to answer our phones, so below is a list of services, links and options. Donated items - we still need and very much appreciate donated items like old towels, cleaning supplies, food etc. These can be dropped off anytime at our main gate, you do not need to make an appointment to leave…Read More
Pints for Pooches & Cocktails for Kitties Saturday August 15th for a FUN-draiser!
A round of A-PAW-s for our partners at River Styx Brewery Yup, let’s face it — we’re all just looking for essential excuses to get out, get some fresh air and get away from our kids / spouses / parents, even if just for a little while! While getting some fresh air and a healthy dose of vitamin D is a necessity that can’t be achieved in any other way but, well, basically leaving your house, ARE YOU READY TO GET OUT OF THE HOUSE? LOOKING FOR SOMETHING TO DO WITH (or without) THE KIDS AND YOUR DOG? COME HAVE A BREW AND…Read More
Latest Director Updates 07-10-2020
PLS NOTE - THE SHELTER PHONE LINES HAVE NOT YET BEEN TURNED ON AS WE ARE STILL IN THE EARLY STAGE OF FULLY RE-OPENING - you can email the shelter firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions - the emails are checked multiple times daily. Please DO NOT call our vet clinic FOR SHELTER related questions (they won't be able to answer questions for the shelter side) - thank you for understanding. We are so grateful to the numerous adopters who have welcomed new pets into their homes while stuck in social distancing limbo! This outpouring of available homes, combined with current domestic…Read More