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Need Some Last minute gifts and stocking stuffers? Did you remember to check off all your 4 legged friends and their wishlist this holiday? We’ve got countless items for both people and pets in stock NOW! From key chains – mugs – DNA test kits to gift certificates. Email us for more info



A huge thank you to Grumpy Cat for your GENEROUS donation of cryptocurrency to our shelter! It certainly came at the time it was most needed…..Much like all small businesses COVID wiped out our savings and these donations have allowed us to continue helping both the homeless animals as well as our communities animals! To donate crypto-currency please click here to learn more about how YOU can help us to continue our mission and grow our many programs for people and their pets  

Enter YOUR Feline High 5 Video and WIN!

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  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…

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2020 Holiday PHOTO Contest! 3 GREAT PRIZES Up for Grabs!!!!

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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)…

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December Newsletter

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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.pdf

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Director Updates

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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…

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Pints for Pooches & Cocktails for Kitties Saturday August 15th for a FUN-draiser!

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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 SNACK W/ US AND HELP US RAISE SOME MONEY!A huge shout…

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Latest Director Updates 07-10-2020

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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 staff@sterlingshelter.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…

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Corona Update from the Director 5/28/20

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Updated Information – With the news about coronavirus (COVID-19) changing rapidly, Animal Shelter Inc (ASI)and our on-site low cost veterinary clinic – Sterling Shelter Clinic (SSC) – thankfully took precautions early to help prevent the spread of this virus in our community and to keep our staff/volunteers and visitors safe. Sadly, this meant closing the shelter, changing many of the shelter’s daily operations (which when we re-open will include changing over to conducting adoptions by appointment – we are still ironing out the details), getting all shelter pets out of the shelter in to foster or to have been adopted,…

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Virtual Adoption Process & Keeping Us All Safe

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We are excited to announce that our shelter will be launching virtual adoption services! In the coming week/s, when our shelter starts accepting surrenders and transports, all of our adoptable animals will be up for adoption. It’s easier now than ever to find your next family member. From the comfort of your home you can you can fill out our online pre-adoption questionnaire, select an animal, set up a time and day and our staff will contact you with dates/time options for you to come meet the pets we hope to start getting soon….. Though our traditional way of adoption…

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4/2 UPDATE w/ NEW INFO – Shelter Info & How YOU Can Help!

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As always, the continued health and safety of you and our employees is our greatest concern during this outbreak of COVID-19. Our shelter is working on possibilities and options as to when to open. 4/2/20 UPDATE – due to the constantly changing laws surrounding COVID-19, and day to day changes each state is implementing – We WERE tentatively planning to receive a transport the weekend of April 4th – THIS TRANSPORT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Going forward please watch our main webpage at www.sterlingshelter.org we will be posting and updating future dates we are hoping to get transports and if so…

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Our Shelter & Clinic are BOTH OPEN (Corona info pls read)

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To our valued adopters/supporters and visitors, We care deeply about the safety of our customers, employees, volunteers and pets at our shelter. That is why we want to share the steps we are taking at our shelter to protect our visitors with our without fur. Our shelter staff are confident that we have the best recommended care and control for cleaning and disinfection. In the next day we will be posting updates on any changes we are making for the shelter and clinic and how to keep you and our furry friends all safe. The following protocols will also assist us…

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