Why It Matters

How Your Donations Help Sarge’s

We depend entirely on support from our community of animal welfare advocates and people who love their furry family members to keep our organization running smoothly. The funds that are donated or raised through special events pay mainly for the care of our animals, which includes medical care, food, preventatives for fleas, heartworm and other parasites, and kennel supplies, maintenance and repairs. We have staff dedicated to the welfare of our animals, including kennel assistants, behaviorist, medical assistant, an office manager and adoption center manager. Other expenses include overhead such as rent, insurance, vehicle maintenance, and utilities. All told, our average monthly expenses amount to $X.

Your donations of goods and services are also a huge benefit in helping us keep our animals happy and healthy and help save on monetary expenditures. We appreciate donations of supplies such as paper towels, Clorox wipes, laundry and dish detergent, and bleach, as well as old towels, blankets, dog and cat beds, treats, toys, collars and leashes.

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Why the Animals Need It

As the county shelter has improved their live release rate over the years since Sarge’s and other groups have provided support, the population of animals we serve are older, less healthy, or have behavior problems that render them difficult to place. This means we are more likely to need veterinary care, including some surgeries and hospital stays, medications, medical testing, and behavioral consults and training plans. Our goal is to match as many animals as possible with a permanent, loving home regardless of the obstacles that must be overcome first.

Donations may be designated for Sarge’s “WuzBug Fund for Special Needs”, which was established to help with extraordinary medical expenses, such as heartworm treatments, surgeries, dental cleanings and extractions. Here’s the link for more information about WuzBug and the fund established in her memory.

Read Some of Our Donation Success Stories

Dewey

By Fred Strohm | August 19, 2020

Thank you thank you thank you for this amazing loving dog. He is a completely different doggo now that he is home. He loves the back yard and our neighbor! […]

Heidi

By Fred Strohm | August 11, 2020

Just wanted you all to know how much we love Hollie (Heidi).  She’s adjusted well to our home and the neighborhood.  She is happy, healthy and very energetic.  We take […]

Turbo

By Fred Strohm | August 11, 2020

It’s been one week since I adopted Turbo from you and I wanted to give a short update. First, he has since been renamed Ryker! He is having a lot […]

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We rely on the generosity of private donors and business sponsors to care for Sarge animals and place them in loving and responsible homes. Continue below to make your donation.