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5/2020: See some of the 120 animals Copiah Animal Shelter has cared for and placed in loving homes through May in 2020! https://copiahanimalshelter.net/2020
5/2020: The 10th Annual Copiah Animal Shelter in-person GALA Fundraiser, originally scheduled for August 8, 2020, has been cancelled for now due to Covid 19 Virus restrictions and precautions and the impact to local businesses and people. Stay tuned for future fundraiser updates! We depend on the GALA, our primary fundraiser of the year, to help CAS continue to shelter and care for local homeless animals. Please continue to DONATE to help the animals at CAS now, if you can. Stay well, everyone!
5/2020: Copiah Animal Shelter applied for and was awarded $3,000 in grant funds for spay/neuter of Shelter animals through the "I Care for Animals" Car Tag Program administered by the Mississippi Board of Animal Health! You can help Mississippi shelters and humane organizations by purchasing these specialty car tags at your local county courthouse. For more Car Tag info: http://www.mbah.state.ms.us/car_tag_program/index.html
12/2019: Donors and volunteers provided Copiah Animal Shelter the ability to save the lives of 340 local area homeless animals in 2019! With the help of guaranteed home northern rescue partners for an additional ADOPTION channel, new in 2019, our small Shelter and several foster homes helped double the number of animals compared to 2018 at 160 animals. 2017: 179 animals. Copiah Animal Shelter animals are vet-checked and treated, vaccinated, spayed/neutered, provided flea/tick/heartworm preventatives, etc. as part of our adoption preparation. See some of the animals helped on the 2019 Review page!
Another THANK YOU to The WALMART FOUNDATION and WALMART SUPERCENTER - BYRAM, MISSISSIPPI! CAS applied for and was awarded a $500 Community Grant for New Dog Kennels. We are so grateful for the help for local area animals!
10/2019: BIG THANK YOU to WALMART SUPERCENTER - HAZLEHURST, MISSISSIPPI and WALMART FOUNDATION! Copiah Animal Shelter applied for and was awarded a $2,000 Community Grant for New Dog Kennels. CAS is working on a new larger building and will be adding more dog kennels to increase capacity. We appreciate the support for local homeless animals!!
10/2019: Copiah Animal Shelter attended the Crystal Springs, MS Fall Bazaar at Chautauqua Park. Thank you to all who stopped by the booth and donated for t-shirts, raffle tickets, etc. Of course we always appreciate the volunteers who helped with the event.
Shih Tzu Rescue UPDATE 10/2019 - All of the Shih Tzu and kittens have homes now! Thank you to ALL who were involved in their rescue, care, and adoption!!
See details and some photos on the Shih Tzu Rescue page: https://copiahanimalshelter.net/2019-shih-tzu-rescue
9/2019: Copiah Animal Shelter and All About Animals Veterinary Clinic were called in together on an emergency basis to assist Mississippi Animal Rescue League with an in-progress rescue of more than 100 Shih Tzu dogs found in a home here in our home town, Crystal Springs, MS. Copiah Animal Shelter took in 48 dogs and 5 kittens during this rescue.
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