1 day ago
UPDATE!! If we don’t fill all 6 spots for tomorrow by 1:00 we will have to cancel!
IF YOU ADOPTED or FOSTERED an animal FROM HOPE:
If your animal still needs to be spayed or neutered, we have a van going to Spay Arkansas TOMORROW and can take your animal for you to have this done for FREE!
Please comment below or message Elizabeth Johnson ASAP TODAY to reserve a spot! 🙌
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Do you still have room for a dog?
I adopted my dog frm hope a yr and a half ago..... Would i still qualify?
I have 2 small kittens about 6-8 weeks old and another cat that needs to be fixed
Can I get in on this?? Where to meet or what not??
I have 2 cats
Cindy Scott Debbie Collyge Karla Green Duncan
Do you want Marshmallow to go? Let me know
Kaetlyn Rachelle McGrew has Bellamy been fixed yet?
🐾 HOPE has one last TRANSPORT 🚌 This transport is going to be our largest pull ever!! We are going to be taking over 70 dogs to Canada and we need your help to make it happen. We need 20-30 LARGE dog pet taxis to supplement our current supply. We welcome donations of pet taxi's or if you could simply loan us your pet taxi we can return it when we get back to the States. It is also possible to order on Amazon and have them shipped to us. www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07255GNXW/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_image_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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I have two large dog pet taxis that you are welcome to use. I live in greenwood and could bring it by tomorrow if that would help. We adopted my son’s dog Lucy from y’all. She has become his therapy dog. She helps him handle people and uncomfortable situations. So sorry that you guys are going away.
I donated on Saturday and pray the transport goes smoothly! Please reach out to other area rescue groups for kennels, too.
I have a large crate that i could loan you for transport if needed. (I am sure my fur babies wouldnt mind sharing). I am in ozark but will be coming into fort smith tomorrow and could bring it by. Let me know.
I have two small (cat-sized) travel carriers that I can load to Hope if you can use them.
I do believe this is the same group that's been here from canada for some time that are taking the dogs. I spoke to one of the volunteers from Canada not long ago that they were waiting to take the dogs. So instead of grilling about where the dogs came from and why there are still dogs. Help out and loan or donate a pet taxi to get the dogs to Canada
I have one really big pet taxi that I’m not using, you’re more than welcome to use!
These dogs were picked for transport so can not go up for adoption here! All the adoptable dogs have been adopted out. These furbabies are going somewhere better. They just need taxis and some money to make the trip!!
And this being the last time anyone will have to help Hope should make you want to do it a little more!!!
I have a large collapsible kennel that I could loan out...would that be acceptable?
We just ordered two of these.They should arrive Wednesday. Aspen Pet Porter Heavy-Duty Pet Carrier,Dark Gray/Black,25-30 LBS.
Any heartworm positive dogs being transported to Canada without treatment? What type of vehicles are y’all taking, to get a better idea of crate size, thanks!
So did Tia Torres actually help Hope getting these puppies somewhere????
I thought this already went as this is a word for word old post.
How many more crates are needed now?
I have a medium pet taxi. Wonder if it would be good enough. Probably not.
I've got 1 extra large and one a bit smaller you could borrow. Do you still need them?
What happened to all the cats you guys had????
This makes no sense. They were supposedly all adopted out? But out of no where, you guys now have 70 dogs??? Hasn't the shelter already been closed? Where were you hoarding the animals? Absolutely impossible to store 70 dogs in one loaction. Maybe y'all should learn how to budget/spend instead of whatever else you're doing. I've seen dozens of donation pages and gofundme accounts.
I have one for like a 30lbs dog is not big but if you can use it I'll take it there tomorrow.
What sizes are needed? Would black wire crates help as well?
Instead of complaining or doubting or whatever you want to call it step up and be a part of the solution not part of the problem. This transport is important and it’s for the dogs that had owners at some point and they failed them. Now they have a chance at a better life. Let’s make it happen. 🙏🏻👍🏻🐕👌😊
But where did the dogs come from? You only had 2 babies left in the shelter last week?
What about the other money that has already been donated?
Damn, all these dumbass people commenting on here 😂😂😂 Jesus. They’re not even asking for money. They just need pet carriers to be loaned to put the dogs in. 🤦🏻♀️
What rescue(s) will they be going to?
URGENT REQUEST if you ADOPTED or FOSTERED an animal from HOPE!!
If your animal still needs to be spayed or neutered, we have a van going to Spay Arkansas TOMORROW and WEDNESDAY and can take your animal for you to have this done for FREE!
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I do! I messaged you
I have a cat that needs spayed but I didn't get her from hope 😫
We do! We haven't been able to get in touch with them!
What about rabies shots?
Will you be open today?
Cindy Scott Debbie Collyge Karla Green Duncan
How many dogs are left?
I do!! 4792262261 please call or text I don't have messenger
Shelby Wilkett I couldn't remember if he was fixed or not. 🙂
5 days ago
🐾 HOPE has one last TRANSPORT 🚌
Canada to make sure all of our FURKIDS are safely placed in good homes.
Volunteers are driving the puppies to Canada. If you would like to donate to help out with the cost of gas, food and lodging please do.
🐕 PLEASE help us reach our goal to cover the additional expenses 🐾
Total cost to get all 72 dogs across the border is estimated at $3500 🐩
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I wont donate any more. All this makes me think Hope was mis managed. How did you find homes for that many dogs in a months time when you couldnt do it for years??? Things just dont add up.
I am sooo proud of this team. What a great job you all have done these last few weeks. I know you are all running on not much sleep and working your tails off to get these last few transported and adopted We cannot thank you enough for your hard work and long hours. We will all be able to hold our heads high and know we have done it with grace and dignity Heartfelt thanks to you all❤️
Just donated-thank you for all you do!
Thank you HOPE! What happened with the last two? Did the rescue come through for them?
Yes, bless all of you for giving so much if yourselves. These sweet animals don’t have a voice & you all have become their angels.
I'm just curious how you still need money when the Canadian shelter just gave you a pretty large donation to help you finish the transports you had left.
Could you use a medium size dog kennel for transport?
Nothing is adding up here, maybe if you would have transported and did this all along maybe them poor dogs wouldn't of went threw all of that. You all have gotten a lot of money and donations but can't share with the public where every dollar went.
Are they not eligible for adoption in Arkansas yet? If so, why not try and get some adopted decreasing the additional travel costs while waiting for all of the funding for the trip.
Yesterday day you said only 2 special dogs was left.
I am confused, you have 72 dogs waiting to go to Canada and you are just now telling us?? Or what is going on here?
This honestly makes no sense to me. If you have people willing to adopt here, why waste the money to transport. I could understand that they get what’s left over, but to expect people to cough up $3500 is insane.
How do you get them ready for transport? What does this mean?
why are they going to Canada?
Yesterday it was two dogs still needed to be placed. Now it's 72? WTF?! www.facebook.com/HOPEhumanesociety/posts/10155964805041213
6 days ago
The HOPE Adoption Lobby will be closed tomorrow. Thank you to everyone who has helped find these wonderful abandoned pets homes and transports. Our team is currently working on placement of our last two special needs babies. ... See MoreSee Less
Spay and neuter problem solved. Shame on people who do not but whine about shelter and dump animals or kill the unwanted. Thank you to all that volunteer and serve to save God's creation.
Thank you and God bless each and everyone of you that worked tirelessly to make sure that each of those precious little Souls had a safe and secure home or rescue before closing your doors. I pray that things will work out and a new shelter will open very soon. In the meantime God bless you all and all the little fur babies now and in the future💖😭😭😭
Thank you for all you all have done to help these babies!! So sorry this happened.
To the staff and volunteers of Hope, thank you and God bless all of you who worked so hard to help these animals find homes. God saw your efforts and each of you will be blessed. And if there is a rainbow heaven each one will come one day to you and in their way say, “ thank you for giving to The Lord. I was a life that was saved because you gave your all to me.” Again, thank you.
Thank you for all you all have done to find homes for the animals in your care! It’s so sad to see this shelter close.
God bless all the people that have worked, volunteered or donated to Hope. Thank you for taking care of & finding homes for the last fur babies.
Thank you so much to everyone that has worked so hard to find homes for all these abandoned pets. It's so sad that you're having to close and all of the animals that are going to be out there because of it and the other shelters that are closer like Van Buren that are going to be overcrowded already. Bless everyone that has opened their hearts and homes to all the sweet animals that have been abandoned and abused.
Thank you all so much! You have done an amazing job with such a short time frame.
Thank you for everything that you have done for these sweet babies. So sad to see this great establishment go.
So, aside from the last two-ALL others have been adopted?! Wow. Thank you for everything you do for these sweet animals. It was a pleasure to support you this past year. I hope all of you find other jobs helping animals. The horrible mayor who made the decision about HOPE will be seeking reelection in 2020 and I'm planning to donate to his opponent's campaign and support that person in any way I can.
Thank you for you compassion and diligence in helping all of these precious animals find new homes. I'm so disappointed in how our city government has failed them.
Y'all are wonderful. God bless everyone of Y'all. It Was great working with you
Thank you all that have worked so hard to care for these babies - you are angels on earth ❤️😍
Thank you for all you have done and for bringing our sweet Rabbit in our life ❤️
I hate everything about losing your services. Breaks my heart.
Thank you for all you have done. I am so very sad you had to close. I am very concerned about what will happen now. I pray blessings on each one of you for helping all these homeless animals. I also pray you can return and continue to save lives.
Please let me know what the special needs babies are. I may know a couple of specialized rescues that may take them, depending on what they need.
Y’all are amazing! Your dedication and perseverance in getting all those dogs out of there is above and beyond. You should be proud of what you’ve accomplished.
Thank you guys for working so hard for so long. I really wish you weren’t having to close the doors.
Thank u, Hope, for loving the animals who have needed help, for being their advocates, and for fighting the good fight.
Sorry to see you go! Thank you for loving & taking care of Ft Smith pets since 1937..... 💜💙💚🇺🇸🙏💪
Praying for them!
Thank you all, but Fort Smith, you have really messed up. I am disgusted and disappointed in a place I loved
Thank you for the final hustle! You guys are amazing!
Please post pics of the last 2 and what their needs are. Its not too late!
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How YOU Can Help
We started a two year plan to go No Kill on April 1, 2016, and we’re making great strides. This plan is a major undertaking for us and we will not be able to achieve this goal without the help and support of the whole community!
HOPE Humane Society is the largest Humane Society in the State of Arkansas and receives no state or federal funding. It is a local organization dedicated to the humane treatment of animals in Sebastian County and the surrounding areas. HOPE Humane Society is funded by contributions from area individuals and businesses, special fundraising events, and the annual dues paid by its members.
It costs $19.00 a day to care for each animal in the shelter. There are 400 to 500 animals in the shelter at any given time. The shelter spays or neuters every adoptable animal that comes through the shelter to prevent overpopulation in our area. The shelter microchips every adoptable animal that comes through the shelter to make sure if they are lost they can be returned to their rightful owner.
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