“You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him.”


James D. Miles

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2017-11-16T21:37:13+00:00

James D. Miles

"You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him."

“The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.”


Mahatma Gandhi

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2017-11-16T22:20:30+00:00

Mahatma Gandhi

“The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.”

“Money can buy you a fine dog, but only love can make him wag his tail.”


Kinky Friedman

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2017-11-16T21:39:38+00:00

Kinky Friedman

"Money can buy you a fine dog, but only love can make him wag his tail."

“Scratch a dog and you’ll find a permanent job.”


Franklin P. Jones

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2017-11-16T21:41:54+00:00

Franklin P. Jones

"Scratch a dog and you'll find a permanent job."

“Animals are such agreeable friends – they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms.”


George Eliot

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2017-11-16T21:25:19+00:00

George Eliot

"Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms."

“We have more to learn from animals than animals have to learn from us.”


Anthony Douglas Williams

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2017-11-16T21:36:48+00:00

Anthony Douglas Williams

"We have more to learn from animals than animals have to learn from us."

“Until one has loved an animal a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.”


Anatole France

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2017-11-16T21:44:35+00:00

Anatole France

"Until one has loved an animal a part of one's soul remains unawakened."

“Before you get a dog, you can’t quite imagine what living with one might be like; afterward, you can’t imagine living any other way.”


Caroline Knapp

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2017-11-16T21:51:17+00:00

Caroline Knapp

"Before you get a dog, you can't quite imagine what living with one might be like; afterward, you can't imagine living any other way."

“The average dog is a nicer person than the average person.”


Andy Rooney

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2017-11-16T21:52:41+00:00

Andy Rooney

"The average dog is a nicer person than the average person."

“Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend. Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read.”


Groucho Marx

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2017-11-16T21:41:04+00:00

Groucho Marx

"Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read."

“An animal’s eyes have the power to speak a great language.”


Martin Buber

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2017-11-16T21:28:25+00:00

Martin Buber

"An animal's eyes have the power to speak a great language."

“The question is not, ‘Can they reason?’ nor ‘Can they talk?’ but ‘Can they suffer?'”


Jeremy Bentham

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2017-11-16T21:32:11+00:00

Jeremy Bentham

"The question is not, 'Can they reason?' nor 'Can they talk?' but 'Can they suffer?'"

“We must fight against the spirit of unconscious cruelty with which we treat the animals. Animals suffer as much as we do.”


Albert Schweitzer

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2017-11-16T21:26:12+00:00

Albert Schweitzer

"We must fight against the spirit of unconscious cruelty with which we treat the animals. Animals suffer as much as we do."

“Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.”


Robert A. Heinlein

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2017-11-16T21:42:32+00:00

Robert A. Heinlein

"Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea."

“The better I get to know men, the more I find myself loving dogs.”


Charles de Gaulle

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2017-11-16T21:54:11+00:00

Charles de Gaulle

"The better I get to know men, the more I find myself loving dogs."

“I could not have slept tonight if I had left that helpless little creature to perish on the ground.”


Abraham Lincoln

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2017-11-16T21:29:23+00:00

Abraham Lincoln

"I could not have slept tonight if I had left that helpless little creature to perish on the ground."

“Time spent with cats is never wasted.”


Sigmund Freud

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2017-11-16T21:40:24+00:00

Sigmund Freud

"Time spent with cats is never wasted."

“Animals share with us the privilege of having a soul.”


Pythagoras

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2017-11-16T21:27:33+00:00

Pythagoras

"Animals share with us the privilege of having a soul."

“A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself.”


Josh Billings

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2017-11-16T22:13:05+00:00

Josh Billings

"A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself."

“I care not much for a man’s religion whose dog and cat are not the better for it.”


Abraham Lincoln

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2017-11-16T17:08:36+00:00

Abraham Lincoln

"I care not much for a man's religion whose dog and cat are not the better for it."

“Whoever said that diamonds are a girl’s best friend…never owned a dog.”


Author Unknown

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2017-11-16T21:36:27+00:00

Author Unknown

"Whoever said that diamonds are a girl's best friend...never owned a dog."

“In ancient times cats were worshipped as gods; they have not forgotten this.”


Terry Pratchett

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2017-11-16T21:51:52+00:00

Terry Pratchett

"In ancient times cats were worshipped as gods; they have not forgotten this."

“When I look into the eyes of an animal I do not see an animal. I see a living being. I see a friend. I feel a soul.”


A.D. Williams

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2017-11-16T21:36:04+00:00

A.D. Williams

"When I look into the eyes of an animal I do not see an animal. I see a living being. I see a friend. I feel a soul."

“Do more than belong: participate. Do more than care: help. Do more than believe: practice. Do more than dream: work.”


William Arthur Ward

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2017-11-16T22:10:07+00:00

William Arthur Ward

“Do more than belong: participate. Do more than care: help. Do more than believe: practice. Do more than dream: work.”

“Because the heart beats under a covering of hair, of fur, feathers, or wings, it is, for that reason, to be of no account?”


Jean Paul

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2017-11-16T21:27:59+00:00

Jean Paul

"Because the heart beats under a covering of hair, of fur, feathers, or wings, it is, for that reason, to be of no account?"

“We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.”


Winston S. Churchill

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2017-11-16T21:32:41+00:00

Winston S. Churchill

“We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.”

“A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself.”


Josh Billings

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2017-11-16T21:39:03+00:00

Josh Billings

"A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself."

“If I could be half the person my dog is, I’d be twice the human I am.”


Charles Yu

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2017-11-16T21:34:50+00:00

Charles Yu

"If I could be half the person my dog is, I'd be twice the human I am."

“I’m suspicious of people who don’t like dogs. But I trust a dog when it doesn’t like a person.”


Ron Burgundy

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2017-11-16T21:35:18+00:00

Ron Burgundy

"I'm suspicious of people who don't like dogs. But I trust a dog when it doesn't like a person."

“Never doubt that a small group of concerned citizens can change the world. Indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.”


Margaret Mead

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2017-11-16T21:30:15+00:00

Margaret Mead

"Never doubt that a small group of concerned citizens can change the world. Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has."

“The time will come when men such as I will look upon the murder of animals as they now look on the murder of men.”


Leonardo da Vinci

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2017-11-16T21:24:25+00:00

Leonardo da Vinci

"The time will come when men such as I will look upon the murder of animals as they now look on the murder of men."

“Happiness is a warm puppy.”


Charles Schulz

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2017-11-16T21:35:41+00:00

Charles Schulz

"Happiness is a warm puppy."

“There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats.”


Albert Schweitzer

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2017-11-16T21:43:07+00:00

Albert Schweitzer

"There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats."

“Man’s highest duty is to protect animals from cruelty.”


Emile Zola

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2017-11-16T21:28:59+00:00

Emile Zola

"Man's highest duty is to protect animals from cruelty."

“Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.”


Anatole France

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2017-11-16T21:34:23+00:00

Anatole France

"Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul remains unawakened."

To provide care for these animals we rely on support from people like you. Donations of cash, food, and supplies are graciously accepted. Come find a friend for life. No one will ever provide you with as much unconditional love and loyalty or greet you with as much enthusiasm as a pet will. Every Animal in the shelter can provide you with boundless love and companionship, and every Animal deserves a lifetime home.

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Become a Donor

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Become a Volunteer

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Become a Board Member

If you have the time, dedication, and the love of animals, we’d love to talk with you about serving on our board of directors.

Please reach out to Sam Terry, our President, for more information about becoming a board member.