Exciting News!

The Buchanan County Animal Shelter has received a grant from the Blackhawk Gaming Association for $42,000! This will help with building the rooms in our main shelter. Pictured from left to right with our award letter is Leah Higgins and Ernie and Amy Schares. This grant is a giant leap forward towards our goal!

WOOFSTOCK FESTIVAL!

Buchanan County Animal Shelter Presents:
WOOFSTOCK FESTIVAL!
Saturday, Sept. 20th at Fontana Park - West Side Shelter, Hazelton, IA @ 1:00 PM
From Hwy 150: Enter Park, Drive over Park Bridge and Turn right to Playground Area
1:00 Dog Walk (1 to 2 mile leisure walk) followed by:
Dog Costume Class: Class 1 - Small Dog, Class 2 - Large Dog, Class 3 - Rescue/Shelter Dog (Celebrity Judge for all judged classes)
Dog Trick Class (1 minute to perform dog trick)
Dog Agility Race (course of poles/tube/jump/misc)
Dog/Handler Shoe Race
Special Awards: Big Dog / Little Dog / Youngest Dog / Oldest Dog
$12.00 Entry Fee for Dog Walk (includes Dog Bandana)
$2.00 Entry Fee per Dog Class
ALL proceeds to Buchanan Co. Animal Shelter
EARLY REGISTRATION PREFERRED – Forms @ Jesup Vet Clinic/Bucoas.org/Pets Allowed Independence
or Call 319 827-2773 for info/questions

Entry Forms are below - Please copy, paste and print! We will also have forms available that day at noon!

Buchanan County Animal Shelter - WOOFSTOCK FESTIVAL
Sat. Sept. 20, Fontana Park – West Side Shelter, Hazleton IA @ 1:00 PM
From Hwy 150: Enter Park, Drive over Park Bridge and turn right to Playground Area
Entry Form – One Form per Dog
Your Name: ___________________________________________
Address & Phone:________________________________________
DOG Name: ____________________________________________
Check all events that you want to participate in:
#1_______Dog Walk (1-2 mile leisure walk - Includes Dog Bandana) $12.00
#2_______Dog Costume Class (Large Dog/Small Dog/Rescue or Shelter Dog) $2.00
#3_______Best Hippie Owner and Dog $2.00
#4_______Dog Trick Class (1 min. to perform trick) $2.00
#5_______Dog / Handler Shoe Race $2.00
(Handlers all leave shoes in row then race barefoot w/dog to shoes, put on shoes and race to finish line)
#6_______Dog Agility Race (Timed course of poles, tube, jump, etc.) $2.00
*Special Awards for Big Dog/Little Dog/Youngest Dog/Oldest Dog*
Additional Donation to Shelter $______
TOTAL $______
Please make checks payable to Buchanan County Animal Shelter and Mail to: PO Box 360, Jesup IA 50648
I fully understand and agree that the Buchanan Co. Animal Shelter Board & Event Committee, Sponsors and property owners in NO WAY assume any responsibility of dogs, people or personal property. Participants are responsible for their own dogs and their own insurance.

ADULT SIGNATURE: ___________________________________________ Date:________________

VENDOR SPACE AVAILABLE - $30.00 per table
PEACE – LOVE – DOGS!

Shelter News!

The Buchanan County Animal Shelter is taking bids for interior finish work on our 136 ft X 84 ft shelter building to be located in Hazelton. Bids can be submitted until Aug. 30. The bids may be submitted as separate material and labor bids or as a combined bid. Pick up plans at Jesup Vet Clinic in Jesup or Pets Allowed in Independence.

Sweatshirts and T-Shirts for Sale!

We have BuCoAS Sweatshirts and T-Shirts for sale in Adult and Youth sizes. Please call 319-827-2773 to inquire about colors and sizes available or stop by the Jesup Vet Clinic! Our sweatshirts are $30.00 and Adult Tee's are $15.00. This is a great way to support the Shelter!

Donate Your Thrivent Choice Dollars!

Who's got THRIVENT CHOICE DOLLARS?? We are now approved to receive Thrivent for Lutherans Choice Dollars!! If you have Thrivent investments or life insurance policies - you are receiving Choice Dollars to be used toward a charity. Send your Choice Dollars online by going to Thrivent website, get in Choice Dollars page and type in Buchanan. Only that. Should bring up 3 options and click on the Shelter name. If trouble, type in Jesup, IA. Do not fill out all the boxes - slows the system down and difficult to search for the Shelter to designate your dollars to. Trouble - call 800 847 4836 and say Operator to talk to someone to fix the problem. THANKS FRIENDS for sending your charity dollars!!

Donate Iron or Metal for the Shelter!

You can make a donation to the Shelter by getting rid of IRON or METAL! Take it to Schafer's Iron & Metal Recycling at 1965 Otterville Blvd. in Independence - tell TROY your load should be donated to the Buchanan Co Animal Shelter. Schafer's will send the Shelter a check! If you'd like a tax form for your donation - just contact us at PO Box 360 Jesup 50648, or call 319-827-2773. All donations are tax deductible!

Recycling Centers in Independence & Oelwein

Continue to support us by dropping off your clean cardboard, newspaper, cereal boxes and other recyclable paper/cardboard products to either of our semi locations:
Independence: Across from the Falcon Center
Oelwein: Across from Hub City Implement in the old Norbys Parking Lot
They are open for anytime drop off. This is an great way to help benefit the animals and our environment!

Consignment Corner at Grandma Debbie's

Consignment Corner at Grandma Debbie's in Independence

We take donations of quality home decor Tues - Sat 9:30am-5:00pm.

Keep the items coming.....we are making money for the animals! Thank you!!

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