Walk Your Dog for the Shelter!

Here's an easy and free way to help the shelter! Using your smartphone, go to www.WoofTrax.com to download their free app. Every time you walk your dog, use the app, pick the Buchanan County Animal Shelter and we will get money for every mile walked! Don't have a dog? The app lets you create one to walk with you! If you don't have a smart phone, walk with a friend who does and you can both help the shelter! So lets all walk for the animals!

Buchanan County Animal Shelter Fundraiser!

Open Youth Equine Clinics & Iowa 4H & FFA Team Fun Competition
Supplemental funds provided by the Buchanan County Chapter, Thrivent Financial

DATE: MAY 30, 2015
LOCATION: Pullin Simonsen Arena Cattle Congress Grounds
257 Ansborough Ave. Waterloo, Iowa

Showmanship: Justin Nosbich - Ranch Pleasure: Dylana Luett - Judging Reasons: Megan Gogerty & Dennis Deppe - Judging Clinic: Megan Gogerty - Western Pleasure: Justin Nosbich - Barrel Racing: Becky Pint - Nutrition: Hillary Lynch - Horse Care: Dr. Shelly Reid, DVM - Trail: Judi Nelson


$15 fee for clinics with horses, must be pre-registered by May 15. Open to all youth 18 and under. Audit-FREE or donation to BUCOAS.
$5 Fee for Judging Team & Reasons Clinic; Pre-registration preferred but not required. See Clinic Entry Form for more information.

8:00 AM Check In & Arenas available for open riding

Bleachers: Judging Team Scoring & Reasons Clinic
Outdoor Arena: TRAIL CLINIC


Noon Lunch Break – Lunch Stand Available
All Attend: Purina Nutrition / Basic Horse Care / Arena Etiquette

1:00 - 2:00 Open Riding – PS Arena & Outdoor Arena
Bleachers: Ask a Vet (Questions & Answers)


$10 Team Fee must be pre-registered by May 15. See Team Entry form for more information.
Teams made from minimum 4 current 4H/FFA members, and their enrolled equine projects; with 2 entries from each team eligible to compete in each class. See entry form for more details.

CLASSES: Showmanship - English Pleasure - Western Pleasure - Ranch Pleasure - Barrel Race - Ribbon Race - Obstacle Race (No horses - timed) - Bat Race (No horses –bring a bat) - Boot Race (No horses)
Following Events: Awards Ceremony & Social Time

Participants: NO Barns or stalls may be used – must work out of your trailer. No overnight camping. PLEASE clean up after your horse – take manure home. Please support the lunch stand available – no other food allowed on grounds. Please be courteous to all volunteers who helped make this special event possible. This event is a fundraiser for the Buchanan County Animal Shelter. All fees & donations go to the Shelter. BuCoAS is a 501 C 3 non-profit organization. Clinic registration & fee NOT guaranteed slot in Clinic, notification will be given to all entries of acceptability, however, all entry fees will be retained as donation to Shelter.
This affordable youth event is possible by combined efforts of generous clinicians, Buchanan Co. Animal Shelter friends, 4-H & FFA friends, Numerous Sponsors, B&B Farm Store (Jesup) and Silver Spur Saddle Shop (Waterloo). THANK YOU ALL!

MANY THANKS TO NATIONAL CATTLE CONGRESS, Clinicians and Volunteers for this opportunity!
Questions? Contact Kris Klingaman 319 231-2541 or Lynette Kresser 563 920-6117
Clinic and Team Entry Forms are in our Store under Event Tickets and Registration for you to copy and paste or you can download the forms at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/492266997576893/ (Iowa 4-H & FFA Equine Facebook Page)

Scrapbook Display for the BuCoAS!

We would like to challenge all of our supporters to help as we raise funds for the final stage of our shelter. We would like to have a photo and a personalized story about the great pets that have enriched your life to put in a scrapbook that will be displayed in the reception area of the shelter. We are also asking at this time, if it is financially possible, to consider donating $1.00 per pet or whatever you are comfortable giving to this great cause. We can't wait to hear from you, we know there are a lot of great stories out there!

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 has THRIVENT CHOICE DOLLARS? We are 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 the Thrivent website, get in the Choice Dollars page and type in Buchanan. Only that. It will bring up 3 options - just click on our Shelter name. Or you can type in Jesup, IA. Do not fill out all the boxes - it slows the system down and makes it difficult to search for our Shelter to designate your dollars to. Trouble - call 800-847-4836 and say Operator. THANK YOU 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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