S: 2011-2012 Volunteer Yearbook
BC: THANK YOU for all you do to help homeless pets
FC: 2011-2012 Volunteer Yearbook | Decatur Animal Services
1: ""We are so very pleased and proud of our hardworking staff, volunteers, ...and of course, our animals. " Carol Wicks 8/13/12
2: ASPCA 100K CHALLENGE 2011 | To celebrate DAS's 1st birthday, we participated in a national contest! DAS ranked in 21st place among 114 applying shelters.
3: Cats and dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole. - Bettina Eddie | A combined 487 animals were saved during August, September and October 2011 - a 25.3% increase over 2010!
5: Our Furry Friends..
6: September 2011 | We participated in the 9th Annual Huntsville Obedience Training Club's (HOTC ) Dog Fair.
7: HOTC Dog Fair
8: Volunteers raffled off animal theme quilts during the Morgan County Fair in September 2011. There were also cats and dogs available for adoption and several animals were adopted on the spot!
9: A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself." - Josh Billings
10: WALK YOUR PAWS
12: Happy Halloween
13: DAS staff and volunteers had some fun dressing up for Halloween. One of our volunteers even made a "Kitty Litter" Cake!
15: Here Kitty Kitty
16: Decatur Animal Services won “Best Decorated Animal Unit” in 2011. Volunteers walked over 30 dogs in the parade! The $100 prize was used to reduce adoption fees on 5 lucky animals who needed a little help finding a new home.
17: "My little dog, a heartbeat at my feet." ~ Edith Wharton
18: Home for the Holidays | In December, DAS had a Home for the Holidays party. There were door prizes, treats, a bake sale and even Santa took some time out of his busy schedule to grant a Christmas wishes for 22 animals who went to their forever homes that day!
20: Valentine's Bake Sale | What a success our bake sale was! We raised over $600 that we used to lower adoption fees of the shelter animals.
21: Puppy Love
22: Mardi Gras Carnival Canines on Parade
24: STOP the Stork Baby Shower | Spay | Neuter | Adopt
25: The shower was an all day "come and go" event. We had several drawings for prizes, a silent auction of paw print art, handmade jewelry for sale, and a puppy and kitten to play with. We collected a ton of much needed supplies which the shelter promptly put to good use!
26: YARD SALE May 2012
27: The yard sale was a huge success; together we raised $2,187.67 to put toward lowering adoption fees! | SHOP 'til you Drop