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Shawn G

Shawn G works for the Georgetown Texas Animal Shelter. Prior to working at the shelter, she volunteered there for 10 years and also served as chair of the Animal Shelter Advisory Board for several years. She lives with Cinder and Ella, two middle-aged black Lab mixes. She is responsible for the fun, heart-warming descriptions featured on Pets of the Week.

Pets News

Nala, who was vaccinated before posing in bluebonnets The Georgetown Animal Shelter will conduct a low-cost vaccination clinic on Saturday, July 29, 8:30-11 a.m.  The walk-in clinic is for cats and dogs. Help protect your pet from diseases they can pick up outside. The clinic is open to all, whether you

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Pets News

Here is a good article on helping your dog during the upcoming fireworks! https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/dog-spies/good-and-bad-ways-to-help-a-dog-afraid-of-fireworks/

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DogPOTWUnique Breed

2-year-old Missy found herself all alone and pregnant.  Luckily, she was brought to the shelter where she gave birth to 8 healthy pups (all have already been adopted).  Now that her mothering duties are complete, she is ready for a home that will treat her like a baby. Missy loves

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CatPOTW

4-year-old Posie is a short haired grey and white kitty with lots of purrsonality and a smushed face.  She lost her home, along with her buddy Kit, when their owner moved and couldn’t take them. Posie loves to purr, romp in the catio, and get petted.  She gets along great

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CatPOTW

16-year-old Buttercup was found as a stray and, when we got her to the shelter, we discovered a microchip. It turns out, her adopter had been missing Buttercup for 4 years! Unfortunately, her adopter now owns dogs, and they are not able to take Buttercup back. Buttercup is super sweet

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DogPOTWUnique Breed

2-year-old Gibbs is looking for someone to save his life. He was brought to the shelter by someone who said she found him in a ditch and kids were throwing rocks at him. Gibbs has not been treated kindly by many people and we are hoping to change that. He

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Newsletter

Chief Nero had some fun clowning around with this hairless kitten Riley.  The resemblance is uncanny!   The kitten has been adopted, and the Chief is not single either.

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Newsletter

MAY Intake: 155 dogs and cats Adoptions/Rescues: 64 dogs and cats = 30.5% Returned to Owner: 33 dogs and cats =15.7% Euthanized: 5 dogs and cats = 2.4%   YEAR-TO-DATE Intake: 978 dogs and cats Adoptions/Rescues: 626 dogs and cats = 60.6% Returned to Owner: 280 dogs and cats =27.1%

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CatPOTW

2-year-old Sassy Pants is anything but sassy. She originally came from a humane society in New York but then her owner brought her to us when he didn’t want her anymore. She is very sweet and affectionate. This 15 pound gal could use a little weight management but is otherwise

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CatPOTW

1-year-old Daisy lived most of her life in the backyard of a nice family who, like their neighbors, would feed Daisy and give her attention. They decided she needed a more permanent home since they were moving so they brought her to our shelter. This 6 pound little lady is

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