As we all head into the holiday season, the Dawson County Humane Society is providing a way for community members to provide pets in the shelter with a merry Christmas.
According to a release by the local nonprofit, people in the Dawsonville area can support the shelter and help pets in need by dropping donations off in any of the several “Presents 4 Paws” collection boxes that are set up at businesses throughout the community.
“We are grateful to the businesses that are helping with this effort by allowing our Humane Society to place a drop box at their location,” Board President Tim Smock said in the release. “We truly appreciate their participation and support. To date we have 16 local businesses where items on our wish list can be dropped off. I would also like to thank all our supporters who help by donating the needed items.”
Currently, collection boxes in the community are set up at the following businesses:
All Animals Veterinary Hospital
Tru Value Hardware
Coastal State Bank
Miller's Ale House
BenchMark Physical Therapy
Thompson Creek Animal Hospital
Humane Society Resale Shop and Boutique
Dawsonville Veterinary Hospital
John Megel Chevrolet
Some of the items currently on the organization’s wish list include:
Clay cat litter
Dry dog food
Dry puppy food
Dry cat food
Dry kitten food
Blue Dawn dish soap
Liquid laundry soap
Contractor 3-ply black trash bags
Blue nitrile exam gloves
For more information about the holiday drive and the Dawson County Humane Society, go to https://dawsoncountyhumanesociety.org/ or call the shelter at 706-265-9160.