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We have passed the half-way mark of our goal to purchase the Mobile Spay/Neuter Clinic. This will help the animals by doing spay/neuter at a lower cost. This will also help the animals by making more appointments available. Please make a donation using the secure Paypal button above and specify "Mobile Clinic." Or you may make a donation by check payable to the IWV Humane Society. Call Ridgecrest Animal Shelter for more information.
Starting February 9th, 2013, and every 2nd Saturday of every month, Desert Dog Pet Store and Dog Wash will have Shelter dogs and cats for adoption. Desert Dog is located at 211 N Balsam St. They also have a self-serve dog wash, buy 5, get one free. Their hours are Monday-Friday 10am-7pm, Saturday, 9am-7pm, Sunday 11am-6pm. Contact info: 760-375-7007, info@DesertDogPetStore.com, www.DesertDogPetStore.com.
|Dog combo vaccine||$13|
|Cat combo vaccine||$13|
|Microchip with lifetime registration||$20|
Ridgecrest Animal Shelter Discount Clinic Hosted by the IWV Humane Society Tuesday, March 19, 2013 760-499-5190 Vaccinations/Microchips 10:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m. No appointment needed Ė Pay at the Clinic (credit cards accepted at the Clinic) Tuesday, March 19, 2013 Distemper/Parvo $13 Feline FVR-CP $13 Rabies $ 9 Microchip $20 Sorry, spay/neuter appointments are already filled for March
|Dog combo vaccine (Distemper/Parvo)||$13|
|Cat combo vaccine (Feline FVR-CP)||$13|
|Microchip with lifetime registration||$20|
Ridgecrest Animal Shelter Discount Clinic is hosted by the IWV Humane Society, 760-499-5190
Vaccinations/Microchips 10:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m.
No appointment needed - pay at the clinic (credit cards accepted at the Clinic)
There will be some great shelter animals up for adoption at the Health Fair on April 20th, from 10 am to 2 pm. The Health Fair will be at the gym of Cerro Coso Community College.
|Recycle at Golden Empire Salvage (Ridgecrest Blvd & Downs St) and ask their office staff to put your receipt into the Humane Society account.|
|Recycle at Pearson's Recycling and ask their office staff to put your receipt into the Humane Society account.|
|Look for Pennies for Pets cans at local retailers and DONATE!|
Remember, proceeds benefit the shelter animals and community spay/neuter progams.
Come on down to the shelter, pick out your new best friend, and fill out an adoption application. The adoption fee covers the spay or neuter, current vaccines including rabies, a city license (if applicable), an AVID microchip with lifetime registration, some toys, a new pet DVD, and a small bag of Science Diet.
The shelter schedules the spay/neuter and on the day of surgery does the vaccines and microchip. Then your new best friend is transported to the vet in the Animal Control Van. The vet does the surgery and rabies vaccine. In the afternoon, YOU pick up your pet at the vet. The shelter only uses one vet.
The usual adoption fees (unless we have a "special") are:
Kind News, online and a newpaper intended for classroom use, K-6
National Geographic Animals for Kids
We believe the answer to pet overpopulation is prevention of unwanted litters of kittens and puppies. By performing a relatively simple surgery, we can put an end to the suffering that irresponsible pet owners and puppy mill breeders have created resulting in so many unwanted litters.
|Indian Wells Valley Humane Society||
April 16th ---- DISCOUNT SPAY/NEUTER and VACCINE/MICROCHIP CLINIC
CALL NOW for spay/neuter info and to make an appointment. The vaccines and microchips are "walk-in" from 10a-5p. The mobile clinic will be parked at the Ridgecrest Animal Shelter. 760-499-5190
|Kern Humane Society|| KHS provides vouchers for low-income residents. KHS vouchers can be used in conjunction with the Bakersfield SPCA/HOPE Foundation program or, with the Alpha Canine Sanctuary vouchers at a local vet office. Vouchers are only issued on the first Saturday of every month from 10 am to 3 pm. Limit of two vouchers per household every 3 months. You must be there in person or call Sue Bennet at the Kern Humane Society for instructions on how to have them mailed to you. Their thrift shop is in Bakersfield. 2111 Brundage Ln. 661-325-2589
|The Cat People||The Cat People Organization provides 1 voucher per month per household in Kern County. Call them on the FIRST of the month as the vouchers go very quickly. Leave message if they are not answering. They WILL call you back. 661-327-4706.
|Alpha Canine Sanctuary||Alpha provides $30 vouchers for any low-income Kern County resident (some restrictions apply). These vouchers can be used in combination with the Kern Humane Society vouchers at a local vet office or for the Bakersfield SPCA and HOPE Foundation program. P.O. Box 5517 Bakersfield, CA 93388, 661-391-8212
|Friends of the Kern County Animal Shelters Foundation
||Free vouchers worth $40 with no income requirements. The voucher can be used towards the spay or neuter of any pet. Friends vouchers are limited to 2 per household per year. A very limited number of vouchers will be available each month, and will be available on a first come first serve basis. Vouchers cannot be used in conjunction with Kern County Animal Control vouchers. Vouchers CAN be combined with Kern Humane vouchers (above), and at most vets in Kern County but call vets first to confirm. Both Indian Wells Veterinary Hospital and VCA Crestwood Animal Hospital in Ridgecrest accept the Friends vouchers. Friends Foundation, P.O. Box 11494, Bakersfield, CA 93389, 661-472-6191, firstname.lastname@example.org
|Kern County Animal Control||If you are low income, try for one of KCAC's vouchers. You pay $20 and they pay the rest. These are issued at the Licensing Clinics on the third Saturday of the month. If there is no clinic on the third Saturday, KCAC vouchers will be issued at the shelter on Mt. Vernon. Call 661-321-3000 for directions or information.|
|San Bernardino and Riverside Counties||POPCO (the Pet Overpopulation Coalition) provides vouchers for cats and dogs. 3 vouchers are provided at a time. When the vouchers are used, you can get 3 more. 888-767-2550
|Tehachapi Humane Society||THS has vouchers in varying amounts and can be used for residents of Tehachapi, Keene, Hart Flat, Caliente, Mojave, California City, Rosamond, Boron and North Edwards. 21600 Golden Star, Unit #3 661-823-0699 ext. 1
|Inyo County||ICARE of the Eastern Sierra is the Inyo County Spay & Neuter Resource for domestic pets as well as feral cats
|FIX YOUR PIT
||Fortress Self Storage provides vouchers for any Pit Bull or Pit Bull mix. Vouchers are $40 each and cover the entire cost of spay or neuter & rabies shot. Vouchers must be used at selected local vets only. 3813 Mesa Grande Bakersfield, CA 93304, 661-831-0923.|
If you want to volunteer at the shelter, you need to be at least 18 and a member of PACT (Police and Community Together). There are also a few school programs. You can get a PACT application (like a job app) at the shelter or at the police department. Please contact Mary Stage, Shelter Supervisor, and PACT .
Please contact mStage@ci.Ridgecrest.ca.us for more information on volunteering.
Meet Tommy, who was serving community service as the shelter's official greeter. He was busted by Animal Control Officer ''Tina'' for jay-walking in Ridgecrest Boulevard. He now lives at a home for wayward Desert Tortoises.
Help us reach our goal to purchase a mobile veterinary medical unit. Your donation is tax deductible. Please make your check payable to the IWV Humane Society. Call the supervisor, Mary Stage, at Ridgecrest Animal Shelter for details.
Please bring to the shelter at 411 San Bernardino Blvd. Mary will give you a tax receipt if you ask. Tell your friends!
If you have a dog house that you no longer need or use, please consider donating it to the shelter. We will see that it goes to a pet in the community that is without shelter.
Our hours of operation are:
Ridgecrest is the town outside Naval Air Warfare Center at China Lake in the high Mojave Desert. It is about 3 hours N of Los Angeles, about 4 hours S of Mammoth Mountain, 2 hours E of Bakersfield, and 1.5 hours NNE of Lancaster/Edwards Air Force Base. If that still doesn't do it for you, pull up the mapquest map below!