Where are we NOW!

Since opening our doors on January 5, 2012, PCF has …….

Adopted – 359 animals to loving homes.
Spayed/Neutered – 129 animals. (This does not include cat clinics)
TNR Clinics – Held 8 Clinics and spayed/neutered 231 cats.
Other Accomplishment Include:
Business

  • Launched the new Pets Come First Website.
  • Recreated a new look and feel for the Pets Come First Facebook Page
  • Created a Board/Fundraising/Grant Writing Team
  • Created Volunteer Coordinator position to recruit/train/schedule volunteers for the adoption center, special events, and fundraising.
  • Setup new Adoption/Surrender/Foster Care policy and procedures
  • Revamped and created new operating policies and procedures
  • Researched/Implemented new Adoption Center Software
  • Implemented a new Accounting System
  • Re-evaluated and renegotiated contracts on all billing setup by PSPCA to save on monthly operating costs
  • Set up new postage system

 Building

  • Cleaned/Scrubbed/Disinfected and repainted office, kennels and the two cat rooms
  • Removed dropped ceiling in cat room and added 2 ceiling fans
  • Reorganized the cat room to create a welcoming and fun environment
  • Created an additional back office work for greater efficiency
  • Designed/installed/raised funds/fixed lighting for a new PCF sign – donated by Metzger Animal Hospital
  • Removed damaged wooden fencing and debris from runs
  • Replaced lighting and repainted outdoor post and railings
  • Working on redesigning the landscape
  • Added decor features to create insulation to help with heating and cooling the facility

 Programs

  • Implemented a Low Cost Spay/Neuter Program for cats and dogs, working with local Veterinarians
  • Implemented a monthly TNR clinic
  • Coordinated with local businesses delivery and drop off of weekly donations
  • Started compost for grass clippings and horse manure
  • Implemented a Recycling Program eliminating 2 dumpsters

 Barn

  • Applied/Granted funds to repair drainage problem at the horse barn
  • Installed a concrete pad, stall flooring and new mats.
  • Phase 2 will include installing storage and shelving units in the barn
  • Applied/Granted fund for spaying & neutering cats

  Fundraising

  • Held the Fourth Annual Dog Jog Fundraiser
  • Held  many other successful fundraising events
  • Totaling approximately $60,000 in 7 months.

 Other

  • Jabco-Maggi Motors donated a van to transport animals to and from medical appointments. 
  • Gavek Graphics donated decals for the van
  • Repaired/Maintained all outside equipment-lawn mowers, riding garden tractor, weed eater and snow blower
  • Create a storage area for all fundraising supplies and facility supplies.
  • Setup a separate area for medical and grooming