Youth Leadership Group presents check to Humane Society

PHOTO: L to R: Dayna, Jordan, Amber, Lance, Jonah, Ryan, Humane Officer and President of the Ottawa County Humane Society Matt Koser, Joseph, Tory, Taylor, Bailey, Selena and Aidan.

The Ability Center Youth Leadership Group presented Ottawa County Humane Officer and President of the Ottawa County Humane Society Matt Koser with a $300 check on Monday, July 28. The money was raised at a bake sale that the group held in the Sutton Center on June 27. All of the baked goods were homemade by the students in the leadership group.

The Youth Leadership Group teaches the students life and leadership skills. The students are from throughout the county; Genoa to Marblehead.



Who’s the Top Dog?

The first annual “Who’s the Top Dog?” dog show will be held at the Bark Until Dark off-leash dog park on 310 S. Bridge Rd. in Danbury Township on May 18. Proceeds from the dog show and entry fees will be donated to the Humane Society of Ottawa County. Registration and lunch are being held from 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Judging starts promptly at 1 p.m. The entry fee for the show is $10 per dog.

Blue ribbons will be awarded in the following categories: Best of Show, Cutest Dog, Ugliest Dog, Smallest Dog, Best Dog Name, Prettiest Color, Best Trick, Largest Dog and Most Awesome Tail.


Let’s Limit Litters

The Humane Society of Ottawa County is partnering in a effort with local veterinary hospitals on a spay/neuter awareness program called “Let’s Limit Litters”. 

Each year millions of unwanted pets are destroyed because of pet overpopulation. One of the best ways to prevent overpopulation is through simple spaying and neutering. It may sound like a simple solution, but the road to reaching this goal is still long and steep. The Humane Society of Ottawa County understands the vital importance of spaying and neutering and the impact on the overpopulation problem. Along with the local area veterinary hospitals, they have developed a low cost sterilization program. 

The program is very simple and you just have to contact the Humane Society of Ottawa County and obtain a low cost sterilization certificate. The costs of the certificates are as follows: 

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