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Hi everyone, I am Bella, one of the many Labs that arrived at the shelter a few weeks ago. So much has happened to me. I was living in conditions that were not good; I am so glad I came to the shelter. Now I get regular food and kind words from the staff everyday. But I just donít think I am ever going to have a happy life. It seems everyone is in puppy love and we adult dogs are forgotten. I have to admit that even though I am getting good care I am depressed. I sit in my cage and just hang my head I have given up. I want to be loved. The staff says I am sweet and gentle; I try my best to please. Wonít someone please give me a chance at happiness? I am five years old and have many years ahead of me. Can you make my dream come true? Hey people, come on, I have been waiting for my forever home for almost five months! That sounds like I am complaining, I am not, I am just anxious. I would never complain because I lived on my own for over a year and that was not fun. I think you will be happy to know that I am litter trained and I am already spayed. So really there is no reason for you to wait. You need to run, yes run, donít walk to the shelter and stop in to see me. I feel sure after we visit you wonít want to leave the shelter without me. I am two and a half years old which is old enough to know better but young enough to still have fun!





Our Wish List


Stretch and Scratch for cats

Kuranda Beds

Kong toys

Cat Treats

Cat Flea Medicine (Advantage-Hartz-Sergeant)

Baking Soda

Kitty Litter

Canned Dog and Cat Food

30 Gallon Garbage Cans with Lids

Pet Safe Salt

Creamy Peanut Butter

Chewie Toys


Gas Cards for the Humane Officer's truck

Foster homes

Volunteer Dog Walkers

Cat Cuddlers

Monetary Donations are also needed

Please send to:

Humane Society of Somerset County
P.O. Box 182
Somerset, PA 15501

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The shelter is in urgent need of blankets, towels, bleach, large garbage bags, powdered puppy milk and canned puppy food. Thank you.


Girls Night Out Restyled
The Hayloft
July 8, 6:30 PM

Manicures * Hairstyling * Massages * Entertainment * Cocktails * Hors d'oeuvres * Basket Raffle * Vendor Marketplace * Live Auction

Tickets are $25 and are available at the shelter, Angelitto's Hair Co. and Broken Spoke Mercantile. Must be 21 years of age or older to attend. Download our
flyer (PDF).

Premier Golf Outing
Indian Lake Private Golf Course
August 8, 11:30 AM

Four-Man Scramble Format. Price is $100 per person and includes a mixed grill lunch, golf cart, steak dinner and beverages on the course. Lunch is at 11:30 am, shotgun start is at 1 pm and steak dinner served at 6 pm. Skill prizes will be awarded as well as prizes for the winning foursome. To register or to become a sponsor, please call 233-4950.

See you there!!


June is Adopt a Shelter Cat Month! We have many cats and kittens looking for homes.

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Help reduce the number of animals in shelters! If anyone is interested in sponsoring one of our shelter pets to be spayed or neutered please call us at 814-443-2121 for details. Thank you.


Some of our animals are in foster homes. Please call ahead if there is someone in particular you wish to meet in case we need to make arrangements with the foster family. Thank you.


We are in need of volunteer dog walkers. Walkers must be at least 18 and able to handle energetic dogs. Call us at 814-443-2121 if you are able to help! Thank you.

Volunteer Dog Walkers Needed

Please help!  We need volunteers to help us exercise the dogs.  We try to walk the dogs each day to provide them with the exercise and attention they so desperately need.  You can volunteer as little or as much as you like.  If you would be interested in helping us care for our animal guests, please call the shelter at 814-443-2121.

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Sunday, June 28, 2015

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