Upcoming Events

  • Flower Delivery Fundraiser 26 Apr 2017 09:00 AM to 06:00 PM

    Annual Tri-County Humane Society Flower Fundraiser! Wednesday, April 26, 2017 (Administrative Professionals Day) Show your appreciation by sending flowers to an employee or co-worker on Administrative Professionals Day — or surprise a friend or loved one! Any day is a good day to receive flowers! For only $15, our volunteers will deliver a glass vase with two roses and greens to your employees, co-workers, friends or loved ones at their work place between 9-12pm on Wednesday, April 26, 2017.  Call us at (320) 252-0896 to place your order by phone, or mail the order form with payment to P.O. Box 701 St. Cloud, MN 56302. Order form and payment must be received by Friday, April 21, 2017. ***Delivery restricted to St. Cloud, Sauk Rapids, Waite Park, Sartell and St. Joseph businesses - no home residences.  All other orders must be picked up at the Tri-County Humane Society. 

Upcoming Events

Wed, Apr 26 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
Flower Delivery Fundraiser
Sat, Apr 29 - All day
MNSNAP Mobile Spay/Neuter Clinic
Sun, Apr 30 - All day
TCHS Apparel Fundraiser - Online
Fri, May 5 - 5:30pm - 9:30pm
Wine, Kibbles & Bids

Latest News

  • Check out our latest newsletter!
  • Online TCHS Apparel Fundraiser thru April 30
  • Tickets Now Available for Wine, Kibbles & Bids - May 5, 2017
  • See your Ad in our quarterly newsletters!

TCHS April 2017 NewsletterAPRIL 2017 NL Coverweb

Check out our spring newsletter to see what's been happening at your local Tri-County Humane Society, and what fun events are coming up!

To be added to our mailing list and receive our free quarterly newsletters by mail, email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

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Updated Ad 2 webNow through April 30th, shop our online TCHS apparel fundraiser for caps, long-sleeved T’s and zip-up hoodies.  Apparel will be delivered to the shelter in mid-May for pick-up, or you may pay an extra $6.00 to have them shipped directly to you.  

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*Caps are embroidered.

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2017 WKB Poster web We would love to see you on Friday, May 5th, at the 16th Annual Wine, Kibbles & Bids benefit for Tri-County Humane Society! Tickets are $75 per person, or you can sponsor the event as a "Friend of Animals"  for $500 and receive 2 event tickets plus your name in our event program. Want an entire table? For $900, sponsor a reserved round table for 10 and we will give you preferred seating and signage on your table acknowledging your sponsorship!  The deadline to purchase tickets is Monday, May 1, 2017.

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EVENT DETAILS

Held at the beautiful Gorecki Center at the College of St. Benedict in St. Joseph, Wine, Kibbles & Bids is one of the Society’s biggest and most important fundraisers of the year.  As the name suggests, you will enjoy wine and beer tasting (non-alcoholic options are available), a gourmet dinner, and one of the areas largest and greatest silent auctions.  You will also hear live music by the beautiful and incredibly talented Kelly Cordes, and -- best of all -- you will get to interact with some special furry guests!  If you love animals, you won’t want to miss this one-of-a-kind event!

OTHER WAYS YOU CAN HELP

2017 Sponsor Opportunities  range from $500 to $5,000 and include complimentary tickets to the event and varying forms of recognition.  Sponsorships must be approved and confirmed by March 31, 2017 to receive pre-event recognition.

Silent Auction Item Donations  are greatly appreciated!  This event is popular for having one of the largest silent auctions in Central Minnesota,

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newsletter Ad page image webTCHS publishes four newsletters annually. Our mailing list consists primarily of people in Central Minnesota.  It goes out to a minimum of 6,000 households and is also published on our website.  Advertising in our newsletters is a great way to show the local community that you support our work for animals in need.  For pet-related business, your Ad will be viewed by a very targeted market of pet owners, and you can't beat the price!

Our first newsletter in 2017 will be mailed in March.  The deadline to have your Ad included is March 1st, 2017. 

Payment per issue is $85, or you can subscribe to all four newsletters in 2017 for $400 (a $40 savings.)

Sign up to Advertise with us TODAY!  2017 TCHS Newsletter Ad Form

For more information, contact Marit Ortega at (320) 252-0896 ext 28, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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TCHS April 2017 NewsletterAPRIL 2017 NL Coverweb

Check out our spring newsletter to see what's been happening at your local Tri-County Humane Society, and what fun events are coming up!

To be added to our mailing list and receive our free quarterly newsletters by mail, email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Updated Ad 2 webNow through April 30th, shop our online TCHS apparel fundraiser for caps, long-sleeved T’s and zip-up hoodies.  Apparel will be delivered to the shelter in mid-May for pick-up, or you may pay an extra $6.00 to have them shipped directly to you.

SHOP NOW

*Caps are embroidered.

Updated Ad 2 webNow through April 30th, shop our online TCHS apparel fundraiser for caps, long-sleeved T’s and zip-up hoodies.  Apparel will be delivered to the shelter in mid-May for pick-up, or you may pay an extra $6.00 to have them shipped directly to you.  

SHOP NOW

*Caps are embroidered.

Chewing is a common complaint among those caring for dogs younger than a year old. They’re likely to chew for several reasons. For one, they’re curious creatures and they don’t have opposable thumbs. Their mouths are how they examine objects. Also, from four to eight months of age, they will shed all of their puppy teeth and grow a set of permanent teeth. Chewing helps with teething discomfort. Also, chewing gives a bored pup something to do, and dogs with separation anxiety will likely chew their owners’ items. Finally, some dogs, such as retrievers, were bred to use their mouths.

So how do you stop it?

  • Create a safe haven for your puppy: Use a dog crate or small, carefully dog-proofed area. When dog-proofing an area, get down at puppy eye level to scope out potential problems such as electrical wires or drapery cords. When you can’t supervise your puppy, place him or her in this safe haven with an approved chew toy.
  • Remember, the puppy does not need access to the entire house. Close bedroom doors or install pet gates during the animal’s chewing period.
  • Invest in a variety of chew toys appropriate to the size and chewing preferences of your dog. Check out Tri-County Humane Society’s store for a variety of toys (all the proceeds go back to the animals.) Watch your pet with the chew toys when he or she first tries them to make sure it’s appropriate. Alternate the chewies to keep interest high, saving the best for crate time or when puppy is left alone.
  • Give feedback. When the puppy eyes a table leg, say “eck” or “phooey” and then draw puppy’s attention to an acceptable chew toy. When you catch the puppy chewing on an appropriate toy, make sure to praise him or her with a treat.
  • Try anti-chew products.  If the table leg or rug fringe remains your dog’s favorite chew toy, use a commercial anti-chew product.  Tri-County Humane Society sells bitter apple sprays that are safe for pets and can be highly effective!

 

Source: Jacque Lynn Schultz, CPDT

PRINTABLE Why Do Puppies Chew, and How to Stop It.pdf

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Board member and longtime spay/neuter advocate Bill Nelson is coordinating a spaghetti dinner to raise funds for our spay/neuter fund.  Please join us on Earth Day - April 22, 2017 - at the Sauk Rapids VFW from 5-8pm!  There will even be 50/50 raffles and a meat raffle!  Tickets are $10 per person, and all proceeds will benefit the animals at Tri-County Humane Society.  Purchase your tickets at Tri-County Humane Society or online and avoid the line when you get there - plus it will help us know how much spaghetti to prepare! 

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