Caloosa Humane Societ
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Our mission is to serve, shelter, and protect the homeless animals in our care. Our no-kill facility
provides low cost spay/neuter services to the community with the goal of reducing the extreme
overpopulation of unwanted animals.
Caloosa Humane Society is a non-profit, 501 (c)(3) status organization that receives no federal, state, or local funding and relies on donations
and fundraisers only.
Issue #3 August 2012
The Caloosa Humane Society invites you to join us at the
3rd Annual Peace Love & Paws Gala to be held Saturday,
October 13th, 2012 at RiverBend Motorcoach Resort. The
gala is a beautiful evening reception featuring delectable
dining by Cracker Cookin & Caterin, a splendid display of
silent and live auction items, a fun photo booth, and other
fabulous ways to support our community animals at the
shelter. The gala allows us to celebrate our mission and
recognize those that make a difference in the lives of
As a non-profit, we are still completely reliant upon fundraisers and donations from our supporters in order
to continue serving our community. All proceeds from this event will go to Caloosa Humane Society to fulfill
our mission. Your ongoing support ensures that we are able to respond to the growing demand of needs
within our community and beyond. We value our supporters, volunteers, donors, veterinarians, and friends.
Without all of you, none of this would be possible.
This evening is sponsored by a very generous donor, Whiddon’s Hoe Service, Family Eye Care, Boone
Electric, Mr. and Mrs. Matt Arnold, CenterState Bank, Riverworks Management LLC, Porterfield Oil Co., All
Nails, E & B Cattle Corp., and Mrs. Susan Kushnier.
Sponsorships are still available and welcomed.
Tickets are on sale now! Tickets are $50.00 per person, you can purchase your tickets at Caloosa Humane
Society or online at www.caloosahumanesociety.org. Please call 863.675.0997 for more information and
Caloosa Humane Society
1200 Pratt Blvd.
P.O. Box 2997
LaBelle, FL 33975
Monday - Saturday
11:00am until 4:00pm
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PERMIT NO. 56
P.O. Box 2337
LaBelle, FL 33975
Donations will be gratefully accepted at the Caloosa Humane Society!
Dry Dog Food
Dry Puppy Food
Dry Cat Food
Pet Carriers / Crates
Dry Kitten Food
Foster Homes &
Volunteers are always
Canned Cat Food
Dog Toys (Ropes & Kongs)
Dog Collars & Leashes
Dawn Dish Soap
Tall Kitchen Trash Bags
Brooms / Mops
Clay Cat Litter
We can always use saleable items
for our monthly yard sales!
CHS Animal Statistics
January 1, 2012 - August 28, 2012
We are happy to report that our homeless pets find their new homes in nearly half the time now!
Average length of stay:
CHS Welcomes Jessica Brugler, DVM
The Caloosa Humane Society welcomes our new Medical Director,
Jessica Brugler, DVM, to our staff! Dr. Brugler is a graduate of The
Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. She not only
provides medical care to our shelter animals, but also is at the helm
of our new low-cost animal clinic open to the public (located at
1050 Commerce Dr., LaBelle). We asked her to share an introduction
with our loyal volunteers, members, donors, and animal lovers in
“I grew up with 2 big brothers in a small town in West Central Ohio,
which is very similar to the LaBelle area. I have always loved animals, and
always knew I wanted to go into veterinary medicine. While I was in vet
school at the Ohio State University I discovered the challenging, yet
engaging, field of shelter medicine. I feel right at home at Caloosa Humane
Society. I am really looking forward to meeting new people and providing
low-cost, high-quality, compassionate care for the local animal population
and community of LaBelle.”
For more information on clinic hours and services, please call
863.675.0997, or visit our website at caloosahumanesociety.org.
“High-Five for the 2012 Fund-A-Need”
We are pleased to report that the Cat Facility Expansion is progressing nicely and we
would like to announce the sponsorship of two of the four indoor/outdoor cat
rooms. We thank Mrs. Susan Kushnier for her very generous $10,000.00 sponsorship.
Mrs. Kushnier’s Cat Room will be lovingly named Pumkin’s Cove in honor of her
cat Pumkin adopted from Caloosa Humane Society last summer. We also received
an anonymous $10,000.00 sponsorship from another generous donor whose Cat
Room will be named in the near future. In addition to the Cat Room sponsors, an
additional $7,000.00 has been donated so far for the “2012 Cat Room Fund-A-Need.”
A very special shout-out of thanks to everyone who has contributed so far to this
project. We could not do this for our fabulous felines without you!
But we’re not done yet ...
The “2012 Cat Room Fund-A-Need” will be highlighted at the upcoming “Peace Love & Paws Gala,” along
with a display of the architectural 3-D rendering. Our goal is to raise a total of $40,000.00 for the “Fun in
the Sun” place for our cats, with plans for construction to begin this fall.
This is an artist rendering of what CHS will look like after the completed renovations. As you can see, the
four new cat rooms will each have screened areas for access to healthy, fresh air and more room to play.
We invite you to participate in this very special project. Donate today with one of the several levels of
sponsorship to bring new digs for our wonderful kitties.
______ Big Cat Sponsor - Name a Cat Room: $10,000.00
Petunia & Rosie
______ Cats Rule the Universe Sponsor: $5,000.00
______ Cats Meow Sponsor: $2,500.00
______ Fabulous Felines Sponsor: $1,000.00
______ Cuddly Kittens Sponsor: $500.00
______ Other Amount
Thank you from all our purrfectly wonderful kitties and we hope to see you on October 13th at the “Peace
Love & Paws Gala!”