Why do we need the Humane Society in Bay County?
In 2010, almost 10,000 animals were accepted into animal control facilities in Bay County. In the same year, almost 8,000 an...
What is your governing philosophy?
Our number one priority is reducing the numbers of animals euthanized in Bay County. Simply wanting to do the right thing fo...
What is a ‘no-kill’ shelter?
"No-kill" means that animals are not destroyed except in cases of terminal and painful illness or untreatable behavioral issu...
What are the funding differences required by a ‘no-kill’ shelter?
When we accept an animal, we are making an ongoing commitment. We provide all the physical, emotional and medical care that ...
What other obstacles do you face with the return to the Bay Drive shelter?
Ongoing, monthly donations are a major concern in returning to the Bay Drive facility. Monthly revenue requirements for main...
How many animals can you/do you serve each year?
In 2008, we received 200 cats and 357 dogs, and adopted 236 cats and 338 dogs. In 2009, we received 80 cats and 146 dogs; and...
What is the difference between the Humane Society and Bay County Animal Control?
Together, the two agencies work cooperatively to try to save the life of every adoptable animal in Bay County. The Humane Soc...
How are you affiliated with Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) and American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA)?
The Humane Society of Bay County is an independent 501(c)(3) organization and is not affiliated with any other local, state o...
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