Author: Martha Thomas

OCHS Receives Grant from Petco Love

OCHS Receives Grant from Petco Love

Newly Named Petco Love Invests in Lifesaving Work of the Oktibbeha County Humane Society Grant of $50,000 will help save more pet lives in north central Mississippi Starkville, MS (April 26, 2021) – The Oktibbeha County Humane Society (OCHS) announced today a $50,000 grant investment 

OCHS Receives “I Care for Animals” Car Tag Grant

OCHS Receives “I Care for Animals” Car Tag Grant

The Oktibbeha County Humane Society (OCHS) has been awarded a $3,000 “I Care for Animals” car tag grant from the Mississippi Board of Animal Health.  The funds will be used as part of their spay/neuter initiative.  OCHS was founded in 1978 with a mission to 

Coronavirus Update #3

Coronavirus Update #3

After several months of successful curbside adoptions, OCHS is pleased to announce that, effective immediately, we will open for in-shelter adoption appointments. Adoption appointments can be made by contacting the shelter at 662-338-9093 or shelter@ochsms.org

Notes about appointments:

– No more than two people may attend your adoption appointment

– Visitors are required to wear face masks or coverings

– If you or your guest are sick, running fever, or have been knowingly recently exposed to someone with coronavirus-like symptoms, please cancel your appointment by contacting the shelter at 662-338-9093 or shelter@ochsms.org. It is of the utmost importance that our shelter staff remain healthy to ensure the well-being of the animals in our care.We appreciate your patience as we navigate this unprecedented situation and try to make the best decisions for the animals in our care.

URGENT NEEDS:

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ADOPT

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Make the most of your adoption appointment and browse adoptable pets online at www.ochsms.org/adopt All adopted pets are spayed/neutered, current on vaccinations/preventatives, and microchipped prior to adoption.

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DONATE

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Your donations support the more than 150 homeless animals in our care and animals that continue to arrive daily.

10th Annual Dog Paddle Pool Party going VIRTUAL August 24-29

10th Annual Dog Paddle Pool Party going VIRTUAL August 24-29

The Dog Paddle pool party benefiting the Oktibbeha County Humane Society (OCHS) is taking place virtually August 24-29 with community members swimming, splashing, and having fun with their pets, from the comforts of their homes. Due to the coronavirus, the Moncrief Park Pool (host of 

10th Annual Dog Paddle is VIRTUAL!

10th Annual Dog Paddle is VIRTUAL!

We’re not letting the coronavirus rain on our pool party – the 10th Annual Dog Paddle is going VIRTUAL! Mark your calendars for August 24-29 to swim, splash, and have fun with your pets from the comforts of your home, all the while supporting shelter