CAPS will not host its annual Bark in the Park next month. Unfortunately, the
current COVID-19 pandemic and the stay at home order have made it impossible to
do this event at this time. Hopefully, this pandemic will end soon, and we’ll
be able to celebrate in the fall with the Mutt Strut, fabulous booths, contests,
I visited with Norma Klenakis, one of the original “Dirty Dozen” who founded
CAPS. It is always humbling to hear her stories about the people who pulled
together to form our no-kill shelter. Actually, it is awe inspiring. CAPS has
been in Fallon for 33 years. How great is that?
CAPS is a
homegrown shelter that relies on volunteers, fundraisers, and donations to keep
it going. During the year, we have three major fund raisers: Bark in the Park,
CAPS garage sale, and The Murder Mystery. When disaster strikes our team, we
have little to fall back on.
rescuers of many animals, and the animals are rescuers of many people. It’s a
wonderful notion realized. I am a proud pet parent of a CAPS graduate. I’m sure
many of you have read Watson’s articles. Watson came to CAPS by way of the
pound. Thankfully CAPS took him in, and the rest is history. He’s a great dog
and not a bad writer either, although his nails are nailing my keyboard.
to everyone in the community who helps keep CAPS alive. We have so much to be
thankful for. In the spirit of generosity, I am asking our community to please,
if you can, give a donation to help us over this rough patch. We appreciate
anything you can give.
As I have
always said, “Fallon is the small town with a big heart.”
IN NEED OF
the CAPS annual garage sale. Call 775-423-7500 for details.
cans. If you have cans to pick up, give us a call (775-423-7500), and we will
come get them. You can also drop them off at CAPS.
need free spaying/neutering for dogs or cats. We still have funds from Maddie’s
but this is a limited time program. Call 775-423-7500 for details.
to sign up for Chewy pet food delivery. The details are below.
SHOUT OUT TO
Ranson for highlighting CAPS in his article. A big bark of thanks to you!
Trumble and the Lahontan Valley News for giving CAPS a voice in our community.
You are the cat’s meow!
who made donations using our website and Facebook. Paws applause to you!
wonderful folks who adopted the following guests: Trip, Princess, Jade, Sid,
Bella, Anna, Tangerine, and Ginger. All tails are wagging for you!
COME SEE US
CAPS is open,
by appointment only, for adoptions, SNAPS, and food pantry. We cannot accept volunteers until
further notice. Call 775-423-7500.
April Pet Holiday: National Pet Parents Week.
open an account with Chewy and reference; CAPS in the order. CAPS will receive
$20 directly into the operating account with your first $50 order. Chewy offers
quality food and free two-day delivery on orders over $50. Check our Facebook
page, Churchill Animal Protection Society for details.
donate directly to CAPS on Facebook by just hitting the donate button. We are
in desperate needs of funds at this time. We thank you for your support!
mailing address is P.O. Box 5128, Fallon, NV 89407. CAPS’ phone number is
775-423-7500. CAPS’ email address is email@example.com. Please visit the CAPS
website (www.capsnevada.com) and Facebook page (Churchill Animal Protection
Society). Be sure to “Like” CAPS on Facebook because we are really likeable.
CAPS is open to the public on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Williams-Miller is a CAPS volunteer. Contact me, firstname.lastname@example.org.