Upcoming Events



20
Feb
Soup & Chili Cook-Off February 23 4pm

 

Lincoln County Humane Society's First Annual Soup & Chili Cook-Off

Merrill Eagle's Club

February 23 at 4pm - Judging at 6pm 

 

 

Attendees:

You be the judge!

Tickets - $7 in advance, $8 at the door

Doors open at 4pm

Soup & Chili Samples

Raffles!

Bake Sale

Cash bar available

Tickets sold at LCHS

 

Contestants:

 

$2 per soup/chili entry

1 crockpot minimum

Soup warm on arrival

Extension cords/plug ins available

Prizes for 1st & 2nd Place

Register at 715-536-3459




06
Mar
Rabies Clinic at LCHS - March 6

Dr. Griffin from Willow Springs Garden & Pet Care will be hosting a Rabies Clinic at LCHS on March 6th from 3:45 - 5:30pm. PLEASE DO NOT ARRIVE MORE THAN 10 MINUTES EARLY, SPACE IS LIMITED IN OUR INDOOR WAITING AREA. Please do not bring dogs in until you have registered inside, when your name is called to bring your dog, please make sure the dog is leashed. Cats must be in carriers. If you have questions regarding the vaccines or additional services, please call their clinic at 715-675-1171

Prices:

Rabies Vaccine $20

Distemper Vaccine (Dogs or Cats) $20

Lymes Vaccine $34

Kennel Cough $20

If your pets are current on any vaccinations, please bring any records along. 




06
Mar
March Board Meeting

Join us March 6 for our monthly board meeting. We will discuss previous meetings, upcoming fundraisers, future goals, and more. The public is always welcome.

Our meeting is held at our building - 310 N. Memorial Drive in Merrill - at 5pm. Please call if you have any questions 715-536-3459




10
Mar
Rabies Clinic at LCHS - March 10

Dog & Cat Vaccination Clinic at LCHS

March 10, 12pm-2pm

Please arrive 15 minutes before the end of the clinic to have time to complete the paperwork.

CASH ONLY

Vaccines offered:

Rabies (dog or cat) $20

DHPPv (dog distemper) $20

FVRC (cat distemper) $20

Dog Vaccines:

Lyme $35

Leptospirosis $25

Kennel cough $25

Please bring any previous vaccination records. For the safety of all pets and people, all dogs must be on a short leash and cats must be in a crate. If you have an aggressive pet, leave it in the vehicle and go through the line to fill out the paperwork without the pet. 

Vaccines provided and given by Jennifer Prince, DVM, Wausau Mobile Pet Hospital. Please contact Dr. Prince at 715-573-8680 with any questions.




16
Mar
Northway Club Mixed Couples Pool Tournament

 Northway Club in Merrill is hosting a Mixed Couple's Pool Tournament on March 16!  The proceeds will be donated to LCHS!

There will be space for 16 teams - sign up ASAP. Starts at 1pm sharp. There will be a 50/50 Raffle and some other awesome Raffles! 

If you bring a donation for LCHS, you will also be entered into a drawing for a mystery basket. Entry is $25 per team with a 75% payback - double elimination. Entry fee includes table fee. Sign up by calling Northway at 715-536-5988!

If anyone is interested in donating a raffle prize or sponsoring the event, please contact LCHS 715-536-3459 or Northway 715-536-5988. LCHS will provide a tax receipt for all donations and event sponsorships! 




26
Mar
The Fix Is In - March 26 & 27

LCHS is pleased to announce The Fix Is In is offering low-cost spay and neuter surgeries for cats and dogs at our shelter. The March surgery dates are the  26th & 27th. You will need to call The Fix Is In to set up an appointment at 715-256-8555. 

You can also book an appointment online at http://www.thefixisin.org/make-appointment/

Prices for dog surgeries range from $85-$110 (including the rabies vaccine) and $40-$60 for cats (including the rabies vaccine). You can check out their website for additional services and information at www.thefixisin.org

LCHS does not have any access to scheduling, cancellation, or additional services. You must contact The Fix Is In directly. 

 




06
Apr
Bake Sale at Tomahawk's Home, Sport, & Travel Show

  LCHS Board members Jim & Sally will be having a bake sale at the Tomahawk Home, Sport, & Travel Show on April 6th! 

The sale will start at 9am at the Tomahawk School Complex (1048 E. King Road) and will last until 4pm or while supplies last. The LCHS Bake Sale will be in the cafeteria so make sure to look for us! 

If you are interested in donating a baked good for the sale, please contact Jim at 715-966-1961




17
Apr
The Fix Is In - April 17

The Fix Is In will be at LCHS on April 17 for low-cost spay/neuter surgeries for cats and dogs. You will need to call The Fix to schedule an appointment. Appointments book up very quickly so we recommend calling them at 715-256-8555 as soon as possible.

You can also book an appointment online at http://www.thefixisin.org/make-appointment/

Prices range from $40-$50 for cats and $85-$140 for dogs (rabies vaccine is also included for free). Prices vary based on the weight of the dog. There are additional services available. Check http://www.thefixisin.org/fix-you-pet/ for more information and pricing. 

LCHS does not have access to scheduling, cancellation, or any other services. You must contact The Fix Is In directly. LCHS will be closed to the public while The Fix Is In is at the shelter. 




17
Apr
Fundraising Committee Meeting

LCHS would like to invite everyone to our Fundraising Committee Meeting on April 17, 2019! The meeting will be held at the Eagle's Club in Merrill at 5:30pm. Public is encouraged to attend! 

At the meeting, we plan to review current fundraisers and discuss upcoming fundraisers for 2019. We love to have the feedback and support of the community so please feel free to get involved! Fundraising is a huge part of our operating budget and successful events make a huge difference in the lives of the shelter animals. Please feel free to call us at 715-536-3459 or email us at manager@furrypets.com with any questions or suggestions. 




11
May
Walk 4 Whiskers 2019

Join us Saturday May 11, 2019 for our Third Annual Walk 4 Whiskers 5K Event!

The walk/run will take place at The Riverbend Trail in Merrill. Registration will be held from 9am-11am. Lunch will be provided at LCHS at 11am-12pm.

The 5K will be $15 per person and $10 for children 10 and under. If you are planning to join us for lunch and would like to receive a door prize, you must pay and pre-register by May 6, 2019.

If you are only entering the walk, you do not need to pre-register.

Water will be provided at the walk. There will also be some great door prizes and raffles! There may be shelter dogs available to walk but everyone is welcome to bring their own dogs as well. 




16
May
Rummage to Rescue Sale

LCHS will be hosting a garage sale at our building on May 16 & 17, 2019! The sale will last from 8am-4pm. We will have more details coming soon. 

*We are not able to accept donated items for the sale 




28
May
The Fix Is In - May 28 & 29

The Fix Is in will be at LCHS on May 28 & 29 for low-cost spay and neuter surgeries for cats and dogs. You will need to call The Fix Is In to schedule an appointment. Appointments book up quickly so we recommend calling them at 715-256-8555 as soon as possible. 

You can also book an appointment online at http://www.thefixisin.org/make-appointment/

Prices range from $40-$50 for cats and $85-$140 for dogs. The rabies vaccine is included for free with all surgerires. Prices vary for dogs based on the weight of the dog. Additional services are available - check http://www.thefixisin.org/fix-your-pet/ for more information and pricing.

LCHS does not have any access to scheduling, cancellation, or additional services. You must contact The Fix Is In directly. LCHS will be closed to the public while The Fix Is In is at the shelter. 

 




15
Jun
Cruisin' For Critters - June 15, 2019

 

SAVE THE DATE! Our annual Cruzin' Fur Critters Poker Run will be held June 15, 2019! 

This year's Poker Run will be dedicated to the memory of Phil Mattson. We would love for anyone with pictures or stories of Phil to share them at the end stop during dinner.

The end stop will be Road Lake Pub & Grill in Tomahawk. More information coming soon! 

Any businesses that are intersted in sponsoring the event, becoming an event stop, or donating prizes can contact Jim at 715-966-1961. All donations are tax-deductible! 




12
Sep
2019 FALL RIDE BAKE SALE

Our Annual Fall Ride Bake Sale will be held at Trig's in Tomahawk (formerly County Market). The sale will start at 6am on September 12 and will last until we are sold out. 

We are looking for bakers to donate baked goods for the sale! If you are in the Merrill area, we can drive them up to Tomahawk on the evening of the 11th. If you are in the Tomahawk area and would like to donate baked goods, please contact Jim at 715-966-1961




05
Oct
2019 Fall Banquet - Save the Date!

Save the Date! Our 10th Annual Fall Banquet will be held October 5, 2019 at Les & Jim's Lincoln Lanes in Merrill. 

Doors open 4:30pm - Dinner starts at 6pm

Tickets are $40 per person if you purchase by September 25. If you purchase your ticket after September 25, the price will be $50 per person. 

The price of the ticket includes meal and entrance into the drawing for the Grand Prize. 

There will be tons of raffles, a Veteran's Raffle, and a dessert auction!

 




31
Dec
Donate to LCHS through AmazonSmile

Did you know that you can support LCHS by shopping through the Amazon Smile Program? Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the Lincoln County Humane Society Inc whenever you shop on AmazonSmile. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service.

Check it out at - https://smile.amazon.com/ch/39-1278307




31
Dec
Donate Fresh Step Paw Points to Support LCHS!

Did you know you can support LCHS by donating your Fresh Step Paw Points? Your point donation from Fresh Step purchases must be submitted on their website and then LCHS is able to redeem the points for supplies! Check out the link below for more information.

https://www.freshstep.com/paw-points/shelter/lincoln-county-humane-society-739/




31
Dec
Donate to LCHS through Thrivent Financial

Time is running out if you would like to donate your Thrivent Choice dollars to LCHS! It only takes a minute to say you would like your Choice Dollars to help out the homless animals of Lincoln County.

This link will take you to our donation option - https://service.thrivent.com/apps/ThriventChoiceMemberWeb/public/orgDetails/100244220503




31
Dec
Donations from UnitedHealth Group, UnitedHealthcare, and Optum

Did you know employees of UnitedHealth Group, UnitedHealthcare, and Optum can donate to the Lincoln County Humane Society through Benevity? Benevity is a certified B Corporation, and is a global leader in online workplace giving, matching, volunteering, and grant management solutions. 

Benevity issues tax receipts to donors and sends recipient organizations monthly disbursements. If you are employed through UnitedHealth Group, UnitedHealthcare, or Optum, please check out http://causes.benevity.org in order to support the animals of the Lincoln County Humane Society!