Upcoming Events



24
Apr
Rabies Clinic - April 24

Dr. Griffin from Willow Springs Garden & Pet Care will be hosting a Rabies Clinic at LCHS on April 24 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 in 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 715-675-4030.

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 




08
May
May Board Meeting

Join us May 8 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




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 (Park Street entrance). 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. 




11
May
Mother's Day Sapphire Ring Raffle!

   Mother's Day Ring Raffle! 

The ring is three sapphire stones with diamonds. It has an appraised value of $681.00

Tickets are $2 each or 3 for $5! The drawing will be held after the Walk for Whiskers event on May 11th. The drawing will be held at 12pm at LCHS. You do not need to be present to win!

Tickets are for sale at LCHS during our open hours (12pm-5pm Monday - Friday, 12pm-4pm Saturday, and 12pm-2pm Sunday). 




12
May
DATES LCHS WILL BE CLOSED:

 

 

 

 

 

LCHS WILL BE CLOSED THE FOLLOWING DATES:

 


 

 

May 12, 28, 29

June 16, 19

July 4

August 17

 

Please note - If Merrill schools are closed due to severe weather, LCHS will also be closed. Additional closing may occur as future events are scheduled. 

 




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

 

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.

Registration: Merrill Eagle's Club from 9:30am-11:30am. $20 per rider - all vehicles welcome! $20 registration includes chance to win grand prize, entertainment, and meal at the final stop. 

Other stops: Ditch Runners LLC, Bottoms Up, Billy Bob's, Prairie Rapids Bar, The Garage Bar, and Ingman's Parkway Pub.

End stop:  Road Lake Pub & Grill in Tomahawk - dinner at the end stop at 6pm  (included with registration). 

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




21
Jun
Barn Dance at Willow Springs Garden

June 21 - 6pm-10pm

Willow Springs Garden - 5480 Hillcrest Drive, Wausau

 

Join us for dinner, live music, and dancing at Willow Springs Garden Round Barn! Tickets are $25 per person, $40 per couple, and $10 for kids 11 & under. 

Admission includes buffet-style pizza dinner with salad and desert, live music (band to be announced soon), and entry into the drawing for a door prize! There will be a cash bar available and raffles! Tickets on sale at LCHS!

If anyone is interested in donating a prize for the raffle, please contact LCHS at 715-536-3459. 




26
Jun
The Fix Is In - June 26

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 June surgery date is the 26th. 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. 

 




24
Jul
The Fix Is In - July 24

The Fix Is In will be at LCHS on July 24 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. 




27
Jul
UTV/ATV Poker Run Ride

Join our UTV/ATV Poker Run Ride on July 27! Registration is 9am-11am at Z's Fork Horners. 

Confirmed stops (possibly more coming soon):

Boar's Nest

Gleason Bowling Alley

Fisher's Bar

Barry & Sherry's Town & Country

Ditch Runners LLC

 

$20 per person - includes chance to win grand prize(s)

Cash & basket raffles! Raffle & Poker Hand winners at Z's at 6pm. More details coming soon!

*Picture from michigan.org

 




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




18
Sep
Fundraising Committee Meeting - September 18

LCHS would like to invite everyone to our Fundraising Committee Meeting on September 18, 2019! The meeting will be held at the Eagle's Club in Merrill at 6pm. 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. 




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!




22
Feb
Soup & Chili Cook-Off February 22, 2020

 

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

Merrill Eagle's Club

February 22 at 4pm - Judging at 6pm 

 

 

Attendees:

You be the judge!

Tickets - $8 in advance, $10 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