Huntington cabell wayne animal shelter

Huntington cabell wayne animal shelter

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Tonia

Ceredo, WV

#1 Jul 2, 2010
any one have any comments about this place
thought youd wanna know

United States

#2 Jul 7, 2010
yeah, it stinks inside.
hunt

United States

#3 Jul 7, 2010
thought youd wanna know wrote:
yeah, it stinks inside.
if more people would get off thier lazy butt and go down there and volunteer one day a week to clean it wouldnt smell so bad!!!!!!!! so get going!!!
animal lover

United States

#4 Jul 7, 2010
they need ppl in there that care...when we went to look for a dog for my sisters kids they were just cleanin out cages when we got there...its like they need to do it before they open so its not as nasty when ppl start to arrive....an come on ppl its a dang animal shelter! you expect to smell roses walkin in!? some just have no care when we were there the guy was scooping up blood fecies an when i mentiond it to him he just went on like it was nothing like its normal to do that.....now i guess we kno what his bathroom ritual looks like lol
Reply Animal Shelter

United States

#5 Jul 8, 2010
So ..... what day are you going to go volunteer?? Maybe we can set up a schedule....so let's get going....
Well

Waynesboro, VA

#6 Jul 8, 2010
I got my dog from there about a year ago when she was a pup. She had parvo when we first got her, then treated that and now she is the best dog Ive ever had. Everyone needs to go adopt, i cry everytime i go in there, I just wanna take them all home :)
Kenova Transplant

Youngstown, OH

#7 Jul 8, 2010
They do a great service and should be commended. A pity that so many animals are never placed in time ...

Since: Mar 10

United States

#8 Jul 8, 2010
over crowded & under funded.....they do the best then can with whats given to them.....if i ever win the lottery thats one of the first places ill donate extremely well too.
Anon

Youngstown, OH

#9 Aug 28, 2010
Was told that they no longer euthanized animals at this shelter. Anyone know if this is true?
MMann

Logan, WV

#10 Aug 28, 2010
Anon wrote:
Was told that they no longer euthanized animals at this shelter. Anyone know if this is true?
I heard that too, but then I heard they take animals and ship them off other places that do euthanize, just so they can say that they don't euthanize anymore. So I'm not sure.
Yes

United States

#11 Aug 28, 2010
Was there a couple of days ago and asked them the same question. Yes....it is a kill shelter.
save the animals

Huntington, WV

#12 Jul 19, 2011
i wonder what it takes to turn them into a "no kill shelter"?
Yumscrious

New York, NY

#13 Jul 19, 2011
save the animals wrote:
i wonder what it takes to turn them into a "no kill shelter"?
Those are usually private non-profit places. A state or city ran place will always do what is cheapest.
Dog lover

Huntington, WV

#14 Aug 25, 2011
I recently adopted a dog from the shelter. The staff was very friendly, and helpful. I looked at multiple dogs, and they explained the good and bad about each dog. I knew the dog that I was adopting had some issues that I could correct with some training. My dog was there for 40 days, and was well cared for. She was nurished and loved. When I left with her the receptionist paged over head, and all of the staff came out to say good bye to her. I have had her for a month now, and she is the best, most loving dog I have ever had. Unlike the people at the DMV or unemployement office, these people love what they do, and do everything they can for the animals there.
AmericaFirst

Hurricane, WV

#15 Aug 25, 2011
hunt wrote:
<quoted text>if more people would get off thier lazy butt and go down there and volunteer one day a week to clean it wouldnt smell so bad!!!!!!!! so get going!!!
What exactly is their volunteer policy? When I called a few years ago, I was told that they didn't take volunteers due to the liability.
Heather

Lexington Park, MD

#16 Aug 30, 2011
I was donating to the ASPCA thru payroll until recently. I decided to make a change and give to local shelter. After searching and hearing about this shelter, my $50 a month will go here. We got 2 little dogs from a shelter in DC a few months ago, and my heart just aches for these animals.
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erica

Huntington, WV

#18 Aug 30, 2011
They accept volunteers now and all you have to do is fill out a waiver and they get there bfore the place opens to clean but ur talking about 7 people cleaning after 100 to 300 animals so I think they do a preety good job
old employee

Fairview, TN

#19 Sep 2, 2011
i use to work for this animal shelter a few years ago. i know for a fact they dont get much funding. they can use all the help. dog and cat food old newspapers the even take cans to help fund the shelter. this isnt an easy job. they do clean cages before they open in the mornings but u have to understand there are more then just the animals u see. they have more in the back and outside. most of the time they are shoet staff when that happens its hard to get to all the cages before opening. if there was really blood in an animals poop it would not be out on the main floor for adoption. all animals are checked each day for colds and any signs of sickness. there are people in there that love the pets and some even adopted themselfs.
just me

Minneapolis, MN

#20 Sep 2, 2011
That place is a joke...the city should put a new crew in there or shut that place down....only a fool would take donations there....the employees take what they want from the donations .... the staff is two faced and do what they want...they we're audited this year because of missing money....and if they were that desperate for money then they should have taken the $2300 for the horse they have that the director refuses to adopt out ....and before its lied about no the horse is not a part of a pending case like they tell everyone!!!
lol

Huntington, WV

#21 Sep 2, 2011
Isn't that the truth the horse pisses me off no reason to live like that should be able to run free

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