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Auburn Club presents donation to Humane Society

By JOYANNA LOVE/ Senior Staff Writer

The Chilton Auburn Club presented a donation to the Humane Society of Chilton County during a meeting on Sept. 3.

The club had raised $415 during an event on Aug. 27.

Club President Mary Clyde Huff said the board was looking for a service project, and the Humane Society came to mind.

“We just wanted to do a service project that would benefit the county because we are a Chilton County club,” Huff said. “The Humane Society was the first thing that popped up, and everybody was all excited because we think that is a good cause.”

Animal Shelter Director Jennifer Fesmire said the donation will be used for medication for the shelter animals.

“It has been so costly with the overflow of animals that we received,” Fesmire said.

Medications the shelter uses include flea treatment, heartworm prevention, de-wormer and antibiotics.

Fesmire said the puppies are also given probiotics to try to keep them healthy.

“It’s harder to keep them well, but we’ve done very well,” Fesmire said.

Some of the funds may also be used for dog and puppy food. Fesmire said the shelter had run out.

Anyone wanting to make a donation to the animal shelter can do so at chiltoncountyhumanesociety.org or by calling 205-755-9170.

The shelter is open for adoptions Monday, Wednesday and Friday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. as well as the first and third Saturdays of each month.