The Mission of the Lewis County Humane Society is to prevent cruelty and abuse to animals, to provide education on the humane treatment of animals and to maintain a humane, no-kill shelter at Pine Grove Road in the Town of Watson.
About the Lewis County Humane Society
The Lewis County Humane Society operates a "no kill" shelter on the Pine Grove Road, in the town of Watson, that houses and cares for lost or stray dogs and cats.
We contract with the towns and villages in Lewis County, to house dogs picked up by dog control officers in those areas for up to 10 days. The cost to keep the animals left unredeemed by their owners is paid for by the Society.
The Lewis County Humane society is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation, and exists solely on donations from the public, it is NOT a county run facility, and we receive no funding from the county.
Our new policy regarding animals is:
Animals are put into quarantine when they arrive.
If they are not picked up immediately, they are vet checked by Dr. Fuller, deflead, dewormed and vaccinated.
If they need medical treatment, they get it.
If the animals are not redeemed, they are spayed or neutered, and held for adoption.
There is a surrender fee of 100.00 for dogs and $40 for cats, if there is room. This helps defray the cost of treatment and care of the animal until it is adopted.
The Board of Directors of the Lewis County Humane Society has established this new official website: http:/lewiscountyhumanesociety.org. All other websites are unauthorized and present misinformation.
The Lewis County Humane Society does not provide animal control. The individual Towns and Villages in the County hire their own dog control officers.