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Animal Aid Society, Inc., 80 Butler Farm Road, Hampton, VA 23666

Phone: 757-865-0511    Hours open: 9 am - 12 Noon, daily


Upcoming Events

Saturday,September 23,- Fall Dog Wash - 1pm - 4pm

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Treat your favorite dog(s) to a refreshing bath and a nail trim.
This is a great way to get your pooch bathed and smelling
sweet and benefit our shelter dogs at the same time.
Prices for a bath are based on the dog's weight ($10 - $30).
A professional groomer will be doing nail trims.Nail trim is $5.00.
All dogs receive a free bandana and a treat!

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at the shelter, 80 Butler Farm Road, Hampton.
We will be accepting donations until October 10, 2017. We will not be able to accept the following:
Entertainment Centers, Clothing, Electronics, Computers, Exercise Equipment.
Items can be brought to the shelter from 9 am - 12 pm, any day of the week.
The yard sale is an important fundraiser for the shelter and all proceeds go toward care for the dogs.
Tax receipts are available on request.




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About us

The Animal Aid Society is a "No-Kill" dog shelter. The mission of the Society is to provide to and/or for animals, other than Man, shelter, medical aid, care and protection, to act as a placement agency for dogs in good health, and to provide education for the humane care and treatment of dogs, and to attempt to prevent cruelty to dogs. It is a nonprofit organization which receives no funding from state or federal agencies. All of the funds required to maintain the shelter and care for the dogs come from donations and special fund-raising events. Donations to the shelter are tax deductible.
Our dogs are not euthanized. Dogs are kept at the shelter until placed in a home; however, this means that new dogs can only be accepted by the shelter after previous ones have been adopted or permanently placed in foster care. All our dogs are:
  • Examined by a veterinarian.
  • Receive medical care as needed.
  • Current on vaccinations.
  • Spayed or neutered.
  • Regularly walked and excercised.
  • Socialized and Loved.
  • Temperament tested.
  • Microchipped
The new owner will be able to register the micro-chip at no cost and no annual renewal fees are required.


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Become a Volunteer
The shelter is run by volunteers and there is always a need for additional Volunteers.
Volunteers are needed weekdays to help care for the dogs at the shelter. If you are able to commit to one day a week, and have a fondness for dogs we would love to hear from you. Please call the shelter at 865-0511 or click on the "Volunteer" bone to print the volunteer waiver form. The minimum age required to work inside the shelter is 18 years old.


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How to Adopt
We hope that you find your new best friend when you look through this site. When you find a dog(s) that you would like to meet, come and visit with the dog at the shelter, 80 Butler Farm Road, Hampton. If all goes well and you like the dog as much as he/she likes you and you decide to adopt, you will be given a Pre-Adopt Form to fill out. We may have more than one pre-adopt per dog, so it may take up to ten days to verify all the information you have provided. We will then contact you. Once your family, including any dogs, have also met with the dog you wish to adopt, you will then complete the Adoption Form.

The adoption fee is $160.00.
Adoption fee for Senior dogs age 7 years or more is $80.00.

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Senior Dogs

Dogs attain the rank of senior once they become 7 years old.
They are the most overlooked in shelters, but can be great companions for everyone in the family. Most are calmer and less energetic than young dogs, and love to cuddle the day away in addition to enjoying a brisk walk. Their personalities are already known, and they have a tremendous amount of love to give with gratitude for choosing them.

Adopting a senior dog from Animal Aid has several benefits:

Adoption fee is $80.00 (half of the regular price).
New owner pays routine vet care .... annual exam, vaccines, heart worm test, fecal exam, Heartguard and flea prevention products. · Animal Aid pays all other medical care costs for the remainder of dog's life.

The special friendship you share with a senior grows stronger knowing you gave him a second chance to live out his golden years in a loving home. Time spent together will be more bonding than the pain of eventual separation.


Board Members

President
Fred Gemeinhardt


Vice-President
Mona Komljenovich


Treasurer
Kathy Fleming


Secretary
Laurie Patterson



Ann Knipple

Pam Christensen

Nancy Slater

Thomas Wheeless


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Fundraising
Lisa Carter


Shelter Manager
Ramona Gemeinhardt


Site Manager
Don W. Claxton




Website photos
Hazel Claxton

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OUR VETS

Dr. Joseph Wallace
Magruder Tabb Animal Clinic
3440 Hampton Highway.,
Yorktown, VA 23693

(757) 865-6510


Emergency Veterinary Clinic
Specialty Vet
1120 George Washington Memorial Hwy.,
Yorktown
(757)874-8115


Animal Emergency Center
2025 George Washington Memorial Hwy.,
Yorktown,
(757) 234-0461


York Veterinary Hospital,
4628 George Washington Memorial Hwy.,
Yorktown, VA 23692
(757) 898-3700









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