Quest for the Critter Scavenger Hunt

* The Clues will be released at 5:00pm on June 22nd and    photos must be turned in by 11:59pm on June 24th

* $10 a person, 1-6 players a team

* Sign up at the shelter or
-online at or
-mail in attached form to 2802 W. Central Park Ave, Dav, IA 52804          Quest for the Critters Entry Form (PDF)

  • 30 clues will be given, you will need to a take photo of each clue. Each photo must have the captains name and the number of the clue either as the title online or written on the back.
  • Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place
  • Photo submission is as follows:
–Each photo must have the captains name and the number of the clue either as the title online or written on the back.
–All photos must be submitted online or placed in box at the shelter by 11:59pm on June 24th
–Online: use drop box and share with
Each photo must be titled with the name of the team captain’s and the clue number please
–Physical drop box must have phots printed or memory stick and info sheet in one envelop
  • Printed photos must have team captain’s name and clue number written on the back
–Memory stick must only contain photos from the contest. The photos must be labeled with Captain’s name and clue number
–Memory sticks will available for pick up by team captain from Monday, July 2nd to Sunday, July 8th during HSSC business hours (excluding July 4th when the shelter is closed). After 5pm on July 8th the memory stick will be considered a donation to the shelter.
  • A panel of judges will review all photos, the judges will select 5 groups to move on to the final round
  • Final round will be placed on Facebook in their own photo album. The album with the most Facebook reactions will win. Albums will be uploaded on Thursday, June 28th at 4:00pm. Voting will be open until Monday, July 2nd at 2:00pm
  • No inappropriate or indecent photos will be tolerated

Crazy Shelter Antics!

Please help the shelter staff raise money for our homeless pets. We have decide to embarrass ourselves by letting our community members decided which staff member has to perform the embarrassing act. It only cost $1.00 to vote. Voting will run until 12:00pm on June 30th the silly acts will take place July 7th and 8th.

Please see our Facebook, webpage or stop by the shelter to see the antics available for voting.

To vote online please use the donate button and leave a memo saying which group you are voting for and which person in that group you are voting for. If you would like to vote for multiple people you may for all the votes at the same time. Please indicate which group you are voting for, which person you are voting for and how many votes of your total goes to that person. Please do that for the total amount you are giving.

Voting at the shelter is an option as well. Please stop by the shelter and buy tickets from the front desk staff. You will then be able to place the tickets in the holder to vote for the staff members.

Thank you for your wonderful support.

Rabies/Microchip Clinic

                         Rabies/ Microchip Clinic,                                         Tuesday, September 11th 5:30-7:00                at the Humane Society of Scott County

No appointment necessary

Cost is $7.50 CASH for the rabies and $18.00 CASH for the Microchip

Dogs MUST be on a leash and cats MUST be in a carrier.

If you have any questions please call the shelter at 563-388-6655


HSSC volunteers improve the quality of life for the animals in our care, increase our animals’ chances to be adopted by helping these pets become more socialized and friendly, assist staff in keeping our shelter clean and operating efficiently, and help promote shelter programs and services in the community.

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