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Reduced Dog Adoption Fees!
August 26th is National Dog Day.
To celebrate, now through the end of the month adoption fees for all American Staffordshire type breeds will be reduced from $105 to $50!
These are great dogs with great personalities who deserve a great home. Come adopt your new best friend!
See all of the dogs!
We're so lucky! Two local ladies are having a garage sale to benefit HSSC.
It's September 1st and 2nd in the HSSC parking lot at 2802 West Central Park Avenue, Davenport.
It will run throughout the day so stop by and support this wonderful way to make a creative donation.
Doggie Dip Pictures
Thank you to everyone who came to the 2016 Doggie Dip. It was a lot of fun and luckily the rain held off. A special thank you to Noble Birch for sponsoring and putting on this wonderful event.
To check out all of the pictures go to our Facebook page. Please tag yourself and friends in the photos!
Buy Tickets for Crawl for a Cause
The 2016 Crawl for a Cause pub crawl and fundraiser is Sunday, September 18th in downtown Davenport.
Buy tickets online at Get Me Registered or at the Humane Society of Scott County, 2802 West Central Park Avenue, Davenport. Sign Up at Get Me Registered
Check begins at 1pm at the Barrel House.
Other stops include: Great River Brewery, Front Street Brewery, The Starting Line and Analog Arcade.
Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 the day of the event, or $15 for HSSC members.
Four Paws and a Tale
Our new program “Four Paws and a Tale” is for children 5 years or older who would like to come to the shelter and read to the cats.
We have books that your child can use or you can bring your own book.
"Four Paws and a Tale" is on Sundays only.
If you're interested in this program call Suzanne at 563-388-6655 to schedule a time.
Clearing The Air
We at the Humane Society of Scott County would like to take a minute to clear the air. There are some misunderstandings about how we operate.
We are a minimal kill shelter, working very hard to become a no kill.
To read more about common misconceptions about HSSC go to our NEWS page: Read More
Wish List Items
We're currently in need of these items:
-Used, clean bath towels and sheets.
-Laundry detergent, dryer sheets and fabric softener.
Thank you in advance!
We're looking for volunteers to:
-fold laundry and organize the laundry room
-help clean the main entry on Saturday mornings
-participate in cat interaction
-put together adoption kits
There are lots of opportunities available for any age or physical ability.
We also need volunteers to join our Events Committee. The Events Committee organizes our annual pub crawl and bowling event along with other opportunities throughout the year.
If you're interested in joining our Events Committee call Jenna Frederick at
Volunteer orientation sessions are held at the shelter the first Sunday of every month at 10 a.m. and the third Thursday of every month at 5 p.m.
Each orientation lasts about 90 minutes from the beginning through the question and answer.
Pet of the Month
Glenroads and LeClaire Veterinary Clinic is sponsoring an HSSC Pet Of The Month!
Each month, we will showcase an adorable cutie that is available for adoption.
When this pet is adopted into their fur-ever home, the new adoptee will receive a complimentary examination by a doctor at the sponsoring clinic and the new pet parent will get a $50 gift certificate to use at the clinic!
To see the featured HSSC pet, go to the About HSSC tab and click on HSSC News!
Change Lives With Us
At the Humane Society of Scott County, changing the lives of homeless animals is our primary purpose. YOUR GIFT helps us change lives.
Donor support from July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015 gave 863 lost, abandoned and unwanted pets a second chance at a happier life with a new pet parent family. Your gift will help us give hundreds more companion animals their second chance!
Give today and help us get shelter pets their fur-ever home.
Every wagging tail and contented purr is a life saved
You can keep up to date with all the HSSC Events
by viewing our online calendar.
Events & Shelter News
Animal Care and Legacy Fund
Celebrate the life, love and memory of a beloved pet, a pet owner who loved a pet, or comfort a friend grieving the loss of a pet with a gift to the Humane Society of Scott County Fur-ever Remembered Animal Care and Legacy Fund.
Choose to direct your gift to:
Daily care of animals at our shelter.
Adopt a Kennel of a dog, cat or small animal waiting in adoptions for a fur-ever home.
Trippa Fund to help adoptable pets recover from treatable injuries and health-related problems.
Humane Society of Scott County Endowment Fund with the Community Foundation of the Great River Bend.
A personal note recognizing your thoughtful gift will be sent to the friend or family member of the memorialized or honored pet or pet owner.
To make a Fur-ever Remembered gift, visit our shelter at 2802 W. Central Park in Davenport or call the shelter at 563-388-6655 and we will mail or e-mail a brochure to you.
"Great News for Shelter Pet Adopters!"
Dogs and cats adopted from our shelter will be vaccinated for rabies before going fur-ever home!
The $105 fee to adopt a dog includes rabies, distemper, adenovirus(2), paroinfluenza and parvovirus vaccinations as well as a de-worming and nasal bordetella and heartworm test. Cats adopted for a $75 fee receive a deworming and rabies and distemper vaccinations and are tested for feline leukemia. All animals are treated with a topical flea preventative.
Adoption fees also cover the cost to spay or neuter and microchip the pet.
ATTENTION PET OWNERS:
Pet license reminder postcards will no longer be mailed out by the Humane Society of Scott County to cat and dog owners in the City of Davenport and dog owners in the City of Bettendorf. Cats and dogs over 6 months old must be licensed in the City of Davenport within 30 days of your pet receiving an annual or three year rabies vaccination. Dogs over 6 months old in the City of Bettendorf must be licensed prior to January 31st each year. Pet licenses may still be renewed at our shelter, located at 2802 W. Central Park Avenue in Davenport. Please bring proof of rabies vaccination when renewing pet tags.