Welcome to Cocheco Valley Humane Society!
Dover, New Hampshire- July 26, 2016- Cocheco Valley Humane Society (CVHS) is pleased to welcome Deborah Shelton as the new Development Director. Ms. Shelton has a wealth of development experience and will lead the development efforts for the capital campaign to build a new facility as well as raise the funds needed to run the day to day operations of the organization.
Prior to joining CVHS, Ms. Shelton was the Development Director for York Land Trust (YLT). In 15 months, she helped the organization raise nearly $3 million for their capital campaign to conserve additional land in the Mount Agamenticus region of southern Maine while leading the efforts to raise the operational funds needed to run the organization. The campaign is well ahead of schedule and will be completed by year-end. For 10 years before joining YLT, Ms. Shelton was the Vice President of Philanthropy for Wentworth-Douglass Hospital & Health Foundation in Dover. She has raised over $25 million dollars in her career to support healthcare organizations and conservation initiatives.
CVHS is excited to have Ms. Shelton join their dedicated and highly motivated team.
Annie's Angels and Chris' Pets for Vets
Annie's Angels and Chris' Pets for Vets have generously offered to sponsor a portion of the adoption fee for pets adopted by veterans!
To learn more about this program, click here.
Spotlight Pet: Baloo
Baloo is a 4 year old Siamese mix. He is a sweet, but shy guy who is looking for a patient owner, He came into the shelter as a stray who needed medical attention. Baloo is on a special diet that he needs to stay on in his new home. He can be nervous with the cats he has met at the shelter, so a quiet home would be best. He loves attention and seeks it out when he is comfortable. Baloo is neutered, up-to-date on vaccines, and microchipped. His adoption comes with two free months of pet insurance with Embrace. Baloo's adoption fee is $85. For more information go to cvhsonline.org or call 603-749-5322.
Age: 4 years old Sex: NM Breed: Siamese Mix