Rescue - Our Favorite Breed

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Our mission is to provide a safe, temporary shelter for dogs and cats, until placing them into their new, loving, “forever” homes.  The renovation and expansion of our current facility will allow us to do so more effectively, while improving our animals’ comfort and quality of life.

This project will:

  • Increase building space from 4,078 to 7,913 square feet (94% increase)

  • Increase storage capacity by 50%

  • Increase cat housing from 70 to 120 units (71% increase)

  • Increase dog housing from 14 to 19 units (36% increase)

  • Add two “meet and greet” dog adoption areas

  • Increase isolation/intake rooms from 2 to 5 (150% increase)

  • Add a dog washing station and laundry facility

  • Renovate the public education/meeting room and kitchenette

  • Renovate two staff offices

  • Add two restrooms

  • Add radiant heat to flooring within dog kennels

  • Add three indoor/outdoor kennels for larger breed dogs

  • Update current lighting with efficient LED lighting throughout the building

  • Update HVAC systems throughout the building


Phase 1

  • Separate entrance for pet surrender with intake room

  • One isolation room for cat observation

  • Three isolation rooms for evaluation of health and temperature of dogs

  • Two “meet and greet” rooms for adoption activities

  • Dog was station for small and larger breeds

  • Storage area incorporated from existing garage into the addition

  • Laundry area

  • Two restrooms

  • Kitchenette/break room

(2,452 S.F. addition)
$324,600 construction

Phase 2

  • Renovation of meeting/conference room and storage room

  • Staff work area

  • Update/expand six cat adoption rooms

  • Update of exam room

  • Update of current HVAC system

  • New room for current building

  • Installation of radiant heating of kennel floors

  • Two staff offices with storage area

  • General reception/lobby area

(432 S.F. addition/renovation)
$161,990 construction

 

Phase 3

  • Eight new dog kennels

  • Three outdoor runs

  • Renovation of twelve dog kennels

  • Furnishings and equipment

  • Replace lighting in current building with LED

(951 S.F. addition)
$199,026 construction