February 24, 2024


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Sheboygan’s new state-of-the-art animal shelter opens to the public Friday. Here’s what to know about the facility.


SHEBOYGAN – The all-new, state-of-the-artwork Humane Modern society of Sheboygan County Carol Hollfelder Animal Shelter will open up to the community Friday right after a ribbon-reducing previously this week.

The facility, at 3209 N. 21st St. in Sheboygan, involves a retail store, enhanced and expanded animal spaces, a complete surgical suite for spay and neuter companies and for medical and surgical desires of shelter animals, and a group space.

In late summer time, a 3.5-acre dog park that will be offered to the community will also open up at the internet site.

The new facility is in the vicinity of the prior shelter, which was crafted in 1964 and experienced “outgrown its efficiency,” HSSC explained in a news release. The old shelter was far too smaller to deal with the 3,000 animals that arrived through HSSC’s doors yearly. In 2021, HSSC served far more than 4,320 animals in the surrounding communities.

The HSSC is the county’s only open admissions, no-eliminate animal shelter, and the nonprofit is not supported by any nearby or state tax dollars.

To fund the new facility, the HSSC completed a $4 million cash campaign, its initially since 1964. In 2020, Bea and Tom Hollfelder donated $1 million on behalf of their daughter, Carol Hollfelder, and the facility was named in her honor.

Ground was damaged on the undertaking in 2019, but then a series of delays induced by the pandemic led to the developing getting concluded this spring.

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The HSSC will be open noon-6 p.m. this Friday and its new operating several hours will be noon-6 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays and noon-4 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays with the shelter shut on Mondays, Tuesdays and main holiday seasons.

For much more about volunteering, acquiring adoptable animals or how to donate, stop by https://adoptsheboygancounty.org/ or contact 920-458-2012.

Call Brandon Reid at 920-686-2984 or [email protected]. Abide by him on Twitter at @breidHTRNews.

This short article initially appeared on Sheboygan Press: Sheboygan Humane Modern society opens new animal shelter with retail retailer


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