Wednesday, August 25, 2027


October is "Adopt a Shelter Dog" Month. Volunteers are needed to sell SAVE A LIFE... ADOPT A PET magnets at the SCCL Lake House on September 26 from 10 am to 12:30 pm and October 3 from 9 to 11 am.

We also need volunteers to work at the LASS tables at the SCCL Arts and Craft Fair, September 8, 2018. Two hours of your time is all we need to assist people buying tickets for the raffle. The event is from 10 am to 2 pm at the Lodge.

Additionally, we need bakers to make dog biscuits to sell at the Craft Fair. We will supply the recipe, you supply the flour, eggs and peanut butter.

We have 158 members and at this time of the year, we need your help in raising money for the animals at the shelter. We have been able to buy medicines, take sick dogs and cats to Vets for treatment, transported cats and dogs to rescues where they will be adopted, purchased food, litter. Our spay and neuter program has had many dogs and cats neutered in order to try and control overpopulation. We have a small but dedicated foster group. ALL of this is because members step up and help in time of need. WONT YOU DO YOUR SHARE?


Happy Tails!

Arlene McCarthy
President, LASS
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Saturday, September 1, 2018

Find Your Cat Match with LASS

Picture yourself snuggling with one (or a couple) of these cats.  They're ready to adorn their "furever" home. They'll have you at "Hello."

10 Reasons Why Cats are Purrfect!
10 Love, food, water, clean litter box
9 - Great TV companions
8 - Low maintenance for an overnight outing
7 - They are great at keeping secrets
6 - They aren't the "Fashion Police"
5 - Love to cuddle - or not
4 - You won't sleep alone
3 - They love the holidays
2 - Perfect dining companions
#1 Reason = No need to walk in the scorching sun, rain, snow, early mornings, late at night
Please contact me for a personal introduction.Arlene McCarthy, LASS President

Upcoming Events - Volunteers Needed!

Thank you to all our LASS members and supporters who have been fostering kittens, cats; transporting the dogs and cats for adoption; cleaning kennels, visiting and walking the dogs this past spring and summer.  Helping out at the events around the county.  It has been a lot and we couldn't have done it without your help.

There are still volunteer opportunities available!  

Here are some dates if you'd like to help or just stop by and visit:

  • Saturday the 8th10am-2pm
    Sun City Carolina Lakes Arts and Crafts Show

  • Adopt-a-Pet month - share pictures of your rescue/adopted pets with us on Facebook
  • Saturday the 6th11am-2pm
    Adoption Day at the Lancaster County Animal Shelter
  • Saturday the 13th11am-1pm
    Get to know LASS Open Meeting at the Del Webb Library

Some important numbers:
Emergency 911
Sheriff's Office 803-283-3388
Animal Shelter 803-285-5545
Stand for Animals (Low Cost Spay/Neuter) 704-970-2711

Hope to see you at our upcoming events. 

Monday, August 20, 2018

Kitten Rescue - Way to go!

This weekend  (Sunday the 19th) 47 Lancaster kittens were taken to a rescue group in Maryland. Twenty-two of the kittens were from the shelter. LASS contributed $300 to help with the cost of drawing blood, testing and worming them. Two ladies from Lancaster rented the van and did the driving. If you would like to help in this wonderful rescue mission we need fosters for 10 days to 2 weeks before the next rescue drive. 
- Lynn Kotula