2019 Sadie Lohr

Past Events

  • Pet Safety and First Aid Class
  • Odd Market in Tuscola
  • Barktoberfest in Tuscola
  • Market on Main in Tuscola
  • Poochapalooza in Tuscola
  • K9 Karnival in Tuscola
  • Loyalty Day in Villa Grove
  • Easter Bunny Pictures and Egg Hunts in Tuscola
  • Santa Paws in Tuscola
  • Woolly Worm Festival in Camargo
  • Broomcorn Festival in Arcola
  • Fall Craft Show in Tuscola
  • Fourth of July Puppy Parade in Tuscola
  • Raggedy Ann and Andy Festival in Arcola
  • Market on the Square in Urbana
  • Petstravaganza at the University of Illinois

Enter your best Holiday themed dog or cat photo. Submit your photo along with a $5.00 submission fee. Photos will be posted on our facebook page, where voting will take place through the end of the month. The photo with the most likes wins. The winner will be announced at the end of the month. Money raised from this event is going into the Pay it Paw-ward Fund. Find more information about this fund on our Pay it Paw-ward Fund page.

Holiday Photo Contest

We are always looking for members. You can help:

  • run booths at community events
  • help with fundraising
  • help unowned pets...


Make your donation now!


Donations are tax deductable. Contact us if you would like a receipt for your taxes.


Next Board Meeting

Members are welcome to attend our next board meeting. Members can attend the meeting at 5:45 pm on the first Wednesday of each month at Jarman Center dining room in Tuscola. If you would like to attend, but are not a member, please email us so we know you will be attending.


Next Animal Control Board Meeting

The public is welcome to attend Animal Control meetings will that are held on the second Tuesday of each month. The meeting starts at 1:30 pm. The meetings are held at the Douglas County Court House, on the first floor in the back right corner room. If you have any questions, please email us at hands4pawsinc@yahoo.com.

News & Events

Our mission is to work with the public and government to facilitate the legal and humane protection of domestic companion animals in Douglas County. This includes providing protective shelter care for animals in need, as well as promoting responsible pet ownership through outreach, education, and training; and protecting people from animals and animals from people.


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