Category Archives: News

Rocco! Lebanon Daily News Pet of the Week!

click here to see handsome Rocco in action!

Introducing Rocco! Rocco is a 1 year old neutered male American Pit Bull Terrier. Rocco was surrendered to our shelter in February. Rocco knows the sit command and looves tennis balls! This fella just wants to please! Rocco would love to be your exercise buddy! Enjoy hiking and running? He’ll be right by your side! Our staff recommends human siblings be age 8 and older. A person or family who has time to spend with Rocco on basic training would be great! Rocco is very treat motivated so this will be most helpful in basic training! Rocco does not show well in his kennel, so please take a bit of time to visit with him in our spacious play yard! A meet and greet for any human or canine siblings is required for all of our adoptable dogs. If Rocco sounds like a match for you, complete an adoption application and stop in to meet our young fun fella Rocco!

Exciting Opportunity for Veterinary Technician Assistant!

EXCITING OPPORTUNITY IN ANIMAL SHELTER CLINIC!

Veterinary Technician Assistant

This is a part-time position averaging 8 to 16 hours per week, assisting the veterinarian with surgical procedures

The Humane Society of Lebanon County is seeking an individual to fill the position of part-time Veterinary Technician Assistant.  This person should have experience handling animals, assisting in a veterinary surgery setting and have a passion for helping homeless and unwanted animals.  The individual hired will be responsible for assisting the staff veterinarian in all aspects of surgery, as well as, accurate record keeping, equipment preparation and sterilization and assisting the public.

Requirements
– Veterinary technician certification or 1 year of equivalent experience in a surgery setting
– Ability and willingness to work with staff veterinarian, public and HSLC staff
– Knowledge of surgical equipment, instruments and medications
– Willingness to work with both dogs and cats pre and post surgery
– Excellent organizational skills, record keeping and attention to detail a must

If interested, please send resume to lcsheltermanager@gmail.com or stop in the shelter during open business hours to complete an Application for Employment or click here to download one no later than May 19, 2017.  Open business hours:  Tuesday through Sunday, 10 am to 4:30 pm, Wednesday 10 am to 6:30 pm

Humane Society of Lebanon County
150 N. Ramona Road
Myerstown, PA 17067
717-628-1369

Foster Parent Orientation

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 5 pm

open to anyone who is interested in fostering and would like to learn more about it!

orientation to be held at:
Humane Society of Lebanon County
150 N. Ramona Road
Myerstown, PA

have questions?  need more info?
contact: cpringle@lebanonhumane.org

Fostering Saves Lives!

Kitten Shower

April 1 through April 30, 2017

We’re expecting!  Lots of kittens!
This year we want to be prepared!
We are seeking new foster parents & collecting donations for our fur babies this kitten season!

If interested in fostering, please contact cpringle@lebanonhumane.org

click here to visit our Kitten Shower Amazon Wish List

Items on our Kitten Wish List include
Kitten Replacement Milk (KMR), heating pads, Fancy Feast canned kitten food, Purina kitten chow, kitten nursing bottles, non clumping cat litter

Items may be dropped off or shipped to:
Humane Society of Lebanon County
150 N. Ramona Road
Myerstown, PA 17067
717-628-1369

Good Luck Aspasia

On behalf of the Humane Society of Lebanon County, the Board of Directors would like to extend best wishes to our Shelter Operations Manager, Aspasia, who is leaving us to further pursue her career in animal welfare.

Good luck Aspasia!

HSLC seeking Shelter Operations Manager

The Humane Society of Lebanon County (HSLC) is seeking applications for the position of Shelter Operations Manager. 

The HSLC is a 501(c)3, not for profit, animal welfare organization.  The HSLC is the only shelter within Lebanon County.  The shelter receives strays from all municipalities, as well as those surrendered by individuals within the county.  The shelter has two Humane Officers that investigate reported cases of abuse and neglect.  The HSLC is committed to providing the utmost care to the homeless animals of Lebanon County.

The HSLC is seeking a collaborative, professional and  knowledgeable individual with a passion for animals and a desire to better the lives of homeless animals in the Lebanon County.  The person hired for this position will be responsible for the day to day operations of the HSLC and will report to the Board of Directors.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, safety, housing, feeding, enrichment, and medical care for the animals housed at HSLC and managing staff and volunteers.  The manager will also be responsible for maintaining records, following HSLC policy, and compliance with all state/federal laws.

Requirements:

  • 2+ years of experience in animal care (commercial, rescue, veterinary, etc.)
  • 2+ years of managerial experience
  • Ability and willingness to gain euthanasia certification through the State of PA
  • Experience working in a shelter/rescue environment
  • Desire to work for a non-profit
  • Experience with animal behavior
  • Knowledge of state and federal animal welfare compliance regulations
  • Experience with facility upkeep
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills
  • Moderate computer skills, including, but not limited to shelter and basic computer software and social media
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Interest in working with volunteers and the community
  • Experience speaking with the public
  • Weekend and evening work hours
  • A willingness to work and report to the Board of Directors

If interested, please send resume and salary requirements to lcsheltermanager@gmail.com no later than April 17, 2017.

Tastefully Simple Fundraiser

click here to place order! thanks for supporting the animals!

Good News!  Just in time for Spring & Summer!
Tastefully Simple is back!

March 11 through April 8, 2017

Shop online for products like Strawberry Lemonade Fruit Dip Mix, Key Lime Cheese Ball Mix and Samba Sangria Slush Drink Mix

Tastefully Simple has new products just in time for Spring & Summer!

Tastefully Simple can help with food and drink ideas for
birthday parties, graduation parties, celebrations with friends!

order through the link above and the Humane Society of Lebanon County will receive 25 percent of the order cost

Thank you for supporting the animals!

Our Tastefully Simply Rep
Michelle Stokrp
717-926-2072
stokrpts@gmail.com