Hill County Paw Pals, Hill County, Texas

Hill County Paw Pals

Unprecedented Achievements from Us, the Citizens of “Our” Community

 (Please capture the thousands of volunteer hours sacrificed to make these happen)

  • Institution of a low cost spay/neuter clinic that has resulted in 1,500 pet sterilizations that prevented the birth of 13,000 (first generation) dogs and cats
  • Administration of 5,000 rabies vaccinations enabling citizens to comply with state law and making the community safer from human rabies exposure
  • Formation of Whitney High School Paw Pals Club; we proudly applaud these young citizens who are working hard to help make a difference for Hill County animals
  • Supportive actions of Hill County Commissioners Court—area of land committed adjacent to Hill County Sheriff Office to be designated for an animal shelter and addition of Hill County Paw Pals to jury ballot donation options
  • Five annual county-wide garage sales that has accumulated over $51,000 of which the most recent brought in $19,000—a sincere signal of community support
  • Inaugural Waggin Trail Bike Ride in conjunction with Hill County Boys and Girls Club and this year with Hillsboro Police Department Community Outreach Programs
  • Growth of our adoption/foster program that has saved the lives of numerous dogs and cats by placing them in new homes, pure bred rescue groups, or surrounding shelters
  • “Hey Buddy Can You Spare a Dime” program—collection of donation boxes throughout Hillsboro that brings continuous attention to our cause has netted some $4,000—founded by Boy Scout James Roush for his Eagle Scout project
  • “Memorial and Honor Program” where people can memorialize or honor their loved ones
  • Aluminum Can Collection Project that has netted some $2,000
  • Ongoing fund raising that has raised building fund for animal shelter to $372,000
  • Most important, formation of thousands of citizens that support our cause

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world, indeed it is the only thing that ever has.” (Margaret Mead, Anthropologist—(1901-1978)