Sarah Burton, PR Representative for A.D.O.P.T. and James Taylor, manager of the Jefferson County Animal Control Facility, recently accepted a proclamation fro the Jefferson County Council that recognized A.D.O.P.T.'s efforts to improve conditions for animals in Jefferson County.
A.D.O.P.T. (which stands for Animals Deserving of Proper Treatment)has worked to support equipment and supply needs at the Jefferson County Animal Control facility and assists in coordinating the rescue and adoption of animals from the facility. The organization also assisted in the establishment of Jefferson County Pet Food Pantry to provide pet food for needy families, thereby lessening the instances of pet abandonment and owner surrender of pets to animal shelters in Jefferson County.
A.D.O.P.T.'s goal is to aid in establishing and maintaining a more visible and accessible animal shelter in Jefferson County and to to supplement the efforts of the Jefferson County Animal Control facility, with the added role of being a focal point for pet re-adoption and pet owner education.
With the proclamation county council expressed its appreciation to A.D.O.P.T. for its dedication and hard work.