Your support and contributions will enable us to keep our shelter doors open. Thank you
Founded in 1968 by mother and daughter Olga and Dorothea Dessin, Dessin Animal Shelter is a private, nonprofit organization that assists in the placement of many animals each year into loving homes. Shelter employees are committed to offering comfort while in their care and ensuring that, before adoption, each pet is tested for disease,spayed or neutered and receives vaccinations. Dessin is able to do so through proceeds from the Cat’s Pajamas, generosity of donors, grant assistance and funds from community awareness and fundraising events.
Dessin Animal Shelter provides many important services to the surrounding area including:
Are you passionate about what we're doing? Let us know! We are always looking for volunteers to help us make our vision a reality. We'll help you find a way to volunteer that best suits you. We're excited to have you join the team!
Please contact the shelter for more information.
Whether you help through monetary donations, attending our events, or volunteering your time, thank you. We couldn't keep our doors open without the help of supporters like you.
You can get an application under dog licenses using the more tab above, then clicking on the dog license tab. Get a lifetime license my making an appointment at the shelter to microchip your dog. Pleas call 570-253-4037 to make an appointment. Cost is $35.00 and includes the micro-chipping registration.
Dessin Animal Shelter is a private, nonprofit organization that assists in the placement of many animals each year into loving homes. Dessin is able to do so through proceeds from the Cat’s Pajamas, generosity of donors, grant assistance and funds from community awareness and fundraising events.Our Board of Directors serve entirely as volunteers.
BOARD MEMBERS:Chaz Augello Board Co-Chair, Krista Strehle-DeCamp Board Co-Chair, Nancy Vrabel Secretary, Bryan Utegg Treasurer, Rich Hayes Director, Lisa Weber Director, Renee Jourdanais Director, Branden Rosencranse Director, Pamela Wilson Director, Frank Marcos Director, Kathy Adams Director, Emily Bold Director
Please stop by and see all the animals waiting to find a home, so feel free to visit during normal business hours.
138 Miller Dr. Honesdale, PA 18431
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