To all the volunteers, who help keep the shelter animals happy by walking them outside, play groups, obedience training, bathing the dogs and grooming and playing with the cats. You are the angels to these animals while they wait for their forever homes.To the volunteers who fostered the many kittens who were too young to be in a kennel and needed socializing and love - a solid foundation before coming back to the shelter. To all the veterinarians in our community who are very caring and thorough in health exams, surgeries, answering the many questions that arise and advising the appropriate treatment to help us keep the animals healthy during their stay at the shelter.To the dog obedience trainers who gave their time and energy for some dogs at the shelter, as well as those who got adopted and were in need of extra attention during the transition into a new home. Thank you for your dedication, service and expertise.To the photographers who give of their time to capture the perfect moment, an expression that touches people's hearts.To the Summit Daily, local radio & TV stations who help promote the animals - a picture says a 1,000 words!To the groomers who help beautify the animals while here and once adopted! These people do amazing work to get all the mats out! To the local stores who donate pet supplies and discounts for people who adopt from the shelter as well as donating items to the general public.To the schools that have had our Humane Education Team visit - we start with the kids and establish respect, kindness and care. It's been a wonderful journey - thank you for all the enthusiasm!To the community for all the donations we received this past year; it has helped numerous shelter animals that needed extra special medical attention. This is such an incredible community and our staff is so thankful to have all the support. We hope you all have a happy holiday season! Sincerely
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