OAHS Receives Grant from Petco Love for Lifesaving Work

The Oshkosh Area Humane Society (OAHS) is set to receive a $20,000 grant investment from national nonprofit Petco Love in support of their lifesaving work for animals in the Oshkosh Area and surrounding townships.

Petco Love is a national nonprofit leading change for pets by harnessing the power of love to make communities and pet families closer, stronger, and healthier. Since its founding in 1999, Petco Love has invested $350 million in adoption and other lifesaving efforts. And Petco Love helps find loving homes for pets in partnership with Petco and more than 4,000 organizations — like ours — across North America, with 6.7 million pets adopted and counting.

“Our investment in the Oshkosh Area Humane Society is part of more than $15M in investments recently announced by Petco Love to power local organizations across the country as part of our commitment to create a future in which no pet is unnecessarily euthanized,” said Susanne Kogut, president of Petco Love. “Our local investments are only part of our strategy to empower animal lovers to drive lifesaving change right alongside us. We recently launched Petco Love Lost, a national lost and found database that uses pet image technology to simplify the search for lost pets.”

“We’re seeing more and more animals come in with medical conditions that require treatment, and this grant allows us to provide the care they need so they are as healthy as possible before going to their new homes. Whether it’s dental care, a needed surgery, or treatment for a chronic condition, we are able to help. We are so thankful to Petco Love for allowing us to save more animals with treatable medical issues,” said Jessica Miller, OAHS Executive Director.

The Oshkosh Area Humane Society is a nonprofit organization that has served the animals and people of the Oshkosh community and beyond since 1992. The mission of OAHS is to provide compassionate care and comfort to animals in need and to build a community that promotes humane treatment of all animals. OAHS provides a variety of community programs and services such as pet adoption, lost and found pet care and reunification, low-cost vaccination and microchip clinics, a community pet food pantry, behavior consulting and referrals, community education programs, and more. OAHS serves an average of 2,500 animals every year.

For more information about the Oshkosh Area Humane Society visit oahs.org/. Learn more about Petco Love here: petcolove.org.