Goals met for 2019


Below are statistics that show some of the ways that Friends of the Shelter has worked to meet our goals during 2019.



The Spay/Neuter Assistance Program provides low cost or free spay/neuter surgery for low income residents of Bell County.

           44 male dogs neutered

           39 male cats neutered

         101 female cats spayed

         114 female dogs spayed


FOS Food Program provided 1200 bags of pet food to low income families.

Friends of the Shelter provided Kind News ( a bi-monthly children’s publication of the Humane Society of the United States) to 26 classrooms in Bell County in 2019.


Friends of the Shelter provided pre-adoption and pre-transfer vaccinations to 1281 dogs, cats and puppies.  We assisted in transferring many of these pets to no-kill shelters and rescue groups. We also provide photos and info on adoptable pets at the Shelter for www.petfinder.com

​About FOS



Friends of the Shelter is a non-profit animal welfare organization with one primary purpose - to reduce the number of homeless, unwanted and uncared for animals in Bell County. Friends of the Shelter will work to achieve this purpose by focusing on three main objectives:

  • Promoting Responsible Pet Ownership

  • Encouraging Spaying and Neutering 

  • Offering support to the Bell County Animal Shelter


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Friends of the Bell County Animal Shelter, Inc.
P.O. Box 2534
Middlesboro, Kentucky 40965

"A friend in need, a friend in deed."

© 2016 by Friends of the Bell County Animal Shelter

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