At the Flin Flon Creighton and Area SPCA annual meeting last week President Heather Walker-Lengyel reported they continue to work to rescue the mistreated, save the injured and love the abandoned. She noted they work to bring about a time when there are no more homeless pets. One project she reported on in the works is the roof extension for their small pen to provide shade for dogs during the hot summer days and keep the snow from piling up in front of the door in the winter. Another goal is an isolation room for the animals that first come into their care.
Treasurer Erica Husberg reported the cost of keeping the shelter running is approximately 120 thousand dollars a year with the largest expenses being wages and veterinary care. With COVID restrictions cancelling fundraising events generous support from the community kept their loss in 2020 at 11 thousand dollars. This year they have been able to start some fundraising but are still operating at a 13 thousand dollar loss with the hope more restrictions will be lifted and they can get back to their normal fundraising schedule. Husberg noted they continue to operate due to the generosity of our communities, their hard working staff, volunteers and Board members over the years.