Expanding our Pawprint
Private meet-and-greet area for families to interact with potential pets
More medical treatment and infirmary areas to better contain infectious disease, especially in the cat population
Pulley kennel doors opening to outdoor areas reducing the stress and interaction between dogs
Grooming room with multiple bathing tubs and safer, more efficient grooming tools
Increased storage space
Indoor exercise and play area
Separate critter room for pocket pets such as rabbits, mice and hamsters
Separation of large and small breeds and quiet adopter viewing area
Private meeting room and multi-use educational space
More functional laundry area and much more!
Imagine the Possibilities...
Current Facility | Proposed Upgrades
Current dog kennels are spacious and clean but present challenges when taking dogs outdoors. Pulley doors will give dogs easy outdoor access and save time for shelter staff. The new design will also separate small and large breeds
Could you be our next Proud Paw Partner?
Special opportunities to sponsor updated areas of the shelter are listed below. Please contact us directly for more information on these unique sponsorship levels.
We are truly grateful for your support
Make a first impression on all of the two-legged and four-legged friends that enter our doors
Cool Cat Cottages
For pouncing, pawing and purring
Showcase your products and services to our shelter visitors
Dog Meet & Greet
A place for canines to sniff, smile, sit and impress you
Pocket Pets Place
Welcome all creatures great and small, including guineas, ferrets, rabbits & more
Medical Treatment Area
A comfortable space for getting acquainted, vetted, and presentable
Education & Outreach
Where play time, passion & purpose come together to do great things
Cat Meet & Greet
Fabulous felines will swish their tails and strut their stuff for their forever person
Garage - Storage - Van
Let your logo travel the county with us, on the back of our vibrant shelter van
Outdoor Play Yard
Feel the grass, romp in the snow or lie in the shade
The first 36 donors giving $5,000 or more to our capital campaign will be recognized with an individual paver brick on our outdoor memorial wall.
All donors contributing $2,000 or more will be recognized on signage inside the shelter
Did you Know...
HSOTC accepts calls and strays from the public and law enforcement agencies in all 63 townships in Otter Tail County
The shelter is managed by an experienced,
caring staff, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
3,800 Sq Ft
The building expansion would increase the size of the shelter by 3,700 sq ft - nearly doubling our space to care for pets
Our current facility was built in 1994. You can learn more about our history here