Torkelson talks to third graders about Humane Society

Terri Torkelson with the Wright County Humane Society spoke to third graders at Eagle Grove Elementary last Friday, telling them about the work of the Society and how they can adopt unwanted animals. Photo by Les Houser

Terri Torkelson with the Wright County Humane Society (WCHS) made a presentation to the Third grade class at Eagle Grove Elementary last Friday, and brought a special friend along with her that proved to be a big hit with the students.

She told the students that there are about 30 animals available for adoption right now, with the WCHS operating on donations of either pet food or money for feeding the animals and vet care. “Our main goal is to find homes for the animals we have,” said Torkelson. With no shelter building, the animals are kept in foster homes until they can find a new ‘forever’ home and family that wants them. “There are no set fees,” said Torkelson. “It’s whatever they can afford.”

Read the full story in the December 7 edition.