Texoma Living article about ARFhouse! Texoma Living Magazine (January-February 2010)
Martha Hovers has been operating Arfhouse in Sadler for twenty years, ever since she transformed her grandfather's farm into a "no-kill" animal shelter. "Nokill" means just that. No dogs are ever put down at the shelter. At last count, the facility has 314 dogs that patrol the property and greet newcomers to the gate with an array of barks, howls and wagging tails.
Arfhouse is also an adoption agency for stray and surrendered dogs, pets which are brought in by their owners. Each year more than one hundred...
This young man is Cole McAden. Lucky for us, he selected ARFhouse as his service project working toward his goal to be a member of the National Honor Society.
Cole and his mother and father delivered 400 lbs of premium dog food, several cases of canned product and almost $600 that Cole had collected for the dogs. They arrived with these gifts on Saturday, March 17. Our thanks go out to Cole for the hard work he did to help our sanctuary. Naturally he plans to attend A & M and study to be a veterinarian of large animals. (His mother and dad were understandably beaming with pride.)