CLOSED EARLY

Attention Supporters, HSHA has closed early this evening, November 15, due to the winter weather advisory. We plan to reopen tomorrow at 11:00 a.m. in accordance with our standard schedule. Thank you for your understanding and patience as we wait out the snow storm.

Scrappy

Scrappy with his big brother Buddy

I came into the shelter as I usually do once a month and drop off donations and check out the dogs for adoption.  I was interested in a small dog that had the same energetic personality as me.  In August 2012, I happen to run into Carla at the shelter, one of the volunteers who was fostering a four month old Jackahuahua that was dropped off at the kennel because he had a broken leg and they couldn’t afford the surgery.  Carla nursed him back to health and took incredible care of him.  He was ready for adoption and I was thrilled.  We have a German shorthair pointer who is 6 and was getting increasingly upset when left alone, I was sure a playmate would help him with his anxiety.

My husband was convinced that two dogs would be too much, but he was so wrong.  Buddy Bob and Scrappy Do are BFFs; buddy no longer has anxiety instead he has a buddy to play with, sleep with and at times gets to boss him around (not too often)  They are wonderful with each other and they bring us joy, laughter and a great deal of love.  Thank you for all you do for these animals. All of you are truly God’s treasures.

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How Can I Help Homeless Animals in My Community Today?

Currently our greatest need is canned food for both dogs and cats! Our cats prefer pate but the pups aren't picky! In addition, we could use some Clorox Wipes to help maintain a safe, clean, and healthy environment for all the sheter's residents.

Check out HSHA's Amazon Wish List for more specific needs.

We have several dogs and cats that are looking for a foster home.  If you think you may be able to help, please visit our Fosters Needed page.

Events

November 17 | Fur Ball Gala & Auction
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December 1 | Holiday Adopt-A-Thon

January 1 | Penguin Plunge
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Events Calendar

Workplace Giving

CFC (Combined Federal Campaign) – 77697
SECA (State Employees Combined Appeal) – 4401-0027
United Way – 3022