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Pooch Plunge - Potterfield Pool

Your dogs have been waiting all summer for the Pooch Plunge! We are happy to introduce a VIP (Very Important Pooch) hour this year at the Potterfield Pool event! This added hour is designated for dogs who are seniors, service animals, intimidated by crowds, or have physical limitations.

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Labor Day - HSWC Closed

The Humane Society of Washington County will be closed on Monday, September 2nd in observance of Labor Day. Anyone experiencing an animal emergency regarding a sick, injured or aggressive animal during this day may call our emergency number at 301-790-7577. We will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, September 3rd.

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Low Cost Rabies Clinic

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HSWC Job Fair

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Pallet Painting Fundraiser Benefiting HSWC

Join us for a fun evening while we paint signs and raise funds for the Humane Society of Washington County. We are giving you the paint brush to create your very own sign! Don't worry, we will be there to instruct you along the way. Templates will be provided so there's no fear of freehanding these designs. There will be a variety of paint colors, allowing you to paint and customize with any colors you choose!

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Maryland 2,000: Waived Cat Adoption Fees

July 1, 2019 (All day) to July 31, 2019 (All day)

To save and find homes for the thousands of homeless cats and kittens in Hagerstown and all across Maryland, the Humane Society of Washington County (HSWC) is teaming up with 20 other shelters in the state to participate in the third annual Maryland 2,000 Saving Lives Across Maryland adoption event. Beginning July 1st through July 31st, HSWC and the participating shelters will be waiving adoption fees for felines with the collective goal of finding homes for at least 2,000 unwanted cats and...

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$50 Dog Adoption Fees - TODAY ONLY!

Uniting to Save Animals: U2SA has generously sponsored a holiday weekend ado

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Washington County Gives

Save the date! Washington County Gives is on May 7th this year! You can make a difference for the animals at HSWC on this important day by donating here: https://www.washingtoncountygives.org/organizations/humane-society-of-washington-county As a bonus, everyone who donates will receive an original piece of artwork from our talented shelter Paw-Cassos!  What is Washington County Gives?

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First Come, First Served FixMeow Spay/Neuter Day

The final round of the first-come, first-served FixMeow spay/neuter day will be on April 15th with 24 slots available! Doors open at 8:15 am, but we will start handing out numbers at 6:15 am. You can line up before that, but numbers will be handed out based on the order of people at that time. Numbers will be given per cat (not per household), so some people may get more than one number. *Limit of 2 cats per household. Cats MUST be in carriers with only one cat per carrier.*

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