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FDA Alerts Pet Owners about Potentially Toxic Levels of Vitamin D in Several Dry Pet Foods

Stay in the know for the safety of your pets! The FDA recently alerted pet owners of potentially toxic levels of Vitamin D in some dry pet foods. Learn more here.

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HSWC GEARS UP FOR 16TH ANNUAL POLAR BEAR PLUNGE

The Humane Society of Washington County (HSWC) will be holding its 16th Annual Polar Bear Plunge at Greenbrier State Park on Saturday, January 12, 2019. Registration for the event is now open and excitement is rising.  The year’s top event sponsor is VerStandig Broadcasting, followed by Mountain View Animal Emergency and Middletown Valley Bank, among others. A complete, up-to-date list of sponsors is available on the Polar Bear Plunge registration site. Opportunities are still available.

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HSWC Closing at 4 PM on Dec. 7

The Humane Society of Washington County will be closing at 4:00 pm on Friday, December 7, 2018. Anyone experiencing an animal emergency regarding a stray or unowned animal after this time may call our emergency number at 301-790-7577.  We will reopen at 10:00 am on Saturday, December 8th. Thank you!

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HSWC CLOSED ON THANKSGIVING

The Humane Society of Washington County will be closed on Thursday, November 22 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.  Anyone experiencing an animal emergency regarding a stray or unowned animal during this day may call our emergency number at 301-790-7577.  We will resume normal business hours on Friday, November 23. We wish you a wonderful Thanksgiving with your family, friends, and pets!

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HSWC Closed on Nov. 15

For the safety of our staff, volunteers, and friends in the community, we have decided to remain closed to the public today due to the weather. We plan to reopen Friday, November 16th at 10 am. Stay safe!

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HSWC TO HOST ADOPTION EVENT AND PET PHOTO WITH SANTA FUNDRAISER WITH SHARRETT SUBARU

The Humane Society of Washington County (HSWC) will be partnering with Sharrett Subaru for the 5th Annual Adoption Event and Pet Photo Fundraiser on Saturday, November 17th from 11 am to 3 pm. The event will be held at Sharrett Subaru, 10310 Auto Place, Hagerstown. This year, adoption fees for cats are waived thanks to a generous grant from The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals® (ASPCA®). Dog adoption fees will vary.  

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Hope Officially Adopted by Foster Family

Nearly 3 months after she was found abandoned behind the Hagerstown Target, the puppy named Hope has been formally adopted by her foster family through the Humane Society of Washington County (HSWC).

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Polar Bear Plunge 2019 Logo Contest

Want to become part of the Humane Society of Washington County’s largest fundraiser?  Now is your chance to show your talent!  We are looking for a new logo for HSWC’s 16th annual Polar Bear Plunge and we need your help!  The artist of the winning logo will receive a Polar Bear Plunge t-shirt with the new logo, their name or business logo printed on the back of the t-shirt, and have their work on display at the event, on our website and on our Facebook page.  That’s pretty exciting!  The winner...

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New Schedule for Distribution of Public Assistance Vouchers

Effective Monday, September 17, 2018 HSWC's distribution of public assistance vouchers will be limited to the following days and times: Monday 10 am - 6 pmWednesday 1 pm - 6 pmSaturday 10 am - 12 pm To learn more about the types of public assistance offered by HSWC, please go here.

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