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September 6th Pooch Plunge Rescheduled

The Pooch Plunge scheduled for Wednesday, September 6th at Potterfield Pool has been canceled due to the weather. It is rescheduled for Wednesday, September 13th from 6-8 pm at Potterfield Pool. Let's all hope for better weather next week!

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Tailwagger

Learn about an employee who never stops giving and furry cannonballs in our September 1, 2017 edition of the Tailwagger!

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Popular Pooch Plunge raises funds for Humane Society of Washington County

What's NXT has the full scoop on our upcoming Pooch Plunges! Read the story here.

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HSWC Closed on Labor Day

The Humane Society of Washington County will be closed on Monday, September 4th in observance of the Labor Day 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 Tuesday, September 5th.   

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Tailwagger

Check out the August 15, 2017 edition of the Tailwagger here! We talk about Clear the Shelters and a fundraiser in memory of a very special 9 year old.

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Scores of Pets Find Homes During "Clear the Shelters"

Clear the Shelters was a huge success! A total of 57 animals went home (33 cats, 21 dogs, and 3 guinea pigs)! Get the full scoop from the Herald-Mail here.

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BB&T Presents Check to HSWC to Honor Former Board President

On Wednesday, August 16, BB&T presented a check to the Humane Society of Washington County (HSWC) in honor of BB&T employee Cindy Helman, whose tenure as shelter board president recently came to an end.   “We’re grateful for BB&T’s continued support of our mission and their recognition of the effort our staff, volunteers and board members put into this life-saving work,” said Kim Intino, President/CEO. “We want to join BB&T in honoring Cindy and thanking her for her commitment,...

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HSWC Teams Up With NBC4 To Host Clear The Shelters On August 19

The Humane Society of Washington County (HSWC) will once again join NBC4 to host NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations’ Clear the Shelters. This nationwide pet adoption drive will be held at the HSWC on Saturday, August 19 from 10 am to 6 pm. During this event the adoption fees will be waived for every adoptable animal in the shelter.

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HSWC Receives Grant for Spay/Neuter Program

We were awarded $12,850 from the Maryland Department of Agriculture to offer free spaying and neutering to pet cats living with low-income families in the 21740 area. The grant program runs October 1, 2017 - October 1, 2018. To learn more, call 301-733-2060 ext. 220 starting October 1, 2017 to see if you qualify and to schedule an appointment.

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Hundreds Attend Hagerstown's National Night Out

The HSWC Field Services Department was thrilled to attend Hagerstown's National Night Out. Get the scoop here!

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