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HSWC Announces Adoption Event with Sharrett Subaru

The Humane Society of Washington County will be partnering with Sharrett Subaru for the 3rd Annual Adoption Event and Pet Photo Fundraiser on Saturday, November 19th from 11 am to 4 pm. “Sharrett Subaru is proud to again partner with the Humane Society of Washington County for our third adoption event,” said Administrative and Marketing Assistant Letti Palmer.  “It’s a wonderful opportunity for us to support the work they do in the community.”

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HSWC Performance Indicators as of October 2016

Here are our statistics through October 2016. We're very excited about these life-saving numbers!

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HSWC Tailwagger

Read our November 1, 2016 edition of the Tailwagger featuring Sam and how a H.E.L.P. voucher saved his life. Click here!

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Halloween Pet Safety Tips

With the arrival of the Halloween season, the Humane Society of Washington County is offering these Pet Safety Tips courtesy of the ASPCA.

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HSWC Sets Precedent in Animal Cruelty Case

On Monday, October 24th, Joseph Bowers, Jr. was found guilty of 37 counts of animal cruelty by Judge Mark Thomas in the Washington County District Court. Bowers had been charged by the Humane Society of Washington County. HSWC Field Service Officers seized two horses belonging to Bowers on January 22nd of this year. At the time, he was charged with 12 counts of animal cruelty for failure to provide food, water, veterinary care, and causing unnecessary pain and suffering.

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Halloween Adoption Special!

The Humane Society of Washington County is running a holiday adoption special through the end of this month. From now until Halloween (October 31st), adopters who bring a ‘treat’ for HSWC shelter pets will pay no adoption fee for cats, dogs, or small mammals. Shelter treats can include dog and cat toys, soft treats, bedding, cat litter, canned food, KMR (kitten milk replacer), paper towels and bleach. The HSWC wish list can be viewed at hswcmd.org.  

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Skate to Save Lives supports animal foster care

Click here for the Herald-Mail scoop on our Skate to Save Lives event benefitting the HSWC Foster Care program!

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Humane Society of Washington County marks 95th birthday with 1920s gala

Check out a few preview pictures from our Roaring Twenties gala!

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HSWC Tailwagger

Click here to read our October 15, 2016 edition of the Tailwagger! It features the story of a special needs pup with a very special adopter and lots of Roaring Twenties gala excitement! Plus we ask you to vote for us to win the Community Foundation of Washington County's People's Choice Nonprofit Award!

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HSWC Nominated for Community Foundation Award

The Humane Society of Washington County (HSWC) was recently nominated for the new Community Foundation of Washington County’s People’s Choice Nonprofit Award.    The shelter was nominated along with two other county nonprofit agencies. The award is a true ‘People’s Choice’ award, with winners being chosen through online voting. The winner of the award will receive a $5,000 endowment at the Foundation.

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