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HSWC to Host Fee-Waived Adoption Event and Pet Photo Fundraiser with Sharrett Subaru

The Humane Society of Washington County (HSWC) will be partnering with Sharrett Subaru for the 4th Annual Adoption Event and Pet Photo Fundraiser on Saturday, November 18th from 11 am to 4 pm. The event will be held at Sharrett Subaru, 10310 Auto Place, Hagerstown. This year, adoption fees are waived thanks to a generous grant from the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals® (ASPCA®) and Subaru.

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Remember Titan?

We first told you Titan's story in May. As the chill in the air reminds us that November is here, we thought it was the perfect time to say thanks.  This is Titan's story now. We thank you for giving him, and so many other animals, a chance.

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HSWC Celebrates Halloween With No Tricks, Just Treats

The Humane Society of Washington County (HSWC) is celebrating Halloween with waived adoption fees for dogs and cats on Tuesday, October 31. The dog adoption fees are being sponsored by Uniting to Save Animals: U2SA. "Uniting to Save Animals partners with the HSWC as well as with other organizations to save lives,” said Kim Jones, Director of Volunteers and Animal Initiatives. “Our partnership with them has been invaluable and our hope for Tuesday is to find shelter animals forever homes, so we...

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Animal Safety Tips During Halloween

With trick-or-treating, costume parties and Halloween around the corner, the Humane Society of Washington County (HSWC) would like to provide pet owners with safety tips for this spooky time of year. Here are some suggestions from HSWC and the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals to keep your pets safe throughout Halloween celebrations.

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Eleven of 14 dogs displaced by Puerto Rico hurricane now adopted

Check out the Herald-Mail story on the Puerto Rican puppy adoptions! Click here for the scoop.

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Dogs displaced by Puerto Rico hurricane arrive in Hagerstown to find new homes

We recently welcomed 14 dogs from Puerto Rico displaced by the hurricane. Check out the news story here!

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HSWC Invites Public to Attend Kickball Tournament Fundraiser

The Humane Society of Washington County (HSWC) is hosting a Kickball Tournament fundraiser on Saturday, September 23 at the Hagerstown Regional Airport, 18434 Showalter Road. Games begin at 9:00 am and admission is free to the public. In addition to watching the tournament, guests can enjoy food and beer trucks, games in the Kids Fun Zone, shopping at vendor stations, meeting adoptable animals, and listening to onsite music from 92.1 The Hits.

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Check out the September 15, 2017 edition of the Tailwagger, which has the scoop on kickball and bricks!

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Memorial Brick Campaign 2017

You asked, and we listened - and extended the order deadline to December 31! Our Memorial Brick Campaign is back for a LIMITED time only! To order your memorial brick(s), please print and fill out this form:

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Hagerstown Pooch Plunge now in its 14th year

Want to get a glimpse inside of a Pooch Plunge? WDVM joined us at Marty Snook Pool and has the story here!

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