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HSWC Seizes Opportunities for Special National Training

Four HSWC staff members have received educational support from local and national sponsors that they will bring back to our animal shelter and community.  Michael Cestero, Animal Admissions Supervisor, was awarded a scholarship from the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) to attend the HSUS Animal Care Expo in Florida, and Lisa Jacobs, Feline Health & Behavior Coordinator, will attend the same conference thanks to a generous airfare sponsorship from a long-time...

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Tailwagger

Click here to read the March 1, 2017 edition of the Tailwagger. Read the story of Pharaoh, a sweet cat with a burn injury to his neck, and how you can help animals just like him.

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Tailwagger

Click here to read the February 15, 2017 edition of the Tailwagger. Learn how Hurricane Matthew brought a family together.

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Humane Society of Washington County Making Valentine's Day Warm and Fuzzy

Click here to watch the great story from WHAG about how you can give some extra love to the animals this Valentine's Day!

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HSWC Celebrates Valentine's Day with $14 Adoption Fees

The Humane Society of Washington County is celebrating Valentine’s Day by offering a discounted $14 adoption fee for all animals on Tuesday, February 14, 2017. “If you’ve been considering adoption, this is a perfect time to open your home to an animal in need,” said Cathy Jacques, Adoptions Supervisor. “With a $14 adoption fee, we hope that lots of families are able to give the gift of love to a pet this Valentine’s Day and forever.”

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Tailwagger

Click here to read the lovey-dovey February 1, 2017 edition of the Tailwagger! Learn more about our Valentine's Day celebrations and a $14 adoption fee day!

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HSWC Shows Unprecedented Success in 2016

We're thrilled with our lifesaving statistics from 2016. Be sure to view the WHAG news story on these numbers here, or you can read the Herald-Mail story here!

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Statistics Show HSWC Had Successful Year in 2016

The Humane Society of Washington County has released its data from 2016 and revealed its most successful year to date. Live Outcomes for 2016 was 4,942 animals, a 236% increase compared to 2009. The HSWC attributes this accomplishment to innovative programs that challenge traditional animal welfare beliefs. An example of this is the “Traveling Fosters” Adoption Ambassadors program.

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Hundreds Take the Plunge for Humane Society

Click here to read the article from the Herald-Mail about our 14th Annual Polar Bear Plunge! There are some great pictures and a GoPro video of AJ Silver from 104.7 WAYZ plunging into the water too! 

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