Pittie Party & Parade

JOIN US TO CELEBREATE BREED EQUALITY!
October 19, 2019 | 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. | @ The Shelter

The Pittie Party celebrates the often misunderstood Pit Bull Breed. This breed makes up a large percentage of HSHA's adoptable dog population so, we invite all animal lovers (and their leashed canine pals of all breeds) each year to join us for a free, fun-filled day celebrating breed equality. Visitors can enjoy vendors for pets and owners, food and drink, photo booth, costume contest, 50% off adoptable pitties, kids activities, and retail specials!  

"HSHA works hard to advocate for the Pit Bull, as they truly make wonderful and loving companions," said Kristi Kleinfelter, HSHA's Adoption Center Team Leader.  "It's important to show that the breed's often incorrect reputation is primarily a result of human irresponsibility and to educate the public on humane pet ownership."


DON'T WAIT... RESERVE YOUR VENDOR BOOTH TODAY TO BE A PART OF THIS EDUCAITONAL EVENT. Click here to download the vendor form, complete it, and then return to Kristi Kleinfelter



For more information contact:
Kristi Kleinfelter at kristik@humanesocietyhbg.org or 717-564-3320 ext. 105.

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2019 EVENTS

2019 EVENTS CALENDAR

July 27 | Christmas in July Adopt-A-Thon

October 19 | Pittie Party

November 9 | Fur Ball Gala & Auction

December 7 | Holiday Adopt-A-Thon

Pet of the Week

Benaiah (Rooney)

https://www.petfinder.com/dog/benaiah-rooney-44180536/pa/harrisburg/humane-society-of-harrisburg-area-pa120/

Handsome, handsome, handsome. That's all anyone says about me. I'm Benaiah, named after a character in the bible who bravely killed a lion. But everyone here just calls me Benny! I was born in 2017 and was first at the shelter in the spring of 2018. My ears had just been (badly) cropped and they needed care, then my rear leg was severely injured and my owners neglected to get treatment soon enough. My friends at the shelter took me back in July 2018, but it was too late for my leg -- it had to be amputated. So I became a tripod dog! Of course it did not slow me down one bit. I was adopted in March of 2019 after HSHA won ownership of me in the cruelty case against my neglectful owner. I got a new name, Rooney...but I was returned in August 2019. My first two years of life have been difficult, and I'm really in need of a stable, permanent home. I'm very much a dog who lives in the present, and no tough past is going to hang on my shoulders. I'm looking for a special family who can give me the life I deserve after spending so many months recuperating in the shelter, only to be adopted and returned. I love to play fetch and I've even learned the command "drop it," which I'm very proud of, I know "sit" too, and I love to get rewarded with treats and affection. I've very strong, so no kids under 12 in my new home, please.

Chantey 

https://www.petfinder.com/cat/chantey-45192764/pa/harrisburg/humane-society-of-harrisburg-area-pa120/

Hold me! I'm Chantey, a small black cat who was a stray. I love to be held, and if you could walk me over to a window and let me watch the birds, that would be perfect. I'm slightly fearful and still trying to figure everything out. My life on the streets may have been tough, and I'm not sure who to trust yet. However, I'm trying hard. I know black cats gets overlooked, so I'm hoping my huge golden eyes will make people stop and say "Wow, I need to adopt that black cat!"

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