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Learn about the latest happenings at HSHA as well as helpful tips from our experts to keep your pets healthy and happy!

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Home To Home: A Different Approach to Rehoming Your Pet

May 10, 2023

Housing challenges, allergies, not enough time, financial hardship- these are a few of the most common reasons people can no longer keep their pets and we hear their stories daily. We get anywhere from 5-10 calls a day from pet owners who ask to surrender their four-legged family members. That’s about 50 calls per week and 200 calls per month. Add to that approximately 20-30 lost or stray animals per week who are brought in by police officers, animal control officers, and the public. With a record high number of animals needing homes, shelters and rescues across the country are overwhelmed and there’s simply not enough room for everyone.

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Caring for Your Newly Adopted Small Pet

May 11, 2022

Small animals can be a big responsibility, so here are some helpful tips about caring for your new addition. Small animals can include rabbits, guinea pigs, ferrets, chinchillas, rats, etc.

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Importance of Socializing Puppies and Kittens

April 8, 2022

It was determined that Millie was around 6 months old at the time she was brought to HSHA. Millie entered the HSHA foster program and began a strict re-feed program to help her gain weight back at a healthy pace. She also began learning how to trust, and how to love, thanks to her foster family.

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Should you feed your pet grain-free food?

May 5, 2021

There are a lot of dog and cat foods sold as grain-free with marketing suggesting that feeding no grains is healthier.  This is not true and can, in fact, cause illness for some dogs and cats.  There is no medical or physiologic basis to feed dogs or cats a grain-free diet.

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April is “Kitten Shower” Month at HSHA

April 12, 2021
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What is the Golden Retriever Lifetime Study?

March 2, 2021

The Golden Retriever Lifetime Study is one of the largest, most comprehensive prospective canine health studies in the United States. The Study will benefit dogs of all breeds over time as researches learn more about nutritional, environmental, lifestyle and genetic risk factors and how they affect dogs.

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Please Note:  Our online adoption applications are currently closed in preparation for the MEGA Adoption Event Saturday, December 9th and Sunday December 10th.  Online adoption applications will be accepted again starting Monday, December 11th.  Learn more about the MEGA Adoption Event: