News Releases

The latest news, press releases, and media alerts from HSHA.

News Releases

Press Release: Receive a Free Rabies Vaccine For Your Pet on World Rabies Day

September 13, 2021

September 28th marks World Rabies Day, a global health observance started in 2007 to raise awareness about rabies and bring partners together to enhance prevention and control efforts worldwide.  On Tuesday, September 28th the Humane Society of Harrisburg Area will be partnering with the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture and Merck Animal Health to provide a […]

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Media Alert: It’s Christmas in July at the Humane Society of Harrisburg Area’s Adopt-a-Thon

July 19, 2021

What:  We may be experiencing a summer heat wave but the Humane Society of Harrisburg Area (HSHA) is celebrating like its Christmas Day!  HSHA’s annual Christmas in July Adopt-a-Thon features a reduced adoption rate of $20 for all dogs and $10 for cats, kittens and critters.  The reduced adoption rate still includes spay/neuter surgery, microchip […]

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Media Alert: HSHA Goes Virtual with GLOW 5K Run/Walk for the Animals

May 21, 2021

What: The Virtual GLOW 5K Run/Walk for the Animals provides the community an opportunity for fun, fresh air, and exercise – all in the name of helping the homeless animals of Central PA!  Who:  This virtual event is open to anyone – whether you are a serious runner or enjoy a casual walk!  Medals will […]

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Foster Parent Month:  HSHA Celebrates with a “Kitten Shower”

April 15, 2021

The Humane Society of Harrisburg Area (HSHA) is preparing for the upcoming “kitten season” by holding a Kitten Shower Donation Drive and hosting a Virtual Kitten Shower Foster Parent Event in April.  Spring and early summer is the busiest time at HSHA, due to the amount of kittens being born.  This drives the need for […]

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Media Alert: HSHA Holds Annual Glove Drive

February 8, 2021

What: Each February, HSHA conducts our Annual Glove Drive. This year, we know it will be harder than ever to reach our goal of 250 cases.  We thank everyone for their past support and, if they are unable to contribute this year, please consider sharing via their social media! Who:  The mission of HSHA is to […]

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