News Releases

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

News Releases

Humane Society of Harrisburg Area Offers Cat/Kitten “BOGO” Adoption Special

September 6, 2022

The Humane Society of Harrisburg Area (HSHA) is encouraging adopters to think about adding two cats to their family, not just one.  During this adoption special, anyone who adopts two cats/kittens, will only pay one adoption fee.

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Humane Society of Harrisburg Area Introduces Foster-to-Adopt Longest Resident Program, “Meet Your Match”

August 23, 2022

In an effort to encourage more dog adoptions, the Humane Society of Harrisburg Area (HSHA) has introduced two new initiatives:  a Longest Resident Foster-to-Adopt
program and a new “Meet Your Match” adoption application.

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

July 7, 2022

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 and basic vaccines!

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Media Alert: Get Groovy at Poochella, a New Fundraising Event for the Humane Society of Harrisburg Area

May 2, 2022

Break out your tie-dye, bell bottoms, and flower crowns, and join us for a one-of-a-kind music festival located right at our shelter! The event features performances by local musicians, groovy activities for both humans and dogs, food, raffles, and lots of other fun.  Cost is pay by donation (with a suggested minimum donation of $10 per person)!

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Media Alert: Love is in the Air at HSHA Shelter Sweetheart Week

February 8, 2022

he Humane Society of Harrisburg Area (HSHA) believes that true Valentine’s Day sweethearts have fur and more than two legs. That’s why community members are invited to find their true love during HSHA’s annual Shelter Sweetheart Week. During the event, the adoption fees of some of our most lovable residents will be cut in half.  Our adoption fees include spay/neuter surgery, microchip and basic vaccines!

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Media Alert: HSHA Holds Annual Glove Drive

February 8, 2022

Each February, HSHA conducts its Annual Glove Drive.  HSHA asks the community to donate gloves, make a monetary donation, or simply spread the word of the shelter’s need for surgical gloves. 

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Due to bad weather, the Shelter Buddies Fall Yard Sale schedule for Saturday, October 1st has been canceled.