The latest news, press releases, and media alerts from HSHA.
The Humane Society of Harrisburg Area (HSHA) invites the community to take the plunge for homeless pets at the 2023 Penguin Plunge on Sunday, January 1st at Noon (registration starts at 10:00am) on the beach at City Island. Hundreds are expected to be in attendance, either to jump into the icy waters of the Susquehanna River or to cheer on the “Plungers.”Read More
Every winter, the Humane Society of Harrisburg Area (HSHA) hosts a special adoption event in hopes of getting as many homeless animals as possible a home for the holidays. HSHA is one of more than 275 participating shelters across the country joining the BISSELL Pet Foundation this holiday season with its “Empty the Shelters – Holiday Hope event”, in this lifesaving effort to take deserving pets from kennels to the couches of loving homes.Read More
Join the Humane Society of Harrisburg Area for a special adoption event: CAToberfest. During this event, any application received and approved from October 24th through October 29th for adoption of a black, tortie, torbie, orange, or “ghostly” (all-white) cat will get the scary low adoption fee discount of 50% off. This includes spay/neuter surgery, up-to-date vaccines, and microchip!Read More
Pitbulls make 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: the Pittie Party!Read More
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.Read More
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.