It takes a lot of helping hands and hearts to fulfill HSHA’s mission to build a better community for pets and people. Learn more through the eyes of staff, volunteers, adopters, and more.
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.Read More
Learn about a group of “Secret Santa’s” who made the Humane Society of Harrisburg Area Holiday Adopt-a-Thon extra special!Read More
In lieu of wedding favors, this bride and groom decided to do something very special: they made a monetary donation to the Humane Society of Harrisburg Area instead!Read More
Each year HSHA recognizes several key individuals that have truly exemplified and embodied the organization’s mission, to build a better community for pets and people. Congratulations to our 2021 Winners.Read More
Recently, the Humane Society of Harrisburg Area (HSHA) received a call from a young man inquiring about the possibility of performing a service project that would benefit our shelter. Service to others is an important aspect of the Scouting movement. Morgan has chosen to help us here at the shelter by constructing a shed on site that will provide additional much needed storage.Read More
Heartworm disease in dogs is very serious. It can cause damage to the heart, lungs and arteries and can even result in death. Kino is one of the unlucky ones. He was diagnosed with heartworm disease at the young age of 2. Unfortunately, his family could not afford the treatment and surrendered him to the SPCA of Luzerne County located in Wilkes-Barre. The Humane Society of Harrisburg Area drove to Luzerne and brought back several dogs, including Kino, to help use our resources to get Kino the best foster home as quickly as possible.Read More