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5 Reasons Why You Should Adopt a Senior Animal

October 12th, 2018

Giving a senior dog or cat a comfortable home to live out the rest of their lives is one of the most selfless and loving things you can do. Many animals have had full lives with loving families, but for one reason or another, their loved ones couldn’t take care of them anymore. We believe […]

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Service Animals: Dogs Who Lend a Helping Paw

August 22nd, 2018

Service dogs—dogs who are trained to help people by performing specialized tasks—have many important responsibilities. For instance, a guide dog  needs to know when to safely cross a busy intersection with their handler who has a visual impairment. A seizure alert dog is trained to bark to alert a caregiver that someone is having a […]

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Get Youth Involved in Animal Welfare

August 9th, 2018

Over the past generation, enormous strides have been made to improve the lives of animals in America. Shelter euthanasia has been decreasing, feral cat management has become more common place, and more communities are passing laws to combat dog chaining, the horrors of puppy mills and other threats to animals. To continue this progress, we must […]

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Summer Pet Care

July 3rd, 2018

Summer activities are upon us from outdoor games and picnics to camping and beach vacations. When including your furry companion(s) in these activities, remember these important rules to help keep them safe amidst all of your fun in the sun. Hydrate–keep lots of fresh, cool water accessible. Consider adding ice cubes to water dishes or […]

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A School In NYC Spent A Day Teaching Kindness To Animals

June 14th, 2018

On May 8, NHES humane educators teamed up with New York Therapy Animals and PS32 in Brooklyn, NY, to help 500 elementary school students learn about living humanely with companion animals. “Most children have a natural affinity for animals. Humane education encourages that appreciation and equips children with the knowledge they will need to be […]

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