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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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NHES Visits Alliance Partner Network for Endangered Sea Turtles (N.E.S.T.) in NC

May 19th, 2018

Sea turtles off the coast of North Carolina have a friend in the Network for Endangered Sea Turtles (N.E.S.T,) an all-volunteer army of sea turtle rescuers. There are seven species of sea turtle, and every one faces risk of extinction due to problems such as ocean pollution and refuse, beach erosion, real-estate development along shorelines, […]

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Companion Animal Obesity

April 4th, 2018

When we think of animal cruelty, many of us will imagine a starving, bone-thin animal. Sadly, many cruelty and neglect cases result in emaciated animals. However, abuse also occurs when an owner over-feeds an animal to the point of obesity. This is a real occurrence that veterinarians, animal shelters, and rescue groups sadly see when […]

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Riley’s Rescue Story

February 28th, 2018

Animal hoarding is a form of animal cruelty in which individuals accumulate a large number of animals that they cannot properly care for.  Many of these animals suffer from malnutrition, upper respiratory problems, isolation, and early death.  Some people who hoard animals may feel that they are rescuing the animals in their care and that […]

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February 20th is Love Your Pet Day!

February 3rd, 2018

Companion animals bring joy to the lives of their owners everyday.  From warm morning greetings to evening relaxation time, the special bond that humans form with their animal friends is unique and rewarding. Celebrate “Love Your Pet Day” this month on February 20th by sharing some special treats and extra time with your companion animal.  […]

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