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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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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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