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Urgent Cat Foster Families Needed

Urgent Cat Foster Families Needed

Thanks to our caring community, we found the foster homes needed and then some for the dogs who were temporarily displaced during a renovation project at our New York Avenue adoption center. We can’t thank our friends and supporters enough for stepping in to help animals in need. In an effort to provide a better environment for all of the animals in our care, major improvement projects continue at our New York Avenue facility, and this time, it is our cats who are looking to their community for help.

Making Adoption the Best Option

Making Adoption the Best Option
Making Adoption the Best Option

by Lisa LaFontaine, President and CEO, Washington Humane Society

Protect Your Pet - 2012 Reduced Cost Rabies Clinics Begin Jan. 29

From Fairfax County:

Rabies is a deadly virus that infects animals and can be a risk to humans as well. The most commonly reported rabid animals here in Fairfax County include foxes, raccoons, skunks, and bats. But your pets are not automatically immune to this disease and must be vaccinated against it.

WHS Protects and Serves DC Animals in 2011

WHS Protects and Serves DC Animals in 2011

2011 has been another busy year for our field services team, comprised of our Humane Law Enforcement (HLE) and Animal Care and Control Officers. To date, our field services division has responded to nearly 15,000 new calls, including over 1,300 cases of animal cruelty and neglect investigated by our HLE officers.