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The Washington Humane Society Adoption Events

The Washington Humane Society Adoption Events

The Washington Humane Society has several adoption events coming up! Here is a listing of all of the events through October:

Saturday, October 22, 12-4pm
National Pit Bull Awareness Day 
Perfect Pet Resort in Lothian
840 West Bay Front Rd, Rt. 258, Lothian, MD
WHS will be participating for the first time in a National Pit Bull Awareness Day festival in Lothian with other shelters and pit bull-focused rescues by bringing adoptable dogs and promoting adoption of pit bulls.

Sunday, October 23,12-2pm
Big Bad Woof in Takoma Park
117 Carroll Street NW, Washington, DC
Adoptable dogs and a sweet foster cat will be at this eco-conscious pet shop to look for their future families!

DC Walk for the Animals TODAY

DC Walk for the Animals TODAY

From Jacquie Toppings:

Humane Law Enforcement Officers Rescue Animals in Need

By Lisa LaFontaine, President adn CEO , Washington Humane Society

 

Thanks to our Humane Law Enforcement Officers, two seriously abused cats have been rescued and will never again face cruelty at the hands of uncaring individuals.

Pumpkin, a year-old orange tabby cat, was severely beaten by his owner’s boyfriend when he walked on the kitchen counter. Among other things Skinny was thrown against the wall, which has left him with severe soft tissue damage and a dislocated hip.

Goldie, a three-month-old orange tabby, was beaten after discovered that he went to the bathroom on the floor. A kitten received six broken ribs simply for missing the litter box. 

WHS To Offer Free Spay/Neuter Services for Pit Bull Type Dogs September 29

 

This story comes to us from Jacquie Toppings:

Washington Humane Society Announces 2011 DC Walk for the Animals Oct. 15

Washington Humane Society Announces 2011 DC Walk for the Animals Oct. 15

This story comes to us from Scott Giacoppo:

The Washington Humane Society (WHS) will host its annual DC Walk for the Animals on Saturday, October 15, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Marie Reed Learning Center in Adams Morgan. Event registration is now open.

 

WHS is taking part in a national ASPCA Adoption Challenge to find homes for more animals than ever before during the months of August, September and October, and is encouraging the public to demonstrate the organization’s mantra—DC loves DC animals—by participating in this Walk to end pet homelessness in DC. Walkers are asked to raise funds in support of their efforts to benefit WHS; each participant can create a personal fundraising page on the DC Walk for the Animals website, www.dcanimalwalk.org.  

City of Alexandria to Hold Eighth Annual Alexandria Doggie Day Swim

City of Alexandria to Hold Eighth Annual Alexandria Doggie Day Swim

 

Treat your pooch to a summertime dip at the City of Alexandria’s Eighth Annual Doggie Day Swim on Saturday, September 10th, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Old Town Pool, 1609 Cameron St.

Following the end of the summer pool season, this annual event provides dogs with the opportunity to swim and play games in one of the City’s pools. This year, due to the generous donation by Your Dogs Best Friend, admission is free! Register online (activity number 140950) at www.alexandriava.gov/recreation. 

Washington Humane Society Announces 2011 DC Walk for the Animals

From the Washington Humane Society:

 

 

Washington, D.C. — The Washington Humane Society (WHS) will host its annual DC Walk for the Animals on Saturday, October 1, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Marie Reed Learning Center in Adams Morgan. Event registration opens August 16.