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Posted on: July 30, 2020

Questions about COVID 19 & Animals? Thanks to our friends and partners at the Association for Animal Welfare Advancement, you’re covered. Check out these options and don’t forget to look at our COVID19 Toolkit and our Crisis Response Kit, both collaborated and created with the Charlotte Mecklenburg Animal Care and Control team HSC & CMACC […]

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Posted on: June 17, 2020

  At the Humane Society of Charlotte, our vision is a humane community in which people and animals live together harmoniously. We are a community resource committed to creating a more humane and compassionate community for everyone by delivering effective, innovative services that strengthen the human-animal bond and improve the lives of companion animals and […]

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Posted on: June 15, 2020

Written and submitted by guest author, Emily Jackson Most pet owners know that some plants, including lilies, poison ivy, azalea, daffodil, and oak, are harmful to their cats and dogs. However, you may be shocked to find out that we are surrounded by surprisingly common plants that are poisonous to pets. Always practice care when […]

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Posted on: May 11, 2020

  Most of the globe has been abiding by various stay-at-home orders for the last 6-8 weeks in order to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus and protect immune-compromised members of our communities. While staying inside has been tough for everyone, certain members of the family haven’t been complaining. Our pets are living […]

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Posted on: April 30, 2020

These days, the spread of disease is all anyone can talk about. COVID-19, better known as the coronavirus, has thrown the world into chaos, creating a new normal of quarantine and social distancing. One bright spot came when the World Health Organization reported that social distancing didn’t need to include our pets; they are unlikely […]

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Posted on: April 01, 2020

It’s not fun to think about. It’s even less fun to plan for, but right now, it’s more important than ever to have a set plan for your pet in case you get sick and aren’t able to take care of them. Don’t wait – gather the members of your household (two-legged and four-legged) and […]

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Posted on: February 19, 2020

Get lit and support the animals at the Humane Society of Charlotte! Montford Wicks, owned by Larry & Emily Gulledge, was started in the Montford neighborhood of Charlotte where they hand pour their 100% soy candles. Montford Wicks has generously agreed to team up with HSC and has created exclusive, limited-edition candles with the Humane […]

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Posted on: February 18, 2020

  The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) generously awarded the Humane Society of Charlotte (HSC) a $10,000 grant on February 13, 2020. HSC will use these gifted funds for our animal transport program. HSC partners with municipal shelters in the region, some as far as 100+ miles away, to create […]

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Posted on: January 20, 2020

The Humane Society of Charlotte stepped in to help animals in need for the second time this winter (see photos here!) On Wednesday, January 15, 2019 a home in Laurens County, SC was raided on suspicion of a puppy mill operation and more than 150 animals were discovered. The Humane Society of the United States […]

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Posted on: January 16, 2020

Humane Society of Charlotte President/CEO Shelly A. Moore sat down with The Charlotte Podcast this week for an in-depth interview about the Humane Society of Charlotte, our mission, our programs and what the future looks like for our organization. Check it out here or on iTunes at The Charlotte Podcast.

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