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Posted on: June 28, 2021

Join us for the 4th annual Restaurants for Rescues on September 14, 2021! Since 2018, Restaurants for Rescues has raised over $35,000 for the Humane Society of Charlotte. Interested in becoming a participating bar, restaurant or brewery? Sign up here!

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Posted on: June 25, 2021

After more than a year of working from home, HSC wants to assist pet owners and ease the transition back to the office. Since our pets have enjoyed our nearly constant company due to work from home mandates surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, as we all begin to return to the office, our pets will face […]

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Posted on: June 04, 2021

With summer vacation approaching and restrictions related to the COVID-19 outbreak easing, families are ready to travel and spend time away from home once again. While some pet owners are comfortable leaving their furry friends at home with reputable boarders or trusted pet-sitters, others prefer to travel with their pets.  Traveling with a pet can […]

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Posted on: June 02, 2021

Written by: Livy DeLage, UNNC Student, HSC Intern As the weather gets warmer and the sun gets brighter, we look forward to spending more time outside, however, the potential for dehydration, heatstroke, and danger to our dogs increases. Being prepared for the heat of summer and knowing how to handle symptoms of overheating in your […]

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Posted on: June 02, 2021

As pet owners, it’s almost inevitable that at some point in your cat or dog’s life, you’ll be helping them recover from sickness, injury, or even surgical procedures. While no one likes to be out of their normal routine, it can be especially tough to persuade your pets to take it easy during the healing process. Your […]

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Posted on: June 02, 2021

What is “aggression” when it comes to dogs?   The term aggression gets thrown around often to describe animals that struggle to control their behavior, but in reality, the word aggression could easily be replaced with the words fearful, guarding, nervous, or reactive.   Regardless of the description, dog aggression is one of the most common behavior problems reported to the Behavior […]

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

Adopting is an exciting decision and just as you would prep for any new addition, it’s important to prepare to take on the new responsibilities of pet ownership. Most often those new responsibilities involve house-training and basic manners, but when you take a chance and adopt an animal who is recovering from an infection or illness, you are giving that animal a second chance at […]

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Posted on: April 02, 2021

In the spring and summer, it is not unusual for well-meaning good Samaritans to discover litters of kittens outside. While our instincts tell us to help, the best thing we can do to ensure their health and safety is to leave the kittens alone.  It is highly unlikely that the mother cat abandoned her kittens.  A mother cat places her kittens in a safe spot so that she […]

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Posted on: March 31, 2021

March is Women’s History Month, a 31-day celebration of the progress made by women all over the world, and for the Humane Society of Charlotte, we celebrate the great work that women have made in the animal welfare industry. There are countless women who drive the efforts of our organization and this week, we celebrate […]

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Posted on: March 25, 2021

March is Women’s History Month, a 31-day celebration of the progress made by women all over the world, and for the Humane Society of Charlotte, we celebrate the great work that women have made in the animal welfare industry. There are countless women that drive the efforts of our organization and this week, we celebrate […]

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