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Posted on: October 22, 2021

It’s National Veterinary Technician Week and the team at the Humane Society of Charlotte is celebrating our incredible veterinary technicians, assistants, and veterinary support staff.   Veterinary technicians take on a critical role in the operations at HSC and provide both our shelter veterinarian and spay/neuter surgeons with the assistance needed to support each and […]

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Posted on: October 20, 2021

The temperatures are cooling, the leaves are falling, and you’re….congested. For many, a reaction to pet allergens is very real and can cause significant symptoms regardless of the time of year. In fact, it’s estimated that 20-30% of the U.S. population shows sensitivities to their pet in the way of sneezing, a runny nose, congested […]

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Posted on: October 12, 2021

This year’s sought-after “Cover Dog” spot has been claimed by Aubie, Annie, and Belle Salzman. Our cover dogs’ parents are Robin and Jack Salzman, friends and ardent supporters of the Humane Society of Charlotte and owners of Lake Norman Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram and Gastonia Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram. Annie, a white Cavapoo, loves to […]

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Posted on: October 10, 2021

October is for fall leaves, pumpkins, and adopting dogs!  Each year, the month of October is recognized as National Adopt-a-Dog month. The Humane Society of Charlotte welcomes an average of 160 new dogs per month to our shelter and while they stay with us as long as it takes for them to find their new loving family, we […]

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Posted on: October 07, 2021

The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement has released official data from the Shelter Animals Count National Database regarding the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on shelter animals. The following linked report provides a look at comparative data on sheltered animals from the first six months of each of the last three years: 2019, 2020, and […]

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Posted on: September 27, 2021

September 28 is World Rabies Day, a global health observance started to raise awareness about rabies and bring together partners to enhance prevention and control efforts worldwide. The Humane Society of Charlotte is doing our part in preventing rabies cases in our community by encouraging dog and cat owners to have their pets vaccinated at […]

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Posted on: September 11, 2021

This Saturday marks the 20th Anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks, one of the most catastrophic attacks to occur on American soil. Nearly 3,000 lives were lost in a matter of hours and an additional 6,000 people were injured in the terrorist attack that rocked the foundation of our country. Those that we lost have been missed, loved, and honored every day since.  In the days and weeks that followed, more […]

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Posted on: September 10, 2021

HSC’s 4th Annual Restaurants for Rescues fundraiser will take place this Tuesday, September 14 at participating locations throughout the Charlotte area. This year’s event, proudly sponsored by WCCB Charlotte, The CW,  welcomes the participation of restaurants from Huntersville to Steele Creek as they generously donate 10-20% of the day’s proceeds. This year’s participating locations include […]

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Posted on: August 26, 2021

Happy International Dog Day from the Humane Society of Charlotte! In celebration of the occasion and in collaboration with the ongoing Clear the Shelters™ campaign, we’re offering reduced adoption fees on select animals at the shelter now through September 19. We recently met a major adoption milestone for 2021 – more than 2000 animals from […]

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Posted on: August 26, 2021

NBCUniversal’s local Clear the Shelters™ pet adoption campaign is back and the Humane Society of Charlotte (HSC) has joined in to help as many animals as possible find their new loving family this August and September. Clear the Shelters™ has been active for seven consecutive years nationwide and since that time, the adoption campaign has […]

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