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Posted on: May 14, 2021

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Posted on: May 12, 2021

May is National Foster Care Month and fostering a shelter animal is one of the easiest and best ways to help a dog or cat in desperate need of loving care.   Not everyone has the capacity to make a life-long commitment to adopt an animal – and that’s okay. The Humane Society of Charlotte’s iFoster program works with animal-loving members of the Charlotte community to […]

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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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Posted on: March 23, 2021

The days are getting longer, the weather’s getting warmer, and flowers are blooming, which can only mean that Spring is here. With Springtime comes Easter, Spring cleaning, and a new seasonal set of allergens, all of which can potentially be a danger to your pets. To keep the spring in your pet’s step, read about potential springtime hazards below.  Easter Candy/Sweets Chocolate is an obvious danger because cocoa is a well-known toxin to dogs and cats alike but treats like jellybeans, peeps, and candied eggs can […]

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Posted on: March 18, 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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Posted on: March 05, 2021

A fundamental belief that guides the Humane Society of Charlotte is the importance of the human/animal bond. This relationship, indescribable by words, is the connection that ties us to our pets and our pets to us. These relationships often last the entirety of lifetimes, beyond that of the actual pet, and can draw intense emotions […]

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

  Today, Monday, February 22 is National Walking the Dog Day and the Humane Society of Charlotte wants to help you combine past times that provide essential enrichment for your dog; quality time and exercise.   What is Enrichment?  Enrichment activities allow animals to express their natural personality and gives them an opportunity to interact with their environment: other people, and animals. It’s scientifically proven to enhance […]

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