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Posted on: November 18, 2020

When you think of Roto-Rooter, pet rescue isn’t often the first image that comes to mind. It’s no surprise though, that Roto-Rooter is often called out to help save a pet or wildlife creature that has become stuck in pipes, drains or other precarious openings. Roto-Rooter understands the importance pets play in their family’s lives, […]

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Posted on: October 27, 2020

Autumn is a time for pumpkins, fall leaves, and cooler temperatures but there are dangers specific to the Fall season to be aware of to keep your pets safe. Love corn cobs for decoration? Take care to keep them away from your pet’s reach. Never let your dog chew on a corn cob – decoration […]

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Posted on: October 19, 2020

  The Humane Society of Charlotte is kicking off election season and we want YOU to Elect to Adopt a new furry friend! Whether you love Demo-CATS or Re-PUP-licans, you’re sure to find a winner at HSC but to be sure you’re selecting the right representative for your home, we’ve broken down our HSC pet’s […]

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Posted on: September 01, 2020

It’s September and school is back in session and in a variety of ways! The Humane Society of Charlotte wants to get in on the fun by encouraging you to adopt a Teacher’s Pet of your very own! But isn’t a new pet a lot to take on while kicking off a new school year, […]

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Posted on: August 26, 2020

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Animal Services and Humane Society of Charlotte accept rescued dogs into adoption program Animal welfare organizations including Charlotte-Mecklenburg Animal Services and the Humane Society of Charlotte teaming up to assist the Humane Society of United States find placement for dozens of puppy mill dogs who were part of an animal cruelty investigation and seizure […]

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Posted on: August 17, 2020

Make sure to check out this article from Lori Megginson at The Peaceful Paw. “Rescue Dog’s – What to Expect When They Come Home Forever!”. Lori touches on recognizing common signs of anxiety in new pets and how to help them acclimate to their new surroundings! Lori knows this information first-hand, as she adopted Xxena […]

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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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