Blog Archive

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 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: August 16, 2021

We’re celebrating 2000 completed adoptions in 2021 as of last Friday, August 13.  Since the beginning of 2021, the HSC team has worked tirelessly to find new families for the animals at our shelter during a year when shelters across the country are maxing out their capacity for care. Each year our organization averages just over […]

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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: 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 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: 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: 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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