I HAD PREVIOUSLY ADOPTED A LARGE, ENERGETIC

I had previously adopted a large, energetic dog from AHS. Unfortunately, his behaviors and prey drive involving our cat forced me to...

I ADOPTED KARL A FEW MONTHS AGO. I SAW HIM

I adopted Karl a few months ago. I saw him online and visited him the same day. I fell in love with him and knew he was meant for me....

 
 
 

I SAW THE PICTURE OF THIS BUN AND WONDERED IF

I saw the picture of this bun and wondered if the picture was labeled incorrectly. She sure did look like a guinea pig with long ears!...

WE WERE BLESSED TO ADOPT SWEET AXEL FROM THE

We were blessed to adopt sweet Axel from the Coon Rapids location. His estimated birthday happens to be the same day our former bunny...

 
 
 

WE ADOPTED THEODORE IN JULY OF 2020 AFTER ONE

We adopted Theodore in July of 2020 after one of our bunnies sadly passed away unexpectedly. We have another bunny and we didn't want...

I HAD BEEN WANTING A PET FOR YEARS AND WAS

I had been wanting a pet for years and was finally in a stable enough position to get one and my landlord didn't allow cats or dogs,...

 
 
 

WE GOT OLLIE THIS SPRING TO SEE IF HE WOULD

We got Ollie this spring to see if he would make a good friend to our family bunny. After a month of bonding, they moved in together...

ON A GREY AND GLOOMY DAY, MY HUSBAND TOOK ME

On a grey and gloomy day, my husband took me to AHS and we met this particular rabbit. Something just clicked instantly when we met!...

 
 
 

WHEN I FIRST MET BOBA

When I first met Boba , I was told he was a very shy bun. He was cautious and scared. However, after getting comfy in his new home,...

MY BOYFRIEND AND I ADOPTED A GERMAN SHEPARD

My boyfriend and I adopted a German Shepard pit bull mix named Apollo, formerly named Nanook, this past March. He's a destroyer of...

 
 
 

MY CAT OF 14 YEARS DIED THIS FALL AND MY

My cat of 14 years died this fall and my daughter talked me into getting a new cat. I had gone to Animal Humane Society to visit, but...

WE RECENTLY MOVED INTO A BIGGER SPACE AND WE

We recently moved into a bigger space and we were hoping to add a dog to our family in the spring. I saw a cute doggo on the AHS Instagram...

 
 
 

WE LOST OUR 12.5-YEAR-OLD BLACK LAB WITH A

We lost our 12.5-year-old Black Lab with a white belly (originally adopted from AHS in September 2009) to Cushing Disease in late September,...

WE UNEXPECTEDLY LOST OUR LAST AHS ADOPTEE

We unexpectedly lost our last AHS adoptee to lung cancer this summer. We had only had “Little Baby” for a couple years, and she was...

 
 
 

OCTOBER 1, 2021 WAS A WONDERFUL DAY FOR ME

October 1, 2021 was a wonderful day for me. I had been looking to adopt a dog for almost eight months, I had been looking and applying...

THIS PAST JANUARY OUR HEARTS WERE SHATTERED

This past January our hearts were shattered when we had to put down our beloved Duke. We were lucky enough to spend 13 wonderful years...

 
 
 

WE HAD RECENTLY LOST OUR SENIOR DOG AND FELT

We had recently lost our senior dog and felt the huge hole he left in our lives. Some people need time to grieve, but others, like...

WELL, I'VE BEEN WITH MY NEW FAMILY JUST OVER TWO MONTHS. I KNOW

Well, I've been with my new family just over two months. I know I wasn't at the Golden Valley location of Animal Humane Society for...

 
 
 

WE ADOPTED CHESTER “LITTLE CHES

We adopted Chester “Little Ches" from the Woodbury location on October 4, 2021. My sister and I already had a rescued pup and thought...

WE ADOPTED OUR KITTIES, OR AS THEY'D

We adopted our kitties, or as they'd like to tell you, they adopted us, from the Golden Valley location. One - a funny, sassy, and...

 
 
 



Dog Goes Missing, Dies With Little Help From Pet Sitting Service

Dog Goes Missing, Dies With Little Help From Pet Sitting Service

We worry enough about our dogs when we're out of town, even if all is well and good with them at home with a sitter. When Liz Giorgi put her two dogs into the care of a walker... Read more ...

Dogs Are Getting Mysterious Electrical Shocks While Walking In Chicago

Dogs Are Getting Mysterious Electrical Shocks While Walking In Chicago

Roo, a Yellow Lab, was taking a routine walk with his mom in Chicago on a January day when he suddenly cried out in pain. At first, the dog's mom thought he had some salt in... Read more ...

Get Inspired By Cats & Dogs With These 21 Funny Social Media Posts

Get Inspired By Cats & Dogs With These 21 Funny Social Media Posts

Ever wish there was something you could do better? Sure you do; everyone has some skill they want to improve upon. Striving for more is part of what makes us human. As we've... Read more ...

“Psychopath” Has Been Poisoning Neighborhood Dogs For 8 Years

“Psychopath” Has Been Poisoning Neighborhood Dogs For 8 Years

Since 2014, a heartless criminal has been on the loose in a Las Vegas neighborhood. But their crimes don't seem to give them any personal gain. Instead, they've only brought... Read more ...

Tufts Police Officers Receive Award for Saving a Life

Tufts Police Officers Receive Award for Saving a Life

Responding to an injured cardiac arrest victim in Grafton, Brett Morava and Glenn McCune used a defibrillator to bring his heart back to life Read more ...

Animals & Vaccines

Vaccinations are a proven, safe way to help pets avoid disease and maintain overall health. Veterinarians use different vaccines to inoculate against different diseases, and... Read more ...

Becky Robinson's Letter of Support for Maryland Declaw Ban

Becky Robinson's Letter of Support for Maryland Declaw Ban

On January 17, Alley Cat Allies President and Founder Becky Robinson submitted written testimony in support of Maryland House Bill 22, which would ban the cruel practice of... Read more ...

18-Year-Old Blind Dachshund Was Dumped At Shelter, Clung To First Person Who...

18-Year-Old Blind Dachshund Was Dumped At Shelter, Clung To First Person Who Showed Her Love

Muneca, an 18-year-old blind Dachshund, was dumped at an animal shelter, leaving her alone and terrified. At this time, she no longer had a home, her vision, or someone to love... Read more ...

Dog Loses Her Mind When Life-Sized Version Of Her Toy Enters The Room

Dog Loses Her Mind When Life-Sized Version Of Her Toy Enters The Room

Many dogs have a favorite toy that they share a special bond with. They don't always have a logical reason for loving it, but that's what makes it adorable. A Golden Retriever... Read more ...

Homeless Man Gives His Dog The Most Heartwarming Birthday Possible

Homeless Man Gives His Dog The Most Heartwarming Birthday Possible

Most dog parents will do whatever it takes to give their furry friends the best life possible. Some individuals will even go as far as to put their dogs' needs above their own... Read more ...