WE ADOPTED HRH SKIPPY FROM THE GOLDEN VALLEY

We adopted HRH Skippy from the Golden Valley location on May 16, 2020. I first saw his picture on the computer on May 15, 2020. I fell...

HI! MY NAME IS WILLA

Hi! My name is Willa (a.k.a. Aerial while I was living with you fine folks). I left you to go to my forever home on 3/23/21. Thank...

 
 
 

I HAD BEEN SEARCHING FOR MY BEST PAL FOR

I had been searching for my best pal for months and when a puppy from Kentucky came up on the page, I was lucky enough to get to see...

WHEN MY MOTHER DIED IN 2015 WE TOOK OVER THE

When my mother died in 2015 we took over the care of her two parakeets. We weren't sure of their ages, but when one of them died, we...

 
 
 

I ADOPTED MY FIRST DOG, CHARLIE, A BIT OVER A

I adopted my first dog, Charlie, a bit over a year ago. When I was at work, Charlie would go into doggy daycare which he loved as he...

WE ADOPTED LUNA FROM THE WOODBURY LOCATION

We adopted Luna from the Woodbury location. She has been the sweetest dog. She became part of our family immediately. She is so loving...

 
 
 

I ADOPTED PRIMROSE ON JANUARY 16, 2021 AT THE

I adopted Primrose on January 16, 2021 at the Woodbury location of Animal Humane Society. I actually went there to see a different...

I ADOPTED ROSIE, WHO IS NOW NALA, AFTER

I adopted Rosie, who is now Nala, after searching for a perfect emotional support animal. I couldn't be happier to have found her....

 
 
 

MY FAMILY OFTEN TOOK TRIPS TO AHS TO PLAY WITH

My family often took trips to AHS to play with the adoptable animals, but there was something about this little dog that won me over....

ADOPTING AN 8-YEAR-OLD DOG: OUR SWEET BOY HUNTER WAS ADOPTED IN

Adopting an 8-year-old dog: Our sweet boy Hunter was adopted in March of 2020 at the start of the pandemic. My boyfriend and I had...

 
 
 

MY MOM AND I WOULD GO TO LOCAL ANIMAL SHELTERS

My mom and I would go to local animal shelters every Sunday. We weren't looking for a pet, in fact the day we adopted Mouse, we had...

I'M A SENIOR VETERINARY STUDENT AT THE

I'm a senior veterinary student at the University of Minnesota. It's been a dream of mine since starting school to adopt my first solo...

 
 
 

I ADOPTED ZORRO IN LATE

I adopted Zorro in late December 2020. He settled in really quickly and has been enjoying his toys, beds, treats, catnip, and cat tree....

WE ADOPTED LUNA WHO WAS NAMED DION IN APRIL

We adopted Luna who was named Dion in April 2019. She was so shy, not socialized, and as a 1-year-old really scared of everything,...

 
 
 

IT TOOK A WHILE TO ADOPT AGAIN AFTER OUR SCOUT

It took a while to adopt again after our Scout passed away last Memorial Day. He was 13 and a wonderful soul. We just adopted Finn....

WE CAME TO DONATE MEDS WHEN OUR 20-YEAR-OLD

We came to donate meds when our 20-year-old passed with plans to not adopt for at least a year. We were curious and wanted to “see”...

 
 
 

WE ADOPTED A 10-YEAR-OLD “WORKING”/BARN CAT

We adopted a 10-year-old “working”/barn cat. With the great advice we received from Animal Humane Society, he is doing great, integrating...

IN THE SPRING OF 2003, WE BROUGHT HOME A TABBY

In the spring of 2003, we brought home a tabby kitten we called Curious George from the Golden Valley location of Animal Humane Society....

 
 
 

WE ADOPTED BRUNO

We adopted Bruno in March 2020. He was heartworm positive but immediately fit right in to our family of five. His heartworm ended up...

ON SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2018 I WAS SITTING AT

On Sunday, November 11, 2018 I was sitting at the dining room table journaling and something told me to go online to Animal Humane...

 
 
 



Juvenile Varied Sittellas

Juvenile Varied Sittellas

The header photo above is of our local Varied Sittella. Varied Sittellas are endemic to Australia and widespread across the mainland. However, their plumage is quite different... Read more ...

Global Big Day

Global Big Day

Global Big Day Home We're celebrating Global Big Day on World Migratory Bird Day! Global Big Day is an annual celebration of birds near and far. This special day, celebrated on... Read more ...

'Rare And Risky Canine Rescue' Saves Dog Trapped Above 98-Foot Cliff

'Rare And Risky Canine Rescue' Saves Dog Trapped Above 98-Foot Cliff

Chevy, an American bulldog, is sitting pretty after being saved from a scary situation on a hike. Read more ...

Barack Obama Announces Family's Beloved Dog Bo Has Died

Barack Obama Announces Family's Beloved Dog Bo Has Died

The former first family got the Portuguese water dog shortly after Obama was inaugurated. Read more ...

Urban Nature Persists in San Joaquin, Heredia, Costa Rica, May 4th, 2021

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In birding circles, Costa Rica is better known for protected areas, quetzal tours, and glittering displays of hummingbirds than the things that fly in urban spots. That makes... Read more ...

The Healthy Hound Newsletter 64

The Healthy Hound Newsletter 64

In This Issue ● What Causes K9 Aggression? ● Things That Worsen Aggression ● New Mom Euthanizes “Aggressive” Dog ● Are Grumpy Dogs Smarter? ● Pain-Induced Aggression ● Small... Read more ...

30 Of The Funniest Tweets About Cats And Dogs This Week

30 Of The Funniest Tweets About Cats And Dogs This Week

"I would just like to say that your dog looks perfect in his or her raincoat." Read more ...