HHS Rescue Road Blog

A look inside animal shelter life and the road to rescue.

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A Better Life for Betty

By Jacki Rossi I recently received a call about a very disturbing situation. A dog named Betty was found in a Chicago residence, locked in a plastic container—the kind you store Christmas decorations in—with crates stacked on top. One of her rescuers relayed her experience of when they made the...

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Unleashed 2024!

HINSDALE HUMANE SOCIETY’S “UNLEASHED” EVENT RETURNS FOR ITS 4th YEAR, BOTH IN-PERSON & VIRTUAL, SATURDAY EVENING, MARCH 2nd Celebrate with HHS! On-site activities are from 6–9 pm Virtual broadcast is from 7–8 pm HINSDALE, IL February 6, 2024 – Hinsdale Humane Society (HHS) is pleased to announce...

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Important notice

One of our dogs has unfortunately tested positive for canine parvovirus. Out of an abundance of caution, we are closing the dog kennels for the next two weeks, until February 1, 2024. On-site dog adoptions will be suspended and we ask that visitors do not bring their dogs to the shelter. The good...

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Ways to Give this Holiday Season

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas and we’ve got all the gift ideas to help get just the right thing for the animal advocates in your life! Every one of these ideas provides support to our homeless animals and for the programs, services and resources we offer. Sponsor an Animal Support...

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Reducing Stress on Pets (and You!) During Halloween

As we enter spooky season, make sure take a step back to look at Halloween from your pet's perspective. There are costumes, decorations, a constant parade of strangers, your door repeatedly opening, and really enticing candy. These things can all be scary, stressful, or even dangerous for pets.

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