HHS Rescue Road Blog

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

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5 Ways Pets Help with Stress and Mental Health

By: The American Heart Association. Your co-worker at home helps you have a happier, healthier mind. Millions of people around the world love their pets -- they're part of the family! We enjoy their companionship and going for walks, playing with them and even talking and singing to...

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Making a Difference: Long Term Staff Members

It takes a unique group of individuals to weather the ups and downs of working in an ever changing non-profit. We’re fortunate to have a group of four women, who over the past 15+ years, have helped shape our organization into what it is today. Pictured clockwise from top left: Samantha Cheatham,...

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What It’s Like To Work At A Humane Society

By: Jacki Rossi  People ask me all the time what I do. When I tell them I work at a humane society, I often get the token, “so you play with animals all day?”   Ask anyone who works here at HHS and they’ll tell you, animal rescue is not what we do; it’s who we are, ingrained in our spirits. Our...

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The Need for Enrichment Tools in a Shelter Environment

As hard as we try to make a dog's stay at our shelter a positive experience, the fact is, we can’t compete with a home environment.  Dogs spend long hours alone in their kennels and don’t get as many opportunities to keep their minds as active as we would like. We strive to keep their stay with us...

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Celebrating Senior Pets!

November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month and we talked to one of our staff members who has made adoption and hospice care of Senior pets her mission in life. Meet Cassie Vail, adoption counselor extraordinaire.

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