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Employment

We are seeking a dependable, energetic, dedicated, and hard-working individual to join our staff as a permanent part-time Animal Care/Adoption Counselor. Strong work ethics, love of animals, and excellent interpersonal skills are essential. Weekends and occasional weekdays and holidays required. Experience preferred, but not required.

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Back Alley Burger

For one day only, on Tuesday, August 4, Back Alley Burger on LaGrange Rd is hosting “Give Back Tuesdays.” Just mention Hinsdale Humane Society at checkout, and Back Alley Burger will donate 10% of your purchase to us!

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Uniquely Thursday

Are you ready to be a hero for animals...again? On Thursday August 6th, from 6-9pm in Hinsdale's Burlington Park, we'll have a table with fun activities at Uniquely Thursday. Visit our table for games, raffles, tattoos and other fun prizes, all in support of our animals. Come for the music, food...

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Mississippi Rescue

This video shows details of a very recent rescue that took place in Mississippi. Our own Jennifer Vlazny transported 4 dogs and 4 puppies back to HHS from the rescue operation. PLEASE BE WARNED: this video shows some graphic details of the neglect these animals suffered. We hope you'll consider adopting one of these sweet animals currently in our shelter so the rest of their lives can be filled with the love and attention they deserve.

Downers Grove Museum

Come celebrate the ‘Dog Days of Summer’ at noon on August 8th. Bring your four-legged friend to Wandschneider Park in Downers Grove for an end-of-the-summer dog fest. Pack a picnic lunch, relax in the park, visit booths from local pet-related businesses, and take away some fun facts about dog...

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Clear the Shelters Day

We are participating in NBC 5’s Clear the Shelters Day! On August 15, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., we are waiving adoption, and spay or neuter fees for any animal 5 months of age or older. HHS is one of 200+ shelters participating nationwide. Stayed tuned to NBC 5 and Telemundo Chicago for news...

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A Blessing of Pets and Bricks

Please join us Sunday, August 16, at 2pm at our shelter’s Carla E. Fisher Memorial Garden as we bless new bricks in honor of pets and people. The celebration will include a blessing, music, dedication and light refreshments. The event is free and open to the public and families, friends and well...

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Dog Wash Day

On Saturday, August 29, our Jr. Board presents a dog wash from noon-3pm at Pet Necessities in Western Springs, located at 4354 Johnson Ave. A donation of $10 or supplies from our wish list are suggested to benefit the dogs and cats of HHS. It's a great opportunity to donate to HHS while getting the...

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Obedience Classes

All of our obedience classes run from September through May. Our Basic Obedience class will resume on September 3rd and our Puppy PreSchool class will resume on September 4th. Read more to get the details and to put your name on our waiting list!

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Dog Days of Summer with Classic Kids

During June, July & August enjoy special mini photo sessions for your four-legged family members. $50 from each sitting fee will be donated to the Hinsdale Humane Society!

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Looking for New Pet-a-Pet (PAP) Volunteer Teams

Do you have a special family pet who is well behaved, loves making new friends, and has a special knack for bringing a smile to the face of whomever he/she may meet? Will you and this special pet be willing to form a working partnership to visit local area nursing home, assisted living and adult day care residents?

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Memorials and Tributes

Celebrate a life. Improve the lives of our shelter animals. Your memorial and tribute gifts support the operational needs of our shelter, including animal care and medications. You can: Give a memorial gift in memory of a departed pet or person. Give a tribute gift to honor or thank a...

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