Archive for December, 2016

HSMSC Partners with ASPCA to Fight Cruelty

Memphis, Tenn., Dec. 21, 2016  – As animal cruelty becomes more prominent in the Memphis area, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) has awarded the Humane Society of Memphis & Shelby County (HSMSC) with a $10,050 grant to fund a pilot program to help investigate local animal cruelty. The grant will be used for a pilot project aimed at providing education and outreach to recognize and address animal cruelty. HSMSC Criminal Investigator J. Morgret will be training and educating individuals that routinely visit Shelby County residents about the HSMSC anti-cruelty program. Through this program, HSMSC plans to provide two on-site trainings with educational materials, increase cruelty investigation calls, and increase the number of animals removed and placed with HSMSC in 2017. The ASPCA is the first animal welfare organization in North America and serves as the nation’s leading voice for animals.  Their mission is to provide effective means for the prevention of cruelty to animals throughout the United States.  Through this grant, the ASPCA is not only supporting the program, but supplying equipment to increase the... Read More

Long-timer Arlington Goes Home

Our sweet speckled Arlington went to her forever home today! We know she'll be the center of attention with her... Read More

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