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PetSmart Charities Grant Funds Low Cost Vaccine Clinics

NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release HUMANE SOCIETY OF MEMPHIS & SHELBY COUNTY RECEIVES $5,120 GRANT FROM PETSMART CHARITIES® TO REDUCE PET HOMELESSNESS IN MEMPHIS November 27, 2017— MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The Humane Society of Memphis & Shelby County has just received a $5,120 grant from PetSmart Charities, the leading funder of animal welfare in North America.  While many grants to the Humane Society of Memphis & Shelby County are designed to help pets currently in the shelter, the new grant is aimed at keeping more pets out of local shelters through intake diversion practices that ultimately will help to reduce pet homelessness  throughout Memphis and the surrounding communities. The most common reasons pets are surrendered to local shelters by their pet parents are because of behavioral problems and limited access to affordable pet wellness, training and education programs.  With this grant, the Humane Society hopes to support pets and pet parents in need of these services by providing access to low-cost vaccinations for those on government assistance. “Vaccinations are probably the single most important preventative medicine we have for our... Read More

Colby is Reunited with his Family

At the Humane Society of Memphis & Shelby County, we have a cruelty investigator that responds to situations reported by... Read More

HSMSC Takes In Injured Alum “Liz”

Your help is needed! Last week, one of our former residents was found stray after being hit by a car.... Read More

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