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HSMSC Appoints New Executive Director

Roger Henderson, with a decade of experience writing and managing federal, state, and local grants has been selected to lead the Humane Society of Memphis and Shelby County, a nonprofit that shelters and offers a second chance at life to injured, neglected, and abused animals. Amy Howell, Interim Executive Director for HSMSC, says “Roger brings a lot to the table in terms of operational experience and energy. He is going to be an asset given his ability to relate up and down to our organizational structure, as well as with our external supporters and donors. He just seems to fit in with what we want to accomplish.” Henderson says, “For many of us, our animal companions are our closest family members. However, there are those who don’t treat these companions well. Sometimes this is typified as abuse and neglect that leads to injury. Our job is to provide healing and help create a second chance.” Henderson has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Memphis, Master’s in Business Administration from Union University and several unique certificates showing an... 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

HSMSC Transfers Jaime from Animal Emergency Center

Jaime was found on the road with both hind legs broken. A Good Samaritan picked her up and took her... Read More

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