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Senior Dog Fergus Welcomed into Hospice Foster Home

Fergus is an adorable little 8-year-old wire-haired terrier who we transferred from the Germantown Animal Shelter because he was having some issues with seizures. He's a happy little guy, but he just wasn't doing well in the shelter environment. One of our animal caretakers, Catey Cuesta, decided to open up her home and heart to Fergus as a hospice foster home. We are happy to have a handful of caring foster parents who are willing to serve as hospice fosters. Doing what we do--caring for injured and abused animals--it's no surprise we see some animals that are terminal, very old, or just weak. Often, we can see that these animals still have some life left in them and they aren't currently suffering, so in those cases we look for a hospice foster where the animal can live out their final days with dignity and peace. Sometimes it's days or weeks. But sometimes the hospice cases surprise us and live months or several more years! We don't know what their lives were like before they got to us, and there's nothing... Read More

Former Resident Atticus the Cat Wins Holiday Card Contest

For the first time since HSMSC's Holiday Star Photo Contest started in 2014, a cat has won the opportunity to... Read More

Good Morning America November 4, 2016

We were so excited to be featured on Good Morning America in NovemberĀ as part of their #MissionPAWSible doggie adoptathon! Ma... Read More

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