Archive for February, 2020

Beat the heat: Why is spaying and neutering important to community health?

Many animal owners consider their decision to spay or neuter their animals a very personal choice. But, the reality is that our individual decisions to spay or neuter impact the community as a whole – from animal well-being to human safety. So, when you choose to spay or neuter your pet, you are making a decision that supports dogs, cats, rabbits and other animals, as well as your community! Spaying and neutering your animals is a critical part of responsible pet ownership and is essential to improve the lives of animals in Memphis and Shelby County. In honor of World Spay Day Feb. 24, we’ll share three reasons why it’s important to spay and neuter your pets. Spaying and neutering reduces animal homelessness. We have made tremendous strides in Memphis and Shelby County toward reducing the number of abused, neglected, sick and homeless animals on our streets. But, there is more work to be done! How does that number get so large? It’s a matter of simple multiplication. In just five years, one cat and her offspring can give birth... Read More

Dog Obedience Training is Now Available at HSMSC!

We now offer dog obedience training classes here at the Humane Society! Class details: Small group setting 4 weeks long​... Read More
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Humane Society Hires Full Time Vet

The Humane Society keeps getting better and better! We've added a full-time vet to our team and can't wait to... Read More

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