Archive for April, 2021

Saving animal lives through community outreach

Adoption, rescue, cruelty intervention – these are some of the most common ways people respond when we ask, “How does the Humane Society of Memphis and Shelby County help save animal lives?” But in reality, preventive community outreach is a critical component of our work that helps keep animals in homes and promotes positive animal-human relationships. Community outreach is a broad term to describe the proactive efforts we take in the community to educate people, support pet parents and advocate for the ethical treatment of animals. At our organization, this work takes on different forms and can vary from season to season. Some programs are staples, while others are implemented and completed according to grant cycles or community trends. No matter the output, the programmatic goals remain the same – to save animal lives and enhance the human experience through animal companionship. Here are a few ways we work to achieve these goals: Community education Maya Angelou said it best, “When you know better, you do better.” If you’re an animal owner and advocate, it can be hard to imagine... Read More

The Humane Society adoption event at Meddlesome Brewing Company

May 15 from 3-5 p.m. 7750 B Trinity Rd. Suite 114, Cordova, TN 38016 Drink a draft with our team... Read More

Pet Picasso Art Contest

Is your pet your artistic muse? Share your visionary, artistic animal renderings with the Humane Society and SAVE LIVES during... Read More

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See some of the recent work we've done here at the Humane Society.
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