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Giving back to the animals in your community this month

November is here and that means we’re in the season of giving! At the Humane Society of Memphis and Shelby County, we are amazed by all the ways our community and volunteers give back to save and support our precious animals. While this year has been different, we still have amazing opportunities for community members to get involved and support our mission.  Become a pet foster parent Becoming a pet foster parent is a great way to be a part of an animal’s journey. At the Humane Society, our foster parents allow us to continue animal intake without worrying about shelter capacity. They also provide a safe environment for vulnerable animals that cannot live in the shelter. This keeps more animals off the streets and provides critical care for and on their way toward finding their forever home. Provide community education Our community outreach program is great for volunteers looking to help raise awareness and educate members of the community. Volunteers will often deliver presentations or forums to children and adults on topics such as pet vaccinations, the importance of... Read More

Three reasons you should adopt a senior pet

Adopting an animal is a personal experience, and most families enter the process with preconceived ideas about what type of... Read More

Going above and beyond for adopters

Adopting a new pet comes with a lot of new information, responsibilities and care. At the Humane Society of Memphis... Read More

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