In the spirit of the season, there is a good chance that your pet(s) and foster(s) (if you have one!) will have an opportunity to get in on some good treat action and socialization with new animals visiting from various places. This is a good time to refresh some important dos and don’ts over the holidays.
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Something we get asked a lot is what “good play” looks like – folks often aren’t sure if their dogs are playing, they are being too aggressive, or if all the noises they hear are friendly or not!
UPDATE: Due to impending storms Marco and Laura, matching funds will help support any anticipated needs from the storm! Thank you for your support! * * * It has certainly been a challenging year so far. But it has also been an amazing one! During this pandemic, together, we have saved 1,769 animals and gave […]
Dear HPA! Family, We have been fortunate to have had Sharon Cosimano leading our team as Executive Director since mid-2019. During this time, she assembled and led a motivated and competent team of staff and volunteers that allowed us to improve and expand on our mission to save dogs and cats at risk of euthanasia […]
By Meghan W., adopter If anyone who adopts their dog and doesn’t have the immediate ‘connection’ they think they should have – don’t worry! It will come! We started fostering Yolo, and when we got him he was so timid. He settled in well enough to sleep on our floor, but he wouldn’t come near […]
Can you open your heart and home to save a life?! We would love to be able to help ALL 30 kitties but we need foster commitments first! These should be very short term, though you must be committed to fostering through adoption!** If you can help us save these babies, please EMAIL firstname.lastname@example.org ASAP […]
“I can’t find Mom. I don’t know where I am. I don’t recognize these people. I’m scared. I’m getting hungry. Is my family coming to find me?” When Charlie slips out of her leash or bolts out the front door, it happens in an instant. If it was your beloved furbaby, can you imagine the […]
Anubis was originally brought to our friends and partner, Jacinto City Pound, by a good samaritan who found her on the side of the road. She was in pain and unable to walk, with injuries to both left legs as well as her head. She was covered in wounds and bruises and after veterinary evaluation was […]
Update: Hooligan has been adopted and is finishing his recovery in his loving forever home. * * * Hooligan was picked up as a stray and had a few huge wounds that seemed a few days old. It is suspected that he got swiped by a car, but luckily none of his […]
* * * UPDATE 2: Pollock and O’Keeffe have been adopted and are now in loving, forever homes! * * * UPDATE 1: For all of you following Pollock and O’Keeffe’s medical journey, they are feeling much better and have doubled in weight at a hefty 5 pounds each! They […]