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The Washington Humane Society Adoption Events

The Washington Humane Society Adoption Events

The Washington Humane Society has several adoption events coming up! Here is a listing of all of the events through October:

Saturday, October 22, 12-4pm
National Pit Bull Awareness Day 
Perfect Pet Resort in Lothian
840 West Bay Front Rd, Rt. 258, Lothian, MD
WHS will be participating for the first time in a National Pit Bull Awareness Day festival in Lothian with other shelters and pit bull-focused rescues by bringing adoptable dogs and promoting adoption of pit bulls.

Sunday, October 23,12-2pm
Big Bad Woof in Takoma Park
117 Carroll Street NW, Washington, DC
Adoptable dogs and a sweet foster cat will be at this eco-conscious pet shop to look for their future families!

U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis Joins WHS PACK Dog Walk

U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis Joins WHS PACK Dog Walk

 

From Jacquie Toppings:

U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis will help kick off a walk/run of shelter dogs featuring her department’s employees and the Washington Humane Society (WHS) as part of the Washington Humane Society’s PACK (People & Animal Cardio Klub) program. The walk/run route will travel near Capitol Hill and the National Mall. 

DC Walk for the Animals TODAY

DC Walk for the Animals TODAY

From Jacquie Toppings:

Humane Law Enforcement Officers Rescue Animals in Need

By Lisa LaFontaine, President adn CEO , Washington Humane Society

 

Thanks to our Humane Law Enforcement Officers, two seriously abused cats have been rescued and will never again face cruelty at the hands of uncaring individuals.

Pumpkin, a year-old orange tabby cat, was severely beaten by his owner’s boyfriend when he walked on the kitchen counter. Among other things Skinny was thrown against the wall, which has left him with severe soft tissue damage and a dislocated hip.

Goldie, a three-month-old orange tabby, was beaten after discovered that he went to the bathroom on the floor. A kitten received six broken ribs simply for missing the litter box. 

Washington Humane Society to Host Empty the Shelter Weekend Sept. 17-18

Washington Humane Society to Host Empty the Shelter Weekend Sept. 17-18

 

This event comes to us from Jacquie Toppings:

The Washington Humane Society (WHS) will host a special Empty the Shelter event Saturday and Sunday, September 17-18, at its two shelter locations, on Georgia Avenue, NW, and New York Avenue, NE, to promote the adoption of more DC animals. WHS will waive all adoption fees on all animals during the event. (Regular matchmaking procedures still apply). In addition, vitaminwater zero is pitching in to help WHS by keeping adopters hydrated from September through October by sending each adopter home with a case of vitaminwater zero™.