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Choo ching!

HSHV's Love Train fuels up with $20,000 from PetSmart Charities® to save puppies, dogs and cats

How did the turtle cross the road?

With your help, of course! Read 5 quick turtle tips here.

"Some weeks it's hard to buy food for both us and our pets."

How pet food recipients from Manchester Family Services are "bowl-ed" over with gratefulness

Kitten rescued from sewer, after two days of attempts

Community members "mew" and help Ypsilanti Fire Department and HSHV rescue 1-month old baby cat

48 cats seized from Plymouth hoarder

Over the past two weeks, HSHV has rescued nearly 50 cats

5 things you've wanted to know about HSHV

But may not have yet asked

Orphaned Fawn Gets to Walk Again

Though fawns often appear abandoned, their mom almost always returns after several hours with food. Not so for this little guy with deformed front legs.

This weekend's forecast: HOT DOG

10 tips for summer pet safety

Baby boom!

We took in nearly 230 wild animals in May alone!

Are free adoptions a good idea?

Hint: You may be surprised.

Walk & Wag and Run AND WOW!

Nearly 600 dogs walk, wagged and ran to help others

A picture tells 1,000 words

And this is one of our favorites: Ann.

Kitten Rescued from Little Caesars Arena

Detroit's highly anticipated Little Caesars Arena won't open until the fall, but a six-month-old kitten wanted in on the action early.

Cats are counting but not multiplying

HSHV celebrates 10 years of Trap-Neuter-Return

Dexter bulldozer halts for 5 baby foxes

5 cheers for Blue Star, Inc. demolition and A.R. Brouwer!

BISSELL Sponsors Free Adoption Day at HSHV

Saturday, April 29 - Adopt an adult animal FREE

Ahhh, relief

It's been used to successfully treat sports injuries in humans for over a decade, and now, laser therapy is helping our pets.

Volunteer spotlight: Anne Wood-Alatalo

She's one of the many volunteers we're fortunate to know. Here's why.

Animal abusers rarely stop there

Learn why the connection between animal abuse and child/elder/domestic abuse is so important and what to do about it

Starved Pit Bull receives her day in court

And gets the loving home she deserves

What kind of dog is that?

The answer may surprise you.

Big Love

Neglected pigs find solace in each other

We broke the record!

Most adoptions in over 120 years

Sharpshooters are out: Keep animals in

Ann Arbor deer cull begins at the end of January

Volunteer spotlight: Jessica Manees

Special Olympian helps HSHV dogs feel like gold

21 cats found living in wire traps in Ypsilanti Township rescued

Many thanks to the anonymous person willing to be a voice for the animals

19 Puppies Abandoned in Park

Compassionate jogger discovers puppies; HSHV takes them in

Speaking of Compassion

Why breed bans don't make sense

7 reasons why - Thanks to YOU -

the world is a better place for animals

Fur Harvesting Trap Catches "Dog" and Person

Please beware of traps that can harm people and pets - Coyote trapping season in Michigan is year-round

Our Dogs Play for Keeps

All play and no work make for happier dogs and better adoptions

October & November big months for deer-vehicle collisions

Here's how to avoid them

Pets & Pesticides

How to keep your animal friends safe

Celebrating Feral Cat Week

Misunderstood and often mistreated, feral cats have lived alongside us for thousands of years

7 things you probably didn't know about Black Cats

Are you a cool cat? Take the quiz.

Animal Welfare professionals honor HSHV's CEO for "Leading the Way"

"HSHV is not just a model of best practices; it is a strong voice of advocacy for animals."

Top 10 tips for Wildlife

What everyone should know about wild animals

Reward Doubles for Information on Slain Trumpeter Swans

Donors have increased the reward from $1,000 to $2,500 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible

$1,000 Reward Offered for Information on Slain Trumpeter Swans

Family of swans killed near Parker and Scio Church Roads

PetSmart Charities' Rescue Waggin ends in July, but never fear...

Humane Society of Huron Valley's announces "Love Train" going full steam ahead

The heat is ON

The heat is ON
10 tips to keep your pets safe when it's hot-hot-hot

For cats' sakes!

HSHV turns office into a sanctuary for cats with leukemia

Humane Society of Huron Valley receives top 4-star rating for 5th year in a row

HSHV receives designation among top 6% of charities rated by Charity Navigator

"Mattie's Mutts" inspires many, saves more

Matthew loved animals. And his love lives on.

Have a PITTY PARTY!

Try out a pit bull with a FREE 3-day sleepover

Walk & Wag and Run raises over 290,000 "bones" for homeless animals

And receives MPFA's award for Outstanding Shelter, thanks to you!

Deer Doctor makes house call to Ann Arbor

Come to the FREE "Gardening with Deer" workshop

Here, Kitty, Kitty, Kitty, Kitty, Kitty, Kitty, Kitty, Kitty

Tiny Lions lounge and adoption Center (The area's first cat café!) now open

Twelve Dogs Seized from Ypsilanti Township Hoarder

Now receiving medical care, they'll require special adopters

Look out for animals

Spring Safe Driving Tips

Tabby takes off

Cross-country traveling dog finds her way back home

Cat breaks out of prison

Razor wire no obstacle for a cat wanting a home

Every one counts

After losing their sister, Rey and Rolo overcame the odds

When you wish upon a star...

Found lifeless on the side of the road, Andromeda looked for a bright spot

Cat got out?

Harley had a homing device: Linda.

Speaking for the voiceless

Testimony on behalf of a nameless victim

Two starved dogs found, dumped roadside

$500 reward offered for anyone with information leading to prosecution

Young deer found, killed, in middle of golf course

Golf course is 1 of 14 Ann Arbor public areas where city-paid deer cull is taking place

Help protect lost pets

HB 4915 is needed, with changes

Tiny Lions are about to roar

Cat café opening Spring 2016

"I wasn't going to adopt"

How 10-year old 3-legged Christmas Rose changed her mind

Mew Mew Mew Mew Mew

That's kitten for "Rescue me!"

Owners of starving dog to be charged with neglect

The necessity of veterinary care

Santa to deliver adopted pets in our community

Free Christmas Eve & morning delivery for pets adopted December 21-24

Grateful is an understatement

Ann & Ivan & HSHV thank you for making their story possible

No Turkey!

But dozens of birds were rescued and adopted

What we wouldn't do for the love of an animal

Man walks the world... but what happens when he can't walk?

46 animals rescued from local hoarder

Birds, degus, and a rabbit

Finding Joanna Lee

Cat camps out at HSHV

It wasn't a Glitch...

How a dog got just the right home and a family got just the right dog (Tissue alert)

The Great Rat Race

30 happy rodents fly from Michigan to Texas

Humane Society of Huron Valley receives 4-star rating again

Animals unsure what that means

Killing the deer and the messenger

A statement on the report of City Council members questioning HSHV's contract with the City

How to reduce deer-vehicle collisions

Tips to stay safe!

Justice prevails

Tinker just needed someone in his corner

Chill out kitties, Momma's here

Cats caught in air conditioner triumph

Patience pays off

Left tied to a stop sign, Eve's story is just starting

Humane Society of Huron Valley Scores "Best Chef in America" for fundraiser

Eat, drink and help the animals on Sweetest Day weekend!

Chase finds his heroes

Dog with failing heart embraced by hearts of gold

Oh those Butterfly kisses...

Kitten born without eyelids can blink again

Humane Society of Huron Valley to open Tiny Lions Lounge & Adoption Center

Soon, cat lovers in Washtenaw County will have more room to roam. And roar.

Oh, deer!

What can we do to manage deer nonviolently?

Dog gets saved twice in a week

First by Cameron. Then by "Chip."

Hearing the alarm

What happens to a deaf kitten?

Go Bark!

UM's President Schlissel adopts from HSHV

Senior Streak

10-year-old HSHV alum wins 5K two years straight

Managing deer in Ann Arbor

Follow-up to 5/20 presentation on fertility control methods

Managing Urban Deer Humanely

Free talk - Weds., May 20, 7-8 p.m.

Scout's Honor

How a pony went from sad to glad, and how his former owner pony-ed up.

It could happen to anyone

How microchips can make a macro difference

School Pays Off

Even for horses!

Respect for the Working Cats

And they love where they work

An education

... is sometimes all that's needed

Hot Diggity Dog!

Calvin chosen as area's 2015 Celebrity Spokesdog

From 1 of many to 1 in a million

Boris's rise to superstardom

Young horse dumped roadside

HSHV seeks information

Shania sees a bright new future

Cancer of the eye can't stop this horse power

5 ways to help furry friends in frigid temperatures

Because (Fur) Baby, it's cold outside!

A duck tale

How to teach a duck to swim

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