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A better way to give

Sustainers are in vogue

A better way to give.

Monthly giving (or “sustainer”) programs are becoming increasingly popular in the U.S. as supporters of non-profit organizations recognize their advantages – most notably the convenience of making automatic contributions.

SAVE your summer

SAVE your summer

A summer volunteer program is a future builder.

It’s not summer in Minnesota yet (we just hope spring has come by the time this magazine arrives in your mailbox), but we’re already thinking about our big plans for Youth SAVE – our Summer Animal Volunteer Experience.

Capital watch

Captial watch

Stay tuned for updates on the breeder bill.

At the time this edition of Animal Tracks went to print, Animal Humane Society was involved in a number of efforts at the Minnesota Legislature, including supporting a bill that would require licensing and inspection of large commercial dog and cat breeding operations.

Building better vets

Building better vets

An AHS/U of M partnership provides valuable experience.

University of Minnesota veterinary students are getting hands-on surgical experience through a partnership with Animal Humane Society, Kindest Cut and the Melrose Animal Clinic, located at AHS’s Golden Valley facility.

Tales from the Road

Tales from the Road

The Rescue Waggin' program gets some star power.

Animal Humane Society plays a starring role in a new eight-part documentary series that debuted online in March.

“Rescue Waggin’: Tales from the Road” follows 21 dogs on their journey from the Carthage (Mo.) Humane Society shelter to Golden Valley, where AHS staff and volunteers help them find new homes with loving families in Minnesota.

First-class felines

First-class felines

Cats get the suite life while they await new homes.

The cats at Animal Humane Society’s adoption centers now know a little about how we humans feel when we get an upgrade at the Hilton.

Pine River Update

Pine River Update

Where are they now?

By Jeff Moravec

It’s been nine months since Animal Humane Society was called upon to rescue 133 dogs and puppies from a breeding facility in northern Minnesota. But to many involved in the case that has become known simply as “Pine River,” after the Cass County town where the seizure occurred, it feels like it was only yesterday.

Social Animals

Social Animals

It takes a network to get pets adopted

By Dorothy Grinolds

With more than 20,000 animals coming through our doors each year, Animal Humane Society needs to use every tool at our disposal to match up pets with adopters.

In this day and age, that means engaging not just the hearts, hands and minds of the community to help animals, but engaging their newsfeeds – and their TV sets -- as well.

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Animal Humane Society locations

Buffalo

4375 Hwy. 55 S.E.
Buffalo, MN 55313
(763) 390-3647

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Coon Rapids

1411 Main St. N.W.
Coon Rapids, MN 55448
(763) 862-4030

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Golden Valley

845 Meadow Ln. N.
Golden Valley, MN 55422
(763) 489-2201

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St. Paul

1115 Beulah Ln.
St. Paul, MN 55108
(651) 645-7387

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Woodbury

9785 Hudson Rd.
Woodbury, MN 55125
(651) 730-6008

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  • Administration
    (763) 522-4325
  • Animal Admissions
    (763) 412-4969
  • Pet Behavior Helpline
    (763) 489-2202
  • Boarding
    (763) 489-2222
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