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Your two feet can help our four-legged friends

Create a custom pair of socks and a portion of proceeds will benefit AHS! Whether you choose to adorn your socks with a photo of your pet, child, or partner, you'll feel good knowing your purchase helps animals in need. Plus, they make a great gift for the animal lover in your life.

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Which small pet is right for your family?

Thinking about bringing a critter into your family? While these smaller animals can seem like an easier commitment than a dog or a cat, they still require proper care and enrichment. Check out our breakdown of the care needs of rabbits, guinea pigs, and other critters, as well as considerations to make before you adopt.

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AHS launches new Vet Tech Training Program

The new program will train and equip anyone interested in pursuing a career as a veterinary technician in our shelters and clinics. From assisting with exams and surgeries, to taking X-rays and administering medications, trainees will receive hands-on, formal training to turn their passion for animal welfare into a career with AHS. Learn more about the program and apply today.

How to make State Fair inspired treats on a stick

If the Minnesota State Fair has taught us anything, it's that everything tastes better on a stick! And while our furry best friends can't partake in the annual tradition, we have just the thing to enjoy at home with them: frozen dog treats on a stick.

Learn how to make these refreshing and nutritious frozen treats and keep the spirit of the State Fair alive all year long.

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