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Masks required for all staff, volunteers, and visitors

Following state and federal health guidance for the COVID-19 delta variant, we are currently requiring masks indoors for all staff, volunteers, and visitors regardless of vaccination status.

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Get in the holiday spirit while helping animals

Purchase tickets to GLOW Holiday Festival on December 6 or December 27 and $1 from each ticket will benefit Animal Humane Society! This magical holiday light experience is a must-see wintertime attraction. Plus, your dog is welcome ― but only on these two special nights. Get your tickets now!

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Enroll your teen in Project Purpose

Project Purpose is a unique opportunity for 7-10th graders to learn more about AHS while making the world a better place for animals. Bi-weekly sessions run January 12 through May 18 at our Golden Valley location and give kids a behind-the-scenes look into working and volunteering in animal welfare.

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Bring out the best in your best friend

Does your pup need to work on their manners? From loose-leash walking to mastering recall, AHS Obedience Courses will give you practical skills for training your dog to be a well-mannered member of your household. Let our expert trainers help you channel your dog’s energy into productive learning.

How to manage excessive barking

Does your dog love to bark? Do you wonder if they'll ever learn to control their urge? Whether it's a delivery driver, canine passerby, or neighborhood squirrel that prompt your pup to vocalize, we're here to tell you it's possible to curb their barking — with a little training.

In this video, one of our expert trainers discusses reasons for your dog's excessive barking and how to minimize it.

For more tips, check out our Ask a Trainer series.

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Caring, compassionate advice and resources to address all your animal concerns.

Help provide safe refuge, medical care, and new beginnings to thousands of animals each year.

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