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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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Raising Kids and Canines

Parents raising young children in a home with dogs can face unexpected challenges. From playing in the dog's water bowl to tugging tails, kids (and dogs too) may cross boundaries. In this hour-long webinar, AHS trainers address several important topics when it comes to children and dogs sharing the same space.

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From help managing your pet’s behavior to referrals for pet-friendly housing, no question is too big or too small for our Pet Helpline. Contact us today for free pet advice and assistance from friendly, compassionate animal lovers.

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You're invited to Whisker Whirl 2021, benefitting AHS
Whisker Whirl 2021 postponed

As COVID-19 cases continue to climb, it’s become clear that we cannot safely bring together hundreds of people to eat, drink, and celebrate with us indoors on September 30 ― even with significant precautions. As a result, we’ve made the difficult decision to postpone Whisker Whirl until sometime in 2022.

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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