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Caring for your new pet

Welcome home!

This online welcome kit is full of information that can make your pet's transition from the shelter to your home as stress-free as possible — along with tips to keep your pet happy and healthy. You will also discover the ways you and your pet can use our services at Animal Humane Society.

We're here to help

As you and your pet grow together, we want to be your number one resource for all things animal. Whether you have questions about boarding, training, veterinary care, or behavior — we’d love to hear from you. Come visit any time, especially during seasonal highlights like the Walk for Animals, Whisker Whirl, and other spectacular AHS events.

If you have any questions about your pet’s behavior, our Pet Helpline staff can help with advice and resources. Call 952-HELP-PET (952-435-7738).

You make a difference

We celebrate each and every adoption at AHS — this is such an exciting time for you and your new pet! By adopting, you're not just giving one animal a new home. You're also supporting the more than 23,000 animals we care for each year. You're providing the resources needed to investigate animal cruelty, to offer humane education programs in schools, and so much more. On behalf of all the dogs, cats, and critters that come through our doors  — thank you!