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Our Pet Dish blog includes the latest news from Animal Humane Society, helpful information for you and your pet, and stories about our services and the animals and people we serve.

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  • January 19, 2021

    When temperatures start to plummet, Animal Humane Society’s humane investigations hotline receives a significant increase in calls. Leaving a pet outside in extreme temperatures without food and shelter can be a criminal offense. So how do you know if an animal is actually in danger due to cold weather?

  • January 13, 2021

    “No-Kill” doesn’t mean what you think. Here are four facts about “no-kill” and why its a term Animal Humane Society won't use.

  • January 7, 2021

    When Now Boarding reopens it will have no ties to the prior Now Boarding Inc. and no longer be affiliated with Animal Humane Society in any way. The new owners plan to open for business on February 15.

  • January 1, 2021

    Join Animal Humane Society's Legacy Circle today, and 10% of your gift commitment will be matched to have an immediate impact on animals in need.

  • December 31, 2020

    In 2021, the Saint Paul Parks Conservancy will crown a Saint Paul Parks Doggie Mascot! Does your pup have what it takes?

  • December 30, 2020

    A grant from Maddie’s Fund is supporting research being done on Animal Humane Society’s dog housing prototype — research that will help animal shelters everywhere provide improved housing for animals in their care. #ThanksToMaddie

  • December 21, 2020

    Sixteen cats rescued from overcrowded conditions in northern Minnesota will start to find new homes this week.

  • December 11, 2020

    Providing your pet with enough physical and mental stimulation is super important, and it can help prevent them from acting out and creating their own fun (aka tearing apart your house). A little extra effort can go along way, especially in winter months!

  • December 10, 2020

    The winning name will be given to the first homeless animal we care for in 2021!

  • December 10, 2020

    There’s a lot to consider before adding another pet to your family. Before you introduce another animal to your household, you may want to read this!

  • December 9, 2020

    Fill your dog with holiday cheer (and healthy goodness) with these homemade, dog-friendly holiday cookies! This recipe includes anti-anxiety ingredients (optional) that make the holiday bustle a little more manageable for your four-legged family members.

  • December 3, 2020

    Many litter box issues are due to simple aversions, which can be fixed with some creativity and a little trial and error. In fact, there’s a good chance you can solve your kitty’s bathroom woes by changing one of these five things.

  • November 20, 2020

    "Forever home" is a common term shelters (and animal lovers) use to describe an animal’s adoption. Yet many dogs, cats, and critters will be loved by more than one family, under more than one roof.

  • November 20, 2020

    Show your support for the Companion Animal Board (CAB), which would allow Minnesota to more effectively plan for and respond to the health and welfare needs of companion animals and to the efforts of local communities, citizens, and organizations that care for these animals.

  • November 17, 2020

    How COVID-19 has helped animals find homes — and stay in them

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