Recent Posts by Amee Abel

Well School 5K Donates to MHS

[gallery ids="11306,11303,11304"] Sunday, June 4 was a great day to run the Well School 5K and Peterborough turned out for the occasion. The Well School 5K is more than just a run—families waiting for their runner were treated to a variety of vendors at the Wellness Expo. The day kicks off with a Kid's Fun…
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Pet Parent Appreciation BBQ 2017

[gallery size="medium" ids="11174,11152,11172,11168,11178,11182,11166,11157,11165,11163,11162,11170,11161,11169,11159,11160,11158,11154,11155,11171,11153"] Eating hotdogs and meeting new friends were certainly part of Pet Parent Appreciation day, but B&D Manager Linda Thompson and her crew had much more in store for the clients who attended the BBQ. Activities included: Paw-painting (both individual and group works of art) Sniff-a-Whiff (use your nose to find hidden treats) Bobbing…
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Big Dog Draws Big Crowd to Reading Nook

Big Dog Draws Big Crowd: MHS Therapy Dog Volunteers Collaborate With Monadnock United Way’s Reading Nook Program Monadnock United Way’s Reading Nook program and MHS’ Read to a Dog share similar goals: provide positive early reading experiences to encourage a life-long love of reading. So, it made sense to add a Read to a Dog event…
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MHS Wins Support for Animal Safety Network

Monadnock Humane Society Awarded over $9,700 by 100+Women Who Care-Cheshire County to Support Animal Safety Net Program ASN Program Helps Survivors of Domestic Violence By Providing Shelter for Family Pets Monadnock Humane Society received the second ever donation made by 100+Women Who Care-Cheshire County. The $9,700 award comes to support an MHS' program that helps…
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MHS Therapy Dogs Visit Genesis HealthCare Keene Center

  Four MHS Therapy Dog Volunteers visited the residents at Genesis Healthcare's Keene Center to celebrate National Puppy Day. Amy Lawrence, the facility's Activities Director contacted MHS to ask for the special event visit. "Of course, we couldn't bring actual puppies," said Amee Abel, MHS' Community Outreach Coordinator, "because dogs must be at least a…
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MHS’ Beth Doyle Guides Community Effort to Capture Precious/Nellie

Keene and Swanzey residents have joined together in a community effort to capture a frightened and missing pet dog. MHS' Canine Coordinator has been guiding the efforts to understand the dog's behavior and develop tactics to ensure Precious/Nellie can be brought to safety. For Doyle, her participation reaches well beyond her job. She's volunteered many sleepless evenings…
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The Dog Daycare Games

With quiet authority, Linda Thompson stands in a play room containing six enthusiastic dogs—none of whom belong to her. “Sit,” she commands, and one by one, dog butts hit the ground until only one dog is standing, looking a little sheepishly at his playmates.  “Five out of six,” says Thompson, Monadnock Humane Society’s Boarding and…
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Paws to Read Returns for the New Year

[caption id="attachment_10102" align="alignright" width="240"] You don't have to be outdoors to enjoy fluffy white stuff on Saturday, January 14th. Come and read a book to handsome Kismet the Therapy Dog and his dog friends![/caption] With the holidays over, it's time to turn our attention to the other joys winter offers. Fans of the fluffy white…
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