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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Inside Animal Welfare: NE Federation of Humane Societies’ 2017 Conference

[caption id="attachment_10993" align="alignleft" width="200"] The author, Kandia Kovacs, at work-- Small Animal Coordinator at MHS[/caption] Working at an animal shelter isn’t just about playing with puppies, kittens and bunnies. In fact, the profession asks its workforce to stand at the crossroads between human services and animal care. Each spring, the New England Federation of Humane…
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29th Annual Walk for Animals — 2017

The 29th Annual Walk for Animals What a great day! Thank you everyone for your support of Monadnock Humane Society's work! We will have LOTS of photos, videos, and announcements from The WALK coming throughout the next week, so stay tuned. CONGRATULATIONS to Halina St. Laurent, winner of the EMS Kayak Package! Your boat is…
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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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Cat Reimagined: Spirit Cats at MHS

The cat population at Monadnock Humane Society has changed. Spirit Cats challenge us to find them homes. We are seeing a shift in the types of animals taken in as strays or being surrendered. Rather than numerous “oops” litters of kittens, the cats coming to us are frequently older animals who have lived in multi-cat…
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MHS Closed Sunday April 9

MHS will be closed to the public on Sunday, April 9 while staff attends an educational conference.  Sorry for the inconvenience.  Volunteers will be caring for the animals. Thank you for your support!
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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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