29th Annual Walk for Animals — 2017

The 29th Annual Walk for Animals Saturday, June 17, MHS' Walk for Animals will once again be held at the Keene Dillant-Hopkins Airport in Swanzey. Join us Saturday, June 17th from 10am-1pm, rain or shine. Walk with or without a dog - everyone is welcome, and humans of all ages are encouraged to participate! In the…
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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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UPDATE: She’s Home!!!

Sixty-four days later, Precious/Nellie is home. MHS' Beth Doyle reports that "catching her took patience and teamwork. But she was so happy to be back inside last night. She was all cuddles and kisses, which was what we were hoping for."   A vet visit this morning revealed that despite her travails, Nellie put on…
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UPDATE: Community and MHS Continue Working to Bring Nellie Home

The "Help Bring Precious/Nellie Home" Facebook community created a "Fund Me" effort to buy two additional humane traps. The fundraising effort exceeded expectations, thanks to the generosity of the Keene-Swanzey community! With the new traps in place, there was still money left in the Fund. The remaining $450 the community raised was donated to Monadnock Humane Society.…
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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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