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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Vote for MHS in The Best of Monadnock

[video width="1280" height="720" mp4="https://monadnockhumanesociety.org/wp-content/uploads/Put-a-Vote-for-MHS.mp4"][/video] To vote for Monadnock Humane Society in The Best of Monadnock polling, click here. Please vote for MHS in the following four categories: Best Non-Profit Best Charity Event -- The Hair Ball Best Dog Training Best Dog/Cat Kennel (this category includes Dog Daycare as well as actual boarding!) The staff, the volunteers,…
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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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Thanks to Clark-Mortenson for a Year of Volunteerism

[caption id="attachment_9974" align="alignright" width="300"] Some of our great friends from Clark-Mortenson! Back row: (left to right) John Smith, Kathy Dalzell, Patrice Slanetz, Kerry Putnam and Tom Minkler. Front row: Terri LaCroix, Kerri Cuevas (MHS Volunteer Coordinator) and Julie Reekie[/caption] How do you thank a business for a year's worth of Volunteerism? On Thursday, Dec. 22nd,…
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Nikki’s Story-A Tail of Magic and Love

[caption id="attachment_9643" align="alignright" width="150"] A little dog who needed big help...[/caption] Just a few weeks ago, when a Winchester neighbor came out to his garage, he noticed there was a critter moving around in the corner. At first, he couldn’t make out what it was. A cat? A chipmunk? As he got closer, he could…
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We Remember: An Event that Spoke to the Heart

On Saturday, October 15, members of our community came together to support and comfort those healing from the loss of a beloved pet. The beautiful fall weather helped  to lift our spirits.  Roughly twenty community members assembled, bringing photos of their beloved pets. Mourners hung photos on a temporary memorial wall and added personalized stars with their loved…
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MHS’ Impact: 2016 Annual Meeting Keynote Address

The following address was delivered before a live audience on September 10, 2016 by Kathy Harrington Collinsworth, MHS Executive Director. I want to take a moment to talk about the impact that our Mission has on the well being of people and animals in our region. I have worked in the nonprofit sector for close…
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