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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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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