Category Archives: Blog

Preparing a Plan for Our Pets during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Preparing a Plan for Our Pets during the COVID-19 Pandemic By Ashley Okola, Assistant Shelter Manager for Monadnock Humane Society April 3, 2020 The corona virus is at the forefront of our lives, changing how we think about preparedness in a times of emergency. Our community is not only worried about themselves and family members,…
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Cost of Care for Animals Seized in Abuse Cases

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Cost of Care for Animals Seized in Abuse Cases When animals are seized in cruelty cases, who should pay the cost of their care while the case is prosecuted [/vc_column_text][vc_separator color="black"][vc_column_text]As the Executive Director of Monadnock Humane Society (MHS) I have a unique appreciation for New Hampshire’s animal cruelty and neglect laws, which ensure…
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MHS Graceful Giving – Happy Birthday Grace!

[vc_row][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="Thank you for visiting the MHS Graceful Giving page! " font_container="tag:h2|font_size:26|text_align:center|color:%23000000" google_fonts="font_family:Chewy%3Aregular|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]We are so excited that Grace has chosen MHS as one of the non-profits for her birthday gift!  We hope you will choose to donate towards the machine that can help give the animals another chance – the Solo Chemistry Analyzer. Many of pets come to…
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MHS Offers Puppy Play School

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="Monadnock Humane Society Opens a Puppy Play School! "][vc_separator][vc_single_image image="11816" img_size="300x300" alignment="center" style="vc_box_border"][vc_btn title="Read - Moxie Goes to PreSchool" style="gradient" size="lg" align="center" link="url:http%3A%2F%2Fnew-hampshirewebworks.com%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2FMoxie-goes-to-preschool.pdf||target:%20_blank|"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1506022523759{padding-top: 20px !important;}"]Monadnock Humane Society, located in Swanzey NH, is happy to announce their new Puppy Play School program.  Puppy Play School could be the solution to your puppy socialization worries.…
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Compassionate Citizen Award 2017

Nominate someone you know for the Compassionate Citizen of the Year! The MHS Compassionate Citizen Award will be presented at a special ceremony during our Annual Meeting held on Tuesday, September 26th.  MHS's Compassionate Citizen Award will be given to someone who demonstrates and embodies our mission - "fostering a compassionate community"- as well as the values…
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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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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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