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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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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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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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2017 Calendars On Sale Now!

We’re so excited to be able to offer our 2017 Calendars that we wanted to share the news right away! Here’s the gift that right for any animal lover and for all Monadnock Humane Society fans. Our 2017 Home at Last calendars not only feature the beautiful faces of twelve of the over 1400 animals…
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A Flight for Life: Air Transport Aids Shelter Dogs

On a recent evening, animal welfare workers from around New England gathered at tiny Keene Dillant-Hopkins airport in Swanzey, NH. Raging thunderstorms had plagued the area all day. They had driven through the stormy weather; now they worried the flight might be delayed. N620CA, the plane they waited for, carried precious cargo. Forty dogs were…
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Paws 4 Celebration and Annual Meeting & Awards Ceremony!

TO NOMINATE SOMEONE YOU KNOW FOR COMPASSIONATE CITIZEN OF THE YEAR, CLICK HERE. Monadnock Humane Society invites you to our Paws 4 Celebration event and Annual Meeting & Awards Ceremony on Saturday, September 10th in the MHS Guinane Training Center at its Swanzey facility. The party – Paws 4 Celebration – begins at 3:00, and…
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Choose to be Nice to Animals Tee Shirts show your support for MHS!

We love these tee shirts! Join the movement to spread Nice-ness through the world. Choose to be Nice to Animals is a choice we make every day. When you purchase any Choose to be Nice to Animals product (tee-shirt, hats, mugs, and more) by using our link–  www.choosetobenice.com/MHS/ref/8    –Monadnock Humane Society receives 25% of…
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Monadnock Humane Society has a New Executive Director!

We are happy to announce the appointment of Kathy Harrington as our new Executive Director.  Kathy will succeed Joe Olsen, who has been serving as the MHS transition leader since January of 2015 to present. Kathy’s appointment follows an extensive nation-wide 3-month search led by a committee of six, and will be effective in September,…
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