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    Instead of Black Friday, make it Pet Friday

    November 26, 2019

    Instead of hitting the mall the Friday after Thanksgiving (also known as Black Friday), why don’t you stay home or hit the park with your pet? We affectionately refer to this day as #PetFriday, which we declared back in 2015, after being inspired by REI’s #OptOutside campaign.   So what will you do with your best pal? Eat… Learn More

    #MaddieMonday: Pet Friday is almost here, end-of-year mailers, holiday fostering and more!

    November 25, 2019

    Happy #MaddieMonday and Thanksgiving week! We are so thankful for all of you, and for all that you do for the animals. We hope you have a safe and happy holiday. Don’t forget the 5th annual #Pet... Learn More

    It’s not too late to send an end-of-year mailer for your animal organization!

    November 22, 2019

    This guest post is written by Caitlin Daly, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Lollypop F... Learn More

    Marley’s Mutts Founder opens up about the power of attending conferences, vulnerability and saving more lives

    November 21, 2019

    As registration opens for next year’s Humane Society Animal Care Expo 2020, the 2019 keynote speaker... Learn More