Tag Archives: Humboldt County Animal Shelter

Dogtown: Eureka! We’ve found Nugget

Dogtown: Eureka! We’ve found Nugget

Daylight savings time is behind us now, and like it or not, we are heading for winter. It is time to think about getting all our furry friends adopted into warm and cozy homes! Several of our dogs have been enjoying weekend visits to the homes of volunteers lately. This gives us so much more

Dogtown: Let Gloria come a-walkin’ down your street

This has been a big week for the shelter’s longest canine resident, Gloria. Gloria has been at the shelter since Dec. 23. That’s a long time to be in a kennel, even with warm floors, regular meals and a daily walk. Gloria is easy to overlook. She is in an end kennel, another mostly black

Dogtown: Impressive results with ‘wild child’ dogs

I mention the shelter volunteers a lot in this column. This dedicated group of dog walkers and cat fanciers makes a big difference in the lives of the animals at the shelter. There is plenty of statistical evidence that shows a positive correlation between volunteer hours and adoption rates at shelters. It’s not surprising that the