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Dogtown: Two nice boys – Swift and Louie

Dogtown: Two nice boys – Swift and Louie

November already! The year is flying by. With the return of standard time we are now walking the last dogs of the day in the dark p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday evenings when the shelter is open until 7 p.m.  You don’t have to meet dogs outside though; there are well-lit inside venues for meet

Dogtown: Come meet sweet Basil and Rufus

The shelter has announced the date for this year’s Holiday Open House. It will take place on Saturday, Dec. 14. This event is a benefit for the shelter’s Emergency Medical Fund, which provides needed veterinary care for dogs and cats who have orthopedic injuries, heartworm, or other serious conditions. Though it’s two months away, you

Dogtown: Entertaining games to keep your pup occupied

I mentioned recently that we had some visitors from the Shelter Playgroup Alliance come present a workshop at the Humboldt County Animal Shelter.  These folks are trainers from the Bay Area who specialize in helping volunteers and staff to provide enrichment activities for dogs at animal shelters. Most of the activities can be put together at

Dogtown: Get pally with survivors Allie and Mali

We’ve mentioned the shelter’s Emergency Medical Fund (EMF) here before. It is independent of the shelter and run by Friends for Life Animal Rescue.  The EMF was created to provide funds for necessary veterinary procedures that are outside of the shelter’s limited budget.  Like so many charities, December is the big giving month and by