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Meet Officer Ron Smith, WPHS Chief of Humane Investigations

30 Jul

In the fall of 1973, Ron saw an opportunity, and was promoted to the position of “humane agent”.

via Meet Officer Ron Smith, WPHS Chief of Humane Investigations « Western Pennsylvania Humane Society Blog.

WPHS Volunteers Help Pets In Joplin

18 Jul

He also feels that the trip highlighted the importance of volunteers at animal shelters – and the importance of planning for disasters.

via WPHS Volunteers Help Pets In Joplin « Western Pennsylvania Humane Society Blog.

WPHS opens new adoption store in Mall at Robinson

25 Jun

The store, which is located in the center of the mall near JCPenney, offers adoptable cats and kittens for a small fee.

via WPHS opens new adoption store in Mall at Robinson – Pittsburgh Animal Rescue | Examiner.com.

WPHS Gets Grant for Fosters

31 May

WPHS Foster Wish Fulfilled

Our fulfilled wish supports medicines for pets in WPHS foster homes!

WPHS Low Cost Vaccination Clinic May 29

19 May

Western Pennsylvania Humane Society.

Microchipping for only $15

Cat Pack: includes Rabies and FVRCP vaccine for $20

Bunny the Pit Bull Gets to Go Home

7 Sep

Imagine a pit bull named “Bunny”! Last summer the Pittsburgh Zoo’s female African Painted dog gave birth but died soon after from several stressors, common in captive wild animals; the Zoo called the Western PA Humane Society to see if a wet nurse was available, and another dog was called, but sweet Bunny stayed behind… and nursed that dog’s puppies. Now Bunny finally gets to go home.

Help WPHS in the ASPCA Challenge, Adopt a Beautiful Kitty!

24 Aug

Look at this gorgeous tortoiseshell kitty ready to go home with SOMEONE at the Western Pennsylvania Humane Society! They are part of the ASPCA $100,000 challenge and are increasing their adoption numbers to qualify. The WPHS takes in over 13,000 animals every year, and can really use the ASPCA challenge to help more animals.

Today and every Tuesday during our ASPC $100K Challenge is “Tabby Tuesday”! Kittens(under 6 months)… are $40 + tax, Adults(6 months – 6 years) $15 + tax and Seniors(7 years+) $5 + tax.

Stop and see our Feline friends!

This information and more adoptable cats can also be found on the WPHS website at www.wpahumane.org.

A Bunny Party!

13 Jul

Rabbits are a very underrated pet, but gaining in popularity; the Pittsburgh House Rabbit Club has a mailing list of 400, up from 40 in 2005. The Western Pennsylvania Humane Society is hosting a free party for owners of rabbits and those who’d like to get to know them better.

Rabbits, and the people who love them, are invited to a free party next Saturday to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the Pittsburgh House Rabbit Club.

A Tast of Station Square to Benefit WPHS

13 Jul

Save the Date! Wednesday, August 4, join us in Station Square to sample restaurants, visit shops and meet adoptable animals, all to benefit the Western Pennsylvania Humane Society!

The event gives you a discount ticket to visit as many restaurants and shops as you can, a ticket for one of many wonderful raffle prizes (to which I’ll be donating, details below) and a visit to the Gateway Party Liner, docked on the Monongahela River, where you can visit with adoptable cats and do…

Sponsored Adoptions at WPHS

12 Jul

A generous donor sponsored the adoptions of five wonderful kitties at the Western Pennsylvania Humane Society, and two were adopted immediately! Puddles, Snow and Stella are still waiting to meet you!

We have 5 spectacular kitties whose adoption fees have been paid for by a generous sponsor! Are you looking to add a special cat to your home? Come to the North Shore to meet them today.
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