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Wednesday, May 23, 2018World Turtle Day was established by the American Tortoise Rescue in 2000. The purpose is to bring attention to, and increase knowledge of, and respect for, turtles and tortoises, and to encourage human action to help them survive and thrive. World Turtle Day is celebrated around the world in a number of ways.
Wednesday, May 23, 2018Join us and learn how you can help Save the Turtles of Western Highway and celebrate World Turtle Day on Wed., May 23, 2018 at 7pm at the Blauvelt Free Library, 541 Western Highway, Blauvelt, NY 10913. Attendance is open to the general public, admission is free. Live turtles will be special guests at the event. For more information please email HVHSNY@OPTONLINE.NET
Sunday, May 20, 2018This is a colossal adoption event held at Union Square in Manhattan. It is sponsored by PETCO and the New York City Mayor's Alliance. Only select groups participate in this event and the Hudson Valley Humane Society is one of them ... come and see us from noon-5pm and adopt a little New Yorker!
Saturday, May 19, 2018Come and meet your new best friend! Volunteers will be on site with some of our adoptable felines and birds. (Dogs will be at our headquarters.) noon - 3pm
Saturday, April 28, 2018Did you know 50% of Pet Poison Helpline calls are from pets ingesting human medications? Pets metabolize medications very differently from people. Even seemingly benign over-the-counter or herbal medications may cause serious poisoning in pets.
Friday, January 5, 2018This day is set aside to appreciate wild birds as well as highlight the number of birds in shelters and with rescue groups waiting for adoption. Birds as companion animals require special care and could be the perfect friend if you choose to adopt. All birds seeking adoption were purchased at one time. parrots and other exotic birds are the 4th largest population of animals kept as companions and they represent the largest population of captive wildlife in the USA. Sadly, they have become one of the fastest growing groups of unwanted "pets". The HVHS frequently has birds for adoption, please consider adopting before purchasing.
Saturday, December 16, 2017Offsite Adoptions at PetSmart's Nanuet Store! Come and meet your new best friend! Volunteers will be on site with some of our adoptable felines and birds. (Dogs will be at our headquarters.) noon - 4pm
Sunday, December 10, 2017The goal of this campaign is to build on the recognition of human rights, and persuade humanity that kindness and respect is due to all sentient creatures. Kindness and respect: simple yet so powerful. 2017 marks the 13th year of International Animal Rights Day.
Sunday, December 3, 2017Stop in and say HELLO to our fabulous animals and meet our volunteers from 11:30am-2:30pm. A variety of felines will be onsite for adoption. Please note that ALL our felines are FIV/AIDS/LEUK "negative" (very important!), spayed/neutered (also important), microchipped and up-to-date on vaccines!
Saturday, December 2, 2017This day was created to celebrate the wonderful diversity of dogs and highlight their plight in shelters everywhere. Adopt a mutt into your life; dog love is universal.
Sunday, May 7, 2017Each month the HVHS raffles off a $75 gift card valid at PetSmart. Raffle tickets are $2 each or 3 for $5. Stop in the store between noon and 4pm and buy your ticket from the HVHS volunteer on site. Thank you and good luck!
Saturday, May 6, 2017Each month the HVHS raffles off a $75 gift card valid at PetSmart. Raffle tickets are $2 each or 3 for $5. Stop in the store between noon and 4pm and buy your ticket from the HVHS volunteer on site. Thank you and good luck!
Thursday, April 27, 2017The HVHS invites you to enjoy a healthy meal at Panera Bread's Nanuet location on Thrus., April 27 from 4pm to 8pm and help us raise much needed "dough". Each person who comes in and places an order must submit either a printed flyer or an electronic version of the flyer in order for Panera to make a donation to the HVHS. A portion of the sales will be donate to the HVHS and is based on the number of flyers submitted. The event is simple: come hungry, bring a flyer and submit it when you place your order. Each person should order individually and submit one flyer per person. Flyers can be obtained by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org Please join us and save the date! Thank you.
Saturday, April 22, 2017Springtime means adult female turtles will be leaving the safety of the reservoir and crossing Western Highway to lay their eggs. Sadly, each year turtles are killed, or severely injured, by cars along this heavily traveled residential road. In an effort to save them, The HVHS will be hosting an Information Meeting regarding the plight of the Turtles of Western Highway. Live turtles will be special guests at the event. Join us and learn how you can help Save the Turtles of Western Highway.
Monday, April 3, 2017Valley Cottage Animal Hospital hosts this event for their clients who have lost a beloved pet. We think it is an outstanding idea and asked permission from VCAH to post it. REMEMBER THIS BENEFIT IS LIMITED TO CLIENTS OF VCAH AND THEY DO RECOMMEND CALLING TO RECONFIRM THE EVENT BEFORE COMING TO THE HOSPITAL. THEIR PHONE NUMBER IS 845-268-9263. If you are planning to attend, bring your own yoga mat, wear comfortable clothes and bring bottled water to maintain your hydration.
Saturday, February 18, 2017Come and meet your new best friend! Volunteers will be on site with some of our adoptable felines. (Dogs and birds will be at our headquarters.) 11am - 3pm
Monday, February 6, 2017Valley Cottage Animal Hospital hosts this event for their clients who have lost a beloved pet. We think it is an outstanding idea and asked permission from VCAH to post it. Remember this benefit is limited to clients of VCAH and they do recommend calling to reconfirm before coming to the hospital. If you are planning to attend, bring your own yoga mat, wear comfortable clothes and bring bottled water to maintain your hydration.
Saturday, December 17, 2016You are invited to our "Pictures WIth Santa Paws" event to be held on Sat., Dec. 17th from 1pm to 4pm at Camp Bow Wow located at 101 Route 304 in Nanuet/Bardonia, NY. This is an adorable event which invites pet lovers everywhere to commemorate this holiday season with a framed 4" x 6" photo (bring the whole family). The volunteers are hoping to raise much-needed funds for the HVHS and ask for $15 donation per picture or 2 for $25. The HVHS is not funded by tax dollars and relies on events such as these for our operating costs. From all of us at the HVHS, we wish everyone a lovely holiday and happiness in 2017. We look forward to seeing posts on our FB page of your pictures from the event!
Friday, December 9, 2016Volunteers will be onsite with some of our available felines for adoption. Come and meet your new best friend! 5pm - 8pm
Saturday, November 26, 2016Our Thrift Store and Boutique is the perfect place to "shop small" and help the HVHS. In celebration of Shop Small Saturday, everyone making a purchase will receive 20% off and a free ladies scarf (while supplies last).
Friday, November 25, 2016Our HVHS Thrift Store and Boutique will be open and celebrating Black Friday with 50% savings off all jewelry and cosmetics. Hurry in for the best selection. All customers making a purchase will receive a free ladies scarf too (while supplies last).
Saturday, November 19, 2016A variety of our available felines will be at the store from noon-3pm to meet their adoring public.
Sunday, October 2, 2016The HVHS and many, many other vendors will be on the bustling streets of New City meeting and greeting all the passers by. Come join us and enjoy the early fall weather. This is an all day event no rain date.
Saturday, September 17, 2016Some of the HVHS pets will be at Tractor Supply's store in Stony Point. They are making there way there by 11am - 3pm (weather permitting). Stop by and meet your new best friend!
Sunday, September 11, 2016The HVHS and many, many other vendors will be on the charming streets of Nyack meeting and greeting all the passers by. Come join us and enjoy the early fall weather. This is an all day event no rain date.
Saturday, August 6, 2016Meet some of our healthy, adorable and charming felines for adoption. Volunteers will be onsite to answer your questions. Stop by and say hello.
Sunday, June 5, 2016The Hudson Valley Humane Society will be hosting its 2nd annual “DOG WASH” to benefit the animals in their care. Pet parents are invited to bring their dog(s) to the HVHS Headquarters at 200 Quaker Road, in Pomona on Sunday, June 5 from 10:30am to 3pm. Volunteers will give your pooch a bubble bath with USA-based organic shampoos and conditioners (because only the finest products will do!). The HVHS has plenty of towels, but we do recommend patrons bring towels too; suggested donation is $25.00 per dog. All bathing beauties will be entered into a raffle to win a free 2-night stay at the HVHS boarding kennel; free ID tags will be available too. Proof of rabies is required, a printout of your pet’s rabies certificate is necessary.
Saturday, May 14, 2016
Saturday, May 7, 2016Our dear friends at PETCO's Nanuet store have invited the HVHS to be onsite to meet and greet and chat it up about our wonderful available pets for adoption. The "Mutts Matter" event is taking place at PETCO stores nationwide to promote adoption, so whether you live in our area or elsewhere, please visit your local PETCO store and tell them the HVHS sent you. If you stop in at the Nanuet store say hello to Anne the manager and introduce yourself to our volunteer, Cheryl from 11am-3pm. Thank you!
Saturday, April 23, 2016HVHS volunteers will be onsite on Saturday, April 23rd from 11am-3pm at Best Friends to meet and greet those looking to adopt one of our wonderful animals.
Sunday, April 10, 2016The HVHS and many, many other vendors will be on the streets of Nyack meeting and greeting all the passers by. Come join us and enjoy the springtime weather. This is an all day event no rain date.
Saturday, March 19, 2016The Easter Bunny is so popular as a "kodak moment" that we are hosting a 2nd photo op at PetSmart ... after all we can't put all our eggs in one basket! At this event we will take digital pictures and suggest a donation of $5. Participants will be entered into a raffle ... 1 lucky winner will have their choice of a complementary doggie bubble bath OR 1 night complementary stay at our boarding facility.