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WHS Alumni Update: June 8, 2012

WHS Alumni Update: June 8, 2012

Mocha
One-year-old foster pup Mocha found a forever home this week! We are so grateful to Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. and his DC staff, our first official Congressional foster office, for taking great care of Mocha and supporting our mission. We love our incredible growing team of life-saving foster volunteers!

Tom, formerly Pie
“Last summer I helped cat Pie find an adoptive family in College Park, MD. They have renamed him Tom because he looks like the 'Tom' in Tom and Jerry.  Pie quickly became friends with the couple's dog Sydney, and here are the two of them lying together on the bed.”
-Ann Curtsinger, WHS Foster Volunteer

Spiro
Spiro, a New York Avenue adoption center alumni, joined a recent PACK run!

Gretel

One Pet Foster Volunteer's Experience

One Pet Foster Volunteer's Experience

The Foster Experience
By Kirsten Stade, WHS Volunteer

My boyfriend Florian and I have been fostering dogs in the DC area since early 2008, first with several rescue groups and now with the Washington Humane Society (WHS).  These four years have contained their share of urine-stained furniture; shredded electronics, upholstery, and a passport; uprooted landscaping; and seemingly futile efforts at peacekeeping in a household with what some would say is too many critters under one roof. But above the sometimes deafening chaos, I have never questioned what I believe is a defining truth: fostering animals is the most important thing I can do in this lifetime.

Animal Shelter Adds Easy Donation Tab

LARGO, Md. (WUSA) - The Prince George's County Animal Shelter now accepts donations made with one click of a button!

The Prince George's County Department of Environmental Resources' (DER) Animal Management Division has added a new online donation "button" to accept monetary contributions to benefit the pets, programs and services of the Animal Services Facility.

The donation "button" shaped like a paw print can be accessed on the County's Web site.

It can also be accessed at www.princegeorgespets4us.com.

All personal information entered on the site will be kept safe, secure, and private. Monetary donations made on the site are processed through Govolutions and can be made in increments of $1 to $999 and can be charged via Mastercard, Visa and Discover credit card, a debit card or personal check.