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April Humane Dates

March 26th, 2021

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Puppy & Kitten Survival Tips

March 13th, 2021

Puppy breath, kitten mews, bursts of playtime, and cuddling sessions are the many joys one can expect when choosing to adopt a puppy or kitten. Being a new pet parent to an adorable bundle of fur is an exciting adventure, but it can also be an exhausting one. Before taking the plunge, consider pet-sitting for […]

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The Iditarod Loses a Primary Sponsor for 2021

February 3rd, 2021

The Iditarod (a 1,000-mile grueling race in Alaska) will be held on March 6, 2021. This controversial race has been going on for decades. In the past, sled dogs were vital for survival in the vast Alaskan wilderness until the invention of the “iron dog” or snowmobile. In an effort to keep this part of […]

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Meet Harry the Black Rhino

January 22nd, 2021

If you have had the pleasure of visiting the NHES campus, then you had a unique opportunity to see a life-size, black rhinoceros (rhino). This rhino statue is fondly referred to as Harry, or Hieronymus, by his previous owners—The Sweeney Family—who gifted him to NHES to raise awareness about the black rhino. After his arrival, […]

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Why Are There So Many Birds in Rescues?

January 5th, 2021

January is recognized as Adopt a Rescued Bird Month. In honor of the many homeless birds living in rescues and sanctuaries across the United States, let’s highlight some important facts about America’s fourth most popular companion animal. There are over 20 million birds living as pets in the United States. The most commonly kept birds are psittacines, […]

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