Harriet joyfully worked in the PET program and touched the lives of thousands of children and adults. Her specialty was reaching out to those individuals that couldn’t reach out to her. It is with incredible sadness to share that Harriet, our close friend, has passed away. Staff and volunteers surrounded her with love as her spirit was set free.
Unit PHCD-SD (Public Health Command District San Diego) came to lend their support to the long-standing AniMeals program, dedicated to providing food for the pets of homebound elderly people throughout San Diego County. The team emptied, scrubbed, cleaned and inspected the AniMeals walk-in to make sure the conditions were in tip-top shape for the pets serviced by the program.
An adoption update came from a “staff favorite” at Helen Woodward Animal Center, a deaf Boxer named “Dakota.” Dakota’s new chapter is so exciting and wonderful; we wanted to share her story with our pet loving community!
We are always on the look-out for articles and resources to help our ACES Conference community increase pet adoptions and decrease euthanasia. We recently asked our Development team what email newsletters they depend on for up-to-date news and trends on fundraising and grant writing. Here are their top five picks!
Crazy hats. Oodles of dog cookies. Playful puppy mayhem. It’s that time again for Helen Woodward Animal Center’s quintessential Spring event: the Ken-Barky Derby, where puppies “run for the noses!”
Part of the mission of Helen Woodward Animal Center is teaching our most precious resource, our children, compassion for animals through our Education Department. Today we’re sharing some resources on how to teach your child compassion and safety around a species of animal they may come in contact with every day… the dog!
Got money on the NCAA Final Four? You may want to see Helen Woodward Animal Center’s animals’ pick before you bet your money!