Considering pet fostering? Here’s why you should give it a try.
For many military families, moving is a way of life. Relocating with pets can be a challenge, especially if that move is overseas. But Helen Woodward Animal Center believes that not only can pets fit into military life, they can make the lifestyle even better.
On May 13, 2014, when the Bernardo Fire threatened Helen Woodward Animal Center, over 400 animals were safely evacuated in less than three hours, all thanks to the help of dozens of volunteers, local businesses and organizations.
After Dream lost one of her two puppies, this courageous mother poodle took in another needy puppy as her own.
In the early morning hours, on Christmas Eve, Helen Woodward Animal Center staff stumbled upon a tiny, furry, Christmas Eve guest. A cat had been abandoned on the Center’s doorstep.
A darling spaniel blend puppy named Pongo is recovering from a shocking recent past of abandonment, malnourishment and mutilation. Thrown into a dumpster with his three canine siblings, Pongo was left for dead with his ears cut off in brutal fashion.
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!”