Join HSNB Friday, June 30 for Fun and Food - and to Help Homeless Animals
Jun 13, 2013 - 11:00:09 AM
Help the homeless animals and enjoy food and friends at the same time - join us Friday, June 30, 6 pm at The Front Room on the Vallejo waterfront for a Fundraiser to Support the Maya Fund. The Maya Fund is named for Maya, a 3-month-old pit bull puppy who was severely wounded from dog bites and a knife wound and left for dead. Thanks to the dedicated volunteers and staff at HSNB, Maya recovered and is now living in a happy, loving “forever home.” The Maya Fund helps animals in similar situation with their medical expenses and other needs. Support a good cause and join us on this fun-filled night of fine dining and entertainment! Get your tickets online by clicking here. For more info, click "read more" or click here for a flyer.
"Sit Up and Beg" Update: We Need Wet Kitten Food for Cats, Plastic "Kiddie" Pools for Dogs
Jun 11, 2013 - 11:35:00 AM
As kitten season progresses, BV Humane needs donations of wet kitten food for the many hungry kittens living at the shelter. And as the summer heat sets in, we're also looking for several plastic "kiddie" pools to help keep our canine companions cool.
Remember - Pets and Fireworks DON'T Mix!
Jun 11, 2013 - 11:00:41 AM
Everyone loves the 4th of July - except maybe your pet! The noise and excitement can stress out even the calmest dog or cat. Humane Society of the North Bay volunteer and practicing homeopath Margo Adams, CCH has put together a checklist of ways to help your pets cope with all the Independence Day hub-bub. Click the "Read more" button for a few of her suggestions, or click the "Download" button below for a version you can print out at home. Your pets will thank you!
[ Keeping_Pets_Safe_on_4th_of_July.pdf ]
Keep Your Four-Legged Friends Cool - Here's How
Jun 10, 2013 - 10:00:00 AM
Your pets are counting on you to keep them cool when the temperature's soar. If possible, keep your pets indoors with you. If they go out, make sure they have plenty of shade and water. NEVER leave a pet alone in a car, even for "just a minute" and with a window "cracked." Car temperatures are at least 20 degrees hotter than outdoor temps! For more tips on how to help protect your pets from the hot weather, just click below...
Volunteer Orientation Schedule - June 2013
Jun 6, 2013 - 12:30:00 PM
Interested in becoming a volunteer at the Humane Society of the North Bay? Sign up to attend a Volunteer Orientation session - click the link below to see the upcoming dates for June. Orientations are held at 2 locations - the Humane Society of the North Bay (1121 Sonoma Blvd, Vallejo) and Happy Tails Thrift Store (1825 Springs Road, Vallejo). For dates and times, click "Read More" below. To sign up or to get more information, call Coordinator of Volunteer Outreach Jenn Desaulniers at 707-645-7905, ext. 114 or contact us via email at volunteer@hsnb,org.
Sign Up With iGive - iGive Will Donate to BV Humane!
May 11, 2013 - 11:30:00 AM
Sign up as a new member with iGive.com, then visit one of their 750 participating merchants (including eBay, Amazon, Best Buy, and many, many more) between 9:00 am Thursday, April 22 and 9:00 pm Friday, April 23 - iGive will donate $1 to the Benicia Vallejo Humane Society. NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY - just sign up and click the link to one of their stores during that 36-hour period. If you DO make a purchase, BV Humane will get even more! To sign up, click here.
Donate Your Car, Boat, RV or Motorcycle - Help the Animals at HSNB
May 10, 2013 - 5:51:38 PM
Help our pets by donating your unused vehicle through Car Donation Services, Inc. CDSI accepts more cars, trucks, vans, motorcycles, RV’s boats and trailers than the “other” vehicle donation companies - they currently accept 98% of the vehicles offered. If it has wheels, CDSI will probably accept it. And it doesn't have to be in running condition! Car Donation Services has been helping charities here in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1990. For more information, call 1-888-6TO-GIVE (1-888-686-4483) or click here.
Mitten Kittens and Polydactyl Cats
Jun 5, 2013 - 11:01:39 PM
Polydactyl cats were considered “lucky” by sailors, who believed them
to be superior mousers and ratters. Employed as ships ratters and lucky
mascots, they probably reached America with early British settlers.
Black Dog Syndrome
May 8, 2013 - 1:30:53 PM
Did you know that black dogs are the least likely dogs to be adopted?
Strange as it seems, particularly black labs or lab mixes, are euthanized at a horrifying rate at many pounds and shelters throughout the country because people pass them up for lighter colored dogs.
How Do I Child-Proof My Dog? by Bobbi Durston
May 7, 2013 - 1:10:56 PM
Recent events have brought up some very relevant questions. Chief among them is “How do I make my dog safe around children?” This is a very good question and one that should be given careful consideration if you expect to have your dog interact with small children.