Snow Day: We’re Closed

Due to the snow and slippery conditions today, Sunday, January 13, 2019, the shelter will be closed. We apologize for any inconvenience and will reopen on Monday, January 14th at 11am. Check our Facebook page for any updates!

Hurricane Survivor Makes New Life with Army Vet Tech

While an army soldier was headed toward a full recovery from a back injury in Harford County, Maryland this past September, several hundred miles away, a young pup and her human were headed away from the North Carolina coast. Hurricane Florence was coming in fast, and 11-month-old Autumn and her owner were forced to evacuate … Continued

Ring in the New Year

Now is the perfect time to gain 10 lbs…of kitty love! Start the new year on the right paw by adopting a new kitty friend for just $20.19. Promotion runs January 3-31. The $20.19 cat adoption fee includes the following: Distemper vaccination – FVCRP (cats) Rabies vaccination (if age-appropriate) FeLV (feline leukemia) & FIV (feline … Continued

Kitten Shower

Feb 10, 2019

We’re Expecting! In preparation for kitten season – the time of year when pregnant and nursing cats and orphaned kittens flood animal shelters across the nation – the Humane Society of Harford County (HSHC) is throwing a Kitten Shower on Sunday, February 10, 2019 from 4:30-6:30PM at the shelter on 2208 Connolly Road in Fallston. … Continued

Decorate a Birdhouse Contest

Use your creativity and artistic talent to help homeless animals! Simply join the fun by decorating a birdhouse and attending the reception on February 9th. Here’s how to enter: CREATE – Jan. 13—Feb. 9 Purchase a hand-made birdhouse now for $25 (2208 Connolly Road in Fallston or online). Birdhouses will be ready for pick-up at … Continued

Winter Fest at Falling Branch Brewery

Dec 21, 2018

Come out to Falling Branch Brewery on December 21st from 4-9pm to help Deck the Paws for homeless animals at the shelter! Falling Branch Brewery will be releasing 2 beers: Black Star, a bourbon barrel aged American stout (bottles & draft); and Petite Menace, a dry hopped smoked session saison (draft). A percentage of sales … Continued

Tats for Pets

Get Inked on Sunday, December 16th from 9:30am-5:30pm at Iron Lotus Tattoo! Choose from a selection of $50 tats (see below) and $25 of every tattoo will be donated to the shelter’s Phoenix Fund for critically ill and injured animals. Iron Lotus is located at 521 Pulaski Highway, Suite A, Joppa, MD.

Best Friends Fur Ever’s 14th Anniversary

Dec 14, 2018

Best Friends Fur Ever is celebrating its 14th anniversary in December!! To celebrate, they’re giving back by participating in our Deck the Paws holiday fundraiser. On December 14th, 20% of their revenue from the Joppa location will be donated to the Deck the Paws campaign. Any service, daycare package, or gift card purchase from Best … Continued

Pet Photos with Santa

Dec 1, 2018

The Black Dog Home Group of Keller Williams American Premier Realty is teaming up with Independent Brewery for Pet Photos with Santa on Saturday, December 1st from 11am-5pm. Here’s what we have in store for you: Bring your family and your pup(s) for a memorable photo with Santa Photos by Jade Coiley from Serendipitous Adventures … Continued

Kick the Keg Party

Dec 13, 2018

From November 23rd through December 31st, Route 24 Ale House is pleased to partner with Independent Brewing to offer Deck the Paws Pale Ale. All proceeds from the sale of this beer will be donated to the Humane Society of Harford County as part of the annual Deck the Paws fundraiser! Also, join Route 24 … Continued