How Sweet It Is

“For me a house or an apartment becomes a home when you add one set of four legs, a happy tail, and that indescribable measure of love that we call a pet.” -Roger Caras, American Activist There’s nothing like the unconditional love that you can only get from a pet! On the day of your … Continued

Yard Sale & Craft Fair

May 15, 2021

The shelter is hosting a yard sale and craft fair on Saturday, May 15th from 10am-2pm! Come out to shop all the different vendors and support the animals too. The shelter will have apparel for both pets and people, pet supplies, furniture, and too many other treasures to list! Vendor spaces are now sold out, … Continued

The Humane Society of Harford County is Expecting!

Apr 10, 2021

Shelter Hosting Virtual Kitten Shower to Prepare for New Arrivals For Immediate Release Contact: Erin Long, Marketing Coordinator Humane Society of Harford County 410-836-1090, x106 erin@harfordshelter.org Fallston, MD (March 11, 2021) – The Humane Society of Harford County (HSHC) will soon be hearin g the pitter patter of lots of little paws. To prepare for … Continued

Target Circle

To our friends and supporters, We are honored and excited to announce that we have been chosen to participate in a special charitable giving campaign, sponsored and funded by Target. And you have the chance to help direct a portion of Target’s donation to us! Now through June 30, 2021, vote for us through the … Continued

Covering Litter Box Issues

If your cat is urinating or defecating outside the litter box, we certainly understand your frustration. Luckily, this is a treatable condition – in most cases. A medical exam, as well as a few simple changes can help to re-establish proper litter box use. The first step includes taking your cat to your veterinarian. Whenever … Continued

Pets Can’t Use Cellphones: Get the Chip

It’s an all too familiar sight at the Humane Society of Harford County (HSHC): a pet is brought to the shelter and scanned for a microchip, but sadly, the scan turns up empty and the stray, bewildered animal joins dozens of others who are lost without a way to get back home. About 60% of … Continued

The Humane Society of Harford County Celebrates 75 Years of Service

Uniting Pets and People Since 1946 For Immediate Release Contact: Erin Long, Marketing Coordinator Humane Society of Harford County 410-836-1090, x106 erin@harfordshelter.org Fallston, MD (February 2, 2021) – The Humane Society of Harford County (HSHC) announced today the year-long celebration of its 75th anniversary. Officially launched at its present location in a modified farmhouse on … Continued

The Humane Society of Harford County Releases 2020 Report Card

Reaches 90% Live Release Rate for 5th Consecutive Year For Immediate Release Contact: Erin Long, Marketing Coordinator Humane Society of Harford County 410-836-1090, x106 erin@harfordshelter.org Fallston, MD (February 1, 2021) – The Humane Society of Harford County (HSHC) has finished another extraordinary year with a 90% live release rate in 2020 for the fifth consecutive … Continued

Crate Training

Create a structured life for your dog using primal instincts and needs. By using their natural den instincts, one can give the dog a safe place to truly rest and relax. Although the crate is not always used, it is highly recommended at the beginning to help establish a schedule for the dog, including feeding, … Continued