Operations Update: March 31

Effective at 11am on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 and until further notice, the Humane Society of Harford County will be open to the public only by appointment for adoptions and owner surrenders. These changes are necessary due to Governor Hogan’s stay at home order. The shelter will continue to be staffed by paid employees. For … Continued


As she was pumping gas one night at a Harford County Royal Farms store, a Good Samaritan found Ruby lingering nearby, alone and injured, but happy and thankful to be scooped up and brought home for the night. The next morning, she brought Ruby to the shelter where we could see (and smell) an oozing … Continued

Shelter-In-Place with a New Friend

When life feels strange and routines are out of whack, the constant companionship of a furry friend can be extremely comforting and reassuring! While we’re all inside practicing social distancing, take $40 off any dog or cat adoption between April 1 and 30. **Adoptions are now by appointment only. Please contact us at adopt@harfordshelter.org or … Continued

Quarter Auction


Join us for a Quarter Auction to support homeless animals on Saturday, May 9, 2020 at the Elks Lodge, 940 Pulaski Highway, Havre de Grace, MD 21078! Paddles are $2 each or 3 paddles for $5 each, and will be for sale at the door only. Bring an item from our Wish List and receive … Continued

Paint Your Pet Night


Enter with a blank canvas…leave with a beautiful custom portrait of your best friend! Join the Humane Society of Harford County and artist Ellie Elgin of Arts d’Tryon Studio for a Paint Your Pet night on Tuesday, June 23rd at 6:30pm at Alecraft Brewery, 319 S. Main Street, Bel Air. Tickets are $35 each with … Continued

The Humane Society of Harford County is Expecting!


Shelter Throwing 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 5, 2020) – The Humane Society of Harford County (HSHC) will soon be hearing the pitter patter of little paws, so to prepare for kitten season – … Continued