What's Happening at HSOY


May
24
2022

Please join us for an educational presentation on community cats.
Topics covered include:

What is a community cat?
Solving community cat issues?
How to join our TNR program?
What are we doing to control community cat populations?

June 2nd - 5:30pm - Foothills Branch Library - 13226 S. frontage Rd.
June 6th - 5:30pm - Yuma County Main Library - 2951 S. 21st Dr.
June 9th - 5:30pm - Somerton Branch Library - 240 W Canal St.
June 14th - 5:30pm - San Luis Library - 1075 6th Ave.

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Mar
30
2022

Do you have to work while the kids are at home this summer? Are you looking for something fun to get them out of the house? Have we got a deal for you.... 5 sessions of animal fun! Slots fill up fast. Sign up HERE before its too late!

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Mar
10
2022

Kitten season is the time of year when cats give birth to litters of kittens that flood our local animal shelter. It normally starts early spring, peaks in summer and ends in the fall and the Humane Society of Yuma struggles to try and save as many as possible. 

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Jan
8
2022

ATTENTION YUMA COUNTY RESIDENTS AND CITY OF YUMA RESIDENTS!
Have you licensed your pets yet?
If so, thank you! If not, the Humane Society of Yuma wants to remind you that you’re required by law to license your pets. Please make sure your pets are current with their license and rabies vaccination.

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Jul
1
2021

Arizona's Pet Friendly License Plate

There’s an amazing “driving force" in the battle against pet homelessness: It's Arizona’s Pet Friendly license plate!

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Mar
11
2020

Rattlesnakes lurk everywhere in the desert southwest, and can be a life-threatening danger to dogs of all sizes. With just a few preventive steps, you can reduce the chances your dog will get bitten and die from a rattlesnake bite! Rattlesnakes are very common in the parks and trails that many dog-lovers use for hikes and walks with their dogs. More and more homes are being built in areas that were previously rural, making encounters with wildlife even more common. Here are some tips to prevent a fatal rattlesnake bite, and what to do if your dog is bitten!

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Apr
10
2019

The Humane Society of Yuma is seeking qualified adopters who have a safe barn, shed, or other outdoor housing/property that can protect outdoor cats and give them a chance at life.

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Jan
30
2019

Did you know that HSOY pays $7,280 a month to APS for electricity? The electricity bill is one of the largest expenses for the organization and to reduce the cost, the Humane Society of Yuma went forward with a solar project. In late December, Eckard Commerical Construction Inc. completed the first part of the installation of the solar panels on the roof of the Humane Society of Yuma. 

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Oct
17
2018

If you are 70 1/2 years old or older AND have an IRA (Individual Retirement Account) you are required to make a minimum distribution. Did you know that there are benefits to giving your RMD to the Humane Society of Yuma? 

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Sep
26
2018

HSOY is asking the community to spay and neuter their pets.

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Sep
19
2018

Special thank you to all of our sponsors of Fur Ball XII: Dancing with the Strays!

 

Thank you to everyone who came out in support of the Humane Society of Yuma!

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Aug
24
2018

HSOY is launching a solar campaign to reduce their ecological footprint and to put more of their donor dollars directly into the animals.

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Aug
15
2018

Our first ever event partnering with Yuma Art Center for Pawblo Pawcasso: An Animal Experience was a huge success!

On Friday, August 10th a closing reception and silent auction was held. Pups and their humans in attendance viewed animal-themed artworks from talented artists and had the opportunity to bid on one-of-a-kind pieces donated by local Yuma artists.

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Aug
10
2018

The Humane Society of Yuma and Buffalo Wild Wings – Yuma partnered up for the entire month of July to raise money through dedication paws.

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Jul
31
2018

The inmates at ASPC – Yuma’s Cheyenne Unit created original pieces of art to donate to the upcoming Pawblo Pawcasso – An Animal Experience Exhibit at the Yuma Art Center.

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Jun
12
2018

Giving up ownership of a pet can be difficult and if you dread the idea of bringing your pet to the animal shelter, Adopt-a-pet.com wants to help. All adoption fees collected by Adopt-a-pet will be donated to the Humane Society of Yuma, when you use the following link.  rehome.adoptapet.com/r/73424

The Humane Society of Yuma has partnered with Adopt-a-pet.com to set up an alternative re-homing method to surrendering your pet to the shelter.

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Jun
8
2018

The Humane Society of Yuma hosted our 13th annual Fore Paws Golf Classic this past Saturday, June 2nd at Desert Hills Golf Course.

 

Thank you to our Presenting Sponsor Nova Home Loans and all of our amazing sponsors for helping make Fore Paws 2018 possible!

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May
23
2018

Raining Cats and Dogs.

It’s the perfect storm; it is raining cats and dogs at the shelter.  May is historically one of the most difficult months of the year for the Humane Society of Yuma. We are 23 days into May and have received a total of 649 animals since May 1st. 26 cats and 6 dogs came in, Tuesday morning just within the first two hours of operation. Since 2012, the average intake in May is 945.5 animals, with an overwhelming emphasis on cats and kittens entering the shelter. As of May 1st, 2018 we have taken in 421 cats and kittens for an average of 19 cats per day.

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May
9
2018

The Humane Society of Yuma has seen a spike in stray animals coming into the shelter. Impound and boarding fees are waived through Sunday, May 13th for reclaiming pets that have entered the shelter from May 1st and who are sterilized or willing to be sterilized.

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Apr
28
2018

Thank you to the Littlewood Fine Arts & Community Co-Op for hosting a Paint Your Pet fundraiser to benefit the Humane Society of Yuma!

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