2022 Story Writing Competition

PAHS Announces 2022 Story Writing Competition! Competition is open to 7th & 8th grade students attending public or private schools in San Mateo, Santa Cruz, San Francisco, & Santa Clara Counties.

PAHS’ Faces of hope

Your contributions are essential to support the work PAHS does on behalf of animals. Here is a glimpse at some of the animals that have been helped by your generous contributions to our programs.

YAPPy hour returns to poolside! Join Us!

Our famous Yappy Hour around the Sheraton Palo Alto pool is one of our favorite events of the year and it begins June 1st! BRING YOUR DOG, get ready to see—and make—some friends at the pool, and support PAHS all at the same time!

S.A.V.E Initiative

The S.A.V.E. Initiative is created by and for young people. S.A.V.E. aims to encourage students to participate in advocacy for animals through various projects accomplished through the initiative.

PAHS Launches BILINGUAL Puppy Health Campaign

We know you love your puppy, so be sure to vaccinate right away!
Your puppy needs all his or her vaccinations, especially to prevent the deadly Parvovirus.

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humane planet speaker series

Please join PAHS, in partnership with Sweet Farm, in welcoming animal welfare advocate U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) for our Humane Planet Speaker Series to address urgent food system challenges and solutions.

This is a free virtual event on Wednesday, July 13, 4:30–5:30 PM (PT). Advance online registration is required.

This one-hour presentation will commence with a virtual tour of Sweet Farm by co-founder Nate Salpeter, PhD. 

Register online now

“Humane Planet: Thought Leaders for a Sustainable World.”

PAHS and Sweet Farm joined forces to launch the thought-provoking speaker series, “Scaling Animal Advocacy through Tech & Innovation” with Pat Brown, CEO of Impossible Foods and Nate Salpeter, Co-Founder of Sweet Farm.

Click below to watch the Humane Planet,: Thought Leaders for a Sustainable World from November 13, 2021.

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Palo Alto Humane Society’s mission is to alleviate the suffering of animals, increase public sensitivity to animal issues, and elevate the status of animals in our society. We promote kindness and compassion for all living beings.


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