By Leigh Glerum, DVM, and PAHS Board Member There are a large number of dogs and cats in the world without a full complement of limbs. The lack of a […]
The PAHS team misses our usual face-to-face interaction with parents, teachers, students, and our wonderful corps of volunteers, both two and four-legged! We’re reaching out virtually to stay connected with […]
Rabbits & RHDV: What You Need to Know Now May 28, 2020 Susan Stienstra, Licensed Humane Educator, House Rabbit Society and PAHS You may have already heard about RHDV – […]
Happy National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day! By Teeda Tangprasertchai Stiles, Board Member, Palo Alto Humane Society PAHS strongly encourages anyone considering adding a pet to their family to adopt […]
By Leonor Delgado, PAHS Education Manager In this difficult time of social distancing for the good of all, when we’re not available in person at our office, PAHS has not […]
The latest addition to Palo Alto Humane Society’s community programs is Therapy Paws. The first Therapy Paws session was held February 16, 2019, at a Stanford University Tree Hacks event, and we have just celebrated our first anniversary at the same event exactly a year later.
by Susan Stienstra It’s been more than a year since the traumatic Carr Fire in Shasta County and the devastating Camp Fire in Butte County. After a wet spring, we […]
Daisy was our family’s first dog. She was a stray who had recently given birth when she was picked up by Palo Alto Animal Services. We are strong believers in pet adoption because there are so many wonderful animals in shelters. We would not have felt right about finding our new family member at a pet store or a breeder. We visited three shelters in our quest to find Daisy.
In California, half of all outdoor cats have an indoor home but are allowed outside. The other half are “community cats”—strays, abandoned pets, or ferals (the offspring of abandoned tame cats who are not comfortable around humans).