All Creatures Great and Small—Social Distancing At and Near Home

  All Creatures Great and Small—Social Distancing At and Near Home We’re sharing a photo taken by our social media contributor and nature photographer Susan Stienstra. We ask you to stay safe at home as it heats up this Labor Day weekend and consider the needs of our wildlife neighbors by providing water for them. […]

FIRST SATURDAY IN SEPTEMBER —NATIONAL HUMMINGBIRD DAY

  FIRST SATURDAY IN SEPTEMBER (September 5, 2020)—NATIONAL HUMMINGBIRD DAY DO’S AND DON’TS.. Flowers, perches, insects, and water are the key ingredients to a healthy yard that will attract these amazing tiny birds. Hummingbirds are specialized for nectar-eating, evident by long bills and grooved tongues ideal for probing flowers. Sugary nectar supplies fast energy and […]

Migration Alert for the Evening of September 4 and Through the Night!

  Migration Alert for the Evening of September 4 and Through the Night! Please read the alert from Cornell Lab of Ornithology and help make it safe for the vast numbers of migrating birds on their way to their destinations. Read more about the migration at BirdCast: https://bit.ly/2EW17Az Cornell Lab of Ornithology Migration Alert!! Tonight […]

NATIONAL WILDLIFE DAY—SEPTEMBER 4

  NATIONAL WILDLIFE DAY—SEPTEMBER 4 National Wildlife Day (celebrated February 22 and September 4), founded in 2005 by animal behaviorist and philanthropist Colleen Paige, serves to bring awareness of endangered animals nationally as well as globally who need to be preserved and rescued from possible extinction each year. This holiday also acknowledges zoos and outstanding […]

Three-legged Friends | Palo Alto Humane Society

  Read Our Latest Blog, “Three-legged Friends” Veterinarian Leigh Glerum from SAGE Veterinary Centers – Redwood City dispels commonplace myths about tripod pets, their recuperation from life-saving amputation surgery, and their adaptation to their surroundings. Also featured in this blog is Millie, a young cat funded by PAHS to undergo necessary amputation surgery who is […]