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Continuing
the Tradition of Compassion

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To Spay or
Not to Spay?

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A Voice for
Animals

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Funding Acts of Kindness

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Helping Pets
in Need

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Continuing the Tradition of Compassion
To Spay or Not to Spay
A Voice for Animals
Helping animals in need
Animal Rescue

Humane News

Stay connected to local humane news. Join PAHS on Twitter, Facebook, and Mercy Me Blog (Coming soon).

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PAHS begins its summer Critter Club 2014 at Beechwood School in East Menlo Park (Belle Haven).

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PAHS’ third monthly column in the Palo Alto Daily News, June 28, 2014, tells the story of Miss Kitty, a homeless cat saved by a veteran now hospitalized, and how PAHS is helping both.

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Animal Advocacy

PAHS presents its proposal to update and expand the municipal animal shelter to the Palo Alto City Council.

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PAHS asks you to support Best Friends’ initiative to stop the killing of community and lost pets on National Park Service lands.

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Disaster Preparedness

Head off tragedy for you and the animals in your life. Consult PAHS’ series of “Preparing the Animals” flyers to help you prepare for emergencies.

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Helping Pets in Need

PAHS promotes the spaying and neutering of animals and emergency veterinary care for rescued animals and specializes in colony management of homeless cats and care management for pets of people on fixed incomes.

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Humane Education

PAHS is dedicated to informing the public on the responsible treatment of animals and promoting a humane ethic for living. Take a look at PAHS’ innovative curriculum programs, or browse through PAHS’ online Humane Library.

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Check out our video favorites: interviews, film shorts, even puppet shows!

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IT TAKES A VILLAGE TO SAVE A PUP!

I am Buster, a 7-month old pit bull mix, and I weigh 42 lb. I am neutered and have had my shots. I have a broken leg because my mom’s “owner” challenged my siblings and me to jump higher and higher after a Frisbee for his own enjoyment and then left me at the shelter. A kind man rescued me, and then...

Read more about Buster here and help PAHS continue to help him recover.

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For Lost Pets or Animal Emergencies


Palo Alto Humane Society is not an animal shelter.

Palo Alto Animal Services serves as the shelter and animal control agency for Palo Alto, Los Altos, and Los Altos Hills, and can be reached at (650) 496-5971. Their 24-hour hotline is (650) 329-2413.

East Palo Alto residents live in unincorporated San Mateo County and need to contact Peninsula Humane Society at (650) 340-7022.

Mountain View residents should contact Silicon Valley Animal Control Authority at (408) 764-0344.

Wildlife issues should be directed to Peninsula Humane Society’s Palo Alto location at (650) 494-7283 or, if there is no response, to Peninsula Humane Society at (650) 340-7022.

A blog by Carole Hyde, Director
of the Palo Alto Humane Society

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