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the Tradition of Compassion

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To Spay or
Not to Spay?

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A Voice for

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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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Humane News Palo Alto Weekly features the community outreach education project for which PAHS was awarded a 2013 Weekly Holiday Fund grant.

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Animal Advocacy

PAHS’ successful advocacy at the Palo Alto City Council helps save the local municipal animal shelter from closing.

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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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Ewe Tube

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

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H&R Block Partners
with PAHS!

Benefit PAHS when you file! H&R Block is partnering with PAHS for the animals. The Menlo Park office will donate $20 for each new tax client referred by PAHS. Use PAHS’ referral number: 400 1000 1080355 (they have it, if you forget). H&R Block is located at 510 Santa Cruz Avenue, Menlo Park, (650) 322-0932. Ask them about their annual Senior Saturday, March 15!

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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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