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Amanda and Andy’s Tail of Success in JHS Training Classes

Like most people, Amanda and her dog Andy’s training journey started at home in their living room. Amanda noticed Andy was very confident and capable; however, he was easily distracted. … Continue

December Pets of the Month: Zippo and Marcia

ZIPPO Zippo is a super clever pup and is full of life. He knows basic commands like sit, down and shake. Zippo loves exploring and going on adventures! As a Dolly’s … Continue

Love Saves Lives

Love saves lives – do you agree? Has your love saved the life of a dog or cat? Has the love from a pet ever saved you? This Giving Tuesday, … Continue

5 Reasons to Adopt a Senior Pet

Did you know that November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month? Here at JHS, we’re celebrating all of the amazing senior pets whether they’re still waiting for their perfect home … Continue

Kitten Krusader: Success Story

Have you ever heard of the Kitten Krusader program? Thanks to a grant from Maddie’s Fund, the Jacksonville Humane Society is able to provide and take part in a collaborative … Continue

Five Not-So-Typical Donations That Go a Long Way

When it comes to donating, the community of Jacksonville goes above and beyond to help support the Jacksonville Humane Society. There are several ways to give back, such as donating … Continue

November Pets of the Month: Winchester and Andy

WINCHESTER Update: Adopted! Winchester loves being surrounded by people and going on Dog Day Out adventures! Many friends call him the ultimate snuggle-bug. Scratch his sweet spot on his neck … Continue

Local Businesses Visit JHS for Paw Partner Lunch & Learn

JHS held its first-ever Paw Partner Lunch and Learn event on Tuesday, October 29, 2019! Dozens of local business professionals attended and learned all about the Jacksonville Humane Society’s Paw … Continue

Pawsitive Planning Lunch & Learn a Success

Last week on October 8, JHS held a free Pawsitive Planning Lunch and Learn event for the public that focused on the importance of estate planning, having a will and … Continue

Veterinary Students Gain Valuable Experience at JHS thanks to Maddie

The Jacksonville Humane Society was awarded a generous grant from Maddie’s Fund in 2019 to host eight veterinary externships with students from around the world! Thanks to Maddie’s, the students … Continue

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