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Overlooked for 330 days…

Overlooked for 330 days…

January 25, 2016

Pitbull. Black. High energy. Just one of these is enough for potential adopters to pass by a dog’s cage. Boomer was all three. Adopters saw a pit bull, a breed that is unjustly feared. They saw a black dog, and black animals have a higher rate of being passed up for adoption because there are […]

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CHS to the rescue!

CHS to the rescue!

January 25, 2016

In December of 2015, Detroit Animal Control (the government run shelter tasked primarily with getting stray dogs off the streets of Detroit) hired a new Director, Melissa Miller. The past Director had been accused of mismanagement and neglect, and unfortunately, the DAC had been known for having a very high-kill rate and unsanitary conditions. Director […]

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Second Chances Through Adversity

Second Chances Through Adversity

December 22, 2015

There are times when pets come to CHS through no fault of their own or their owners. That is what happened to Ginger. She and her canine brother had been very loved and well taken care of until, sadly, their owner lost her home. Unable to care for the dogs, and with no one in […]

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2016 Casting Call!

2016 Casting Call!

December 21, 2015

Does your pet have what it takes to be a model? The model search for the 2017 Cascades Humane Society calendar has begun!  Freeland Photography will be scheduling photo sessions for Friday, February 19, Saturday, February 20 and Sunday, February 21 to capture the perfect photo of your pet(s)! Our annual calendar contest is a fundraiser requiring a donation to […]

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Cold Weather Pet Safety

Cold Weather Pet Safety

December 15, 2015

by: AVMA You’re probably already aware of the risks posed by warm weather and leaving pets in hot cars, but did you know that cold weather also poses serious threats to your pets’ health? Here are some tips to keep your pets safe during cold weather: Winter wellness: Has your pet had his/her preventive care […]

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