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LOOK WHO'S FOUND A HOME!
Thanks to you, second chances are possible
for "harder-to-adopt" pets!


Recently, we reached out to our community to help spread the word about our harder-to-adopt pets. We are thrilled to report that many of our long-timers are now living the life they are meant to live - as treasured family members in loving homes. Since May 1st, over 300 animals have been adopted from our Santa Rosa and Healdsburg Centers! Check out just a few of the furry faces who have recently found homes (and some who are still waiting!)


When you support our programs and help us spread the word about our adoptables, you play an active role in saving animals like Mopsy and Roxanne (see Happy Tails below!)

Still waiting to meet your match? We currently have some amazing friends waiting to meet you, like Mason and Momo for instance! Meet these inspiring dogs who don't let life on three legs slow them down. Read more...
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HAPPY TAILS
Squeaks of the week!

Guinea Pigs Walter and Jessie came to us when their owner left for college and couldn't take them with her. Not to worry! The social, easy-going pair have left the building in the hands of these capable kids who are also adept in caring for a cat, a dog, a bunny and some chickens!

Roxanne's Purr-fect Match

Roxanne landed at SHS in 2014 when her guardian passed away. As one of our longer-term guests, the sensitive 7 year old had been waiting for a quiet home where she wouldn't have to be worried about dogs, kids or other cats. She also requires a special urinary support diet to stay healthy. Neither of these factors were an issue for this sweet couple who adopted the lovely Roxanne from the Healdsburg Center last month!

Home Sweet Home for Mopsy!

Mopsy was suffering from painful bladder stones when she first arrived at SHS. Surgery helped her feel better and she soon regained pep in her step. It took two other adoption attempts before we found just the right home where this vision-impaired sweetie could feel, well, right at home! Her adopter reports that she's doing just that, and even has a new name for her new life: Charlotte Mae!
HEALDSBURG HAPPENINGS
hburgA Day to Remember: Highlights from Healdsburg Center for Animals Grand Opening!!!

The hot summer sun was no match for the warm smiles and excited energy that radiated in abundance at the Grand Opening of the Healdsburg Center for Animals!
 
Before guests even entered the Center, they knew they were a part of something special. SHS's Board of Directors, staff and volunteers were thrilled to welcome guests, expressing gratitude for support and celebrating the efforts of the entire community! The Ricky Ray Band provided the perfect soundtrack as folks got the lay of the land. Kids made a beeline for  Read more... 

Happy Tails From Healdsburg!

Majestic's family had recently lost their dog who they adopted from SHS and were looking for a new companion. When they saw Majestic's photo, she reminded them of their Nala, so they came in to meet her. Majestic was on hold for another family who soon decided it wasn't the right time to adopt. The family waited patiently and when they got the news, they rushed in and scooped her right up!


See who else needs a home!
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Join Us...
Mutt Lynch Yappy Hour!
Friday July 8th 4-7PM

Dogs are invited to bring their well-behaved, leashed humans and join Sonoma Humane at Mutt Lynch Winery in Windsor for Yappy Hour! For $10, your pooch will enjoy gourmet biscuits and treats while you sip wine flights and nosh on delicious appetizers. All proceeds generously benefit Sonoma Humane Society. See you this Friday!
Hansel Subaru Mobile Adoption Event
Saturday July 9th 11AM-3PM

Hansel Subaru is all about the love on July 9th. We'll be there with some furry friends waiting to meet you and Hansel Subaru is sponsoring all adoptions from 11-3pm. Refreshments provided. Come check out their new cars and drive off into the sunset with a new best friend!
Read all about it!
Lavender Days
Sunday July 17th and 31st

Spend a relaxing afternoon snipping lavender bouquets and sipping lemonade - while you help the animals of SHS! Friend and volunteer Nancy Hair generously shares her gardens for a few days each summer. There's no admission fee, but donations to animal causes close to her heart are accepted.
Find out how to reserve your spot! 
Trainer's Corner

Training Tip: Waittraining
 
Door-dashing is a favorite sport of most dogs. It is just so exiting to get to the other side. But in addition to being irritating to us, it can also be dangerous. Sometimes what is on the other side is a busy street. The wait cue teaches your dog to pause or stop at the doorway until you give the all clear.
 



Our Training Team is here to help with a roster of fun classes and workshops.
Click here for details!
Kibbles & Bits
Interested In Fostering? You Got This!foster

We are always looking for compassionate people to join our dedicated foster team, and this time of year (kitten season!!!), our need is especially great. Our Foster Team is ready to equip you with all the knowledge, supplies and support you need - just add LOVE!

Click here for upcoming orientation info...
Wags, Whiskers and Wine Gala 2016!gala

Tickets are on sale now for our award-winning fundraising gala! On Friday August 12th, our premier event brings over 300 animals lovers together to enjoy a catered dinner, fine wines and ales, along with lots of entertainment and fun with the animals from Sonoma Humane Society!
Buy Your Tickets Here!

Wags, Whiskers and Wine has once again been nominated in the "Best Fundraising Event" for the Press Democrat Best Of Sonoma County awards! Cast your vote here!
Other ways you can help:
Sonoma Humane Society Board of Directors 2016

Evelyn Mitchell, President
Shannon Tracey, Vice President
Kathy Yerger, Secretary
John Prouty Treasurer
Kati Aho, Darlene Brazil, Brent Cassell, Chris Kittredge, Marty Olhiser, Robert Quail

Sonoma Humane Society
Santa Rosa | Tel: 707.542.0882 | Fax: 707.542.1317 | www.sonomahumane.org
Healdsburg Center for Animals | Tel: 707.431.3386 
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