The key to small talk, brought to you by the Pasadena Humane Society

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One of the benefits of working in animal welfare is that it makes me really popular in social gatherings. Whether it’s a posh dinner party at an LA hotspot, or a casual networking event, I have no trouble making new friends and engaging in small talk. I wish I could say it’s because I’m so …

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The Truth About LA County Animal Shelters

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Last week, I had the honor of spending the day with the head of Los Angeles County Animal Care & Control. We regularly get together to discuss issues that affect our region and brainstorm collaborative ideas that will change the landscape for animals and the human-animal bond.  On this day, we toured three of the County’s …

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Grieving past pets, locals get inspired to adopt at Clear the Shelters event

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Over the weekend, the Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA (PHS) participated in a national adoption event called Clear the Shelters. Sponsored by NBC and Telemundo, Clear the Shelters resulted in more than 13,800 animals being adopted into new families throughout the Southern California area. In our neck of the woods, 84 animals– dogs, cats and …

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These special need pups are especially sweet and in need of special humans

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Over the past few months hundreds of pets found their way into the animal shelter. Many of those dogs, cats, rabbits and other critters have already found new homes. But there are a few special dogs at the shelter that still need your help. I wanted to highlight some of their stories. Vida (A462703), a …

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