Becoming a Foster…

The work that is accomplished through the Humane Society and other rescue organizations is supplemented by the assistance of people who can foster needy pets. Fosters are assets to these groups. The Humane Society of Charlotte brings out that “fostering is vital to our mission. The work of foster homes makes young, shy, or ill […]

Young Affiliated Professionals – Humane Society of Charlotte

The Humane Society of Charlotte’s Young Affiliated Professionals (HSC-YAP) brings together people interested in animal wellbeing, and while doing so, they get to know like-minded individuals through activities, including social events, networking and fundraisers. Opportunity to join this program is open to individuals ages 25-45 and requires filling a membership form. A donation is requested, […]

Slim Down a Fat Cat

I have a confession to make, I have a fat cat. Okay, maybe she isn’t “fat” but she certainly is pleasantly plump, and could stand to lose a few pounds. Overweight and obese kitties have added stresses on their bodies, including an increased risk of diabetes, liver problems and joint pain. So as a concerned […]

Head Pressing in Dogs

Have you heard of head pressing? Just recently I saw a few articles on the web about it, and wanted to get more information and learn exactly what it was all about. Head pressing is a condition with the compulsive act of pressing the head against a wall or other object for no apparent reason. […]

Raw Food Diet For Pets

Lately, I’ve been hearing a lot about “raw food” diets for pets. It’s something that I didn’t really know very much about, but found some really helpful information here and here. Raw dog food diets have become widely popular, and the interest in them is increasing. They emphasize raw meat, bones, fruits and vegetables as […]

Cats and Medication

Anyone have a cat that “LIKES” to take their medication? Yeah, I know, cats love taking pills about as much as they like taking bubble baths. I cannot tell you how often we have someone ask if we have any tricks for getting a kitty to take their medication. Between experience and some research we […]

Pet Palooza to benefit HSC

Pet Palooza is back! Where: Independence Park (300 Hawthorne Lane) When: Saturday April 18, 2015 @10-3 pm Who: You and your four legged friends! What: 2K Dog Walk & Festival Details:  Free to attend.  To register for the walk & for more information, go to www.   All proceeds help HSC to provide critical services like low-cost spay/neuter, vaccine […]

6th Annual Charlotte Tradeshow Expo

When: 5.30.2015 at 10-6 PM Where: Charlotte Trade Show Expo (7100 Statesville Road Charlotte, North Carolina 28269). Who: Shop, Learn, Play & Adopt with tons of exhibitors! Free admission & parking–bring your pets! Tons of Exhibitors Fabulous Prize Giveaways & Fun for both the Two-Legged AND Four-Legged Adopt! Dozens of Rescue Groups and a Mega-Adoption Event Discounted Vaccinations, Microchipping and Heartworm […]