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Uma Update: Happy Tail

It's been quite a few months since Uma-- a dog near and dear to our hearts was finally adopted, after spending more than a year in our care. She watched as hundreds of other dogs were adopted and waited for the right person to give her a forever home. We are so happy to know that [...]

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Keep Lilies Away From Cats

Keep Lilies Away From CatsIt happened so quickly during one of those hectic family dinners on a school night. Our cat Stampy ate two orange lily petals that fell from a bouquet someone gave us. At the time, we didn’t think much of it. He was a cat and always chewing on something. But within 24 hours, he [...]

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Special Alert: Triple Match Opportunity Starts Today!

To inspire your generosity, an animal lover just like you has offered to TRIPLE your gift to the homeless animals at the New Hampshire SPCA. For the next 7 days, for each dollar you give, he will give $2 dollars more--up to $7,000!Here are just three of the hundreds of animals in our care that [...]

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Halloween Pet Safety Tips

When it comes to Halloween, pet safety isn’t all tricks and treats. There are a lot of factors that can be spooky to a pet, so here are some helpful tips to keep them safe! Keep Treats Hidden While Snickers and Milky Ways may be your favorite candy, it’s important to remember chocolate is extremely toxic to dogs [...]

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Forever in our Hearts

Dear Friends, It is with deep sadness that I must share with you the loss of Nellie, one of our tiniest and most wonderful ambassadors in our Humane Education Classroom. Nellie, the little Chihuahua with the big personality, joined the team fifteen years ago as the beloved new addition to Paula Parisi’s home. As you know, Paula [...]

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Animals Are The Best Listeners!

Everyone loves having a story read aloud to them, including animals! And lots of kids need practice reading aloud. Back again this fall, by popular demand, is our Reading With Animals program.   Children in grades 1 through 8 who are able to read at any level are invited to the New Hampshire SPCA to read to either the cats in our [...]

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Adopt One, Save Two.

We are so grateful to be able to help the people and animals affected by the recent hurricanes. Over the past few weeks we’ve transported nearly 50 homeless animals from Florida. All of the animals transported were in shelters prior to the storm hitting, allowing those shelters to prepare and make room for animals that would surely be [...]

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To Declaw or Not to Declaw

To Declaw or Not to DeclawGoing back to the prehistoric days, cats and their ancestors have used their claws as a way of protection, hunting and marking territory. Their claws are a way to show their dominance and display confidence. When it comes to modern day discussions of declawing, it’s important to remember that those basic instincts in a [...]

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Hurricane Irma Relief Efforts

We're ready to help. Animals impacted by Hurricane Irma have begun to arrive at our shelter. Dear Friends and Supporters: It has been a very difficult couple of weeks as we have witnessed some of the worst natural disasters ever, and hitting back to back. We have been concerned about the people and animals in harm's [...]

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Disaster Preparedness for Pets

September is National Disaster Preparedness MonthRecent events such as hurricanes and forest fires are devastating many parts of the world, often hitting close to home. It is imperative to have a plan as many disaster shelters do not allow pets and leaving them behind should never be an option. There is no guarantee if or when you would be returning home [...]

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