MarsCon was a Smashing Success

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Since 2002, MarsCon has supported the pets at Heritage Humane Society with their annual event. This year was no different, and we are so thankful. These kind people raised more than $3,500 for our pets through their Charity Auction and Throne of Foam, and, some pets were adopted too! What a huge success. Thank you to all that made this … Read More

Our Shelter is closed this weekend

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Due to the inclement weather, Heritage Humane Society is closed on Saturday (January 7, 2017) and Sunday (January 8). Please check our website for updates about when we will reopen. Not to worry, our 117 pets are being well cared for by our dedicated staff. Enjoy a few of the happy (and excited) faces from this morning.

Heritage Humane Society Introduces the 12 Strays of Christmas

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Highlighting Overlooked Cats and Kittens this Holiday Season This holiday season, Heritage Humane Society is highlighting 12 overlooked cats and kittens featured in the 12 Strays of Christmas promotion, and are pulling out all the stops to find as many cats homes prior to the holidays. During the 12 Strays of Christmas Adoption Promotion, Heritage Humane Society is completely waiving the … Read More

Wrapping Up Dogs of DoG Street

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What a day Saturday turned out to be! An estimated 2,000 people and 700 dogs made their way to Colonial Williamsburg for the second annual Dogs of Dog Street. First and foremost, we want to thank Colonial Williamsburg for again hosting this awesome event. With their support and the generous donations from those who came to the event, we were … Read More

JCC Rec Center Offering Free Rabies Vaccinations

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On Saturday, November 19, get a free rabies vaccination (while supplies last) at the James City County Recreation Center at 5301 Longhill Road. The free rabies shots are for dogs and cats ages 12 weeks or older. Note: Animals are not fully protected from rabies until 28 days after vaccination. Dog licenses will not be available or required to receive … Read More

Shelter Spotlight: Fostering Bottle Babies

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Watch Heritage Humane Society Medical Lead and Foster Care Supervisor Catherine Watts bottle feed a foster kitten. Want to help bottle feed kittens? Email Care@HeritageHumaneSociety.org for more information. Bottle Feeding Kittens**WARNING: CUTENESS OVERLOAD!** Watch Heritage Humane Society Medical Lead and Foster Care Supervisor Catherine Watts bottle feed a foster kitten. Want to help bottle feed kittens? Email Care@HeritageHumaneSociety.org for more … Read More

Adoptable Dog Molly Appears on WMBG AM 740

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On Tuesday, October 11, Heritage Humane Society conducted an interview on WMBG AM 740 about our adoptable dog Molly, a 1-year-old Labrador Retriever/Pitbull mix. Learn more about Molly by watching the video below. If you missed The Heritage Humane Update today here is our video portion of this segment. Thanks to Hatley Mason and Mermaid Books! Posted by Williamsburg’s Radio Station … Read More

Dogs of DoG Street is This Saturday!

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It’s almost time, everybody! The much-anticipated Dogs of Dog Street event is taking place this Saturday in Colonial Williamsburg. Here’s what you need to know in advance of the Historic Triangle’s largest dog walk: Donations to Heritage Humane Society – Those interested in attending Dogs of DoG Street are strongly encouraged to bring a donation for Heritage Humane Society. Cash donations … Read More

Shelter Spotlight: Lilly the Cat

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Meet Lilly, one of the oldest (and most loving) feline residents at Heritage Humane Society. Despite being 12 years old, Lilly has plenty of love left to give. Let’s help #FindLillyAHome! Meet Lilly, one of the oldest (and most loving) feline residents at Heritage Humane Society. Despite being 12 years old, Lilly has plenty of love left to give. Let’s … Read More