Hurricane Irma Survivors

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These dogs have come so far, but they are not out of the woods yet. They need your help as they strive to overcome these last few physical and emotional hurdles. With your help, these dogs will not just survive, they will thrive. Please give a gift today. Late Saturday night, dozens of rescuers worked together to save Hurricane Irma dogs in route from Florida … Read More

WYDaily/Virginia Gazette Plug Heritage Humane Society

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Today, Williamsburg Yorktown Daily published a story about Dogs of DoG Street, the largest dog walk in the Historic Triangle. Organized by Colonial Williamsburg, Dogs of DoG Street benefits Heritage Humane Society through awareness and collected donations. Last year, Dogs of Dog Street resulted in hundreds of donations for Heritage Humane Society. This year’s event looks to be even bigger, … Read More

The “Dogs of DoG Street” Return Oct. 15 To Benefit Heritage Humane Society

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The “Dogs of DoG Street” return for a second year on Saturday, Oct. 15, when they will trot down the Revolutionary City’s main drag to benefit Heritage Humane Society – this time sporting their spookiest Halloween finery. Colonial Williamsburg mascot Liberty, her human, George Washington, and the Heritage Humane Society again lead the charge, which this year follows the event’s … Read More

Media Takes Notice of Drool in the Pool Success

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After Drool in the Pool proved to be a huge success for Heritage Humane Society, the local media has taken notice. So far, Williamsburg Yorktown Daily and The Local Scoop Magazine have published articles about this year’s Drool in the Pool. We are thrilled to see our event getting coverage in the community, as this will likely make next year’s … Read More

WYDaily Profiles Heritage Humane Society Executive Director Kimberly Laska


Earlier this month, Williamsburg Yorktown Daily did a wonderful profile on Heritage Humane Society Executive Director Kimberly Laska. Not only does the article highlight Laska’s extensive work experience and her inspiration for joining Heritage Humane Society, but also does a great job of informing the community about some of the services provided by the shelter. If you want to read … Read More

WMBG Offers Airwaves to Promote Heritage Humane Society Golf Tournament

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Heritage Humane Society would like to thank WMBG AM 740 for their Golf Pro sponsorship for the 5th Annual Make Par for Pets Golf Classic Presented by Chesapeake Bank that was played Monday, September 19 at Colonial Heritage Golf Club. WMBG, which has been partnering with Mermaid Books and Heritage Humane Society for radio promotion of adoptable animals, decided to … Read More

Ford’s Colony LGA-9 Gets Press for Naming HHS President’s Charity


We at Heritage Humane Society were thrilled when we learned the shelter was named as the Ford’s Colony Ladies Golf Association-9 President’s Charity for 2016. We were also excited to see the Virginia Gazette pick up our press release about being named the Ford’s Colony LGA-9 President’s Charity. To read the article from The Virginia Gazette, click here.

Local Media Recognizes Drool in the Pool Ahead of Event


The Virginia Gazette and Williamsburg Yorktown Daily each published stories about Heritage Humane Society’s upcoming Drool in the Pool event. The articles highlight what dogs and owners can expect from the event. We are excited to see Drool in the Pool getting the coverage it is! To read The Virginia Gazette article, click here. To read the WYDaily article, click … Read More

Chesapeake Bank Sponsorship of Make Par for Pets Golf Classic gets Press Coverage


Chesapeake Bank’s sponsorship of the Make Par for Pets Golf Classic was recognized in the August 31, 2016, print edition of The Virginia Gazette. Headlining page 2C was a photo of representatives from Chesapeake Bank cuddling kittens while presenting Heritage Humane Society with a $5,000 check. “Heritage Humane Society is pleased to announce Chesapeake Bank as the presenting sponsor for … Read More