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Heartworm facts

South Florida’s Ever-Present Danger

April is Heartworm Awareness Month PetSmart Charities awarded a grant of $35,000 to the HSBC in January, to support daily shelter operations and thereby assist the animals. The grant is designed to fund heartworm treatment of shelter dogs through mid-2018.

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Heartworm Awareness Month

April is Heartworm Awareness Month The sad fact is that heartworm disease kills a great number of dogs every year. In fact, the American Heartworm Society reports that more than one million dogs currently have this disease. And, as you

The HSBC Receives $35,000 Grant from PetSmart Charities

THE HUMANE SOCIETY OF BROWARD COUNTY RECEIVES $35,000 GRANT FROM PETSMART CHARITIES® TO SUPPORT DAILY SHELTER OPERATIONS TO HELP BROWARD COUNTY PETS IN NEED THRIVE Earlier this month the Humane Society of Broward County (HSBC) announced its receipt of a

Shelter Success Story

Shelter Success Story: Rocco

Every family that decides to adopt a rescue animal is special, but families that knowingly choose to add a pet with medical needs hold a special place in our hearts. For many potential adopters, seeing that a dog is labeled

Shelter Success Story: Bruce

Shelter Success Story: Bruce

We just had to share this story that Kim submitted to us a few weeks ago. For many potential adopters, seeing that a dog is labeled as Heartworm Positive usually deters them from adopting. But hearing that Milo (now “Bruce”)

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