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wagging for literacy

Wagging for Literacy

Our Wags & Tales Reading Program is now in its 18th year, and we’ve enjoyed nearly two decades of success with kids throughout Broward County. Our exclusive partnership with Broward County Public Schools, as well as Broward County Libraries, has

Feline art

Feline Art Spotlights Cats in Need of Homes

Each week the art club at Beachside Montessori Village School located in Hollywood meets to create unique, one-of-a-kind pieces. The projects have an educational message and past projects have included: ceramics, bicycle wheel frames woven with marine debris, sculptures from

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Reading Opportunities at the Shelter

School is back in full-swing! While many parents are rejoicing, for children that are not confident readers, they are less enthusiastic (and oftentimes quite anxious). The ability to read is crucial to becoming a lifelong learner. Many students find it

volunteer spotlight

Volunteer Spotlight: Pamela Quirin

Within a few months, we added Wags & Tales visits at the Hallandale Beach Library and, later, Charles Drew Elementary School where we remained for 9 years. We continued to visit senior facilities and were actively involved in HSBC events

pet safety dear chester

Dear Chester

Humane Society of Broward County ATTN: Education Department 2070 Griffin Road Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33312 Dear Sebastian, Thank you for writing me. You’re the very first question I’m answering in my new position as a columnist! I’m a big tail-wagger

pet project no bake treats

Pet Project: No Bake Dog Treats

Today is National Dog Biscuit Day, and we have a fun activity to help you celebrate with the ENTIRE family! Your children will absolutely love this pet project, and our dogs at the shelter go wild for these “no-bake” treats!

The Humane Society of Broward County is proud to be a Purina Shelter Champions Partner.


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