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WAG Newsletter | September 2023

It's Gala season and we're ready to celebrate! Learn all about this great event and other updates from our team.

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WAG Newsletter | August 2023

Bringing home a new pet, accessing resources in our community, and much more in this month's WAG.

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A Dream Comes True for Mr. Oslo

Rescued from abuse and neglect, Mr. Oslo spent more than a year at HSSW before finding his new home.


WAG Newsletter | July 2023

It's your monthly WAG newsletter. We have summer safety tips, community cats, and much more!


WAG Newsletter | June 2023

Check out WAG for updates on our community solutions, stray cats and kittens, the impact of fostering, and much more.

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A Second Chance for Seven Puppies

A sweet and very pregnant dog finds rescue and a second chance for her and her pups.


Lifesaving Care for Benny

Benny was badly injured. But a lifesaving surgery helped him walk again and find a happy new home.

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Loki and Stew - a Special Bond

How a difficult dog found his perfect family and made a difference for a veteran.

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Chevy the Kitten

A little kitten who who overcame life-threatening injuries and found a loving home.

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How a barn cat made a difference for Joey

How a feisty barn cat helped Joey through cancer treatments and became a loving friend along the way.

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Shelter for Six Senior Dogs

Six senior dogs find shelter, medical care, and a second chance for the holidays.

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A Holiday Rescue for 18 Dogs

Eighteen dogs find their second chance for a happy home - just in time for the holidays.

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Sunny and Poet

The story of two shy dogs who found their perfect family and became best friends.

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Nakia Creek Fire

Updates on the Nakia Creek Fire in Clark County and its impact on HSSW services

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100 Rabbits

Nearly one hundred rabbits arrived at HSSW in need of TLC and new homes.

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Don't be a Kit-Napper!

How and when should kittens be brought to the shelter? It's less often than you think.

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Rescue Beagles Arrive at HSSW

Beagles rescued from a testing facility arrive at HSSW in search of a new home.

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A New Home for Three Dogs

Three HSSW long-timer dogs find a new, unexpected home.

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Wellness Clinics for Community Pets

Providing basic care for pets, Wellness Clinics keep families together.

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Lucky and Robert

A stray cat finds shelter and a new home when she needed it most.

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A Path to Adoption for 30 Small Dogs

Rescued from unsafe conditions, they now have a path to new homes.