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Are you and your pets prepared for an emergency? (9/14/2022) - September is National Disaster Preparedness Month. Are you and your pets ready in case of an emergency? Emergencies come in many forms such as fires, hurricanes, earthquakes, tornadoes and floods.…
The impact of your life-saving friendship (8/17/2022) - Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society’s animal welfare programs and services touched the lives of more than 6,200 pets 2021. The pets who count on GMHS to be their voice and save their…
pets gmhs donation GMHS donation (7/20/2022) - Petco Gloucester Assistant Manager Tucker Mason, at right, and Petco Gloucester Companion Animal Leader Renee Goulet, center, recently presented a $15,000 grant award from Petco Love to Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society…
Securing a trustworthy pet sitter (7/20/2022) - (METRO) Welcoming a pet of any kind into a home can be a lesson in love as well as one in responsibility. Pet owners must take various steps to ensure…
Create a dream yard for your dog this summer (7/20/2022) - According to the ASPCA, 23 million households in America welcomed a new pet into their pack during the pandemic. People have been using their backyards more in recent years for…
Humane Business Partners make difference in GMHS pets’ lives (6/15/2022) - Last year, the Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society’s intake of homeless pets increased 76 percent. With the support of our Humane Business Partners, GMHS answered the call, touching the lives of more…
pets gh rescue Glen Highland provides care for lost, injured puppy (6/15/2022) - A group of dog lovers and the founder of a local animal rescue were able to help a puppy hurt and lost Memorial Day weekend.Lillie Goodrich, founder of Glen Highland…
pets achilles donation GMHS donation (6/15/2022) - Achilles Elementary School student Abbygail Polk recently collected a cart full of pet supplies for the Anchor for Life Service Project. She donated the items to the Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society.
Tralee’s Main Street adventure (6/15/2022) - Life is always a lot more fun when it’s viewed through the eyes of a puppy. Cheryl Slavnik of Gloucester recently took her Aussie/doodle mix for her first outing. Tralee,…
Keep your pets safe this summer (6/15/2022) - Though summer can be a good time to get outside and enjoy the warm weather, it can turn dangerous for pets when owners fail to take measures to ensure their…
Kitten season has arrived at Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society (5/18/2022) - Spring has finally found its way to the Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society. The grass is greener. The flowers are blooming. The days are nicer and sunnier. For GMHS, the arrival of…
Securing a trustworthy pet sitter (5/18/2022) - (METRO) Welcoming a pet of any kind into a home can be a lesson in love as well as one in responsibility. Pet owners must take various steps to ensure…
Gloucester PRT offers dog programs (5/18/2022) - Gloucester Parks, Recreation and Tourism is offering several programs for dogs and their human companions. Agility 102 for dogs will be held from 3-4 p.m. on Sunday, May 29, at…
GMHS volunteers save lives (4/20/2022) - The week of April 17-23 marks National Volunteer Week, and Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society is grateful to the many dedicated volunteers who help make the organization’s dream of saving even more…
What to know about cat reproduction (4/20/2022) - (METRO) Pet owners must take many things into consideration in their quest to keep animals healthy and happy. One of those considerations involves animal reproductive health. Veterinarians as well as…
The impact of your lifesaving friendship (3/16/2022) - The Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society’s animal welfare programs and services help thousands of pets and families every year. Collectively, we have the ability to ensure GMHS remains a beacon of hope…
Keeping watch (3/16/2022) - This is one of three Great Pyrenees that guard sheep and goats in a pasture on Glass Road, Hayes. As you can see, there is new life on the farm.…
Gloucester Mathews Humane Society offers Help for Hearts (2/16/2022) - Lil Debbie (above), who has finished her treatment and is heartworm-free, has been officially adopted and is living her absolute best life. Loretta (at right) tested positive for heartworm disease…
Try positive reinforcement for pet behavioral issues (2/16/2022) - (METRO) What can pet owners do when their pets exhibit unwanted behaviors, such as damaging furniture or jumping up on people? The first instinct may be to yell or punish…
Adopt a pet, provide a life full of love and comfort (1/19/2022) - Every day, Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society strives to find the best matches for homeless pets as effectively and efficiently as possible. You can give more pets lives full of love and…
#BettyWhiteChallenge raises over $9,000 for G-M Humane Society (1/19/2022) - On what would have been her 100th birthday, fans of the late actress and animal advocate Betty White decided to pay homage to her life and legacy by donating to…
What to expect at a veterinary dental cleaning (1/19/2022) - (METRO) Oral health is as important for companion animals as it is for their owners. Left unchecked in pets, periodontal disease can lead to pain, trouble eating and other issues.…
GMHS Heart connections and success stories (11/17/2021) - “Miracle” the Rabbit, who is available and waiting to find his forever family, and “Sammie” the cat, who found her home through the Highway to Home program, are just two…
Highway to Home brings adoption success (10/20/2021) - Have you ever wondered how the Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society’s Highway to Home program works? Highway to Home transports pets from GMHS to adoption-guaranteed agency partners. Most of these partners are…
GMHS to hold auction next weekend (10/20/2021) - The Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society will hold an auction to benefit the homeless pets in its care on Oct. 29 and 30, beginning at 10 a.m. both days, at The Other…
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