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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…
Try positive reinforcement when addressing behavioral issues (10/20/2021) - (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…
Help GMHS provide medical care for pets in need (9/15/2021) - Every day, GMHS provides life-saving, transformative care to homeless pets, including veterinary care. Because of you, our friends and supporters, GMHS is able to provide the veterinary care necessary to…
Pet photo contest: a variety of submissions (8/11/2021) - Indoors or out, perfectly posed or playfully performing, dogs and cats—and even a pair of rats—were entered in the 2021 Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal All About Pets Photo Contest. A total of…
Contest winner (8/11/2021) - “River,” pictured here with a favorite toy, was the winner of the 2021 Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal’s All About Pets photo contest. Tina Minor of Hudgins sent in the winning photo of…
Runner-up (8/11/2021) - “Willow” the cat poses for the camera in this photo by Sarah Rainville of Mathews. The photo was chosen as runner-up in the contest.
Contest judges (8/11/2021) - Carolyn South and Lynda Smith served as judges for the Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal’s All About Pets photo contest this year. Both said they had a hard time choosing a winner because…
Meet the wonderful friends of our readers (8/11/2021) - Aidanby Martha Ellen Traband, MathewsAnnaby Tenna Safrit, GwynnBandiby Adel Trevino, GloucesterBitsyby Chris Bridge, MoonBooby Holly Tillage, HayesBuffyby Cathey Camechis, GloucesterCeriseby Debby Lockwood, GloucesterCharlieby Celeste Monnoyer, GloucesterCheesepuffby Karen McNeil, GloucesterCocoby Angela…
ACS to contribute funds to help get GMHS pets ready for adoption (8/11/2021) - The Animal Care Society of Mathews has decided that it is going to contribute funds specifically to help incoming pets to the Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society get ready for adoption. “It’s…
Pets looking to make their heart connection (8/11/2021) - The Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society is incredibly thankful to our friends who ensure we have the resources needed to make lasting heart connections for the pets in our care. We’d like…
Adopt, don’t shop (8/11/2021) - Every day, Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society strives to find the best matches for homeless pets as efficiently as possible, and you can give more pets lives full of love and comfort…
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