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Spoil a homeless pet this holiday (12/14/2022) - ’Tis the season to spoil our pets! Let us be honest, all of our four-legged friends are on Santa’s nice list and deserve some extra love this year. The Gloucester-Mathews…
GMHS announces auction, matching gift challenge (12/14/2022) - The Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society has announced the opening of its “Unleash Your Heart for the Love of Paws” annual online auction, and its $100,000 Matching Gift Challenge. From now until…
Bird owners cautioned about current bird flu (11/22/2022) - The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is urging backyard bird owners to protect their flocks from Highly Pathogenic Asian Influenza. A release said that while the current bird…
Thanksgiving and pets: Holiday dos and don’ts (11/16/2022) - Thanksgiving is almost here! This special holiday that can bring family and friends together can also carry great hazards for our furry loved ones. The Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society is happy…
Giving to the GMHS (11/16/2022) - The Illusions Motorcycle Club raised more than $1,800 in its September poker run, donating the proceeds to the Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society. Club members recently came to the shelter in Gloucester…
Christmas with the animals (11/16/2022) - The Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society plans a holiday open house from 1-3 p.m. Dec. 10. Live acoustic music from Megan B., visits with Santa Claus, children’s holiday crafts, adoption specials, and…
Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society urges pet lovers to ‘Adopt, Don’t Shop’ (10/19/2022) - 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…
VDACS to give out free equipment for making beehives (10/19/2022) - Free equipment for making up to three beehives will be available Oct. 26-Nov. 10 from the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. The 2022 Beehive Distribution Program will select…
Virginia’s fall wildlife season underway (10/19/2022) - Virginia’s fall wildfire season began Saturday. The Virginia Department of Forestry cautions everyone to be extra careful when burning yard debris, or enjoying a campfire or backyard fire pit. VDOF…
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…

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