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Humane Society hosting 30th Annual K9 Classic “A Walk for Animals” this Sunday

The Humane Society of El Paso, the area’s local no-kill, non- profit shelter, is celebrating 30 years of hosting the K-9 Classic “A Walk for Animals.”

The walk is an annual fundraiser the shelter has to benefit the animals under their care. This year, the event will get underway at 9:00 am with a one mile walk around Eastwood Park (3001 Parkwood Street) on Sunday, April 28, 2019 from 8:00 am – 1:00 pm.

Participants will finish at the Gary Del Palacio Recreation Center, where they can then enjoy local vendors, food trucks, games, entertainment and pet contests hosted by Bill Clifton of Sunny 99.9 radio.

The shelter is asking the public to help them reach their goal of $30,000 by collecting donors on their behalf. The individual to raise the most funds will be named “Leader of the Pack” and receive a grand prize.

A raffle will be held for those who raised $60 or more to win a HSEP prize bag. Other contests include “Largest Team” and “Most Spirited Team”.

Registration is available online or can be done in person at the Humane Society of El Paso – 4991 Fred Wilson Ave.

  • Early Registration (must be received by 4/26/19): $25 per person with one pet; $5 for every additional pet. Includes K-9 Classic t-shirt, goodie bag, and a HSEP pet bandanna.
  • Day of Registration (4/28/19): $30 per person with one pet; $5 for every additional pet. Includes K-9 Classic t-shirt and a goodie bag.
  • Team registration must be received with full payment by 4/26/19

This event was made possible by our sponsors: GYN Path Services Inc., Pet’s Barn, Raising Cane’s, Trupanion, New American Funding, Top Golf, Hillcrest Funeral Homes & Crematory, SYN Lawn, and Truly Nolen.

For more information on the event visit HSEP’s website.

El Paso’s Inaugural Animal Advocacy Day is February 24

The El Paso Animal Collaborative, an initiative of the El Paso Community Foundation, is partnering with the Texas Humane Legislative Network (THLN) to host the first El Paso Animal Advocacy Day this weekend.

Organizers say the event will run from 1- 4 p.m. Sunday, February 24 in the El Paso Community Foundation Room, located at 333 North Oregon Street.

State Representative Joe Moody will share insights on how citizen advocates can best coalesce their voices for animals. Moody, the first Speaker pro tem from El Paso, has been endorsed by THLN.

Via a news release, officials shared that the public can “Learn what animal protection issues are at stake in the 2019 legislative session and how you can get political for animals. Exciting legislation has already been filed to advance the humane treatment of animals this session – critical protections for tied-out dogs, banning the predatory practice of “pet leasing,” enabling the adoption of retired research animals, to allowing good Samaritans to free dogs in hot cars.”

Laura Donahue Halloran, Executive Director for Texas Humane Legislative Network, will break down the critical elements of these bills and explain how to help both spread the word and make change in Austin.

This event is free and open to the public, however organizers are asking potential attendees to RSVP so they can ensure seats for all.

The El Paso Animal Collaborative was formed in 2018 by the El Paso Community Foundation. The group, which meets quarterly, addresses the issues faced by the animal community in our region.

Participating organizations include: Animal Rescue League of El Paso, Animal Shelter Advisory Committee (ASAC), Cat Rescue Corporation, El Paso Animal Services Shelter, El Paso County Sheriff Animal Control Unit, El Paso Veterinary Medical Association, El Paso Zoo, Enchanted Pass Animal Rescue, From The Heart Rescue, Horses Unlimited Rescue and Education Center Inc., Humane Society of El Paso, Paws for Love, Second Chance Wildlife Rescue, Stick House Sanctuary, Sun City Cats, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and Therapy Dogs International.

YISD’s Del Norte Heights Students Make Toys for Animals at Humane Society

Students at Del Norte Heights Elementary School volunteered their time to make toys for animals at the Humane Society of El Paso.

The toys included goodies for dogs, puppies, cats and kittens.

The students also wrote thank you letters to be given to future adopters of the pets.

Humane Society of El Paso Volunteer and Community Outreach Program Manager Lupe Diaz visited the school to pick up the first batch of toys and letters during Red Ribbon Week.

The Humane Society of El Paso (HSEP) is the oldest and largest NO-Kill animal shelter in the City and County of El Paso and have remained in continuous operation for over 66 years for the purpose of building a better community for all animals through adoptions, education, foster-care, volunteer work and community events.

Visit the shelter at 4991 Fred Wilson for more information or click here to visit their website.

Animal Services, Humane Society Join Forces for ‘Bring Joy’ Event

The Department of Animal Services and the Humane Society of El Paso are coming together this holiday season in hopes of saving lives and bringing joy to many area families.

For the remainder of the month, both shelters will be reducing their adoption fees as part of their adoption special called the “Bring Joy” event. The Department of Animal Services will be offering $25 adoptions, and the Humane Society of El Paso will be reducing their standard adoption fees.

With two weeks left in the month of December, both shelters are hopeful that hundreds of animals will be adopted during this two week period.

All pet adoptions will include the animal’s spay/neuter procedure, age-appropriate vaccinations, microchip and city license.

WHO:             Department of Animal Services and Humane Society of El Paso                            

WHAT:           “Bring Joy” joint adoption event with reduced adoption fees at both shelters   

WHEN:         Now through December 31   

WHERE:         Animal Services Shelter – 5001 Fred Wilson Ave. | Humane Society of El Paso – 4991 Fred Wilson Ave.

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Humane Society to Host Rock N Rescue Event Friday

For one night only, the Humane Society of El Paso will be open late and rocking and rolling.

Humane Society officials announced their first-ever Rock N Rescue event, set for Friday, June 24th from 11am-10pm. The event will be 

80’s themed and potential adopters are asked to wear their favorite concert or band T-Shirt; those that do will receive an additional $10 off the adoption fee. In addition to the event, there will be food trucks as well as 80’s themed music.

Officials with the Humane Society say, “Summer is really busy for us and we need the community to keep adopting to help us save lives.”

All rescues will have the adoption fee of just $65. Includes spay/neuter surgery, age appropriate shots & blood test, microchip, city registration, sample bag of food.

They add, “Despite the Mega Adoption Events hosted through spring and summer we still have hundreds of animals coming in and several on our wait list to be surrendered.”

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