Friday, May 17, 2013
The Lehigh Valley County Animal Response Team will conduct a 24-hour emergency evacuation drill with the Lehigh County Humane Society to better prepare for animal emergencies.
The Lehigh Valley County Animal Response Team will conduct a 24-hour emergency evacuation drill with the Lehigh County Humane Society Saturday and Sunday to better prepare for animal emergencies, according to a release from LV CART. The drill will begin at noon Saturday and end at noon on Sunday. About 50 animals will be involved in the drill. LVCART is trained to respond to the needs of animals during large-scale emergencies and disasters. Because a stream runs behind the Lehigh County Humane Society, it is possible the facility might be affected by flooding, which is potentially dangerous for their animals, according to a release. The exercise is a first-of-its-kind involving the LVCART and an animal sheltering organization in Lehigh …
Friday, March 15, 2013
The Lehigh County Humane Society is offering 'St. Catrick's Day' specials on feline adoptions throughout March.
The Lehigh County Humane Society is celebrating "Saint CATrick's" Day throughout March: During these days all cats in the humane society will be $17 off of the adoption cost. For more information, contact LCHS at 610-797-1205. The shelter, located at 640 Dixon St., Allentown, is open:
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Lehigh County Humane Society hopes March will be just as successful for pet adoptions as January and February were.
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Wednesday, March 6
Lehigh Valley Humane Society reports on its Facebook page: We sold 63 spay/neuter certificates in the month of February. Since January 1-February 28, we found new loving homes for 169 homeless cats/dogs. Thank you all so much for helping us do so! Let's keep our paws crossed that March will be just as successful! A recent tally noted 101dogs—including 89 pit bull mixes—being cared for, loved, receiving veterinary care and looking for forever homes at the LCHS. This is the breed that needs rescuing, this is the breed that needs a forever home.
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
11 small skinned animals found near a Lower Macungie park in Lehigh County on Friday were foxes not dogs, according to a Lehigh County Humane Society officer
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Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Monday, November 26, 2012
11 small animals found dead near a Lower Macungie park on Friday have been identified as foxes, not dogs.
Eleven small animals found dead and skinned near Lower Macungie's Quarry Park Friday have been tentatively identified as foxes because of their teeth, according to Christine Wiggins of the Lehigh County Humane Society. Further testing is needed to be sure, Bruce Fritch of the humane society told The Morning Call. A press release from state police originally indicated the animals were puppies, sparking outrage among local animal lovers. An Upper Macungie woman who was walking her dogs on Friday afternoon near the park made the gruesome discovery and called state police. She did not want to disclose exactly what she saw for fear of jeopardizing the investigation. The woman told Patch, "It's very upsetting. And I worry what kind of person …
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Lehigh County Humane Society officials think death of two cats found recently in a cornfield is suspicious.
The Lehigh County Humane Society is investigating deaths of two cats, one found Oct. 2 and the other 2 days later in North Whitehall. According to a statement from Humane Officer Christine Wiggins: "Two cats were found dead off of Levans Road in a North Whitehall corn field this past month. The first cat was found Oct. 2 and the second cat was found Oct. 4. Both cats were indoor/outdoor cats that would always return home. The first cat was found in the corn field with a severe wound to the back of the neck. The other cat was found in the same exact spot with no visible wounds though. The death of both cats are suspected of foul play and if anyone has any information involving these cats please call the Lehigh County Humane Society at 610-…