SHS Seeking Board Candidates

The Board of Directors are integral in the day-to-day operations of the Suffolk Humane Society. Each Board member brings unique skills and talents to their position in order to ensure that the Suffolk Humane Society (SHS) is operating according to its vision statement and regulatory requirements. The Board at SHS is considered to be a working board. Each member is expected to contribute a significant amount of time and energy to the organization.

Final Farewell to Rhonda Jones

The city of Suffolk is mourning the loss of someone who dedicated most of her life to the service of students and animals alike.

Rhonda Duman Jones passed away at age 59 on Aug. 22 after a brief but valiant fight with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. She was a mother of two and president of the Suffolk Humane Society that occupied her time with education, volunteering and family.

Disaster Preparedness Guide for Pets

It doesn't matter what part of the country you live in. We can all be affected by disasters - whether it's a natural disaster, wildfire, terrorist attack, or hazardous spill. Such emergencies may require a brief or permanent evacuation from your home. This guide will help you navigate through how to prepare for your pet in case disaster strikes.

If you must evacuate, always bring your pets with you. If it's not safe for you to be in your home, then it's not safe for your pets. The best thing you can do to ensure the safety and well being of your pets is to be prepared.

Celebrate Adopt-A-Thons

Suffolk, Virginia- April 10, 2018- Suffolk Humane Society will partner with Suffolk Animal Care Center and sponsor several "Celebrate Spring" adopt-a-thons at Chesapeake Square PetSmart, 4300 Portsmouth Blvd, Chesapeake, VA 23321 on Saturday April 14, May 19th and June 23rd, and the North Suffolk PetSmart 6243 College Drive, Suffolk, VA 23435 on Sunday April 15, May 20 and June 24th. All events are from 12 noon to 3 pm.

Winter Warm Furries Adopt-a-thons

Suffolk Humane and Suffolk Animal Care Center Host Winter Warm Furries Adopt-a-thons

Suffolk, Virginia-January 16, 2018 - Suffolk Humane and Suffolk Animal Care are sponsoring several adopt-a-thons to give people a chance to find that perfect warm furry best friend to cuddle with during the cold weather. Whether their ideal warm furry purrs or wags a tail, one is sure to be found at one of the six scheduled events this winter.

Pets can Freeze in this Weather!

During this cold snap we are experiencing, a dog with no shelter "at all" can easily freeze to death. Moreover, blue barrels and decrepit shelters are not sufficient to keep your pet warm with all the snow we've had last night. It is so very important to make sure that your pet has a warm safe place to ride out the weather.

Fall 2017 Adopt-A-Thons

Suffolk, Virginia-October 10, 1917 - It's the time of year when we give thanks for all our blessings, and for many people, those blessings include our furry best friends. There are so many wonderful pets who hope that you might want to add them to your list of blessings at one of the October, November and December adopt-a-thons sponsored by the Suffolk Humane Society and Suffolk Animal Care Center. The Petsmart Charities Adoption Center at the Chesapeake Square Petsmart store, 4300 Portsmouth Blvd., Chesapeake, VA 23321 will host an adopt-a-thon on Oct. 14th, Nov. 11th and Dec.

Suffolk Humane Hosts Pet Pantry

Suffolk, Virginia-September 23, 2017 –In these challenging economic times, many people are finding it hard to feed their families, including their four-legged family members. To help these families and their pets, Suffolk Humane is hosting a pet pantry at 10:00 am - 2:00 pm on Saturday, September 23 for the first time at their new location, 412 Kings Fork Rd., Suffolk, VA. SHS members will provide food and other pet items to individuals as long as supplies last during those hours, first come, first served.

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