Get “HAWS-ed”!

On these hazy, still-chilly, damp early spring days, cheerfully hopping out of bed is hard. Those of us with pets know that lounging will bring our cats, meowing for breakfast, or our dogs, asking to go out. Most of our pets have a routine they don’t like to break –...

Lessons of Love

I’ve loved animals ever since I was a child. Our first family dog, Penny, arrived when I was 3 years old. Some of my earliest memories are of the box she was in, changing her blankets and falling asleep with her on the floor. I have been able to track my life through...

Looking Ahead!

As we leave the previous year behind – and work to get all of our current programs functioning to their fullest capacity – we have our eye on our future. Some key things stand out. Education on humane values has never been needed more in our society. Empathy,...

New Growth, New Opportunities

Spring is a time of growth. We will get our seasonal influx of kittens and wildlife, keeping the staff busy, out and about! As we look to the future, there are many areas where HAWS is on the rise! We have a new opportunity to impact the humane world with the...

What Love Is All About

Why do we love our animals? For me, and many of you, it’s simple: because they love us. We help teach this to children, the concept of unconditional love, the idea of assisting another and accepting responsibility for someone other than themselves. In this way, we...

“TRACK”ing Our Progress

How do you quantify love? How do you measure joy? How do you place a value on companionship? Simply stated, at HAWS we are changing the lives of animals. In addition, by embracing people and having them assist where ever they can, however they can, we will change the...