Entries by Alison Fechino

Russell’s Heating and Cooling Helps CHS Prep for Storm

September 18, 2018 Chesapeake Humane Society is tremendously grateful to Russell’s Heating and cooling for helping us prepare our building for Hurricane Florence. The Russell’s crew stopped by to work on our HVAC system but was unable to complete their work due to the impending storm. Instead of getting back to business, they offered to […]

Foster Families Help Basset Pups Find Homes

August 27, 2018 They say it takes a village to raise a child, but we know that rings true for puppies and kittens too! Recently, Chesapeake Animal Services accepted a large number of Basset Hounds including a mom with nine puppies.  Because the shelter is too stressful for a mom with young babies, they reached […]

Happy Paws Introduces K9 Nose Work Class

November 3rd, 2016  If you’re looking for a new way to exercise and engage your dog, the answer is right under his (or her) nose! Happy Paws, a humane pet training center endorsed by Chesapeake Humane Society, Norfolk SPCA, and the Virginia Beach SPCA, now offers K9 Nose Work Classes. These exciting classes use detection dog […]

CHS Partners with Pets For Patriots

October 11, 2016 Chesapeake Humane Society is proud to announce its newest adoption partnership with Pets for Patriots. The Pets for Patriots program serves individuals from all branches of the armed services at any stage of their careers, including retirement, by helping them overcome financial barriers to pet adoption. This program also helps save the lives of […]

“Perfectly Imperfect” Blog Post by Jennifer Milius

August 3, 2016  The following is an excerpt from a blog post by Jennifer Milius. Jennifer is a Chesapeake Humane Society supporter, cat lover, and writer. She has written several children’s books about her two adopted cats, Einstein and Moo. “How many times have you realized that something was perfect as it is, even though what […]

Happy Paws – Recall tips

July 6, 2016 Nothing says summer like a romp at the beach with your dog, but what happens when Fido gets out of arm’s reach?   A strong recall (“come” command) helps keep pets safe.  Here’s some advice on how to train it from Tim Molina, Lead Trainer at Happy Paws Humane Pet Training. Call your […]