Operation New Hope

 

Operation New Hope is a partnership between the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office and the Humane Society for Greater Savannah. The goal of Operation New Hope is to give dogs who need a bit of polishing and socialization a chance to be more successful in a new home and to reduce recidivism rates by giving inmates the opportunity to acquire new transferable skills and experience accountability.

Ninety-five percent of the dogs that complete the Operation New Hope program have found new loving homes.  And, the recidivism rate among ONH inmate participants is more than 75% lower than that of the general jail population.

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$500 helps cover the cost of training an Operation New Hope class of 8 dogs.  Give a gift of second chances today.

 

In this week's video #OperationNewHope class 61's Junebug and Johnny are beginning to learn trust and gain confidence on the stairs. ... See MoreSee Less

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Janet EngelkeCute!

16 hours ago
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Kris DulaBless her ❤ She is such a sweet girl

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Watch how well the Class 61 of our #OperationNewHope program is learning to be crate trained! ... See MoreSee Less

Here is the last reminder that Rebel and Outlaw will be available for adoption immediately following their graduation ceremony from #OperationNewHope THIS Saturday, June 17th at Chatham County Jail that begins at 12 pm! ... See MoreSee Less

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Jeri GaleI fell in love with Rebel and Outlaw the first time I saw them! They are a perfect pair - one is really playful and the other is really sweet. They are so lucky they found their way to HSGS and Operation New Hope!

1 week ago
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HarleynBrandy CawthornI LOVE YOU AMY!!!

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According to Cobalt, puppuccinos are lip-smacking good! Lucky for her, she was treated to an out-of-shelter outing with an awesome #volunteer and was a total lady about delicately eating her tasty treat! She loves to be pet and loved on, and as a graduate of #operationnewhope she is well trained too! To become a volunteer and help us spoil more dogs like Cobalt, click here: www.humanesocietysav.org/volunteer/
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According to Cobalt, puppuccinos are lip-smacking good! Lucky for her, she was treated to an out-of-shelter outing with an awesome #volunteer and was a total lady about delicately eating her tasty treat! She loves to be pet and loved on, and as a graduate of #operationnewhope she is well trained too! To become a volunteer and help us spoil more dogs like Cobalt, click here: http://www.humanesocietysav.org/volunteer/

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Becca CaseScott Case babe I have a white cobalt, why not get a doggo to match 😍😭😍

1 week ago
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Brent Michael BrownZachary Mooney omg

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Tammy WithingtonI just applied!

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Marshall Dawn KutcheyPretty girl!

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Introducing the #Class61 of our #OperationNewHope program! Meet Delilah, Vance, June Bug, Poi, Johnnie, Apollo, and Whiskey! ... See MoreSee Less

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Scott MacaulayGreat program. Our Walker is a graduate of this program.

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Outlaw is serious and concentrated on choosing which hand holds his treat- what an incredible trick! #OperationNewHope #Class60 ... See MoreSee Less

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Jeri GaleOutlaw is a genius!

2 weeks ago
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Elaine GalardoVery cool n the trainer is awesome

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Poi is only old in his years because he still has the spirit of a puppy! He loves running around our play yards or casually being read to by a #nuzzlebuddy. Poi was brought to us from a military family due to deployment and has lived well with small children. He would also be a great new best friend for your other dog! Poi is about to start in our #OperationNewHope program where he will prove that you can teach an old dog new tricks! #LonelyHeartsClub #AdoptDontShop ... See MoreSee Less

Poi is only old in his years because he still has the spirit of a puppy! He loves running around our play yards or casually being read to by a #nuzzlebuddy. Poi was brought to us from a military family due to deployment and has lived well with small children. He would also be a great new best friend for your other dog! Poi is about to start in our #OperationNewHope program where he will prove that you can teach an old dog new tricks! #LonelyHeartsClub #AdoptDontShop

In this video, Rebel and Outlaw are great listeners when they are called! #OperationNewHope ... See MoreSee Less

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LJ MasseyThank you a million times for this program!!

3 weeks ago
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Jeri GaleGreat teachers and great students!

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Elaine GalardoOutlaw wants all the treats. And yes thanks a million for this program.

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Today's #FridayFavorites was chosen by Jessica, one of our Animal Care Technicians here at Humane Society for Greater Savannah:

Meet Apollo, he is one and a half year old American Pit Bull Terrier mix! He is super sweet and has lived well with children and even cats! Apollo loves to play and have anyone give him attention, he is just an all around great dog! Apollo is currently waiting to begin training with our #OperationNewHope program, so keep your eyes out for him in our videos! #AdoptDontShop
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Todays #FridayFavorites was chosen by Jessica, one of our Animal Care Technicians here at Humane Society for Greater Savannah:Meet Apollo, he is one and a half year old American Pit Bull Terrier mix! He is super sweet and has lived well with children and even cats! Apollo loves to play and have anyone give him attention, he is just an all around great dog! Apollo is currently waiting to begin training with our #OperationNewHope program, so keep your eyes out for him in our videos! #AdoptDontShop

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Shirley SessionsAdorable.

3 weeks ago
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Watch Rebel and Outlaw of our #OperationNewHope Class 60 practicing "stay" with their handlers! ... See MoreSee Less

Rebel might need a little more practice, but Outlaw has his "sit" and "down" commands perfected! #OperationNewHope #Class60 ... See MoreSee Less

Class 60 of #OperationNewHope is a special class of two bonded dogs from our shelter. Meet Rebel and Outlaw! ... See MoreSee Less

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Jeri GaleSo happy to see my pals Rebel and Outlaw in school. They will be great students!

4 weeks ago
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Elaine GalardoSo happy to see a great program helping these young women and animals. Kepp up the good work from a beloved dog rescue Mom in Arizona

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Champ is a charming 2 year old pit mix that can light up the room with his smile. He loves to play outside with other dogs or humans, and is also a recent graduate of our Operation New Hope Program! He loves to show off his new tricks and will beg for your attention. Champ is very affectionate, and is happiest when playing fetch, although he hasn't quite figured out to bring the ball back yet! Come and meet Champ! #AdoptDontShop #LonelyHeartsClub #OperationNewHope
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Champ is a charming 2 year old pit mix that can light up the room with his smile. He loves to play outside with other dogs or humans, and is also a recent graduate of our Operation New Hope Program! He loves to show off his new tricks and will beg for your attention. Champ is very affectionate, and is happiest when playing fetch, although he hasnt quite figured out to bring the ball back yet! Come and meet Champ! #AdoptDontShop #LonelyHeartsClub #OperationNewHope

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Terri ButlerOh he should be called Stryper..so cute

1 month ago
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Dana CiccarelliOh very handsome.

1 month ago
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Shawn Punkie SikesI hope he was adopted!!! he was so sweet.

4 weeks ago
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Shawn Punkie Sikeswhere can we find the pictures of the ones adopted on May 20th, my daughter was in them with Penny

4 weeks ago

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Watch Bella, Brock and Penny perfecting the down and stay commands in harmony! #OperationNewHope

Don't forget our next adoption event is this Saturday, May 20th from 12 - 2 pm at Chatham County jail!
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