Savannah Morning News Column

A Doggie Carnival Message from HSGS Alum: Miss Zoe Dog

    Savannah Morning News – April 21, 2017 Hi, Savannah friends! It’s Miss Zoe Dog here

The Dangers of Parvo

Savannah Morning News – April 14, 2017 Michelle Thevenin, Executive Director Parvo.  Prior to my work in animal welfare, I had no idea what Parvo was and now it strikes fear in my heart and ties my stomach in knots. Parvo (or more correctly, parvovirus) is a highly contagious virus that causes significant diarrhea and vomiting in dogs, particularly in puppies.  Treatme

Volunteer at HSGS

Savannah Morning News – April 7, 2017 Selah Gardiner, Community Engagement Manager April is Volunteer Appreciation Month with lots of community celebrations and gratefulness for all that volunteers do to make our community a better place to live and work.  At the Humane Society for Greater Savannah, volunteers are the icing on the cake, allowing us to go th

Caring for Kittens

Savannah Morning News – March 31, 2017 Michelle Thevenin, Executive Director Ah… there is nothing like the Southland in Springtime.  Those of you in my age bracket will appreciate the Indigo Girls reference. The gorgeous sunlit days, the cool evenings with the windows open and no need for AC.  All the fragrant flowering shrubs.  The dogwood, unexpect

Data Sharing

Savannah Morning News – March 23, 2017 Michelle Thevenin, Executive Director Last week I wrote about the Regional Animal Welfare Summit sponsored by Best Friends Animal Society.  As I noted, one of the key elements of our work together is having accurate data.  This week I want to talk about data a bit more and apply it to our community here in Greater Sav

Coalitions and Collaboration

Savannah Morning News – March 16, 2017 Michelle Thevenin, Executive Director Last Saturday I attended a Regional Animal Welfare Summit sponsored by Best Friends Animal Society, a national animal welfare organization.  Best Friends gathered animal welfare leaders from around the Southeast to discuss what we need to do to change the nature of animal welfare i