Savannah Morning News Column

March 27, 2015

Savannah, GA – Pet poisons lurking in your home Lynn Gensamer, Executive Director Last week, in observance of National Pet Poison Awareness Month, we reviewed five of the Top 10 poisonous substances based on nearly 200,000 inquiries handled by the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center (APCC). Here are the remaining five from the Top 10 list, starting with the Number 1. 1. Hu

March 20, 2015

Savannah, GA – Protect pets from household, outdoor poisons Lynn Gensamer, Executive Director Potential pet dangers lurk everywhere, in the most common household items. Protecting pets from them is so important that March has been designated National Pet Poison Awareness month. The effects of poisoning can range from something as simple and transient as vomiting to much mo

March 13, 2015

Savannah, GA – Dog lovers get ready to walk Lauren Grant, Development Associate Finally… time to ditch all the layers, smear on the sunscreen and get out for a lovely, walk with your dog. Embrace the arrival of spring by joining the Humane Society for Greater Savannah’s favorite walking fundraiser, Dog Lovers’ Walk at The Landings. In Savannah, springtime doesn’t las

March 6, 2015

Savannah, GA – Keep pets home for St. Patrick’s festivities Lynn Gensamer, Executive Director           St. Patrick’s Day, Savannah’s most celebrated holiday, is just around the corner. The fountains will be green, spectators will be decked out in green attire and funny hats. Some bars will even serve green beer. The sidewalks will be bursting wi

February 20, 2015

Savannah, GA – Spay and neuter for health and safety Lynn Gensamer, Executive Director One of the most important health decisions you can make for your cat or dog is have him or her sterilized. In fact, it’s so important that February has been designed National Spay and Neuter Month. Spaying, the surgical procedure for females, and neutering for males have many lifelong be

February 13, 2015

Savannah, GA – Important milestones for Operation New Hope Guinn Friedman, Chief Operations Officer Last week Operation New Hope, the jail dogs program where inmates at the Chatham County Jail are paired with dogs from the Humane Society for Greater Savannah, celebrated two milestones. Not only did we have our first-ever graduating class of dogs trained by female inmates, we