HSFN Blog

Petco Foundation Invests Grant Money in Lifesaving Work at HSFN

Posted on 08/24/16

The Humane Society for Greater Nashua (HSFN) is pleased to announce that they have been awarded a $20,000 grant from the Petco Foundation to support its Abby Fund, which provides lifesaving medical care including extensive surgeries for shelter pets in need, as well as be a lead sponsor of the Humane Society’s signature fundraising events. [...]

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Food Safety and Your Pet!

Posted on 08/17/16

The summertime is known for parties, cookouts and barbecues often you may bring your dog to enjoy the fun with you. But what you may not know is that there are some foods that you should not be feeding your dog and many are snack foods commonly at parties. This is a list of foods [...]

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The Benefits of Adopting One or More Senior Dogs!

Posted on 08/08/16

While many people jump at any chance to adopt puppies and younger dogs, older dogs have just as much love to give and there are many benefits to adopting them. According to most veterinarians a dog is considered to be senior around the age of seven, but this can vary based on the size of [...]

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The Secret Life of Pets and HSFN

Posted on 07/21/16

Have you ever wondered what your pets do when you leave for the day? The Secret Life of Pets movie explores the lives of pets when they are left alone. In the movie, the pets are seen throwing a party, listening to music, and others anxiously wait for their owners to come home. This past [...]

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Become a Hero at HSFN!

Posted on 07/01/16

Hello friends of the Humane Society! Do you have children between the ages and 6 and 8 and looking for something meaningful for them to participate in this summer free of charge?  Then please read on! At the Humane Society for Greater Nashua we are expanding our programs for school aged kids with our HERO [...]

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Shop our Yard Sale this Weekend!

Posted on 04/12/16

Our 2016 Annual Yard Sale Benefit is this weekend, April 16 and 17, 2016. It will be held in a warehouse just off Route 111 in Hudson, NH. The address for your GPS is 5 Hudson Park Dr. Hudson, NH 03051. Please come out to our yard sale and shop in support of our pets! [...]

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Humane Society to Host Rabies Clinic in Downtown Nashua April 23, 2016

Posted on 04/07/16

The Humane Society for Greater Nashua (HSFN) is pleased to announce that we are hosting a public rabies clinic for all pet owners in Nashua and surrounding towns. The clinic will be held on Saturday, April 23 from 9am-noon outside in the parking lot behind City Hall located on Elm Street in Nashua. Please make [...]

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HSFN Welcomes Transport Dogs From Puerto Rico

Posted on 03/09/16

We want to say welcome to the All Sato Rescue organization. All Sato Rescue, Inc. is an umbrella organization on the island of Puerto Rico, a U.S. territory. Using a very big network of individual rescuers and small rescue groups, All Sato Rescue, Inc. rescues dogs in need. All Sato Rescue, Inc. also guides people [...]

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February Happenings from Junior

Posted on 02/25/16

It’s Responsible Pet Owner’s Month… Well, according to the calendar, it’s Responsible Pet Owner’s Month. So, what does that mean in my house? My teeth are cleaned so I can smile with a bright and shiny smile. Coincidentally it’s also Pet Dental Month too. How does my mom know these things! I’m not a fan [...]

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Support HSFN and shop local

Posted on 11/25/15

Downward dog, Vinyasa Flow:  Come Support our Kula! Kula means community and we love our community, especially if it has tails, loves treats, and yoga! We at our house do downward dog faithfully as well as the Savasana pose. That’s one of my favorites! I know I’m better at it than my mom. She has [...]

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Tricks for Treats

Posted on 10/19/15

I do tricks for treats all the time:  Sit, Stay, Paw?! I’m trying to decide what costume to wear for my Halloween photo session!  Maybe a #1 FAN?  Maybe a shark or a ghost? I love to wear sheets around my house! Decisions are hard. The Animal Hospital of Nashua located at 168 Main Dunstable [...]

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Walk for Whiskers Just 2 Weeks Away!

Posted on 08/31/15

It’s me again, Junior to remind you to sign up for the Walk for Whiskers is just weeks away! My family and I have been walking daily and when I can get my family to do it, we run! I love to run, but then, I’m an Australian Cattle Dog mix so running and herding [...]

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Finally It’s My Turn to Walk! Join Me at the Walk for Whiskers

Posted on 08/03/15

It’s Junior again. My adopted parents have been walking and running 5Ks for years and I could never go with them; I know that I will be great at them. I love to walk! Now, thanks to the Humane Society for Greater Nashua (HSFN), I have my chance to participate and show my great walking [...]

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HSFN and Keebler Featured on NewHampshireHomes.com

Posted on 07/01/15

We were recently featured in an article about The Humane Society for Greater Nashua: Helping New Hampshire Pets- and People. If you’re interested in New Hampshire Real Estate, check out some of what they have to offer for Nashua, NH Home for Sale.

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Are You Going to Pawsitively Pets Expo?

Posted on 05/08/15

Hi!  My name is Junior and I’m a Blue Heeler mix from Mississippi. I was transported to NH back in 2011 when I was adopted by my forever family. Periodically, I will be checking in to let you know about upcoming events and news from the Humane Society for Greater Nashua. My family is so [...]

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It’s Almost Time! Please VOTE in our Calendar Contest!

Posted on 04/29/15

Hi!  My name is Junior and I’m a Blue Heeler mix from Mississippi. I was transported to NH back in 2011 when I was adopted by my forever family. Periodically, I will be checking in to let you know about upcoming events and news from the Humane Society for Greater Nashua. My family is so [...]

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Meet Keebler, Our First Shelter Dog to Benefit from a Wheelchair

Posted on 04/10/15

Keebler is an 8 year old Dachshund who has been here at the Humane Society since March 29. He has been receiving lots of love and care, but he needs more. He was  found stray in Nashua and brought to us by a caring citizen who thought he had been hit by a car. You [...]

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Humane Society to Host Rabies Clinic in Downtown Nashua April 25

Posted on 03/27/15

The Humane Society for Greater Nashua (HSFN) is pleased to announce that we are hosting a public rabies clinic for pet owners in Nashua and surrounding towns. The clinic will be held on Saturday, April 25 from 9am-noon outside in the parking lot behind City Hall located on Elm Street in Nashua. Please make sure [...]

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HSFN Now Offering Dog Training Classes

Posted on 02/26/15

We are signing people and their dogs up for our first round of training classes offered here at HSFN in our newly expanded facility.  We will be splitting the classes into two separate age groups- dogs who are 5 months and older, and puppies who are between the ages of 8 weeks and 5 months. [...]

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New HSFN Alumni Calendar and Photo Contest

Posted on 02/20/15

We’re thrilled to announce our first ever Calendar for 2016 featuring photos of dogs, cats, birds rabbits, any animal that was adopted from the Humane Society for Greater Nashua (HSFN)!  The first step is selecting the pets to be featured and to do that we’re hosting a photo contest on line!  The top 12 vote [...]

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Have a Heart for a Homeless Pet – Paper Hearts Now on Sale!

Posted on 02/10/15

Throughout the entire month of February, and into March, we hope you’ll participate in our Have a Heart Campaign by buying a paper heart to show your support of our pets. Many local businesses are partnering with us to sell hearts and raise funds for the work we do to help homeless pets. Each red [...]

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3 HSFN Pups in the Starting Line up of Puppy Bowl XI

Posted on 01/20/15

With less than 2 weeks until the big game, PUPPY BOWL XI of course, Animal Planet has released the starting line-up of pups for the game. The Humane Society for Greater Nashua is thrilled that 3 puppies who were adopted from the organization made the starting line-up.  Papi, a corgi mix, his brother Zane and [...]

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Puppy Bowl XI to feature Dogs from Humane Society for Greater Nashua

Posted on 01/09/15

The Humane Society for Greater Nashua (HSFN) is pleased to announce that seven puppies who were adopted from the organization will hit the national spotlight on February 1 playing in the PUPPY BOWL.  The game will be featured Super Bowl Sunday on Animal Planet starting at 3PM. A record 13.5 million viewers tuned in to [...]

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Humane Society Starts New Dog Walk Group for Alumni Dogs

Posted on 12/24/14

The Humane Society for Greater Nashua (HSFN) is pleased to announce a new HSFN dog walking group for shelter alumni and their owners with walks starting in January. Named the Alumni Woof Pack, the group is a free meetup group for owners who enjoy taking their dogs out to walk, run and romp at local [...]

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Humane Society of the United States to Host Animal Advocacy Meeting at HSFN

Posted on 11/08/14

Join Lindsay Hamrick, the New Hampshire State Director of the HSUS, for a free Animal Advocacy Meeting this Wednesday evening, November 12 @ 6pm. The meeting will be held at the Humane Society for Greater Nashua, 24 Ferry Road, Nashua with light refreshments served. Lindsay will discuss laws in NH that protect animals and how best [...]

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The Story of Cora the Husky

Posted on 11/03/14

Cora was a 10 month old Husky when she first visited us.  These were taken upon arrival at HSFN, showing severe skin infections, mite infestation and eyelid inversion.  Her parents expected us to euthanize, and sadly, we had to consider it. Her skin infections were so deep, there wasn’t any skin left on her muzzle, [...]

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Meet Snickers and Punkin, our Pets of the Week!

Posted on 10/27/14

Snickers Hi there! I’m Snickers, a young pup looking for a family to go on adventures with. Don’t you just love my cute smile and pretty face? I would do best in a dog savvy, adult only home, as I can be too bouncy for kids. I’m a rough and tumble kind of gal who [...]

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Get Involved in the Walk for Whiskers

Posted on 09/06/14

Join us support of the pets at the Humane Society for Greater Nashua by getting involved in our Walk for Whiskers on Saturday, October 4 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on the grounds of the Anheuser-Busch Brewery in Merrimack. The event raises much needed funds for medical care, food, and shelter for the pets [...]

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Humane Society Holds Community Forums to Present New Initiatives and Gather Residential Pet Needs. First One Held Sept. 25 in Nashua.

Posted on 09/04/14

The Humane Society for Greater Nashua will hold the first in a series of Community Forums on Thursday, September 25th, 2014 from 7-8 PM in the East Wing of the Nashua Public Library, 2 Court Street, Nashua, NH.  The event will offer the Humane Society an opportunity to present information on new animal care services [...]

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Meet Emma Lu and Mama’s, Our Pets of the Week!

Posted on 08/22/14

Emma Lu Hi! I’m Emma Lu, lots of spunk in a small package. I’m young, only 2 ½ years old, and I’m ready to move into my new home where I can get spoiled rotten. I’m a very loyal gal once I’ve had a chance to get to know you, and am a one person [...]

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Pandora and Hannoush Host Dog Days of Summer Benefit

Posted on 08/15/14

 If you love animals and jewelry then this is the event for you! This weekend, August 15-17 local Pandora stores and Hannoush Jewelers are hosting a “Dog Days of Summer” event and will donate 2% of all Pandora sales to help the pets at the Humane Society for Greater Nashua! Shop this Friday to Saturday [...]

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Humane Society Hosts Rabies Clinic July 26 in Hudson

Posted on 07/17/14

We’re pleased to host a rabies clinic on Saturday, July 26 from 10am-2pm outside of the Hudson Animal Control Facility. They are located across the street from the Hudson Police Department, at 6 Constitution Drive in Hudson. You do not have to be a resident of Hudson to participate in the clinic. Please make sure [...]

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Meet Blaze, Vanilla Ice and Q-Tip, our Pets of the Week!

Posted on 07/16/14

 Hi there, I’m Blaze!  I am a one and half year old, playful and outgoing guy who is ready to find my family!  I love to play with toys, other dogs and kids; I just LOVE to play!  I have heard that hiking is pretty fun, and I hope my new family will take me [...]

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Sharon’s Walk Raises $9,000 to Benefit Humane Society

Posted on 06/26/14

On May 10, hundreds of people and their dogs gathered in Greeley Park and embarked on a 5K walk to raise money and honor the memory of Sharon Dwane, who died in June 2013 after a five and a half year battle with stage IV colon cancer. During her treatments Sharon took great comfort in [...]

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Meet Festus and Taj, our Pets of the Week!

Posted on 06/18/14

Here I am! I’m Festus, lots of fun in a funny package. I’m only two years old and have a cute little face to match my spunky personality. I would do best in a home with older kids and adults who are active and could keep up with my rough and tumble play style. I [...]

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Meet Dino and Molly, our Pets of the Week!

Posted on 05/29/14

Dino Well hello everyone! I’m Dino, a one year old Lab mix waiting for my new family to walk through the door. I’m a fun-loving dude who can’t wait to find someone to go on adventures with me. I’ll make a great all-around family pet, and would even enjoy living with another dog. I‘m energetic [...]

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Humane Society Announces New Initiatives

Posted on 05/22/14

The Humane Society for Greater Nashua will be expanding both in size and in the number of services offered to our pets this fall.  For the past two decades, a large portion of the 24 Ferry Road facility has been leased to Veterinary Practitioners.  This fall, the current tenant, All Pets Veterinary Hospital will be [...]

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Meet Mr. Bean, Cinnamon and Dolce, our Pets of the Week!

Posted on 05/19/14

Mr. Bean Hi I’m Mr. Bean, a happy guy with a pretty unique name which is good so you won’t soon forget me. I’m just 2 years old and in need of a new family to call my own. I’m very friendly, even with kids, and while I am not a lap cat, I do [...]

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The Oldest Pet Cemetery in New Hampshire, Located Here at HSFN

Posted on 05/13/14

We recently made a decision to begin restoring Proctor Cemetery. Read on to learn more about this historic site with current vacancies!   In November of 2013 our Board of Trustees made the decision to begin restoring Proctor Cemetery. The $7,500 contract agreement was signed with local contractor Mark Coulombe & Sons, LLC to install [...]

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Adoptable Pups with Personality

Posted on 04/29/14

Speedy Hi! My name is Speedy and I am a corgi mix breed! I am really energetic and quirky, but in a good way. I am looking for a family with children who will spend lots of time playing with me. I enjoy being cuddled and would love to spend my nights on the couch [...]

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Humane Society to Host Rabies Clinic in Nashua April 26

Posted on 04/18/14

The Humane Society is pleased to host a rabies clinic in downtown Nashua open to all local residents. The clinic will be held on Saturday, April 26 from 9am-noon outside in the parking lot behind City Hall located on Elm Street in Nashua. Please make sure that your pet is under your control, and able [...]

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Meet Bailey and Chico, our Pets of the Week!

Posted on 04/14/14

Bailey Hi, it’s me, Bailey! I’m just the sweetest gal around. Everyone here enjoys my cute smile and funny antics. I have the most fun when I get to play, play, play with the other dogs here, and I need to live in a home where there is another doggie to keep me company. I [...]

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HSFN 2013 – By The Numbers

Posted on 04/04/14

With 2014 well underway, we wanted to take a moment, in effort to establish more transparency, to share some interesting 2013 HSFN numbers.   124 The average daily animal population at HSFN. 673 The number of strays that were turned in to HSFN. Of which only 149 were reclaimed by their owners. 434 The number of [...]

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Yard Sale this Weekend

Posted on 03/31/14

Our 2016 Annual Yard Sale Benefit is this weekend, April 16 and 17, 2016. It will be held in a warehouse just off Route 111 in Hudson, NH. The address for your GPS is 5 Hudson Park Dr. Hudson, NH 03051. Please come out to our yard sale and shop in support of our pets! [...]

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HSFN Adopter Running in Boston Marathon & Raising Funds for our Pets

Posted on 03/14/14

Meet Lexie. She was adopted from our shelter at 4 years old. She’s now 12 years old and has lived a truly wonderful and happy life with her mom, Michelle Turk.  Using her love for Lexie as her inspiration, Michelle is running in the 2014 Boston Marathon and using the race as an opportunity to [...]

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HSFN Board Member Named Volunteer of the Year

Posted on 03/07/14

Congratulations to Mike Aquino, a member of our Board of Trustees, for being named Volunteer of the Year at the Annual Eminence Awards hosted today by the Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce. Mike has been on our board since 2010 and served as Chair for 2 years. He leads by example through his hard work [...]

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Meet Abbey and Sassy, our Pets of the Week!

Posted on 03/05/14

Hello there! I’m Abbey, a three year old kitty ready to meet my new family. I’ve really enjoyed getting to know the nice people here, but I just can’t wait to find a forever home of my own! Even though I’m an independent gal, I will ask for affection and rub up against your legs [...]

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Meet Marley and Kip, our pets of the week!

Posted on 02/28/14

I’m Marley and here to tell you that the serenity of a senior can easily overrule the charm of a kitten. I’m seasoned and looking for my forever retirement home. I am a super sweet senior with arthritic hips and a quick purr! I arrived at the shelter with a matted fur coat so that [...]

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Meet Gilly and Missy, our pets of the week.

Posted on 02/20/14

I’m Gilly, a five year old Pointer mix looking to settle down with my new family. I’m an all-around sweet guy who likes other dogs and all people (no cats please!). I tend to be a bit exuberant when I play, so I would need to live with another dog and older kids that could [...]

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Can You Help Us With Our Have a Heart Campaign?

Posted on 02/14/14

Throughout the entire month of February, and into March, we hope you’ll participate in our Have a Heart Campaign by buying a paper heart to show your support of our pets. Many local businesses are partnering with us to sell hearts and raise funds for the work we do to help homeless pets: Each red [...]

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