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We serve 100s of pets each month. Every donation you make helps take care of a person's new companion to be.

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Adopt

Yavapai Humane Society is passionate about finding forever homes for the 3,000+ animals we rescue each year. Opt to adopt!

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Volunteer

Volunteers are critical to the work we do and they help YHS make a difference in the lives of animals and the people of Yavapai County.

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Pet Care

Information about taking care of your pet and how we can take care of your pet for you.

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Upcoming Events

05/14
2016 Walk Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University May 14, 2016
Walk

Yavapai Humane Society invites animal lovers far and wide to join them at the 5th Annual Walk for th

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04/30
Gelding Clinic Low Cost Gelding Clinic April 30, 2016
GeldingClinicEvent

Low Cost Gelding Clinic Castrations: $75 Stallions must be halter-broke and heal

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03/19
Paint Your Pet Grand Canyon Harley Davidson March 19, 2016
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Submit a picture of your pet, our artist will create a sketch on canvas, and you paint the portrait

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02/26
Walk-In Clinic Yavapai Humane Society Spay/Neuter & Wellness Clinic February 26, 2016
walkinclinic

Our Friday Walk-In Vaccination Clinic offers affordable services to public animals. Our goal is t

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02/20
Thrift Sale Yavapai Humane Society Thrift Store February 20, 2016
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YHS Thrift Store is having a 50% off storewide sale Saturday, February 20 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm i

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02/19
Walk-In Clinic Yavapai Humane Society Spay/Neuter & Wellness Clinic February 19, 2016
walkinclinic

Our Friday Walk-In Vaccination Clinic offers affordable services to public animals. Our goal is t

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02/12
Furry Valentine Yavapai Humane Society February 12, 2016
MyFurryValentine-Event

Love is always in the air at YHS, but even more so during the “My Furry Valentine” adoption event, w

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02/12
Walk-In Clinic Yavapai Humane Society Spay/Neuter & Wellness Clinic February 12, 2016
walkinclinic

Our Friday Walk-In Vaccination Clinic offers affordable services to public animals. Our goal is t

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02/01
Clinic 20% Off Yavapai Humane Society Spay/Neuter & Wellness Clinic February 1, 2016
SpayNeuter

February is National Spay/Neuter Awareness month. Now for the pets we couldn’t prevent from producin

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Clinic 20% Off Spay/Neuter Surgery
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In the News

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    Ed Boks
    January 7, 2016 by Ed Boks An Integrated Approach to Helping Horses

    Yavapai Humane Society will launch our new Equine Initiative later this year. Our Executive Director, Ed Boks, and Director of the Equine Initiative, Nina Ekholm Fry, recently sat down with More

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    Ed Boks
    February 4, 2016 by Ed Boks Beat the Heat

    February is National Spay/Neuter Awareness month. Awareness can sometimes be uncomfortable. For instance, are you aware that 2.7 million dogs and cats are killed in American animal shelters every year More

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    Elisabeth Haugan
    February 4, 2016 by Elisabeth Haugan Bill’s Newscast: Humane Society Branches Out

    By Bill Monroe, KQNA News, 1130 AM

    The Yavapai Humane Society is More

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    Ed Boks
    December 18, 2015 by Ed Boks Daily Courier Column: Practical consequences of the no-kill ethic

    ZiggyAlthough the More

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    Ed Boks
    January 21, 2016 by Ed Boks Equine Program Planned to Open in June

    Residents should be able to start adopting by June from Yavapai Humane Society By Briana Lonas, Chino Valley Review   Nearly every cat and dog has a shot at getting adopted at the More

  • Workers are wrapping up construction on a facility that will house and help rehabilitate horses and other equine that have been abandoned or released into the wild. (Photo: Yavapai Humane Society)
    Ed Boks
    January 28, 2016 by Ed Boks Equine rescue program coming to Chino Valley

    Reported by George Heckard, 12 News The Yavapai Humane Society takes care More

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    Elisabeth Haugan
    September 9, 2015 by Elisabeth Haugan Find Your New Best Friend at PetSmart National Adoption Weekend!

    Yavapai Humane Society and Prescott PetSmart want to invite you to meet your new best friend at the PetSmart National Adoption Weekend this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

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    Elisabeth Haugan
    August 7, 2015 by Elisabeth Haugan Kind Kid Spotlight!

    Kids have an innate compassion for animals that we at Yavapai Humane Society are so inspired by! This week, Emma Daggett and four of her close friends visited our shelter to present us with an $86 don More

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    Elisabeth Haugan
    September 4, 2015 by Elisabeth Haugan Labor Day Safety Tips for Pet Owners

    Yavapai Humane Society (YHS) urges pet owners to bear safety in mind this holiday weekend. With Labor Day festivities, dogs and cats can get lost in the shuffle. Safety tips for outdoor activities, More

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    Ed Boks
    January 13, 2016 by Ed Boks New Year’s resolution: adopt, don’t shop

    The national media appropriately focuses much needed attention on the "puppy-mill" industry. Puppy-mills provide an unending supply of often purebred puppies to a public with an appetite that creates More

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Pet Tips

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    Elisabeth Haugan
    August 25, 2015 by Elisabeth Haugan Back to School 101 for Pets

    “Where’s my human?” This question runs across a dog’s mind a lot these days, now that everyone is back in school. The back-to-school time can pose some interesting challenges to pets, so let More

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    Ed Boks
    February 4, 2016 by Ed Boks Beat the Heat

    February is National Spay/Neuter Awareness month. Awareness can sometimes be uncomfortable. For instance, are you aware that 2.7 million dogs and cats are killed in American animal shelters every year More

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    Elisabeth Haugan
    July 8, 2015 by Elisabeth Haugan Comforting Your Pet During the Monsoons

    Scared PetMonsoon season is now in full More

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    Elisabeth Haugan
    July 1, 2015 by Elisabeth Haugan Keeping Pets Safe During the 4th of July

    The 4th of July is a time for outdoor celebrations, picnics, barbecues and of course, fireworks. Before you pack up to go to the lake or the outdoor arena, stadium or even your own front yard to en More

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    Elisabeth Haugan
    December 21, 2014 by Elisabeth Haugan Keeping Pets Safe in Colder Months

    Winter in particular can bring some dangers pets don’t typically experience during other seasons. Tips to help keep your pets safe during the chilly months include:

    • Check underneath More

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    Elisabeth Haugan
    September 4, 2015 by Elisabeth Haugan Labor Day Safety Tips for Pet Owners

    Yavapai Humane Society (YHS) urges pet owners to bear safety in mind this holiday weekend. With Labor Day festivities, dogs and cats can get lost in the shuffle. Safety tips for outdoor activities, More

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    Elisabeth Haugan
    January 21, 2016 by Elisabeth Haugan Lessons for Pets After Rabies Scare

    When we got the call from Animal Control in early December that a domestic cat had been positively identified for rabies, disbelief and concern immediately set in. Our community hadn't seen a rabies c More

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    Elisabeth Haugan
    January 14, 2016 by Elisabeth Haugan New Year’s Resolutions You Can Share with Your Pet

    Get More Exercise

      Almost every person has the goal to be more fit in the New Year. Your dog and cat would benefit by joining you in this resolution! Take your dog on regular walks. More

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    Elisabeth Haugan
    January 23, 2015 by Elisabeth Haugan Walking Your Dog is Great Exercise for You and Your Best Friend

    Are you having trouble sticking to your new year’s resolution of exercising more? Maybe you need a good physical trainer to help you meet your fitness goals: your best friend! Research shows that More

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    January 8, 2016 by Ed Boks Winter Weather Pet Tips

    On average, Prescott enjoys a diverse, mild four-season climate that we can sometimes take for granted. However, we are also home to active weather patterns that bring a variety of weather conditions More