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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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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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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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Walk-In Clinic Yavapai Humane Society Spay/Neuter and Wellness Clinic July 29, 2016
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Our Friday Walk-In Vaccination Clinic offers affordable services to public animals. Our goal is t

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08/01
Birthday PAW-ty Yavapai Humane Society August 1, 2016
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You are invited to Yavapai Humane Society's Birthday PAW-ty to celebrate the Universal Birthday of A

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08/05
Walk-In Clinic Yavapai Humane Society Spay/Neuter and Wellness Clinic August 5, 2016
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Our Friday Walk-In Vaccination Clinic offers affordable services to public animals. Our goal is t

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08/12
$5 Microchips Yavapai Humane Society Spay/Neuter and Wellness Clinic August 12, 2016
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Check the Chip Yavapai Humane Society Spay/Neuter and Wellness Clinic August 12, 2016
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Yavapai Humane Society's Spay/Neuter and Wellness Clinic is having a special on August 12 in honor o

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08/20
50% Off Sale Yavapai Humane Society Thrift Store August 20, 2016
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Yavapai Humane Society Thrift Store is having 50% off storewide on Saturday, August 20 in honor of N

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08/31
Mah Jongg for M Talking Rock Ranch Ranch House August 31, 2016
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Mah Jongg for Mutts is a fun afternoon benefitting the homeless pets at Yavapai Humane Society. Come

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In the News

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    Elisabeth Haugan
    April 5, 2016 by Elisabeth Haugan 59 dogs removed from hoarding situation need your help

    This Arizona Gives Day, Tuesday, April 5, donate to Yavapai Humane Society (YHS) and become a hero to 59 dogs we rescued from a hoardin More

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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 hoping to More

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    June 2, 2016 by wpengine Chino Valley’s new equine center scores high on innovation

    By Ken Sain When the Yavapai Humane Society opens its new horse rescue facility in Chino Valley this weekend, it will be one of the nation’s top equine centers for innovation in the United States More

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    Ed Boks
    June 10, 2016 by Ed Boks Competing priorities

    These are challenging times for government officials. In many communities the care of lost and homeless animals can be complicated by a host of competing priorities. When evaluating conflicting priori More

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

    Although the Yavapai Humane Society (YHS) has been providing animal sheltering services to our community for 43 years, it was only five and a half years a 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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Pet Tips

  • bored
    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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    Ed Boks
    February 24, 2016 by Ed Boks Benefits to exercising with your four-legged 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 dogs 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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    March 25, 2016 by Elisabeth Haugan Companionship good for the body and soul

    Just another amazing example of how your dog is really the best companion...a workout buddy and a source of unconditional love. The human-animal bond is so powerful!  

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    Ed Boks
    March 3, 2016 by Ed Boks How dogs identify friend and foe

    According to a recent study reported in the journal Current Biology, dogs can pick up emotional cues from another dog by watching the direction of its wagging tail. In a series of lab experiments, 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:

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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