Founders of FHS

Founders of FHS

“Nothing good comes easy.” “It takes a village.” “All things are possible if we believe.” Motivational quotes that I imagine the people who founded and built our shelter 40 years
St. Francis

St. Francis

Every year on or around October 4, Christians throughout the world celebrate the Feast of St. Francis with animal blessing services held throughout the United States and many other countries
Sperry and “Vovo”

Sperry and “Vovo”

This week’s article is a tribute to a special lady. The tribute is from Sperry, the now gray faced Shar-Pei/pit mix who has resided at the shelter for the better
Pet Superheroes

Pet Superheroes

Superheroes are those men and women of the movie world that swoop in and save the day. We have everyday hero’s that help to save and rescue people during times
Should a dog live its life on a chain?

Should a dog live its life on a chain?

Should a dog live its life on a chain? That is always a discussion question at any animal control or animal related organization’s conference. People who are in the animal
40th Year Anniversary & Celebration

40th Year Anniversary & Celebration

Where were you in 1982?  Some of you may not have even been born yet.  Some of you may have been wearing your Reebok high tops, listening to Michael Jackson’s
Burmese Pythons

Burmese Pythons

Florida’s wildlife and beautiful landscapes are like nowhere else in the world.  In south Florida though, particularly The Everglades, wildlife is being decimated by a non-native and unwelcomed creature, the
Eulogy for Hero Beilman

Eulogy for Hero Beilman

  From the beginning this was a scam.  Looking back we got scammed big time.  Firstly, the shelter staff convinced me that I was just going to take this 4
Animal Cruelty Investigations Improving

Animal Cruelty Investigations Improving

The New Mexico State Attorney and the Humane Society of the United States are rescuing dozens of dogs and more than 10 puppies from an alleged cruelty situation in San
Beware of Household Poisons

Beware of Household Poisons

National Poison Prevention Week is March 20 – 26 and it’s a reminder to be aware of potential household dangers to not just children but to your pets as well.