December 25, 2012
Dogs Adult beagle, female, tricolor, found on Little Antietam Road Adult beagle, male, tricolor, found on Little Antietam Road For more information about these animals, call the Humane Society of Washington County at 301-733-2060.
December 7, 2012
The owner of two pit bulls who attacked a Hagerstown police officer and several other people on Sunday has been cited by the Humane Society of Washington County. Tonya Hall, of 141 East Ave. in Hagerstown, was cited with two violations of animal at large-prohibited; and one violation each of rabies-immunization of dogs, cats, and ferrets; and dog licenses generally, according to a humane society press release. “The citations are a result of complaints of two dogs running at large and allegedly biting multiple individuals in Hagerstown, the release said.
November 19, 2012
Found - Small black and white dog. Where - The dog was found in a parking lot near the Washington County Courthouse in downtown Hagerstown. When - The dog was found Sunday evening. Phone number - If this might be your dog, phone the Humane Society of Washington County at 301-733-2060.
November 18, 2012
When Vince Mussolino's family celebrated his 80th birthday, they used the occasion to honor his passion for animals by asking partygoers to bring items for the homeless pets at the Humane Society of Washington County. On Oct. 19, Mussolino presented the animal-related items to the animal shelter. More than 100 people attended the Sept. 22 surprise birthday party at the Marlowe Ruritan Club in Falling Waters, W.Va. The attendees brought a variety of animal-related items, which were donated by Mussolino. “We knew that asking for donations for the humane society was a great way of honoring our father during this celebration,” said Tina Martin, Mussolino's daughter.
November 16, 2012
A free turkey dinner will be offered at Memorial Recreation Center on Thanksgiving Day from noon to 4 p.m. The event is titled “Community Partnership Event” and is sponsored by area churches and nonprofits. Memorial Recreation Center is at 109 W. North Ave. in Hagerstown. For more information, call 301-790-0203. Fundraiser for shelter Ruby Tuesday, at 1645 Wesel Blvd. in Hagerstown, will host its Cuisine for Critters fundraiser Friday to help animals at the Humane Society of Washington County. The restaurant will donate 20 percent of your purchase to the animal shelter when presented with a flier that is available from the shelter.
November 14, 2012
Paul Miller is no longer the executive director of the Humane Society of Washington County, according to Katherine Cooker, a spokeswoman for the agency. Cooker said Wednesday morning that Miller left the position on Tuesday. Shannon Cianelli, the president of the agency's board of directors, gave a prepared statement on Wednesday: “Paul Miller is no longer serving as the executive director of the Humane Society of Washington County. We thank him for his years of service to the society and on behalf of the animals and wish him the best of luck in his future endeavors.
November 10, 2012
The Humane Society of Washington County continues to experience shortages of supplies due to the continued large intake of kittens, puppies, cats and dogs. It is asking the public for its assistance. The shelter is asking for donations of the following food items: cheese in the spray cans, canned chicken, Vienna sausages and peanut butter. The shelter also needs toys for dogs and cats, but especially dogs. Interactive toys for the dogs such as Kongs, stuffable toys, puzzle-type toys, etc., would be greatly appreciated.