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Help Make a Difference Participate in the 2022 VCA Walk for the Animals Benefitting the Humane Society of Broward County

Fort Lauderdale, FL – Mark your calendars…the 2022 VCA Walk for the Animals benefitting the Humane Society of Broward County will be held in person on March 5th at Huizenga Park in downtown Fort Lauderdale.  The 1.25-mile walk is accompanied by vendor booths, entertainment, prizes and more and will be a hybrid event this year. 

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Black Furrday Pet Adoption Event! Join us on Friday, November 26

Fort Lauderdale, FL – The Humane Society of Broward County’s spectacular “Black Furrday” pet adoption event is back for the holiday season.  Avoid the mall crowds on “Black Friday” and add a furry friend to your family instead.  A furry friend that wants to spend this holiday and many more with you. 

The HSBC will be offering “Cuddle Busters” all day long which means the adoption fee will be waived for select pets.  In addition, the adoption fee will be ½ price for dogs and cats one year of age and older. Whether you’re looking for big or small, purebred or a unique mixed breed…there is always love for sale at the Humane Society of Broward County.

When you adopt from the Humane Society of Broward County all pets are spayed or neutered before going home.  In addition, they receive preliminary vaccinations, a microchip, heart-worm test for dogs over seven months, feline leukemia test for cats, a limited 14-day health care plan courtesy of VCA Animal Hospitals, and a bag of Purina ONE pet food while supplies last.  For more information call the shelter today at 954-989-3977 ext 6.  The HSBC is located at 2070 Griffin Road, a block west of I-95 and opens daily at 11:00 a.m.  To see who needs a home visit www.humanebroward.com

The Humane Society of Broward County is a private non-profit organization made possible by generous donations from animal enthusiasts like you. The shelter is not affiliated with any other animal welfare organization with a similar name and receives no funding from them or the state.

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Tickets Are on Sale, Now, for “eat Your Heart Out” Culinary Soiree on October 7 to Benefit Heart Gallery of Broward County

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Tickets are on sale, now, for “Eat Your Heart Out,” Fort Lauderdale’s favorite food and “fun” raiser featuring gourmet creations, fresh libations, celebrity servers, entertainment and a silent auction at The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale on Thursday, October 7, from 6 – 8:30 p.m. This year’s highly anticipated event that benefits the Heart Gallery of Broward County, a respected nonprofit organization committed to finding loving families for the hardest-to-place foster children, will honor the Moss Foundation as Child Advocate of the Year 2021.

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How to Plan a Backyard Vacation

Make a backyard staycation plan. Put together a gentle schedule with a mixture of activities that your family will enjoy like dining, camping and games. Add a theme for the week, day or evening. A luau theme can be carried through with costumes, food and activities. A sports theme can have everyone in team jerseys and doing sports activities. Use creative names for meals and activities to spice things up. Even if you don’t have a pool, children’s water play misters or sprinklers can help everyone cool off in the backyard (provided your area is not under drought conditions).

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5 Reasons to Switch to Plant-Based Cleaning Products

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, women spend around 29 minutes per day on interior cleaning of the home, and another 13 minutes per day cleaning up the kitchen after meals. When you add up how much time they are spending per week, month, and year, it’s clear to see how important the cleaning products they are using becomes. Plenty of research has shed light on the idea that some ingredients found in household cleaning products can be harmful to one’s health. Making the switch to plant-based cleaning products can go a long way toward helping to combat this issue.

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