35 Years on the Front Lines

Categories: Blog
Marin Humane is celebrating the very special anniversary of one of its most notable employees, Animal Services Director Captain Cindy Machado. Years of employment: 35 First job at Marin Humane: Animal Services Officer First animal cruelty case: “I was involved in the rescue of a horse who had been severely abused. That case made me …

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Deployment During Disaster

Categories: Blog, Fundraising
November 8, 2018 seemed like any other day at Marin Humane. Representatives from different departments gathered in the morning to share brief updates and information about upcoming events with their colleagues. Then the alerts started to come in: fire had broken out in Butte County. No one could have predicted the extent of the devastation …

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Keeping Animals out of Shelters

Categories: Blog, Lives Made Happy
Every day, certain pet guardians are faced with the heart-wrenching possibility of having to rehome their beloved pets. Many people are confronted with the challenge of having to balance their pet’s needs with changes in their lives. Some become overwhelmed by financial costs and still others find themselves at their wit’s end because of a …

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Mack and his Pen Pal

Categories: Blog, Happy Endings
Last July, a wiggly, fun-loving dog arrived at our shelter. While that might sound like the sort of dog who would be adopted immediately, Mack unfortunately had a few strikes against him from the start. You see, Mack is a pitbull, a breed that faces quite a bit of stereotyping. He’s also big, weighing in …

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