Marin Pets: Marin Humane Blog

Volunteer Spotlight: Barbara-Grace Pike

Categories: Blog, Volunteers
Nine years ago, Barbara-Grace Pike made a decision that changed her life. And the lives of countless others. Lifelong lover of animals and believer in the value of giving back through volunteering, “BG” visited Marin Humane’s website and the Pet Care Assistance (PCA) program caught her attention. This program provides free pet food and supplies …

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What’s New in Behavior & Training?

Categories: Blog
While Marin Humane is a nice animal shelter, it’s still a shelter. And time spent in even the nicest kennel or cat condo can be stressful for animals. To keep our animal guests as happy and healthy as possible, the Behavior & Training team has expanded our services. DOGS: The Screen Team gets to know …

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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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