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Since its founding in 1907, Marin Humane has been a leading voice when it comes to advocating for animals. It’s something ingrained in our DNA. We keep our finger on the pulse of important issues, collaborate with other advocates, lend our voice when needed, and lobby for change.

Think twice before booking an ‘animal encounter’

A moose photographed at Grand Teton National Park in 2023 — from a safe distance. Encountering wildlife in their natural habitats can be awe-inspiring and may contribute to urgently needed conservation efforts. Tourism dollars can fund animal sanctuaries, and the rise [...]

By |April 29, 2024|Categories: Advocacy|Tags: |

You’re invited to speak up for animals!

Join us and animal advocates from across California at the state capital for Animal Advocacy Day! On April 16, we'll gather in Sacramento to learn about important pending legislation related to animals, then we'll meet with elected officials and make our voice heard [...]

By |March 26, 2024|Categories: Advocacy|

Embrace compassionate choices this Thanksgiving

Several years ago, I had the pleasure of meeting a flock of rescued turkeys up close at a farmed animal sanctuary in New York state. If you’re familiar with the brown-feathered birds roaming Marin’s open spaces, you might be surprised to learn that [...]

By |November 20, 2023|Categories: Advocacy|Tags: , , |

Don’t let animals get spooked this Halloween

As the countdown to Halloween begins, I’ve been stocking up on candy and dusting off the spooky décor to ready my house and yard for a night of trick-or-treating. My young daughter loves the decorations — and, let’s be honest, the sugar high [...]

By |October 18, 2023|Categories: Advocacy|Tags: |

Take Action! Urge your State Senator to support AB 1399 today.

With special thanks to our friends at San Diego Humane Society! A lifesaving bill that will allow veterinary telehealth in California needs your help! Ask your state senator to support AB 1399 today. Currently, by law, veterinarians can only give medical advice after seeing [...]

By |August 25, 2023|Categories: Advocacy|Tags: , , |
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