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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.

Prop 26 Provides a Financial “Lifeline” to the Horseracing Industry with a Terrible Animal Safety Record

Organizations across the state dedicated to the humane treatment of animals have come together to announce their opposition to Proposition 26 which will be on the November 2022 ballot. Prop 26 contains a provision that allows in-person sports betting at private horse racetracks [...]

By |October 11, 2022|Categories: Advocacy|

There’s always more to the story when people give up their pets

By now, you’ve likely seen the heartbreaking photo of a dog named Baby Girl that was tied to a fire hydrant with a bag of food and toys, along with a heart-wrenching note from her guardian about why she couldn’t keep her beloved [...]

By |May 24, 2022|Categories: Advocacy|

Plea for adopters and foster homes after Angora rabbits abandoned at shelter

Eight beautiful Angora rabbits were left outside Marin Humane’s Novato shelter in the early morning hours Wednesday, along with a note asking to find homes for them. The rabbits, large Angoras, were left in cardboard boxes. “While we’re grateful the rabbits are safe, [...]

By |November 26, 2021|Categories: Advocacy, Blog, Special Cases|Tags: |

Long-term pet fosters help people in need

Unfortunately, we're unable to accept additional applications at this time. For more information, please contact Community Engagement. Marin Humane’s Pet Safety Net program provides free pet food, supplies, medication, financial support for veterinary care and even “pet deposits” for rental properties to struggling [...]

By |August 5, 2021|Categories: Advocacy, Blog|

Glue traps are cruel and inhumane — it’s time to stop using them!

WildCare recently helped Marin Humane animal services officers free a dark-eyed junco from a sticky trap. Thirteen years ago, I had just moved into a large apartment complex in New Jersey. One evening, I peered underneath the bed to retrieve an [...]

By |July 21, 2021|Categories: Advocacy|
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