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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.

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|

Untangling who’s who in animal welfare

Sculptor Beniamino Bufano's bear sculpture in front of Marin Humane in Novato. A common question I’m asked is: “What are the differences between all the animal organizations?” There are numerous animal organizations — both locally and nationally — and it can [...]

By |April 12, 2021|Categories: Advocacy, Blog|

Factory Farming through a Social Justice Lens

Each semester, Marin Humane welcomes a group of students into our Student Service Clubs. These animal-loving students spend the semester learning about Marin Humane become animal advocates through their work. Middle and high school students in the Junior and Senior Roots & Shoots [...]

By |April 2, 2021|Categories: Advocacy, Blog, Humane Education|Tags: , |
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