News & Highlights

HHS Closed July 4


Halifax Humane Society will be closed Saturday, July 4, so that employees and volunteers may celebrate Independence Day.  We will reopen regular hours Sunday, July 5.
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It's Christmas in July at the Dog Park on Ice


On Tuesday, July 14 from 6:30-8:30pm, you can slide into a fun-filled evening with your favorite 4-legged friend at Halifax Humane Society’s Dog Park on Ice!  This year's event will have a Christmas in July theme, with a costume contest for our best-dressed dogs and humans!   Admission is $10 per adult ($5 for children under 12 or free for children 3 and under).


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PAWS Summer Camp Registration is Now Open


Beginning in June, Halifax Humane Society will offer the Third Annual Pals of Animal Welfare and Sheltering (PAWS) Summer Camp!  The camp is open to children ages 8-11, and offers the perfect experience for a young animal lover.  Six camps will be held this year, on the weeks beginning June 8, June 15, July 6, July 13, July 27, and August 3.


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HHS Statement on Deltona Hoarding Case


As many of you have read in recent days, Halifax Humane Society recently received 137 cats and one dog from a hoarding case in Deltona.  Tragically, the severe health conditions and behavior issues present in these pets led to the euthanization of most of the cats from this case. 

No veterinarian or shelter staff member EVER wants to euthanize an animal.  However, when presented with 137 cats at one time with a high percentage of disease prevalent in this new incoming population, efforts must be made to protect the many other cats currently housed at the shelter.  When a large population of animals is received at one time, a sample population is tested for diseases that are contagious, that can affect other animals in the shelter.  Continued...


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No Closed Doors


HHS is proud to introduce the No Closed Doors plan.  Our organization has taken great strides in recent years to improve conditions for all animals in the Greater Daytona community and beyond, both inside and outside its shelter. Now, the organization is prepared to take the next step.  We invite you to join us on this journey toward a community where every adoptable pet can find a home, without ever refusing care to an animal in need.

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Dear Puppy


Check out our latest video here, featuring the journey of Lightning and his young friend on their way to finding a new home!
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HHS Now Offering Dog Obedience Classes


Need help getting your dog to listen?  Halifax Humane Society now offers dog obedience classes!  Classes are available on Saturday mornings right here at the Halifax Humane Society animal shelter.  The entire course, which consists of four classes, costs just $35 for dogs adopted from HHS, and $45 for others.  Similar classes often cost well over $100 elsewhere!  To sign your dog up for obedience class, please call HHS at (386) 274-4703 ext. 326.
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