Learning, Touring and Fundraising for APS

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In the past month or two, we have had a lot of people showing their support for us! Whether it was a fundraiser outside of APS, or hosting school groups or giving tours at the shelter, people have been wanting to learn and do more for us! Club Boulevard Elementary School’s Caring Kids club came … Continued

Meet Your Match Adoption Event

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Find something sweet this week at APS during our Meet Your Match adoption campaign! Starting Monday, February 13, through Saturday, February 18, select animals will have reduced adoption fees. If you are looking to add a loyal, sweet companion to your family, who will give you plenty of kisses and bark sweet nothings into your ears, … Continued

Find Your Sweetheart at APS!

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Roses are Red, Violets are Blue, There are so many sweet animals at APS Wanting to go home with YOU! This February, FIND YOUR SWEETHEART! Alycat Photo & Video Services has generously donated a photoshoot to one lucky APS adopter during the month of February. Anyone who adopts is given a blue ticket to drop … Continued

Puppy Stolen Saturday

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On Saturday, January 21, Janet – a Yorkie Chihuahua puppy – was taken from the APS animal shelter sometime in the mid afternoon. The puppy was discovered missing on Monday, and a police report was filed. Janet does have a microchip registered with Home Again, and a missing pet report has been filed and distributed … Continued

Wilbur’s Day Out

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Wilbur and Julianna were able to take a break from shelter life Sunday, attending the monthly Beer Durham outing. They met up with their APS buddy Pollux, who is in foster care. The three of them had the BEST time! The first Durham Food Truck Rodeo of the year was also underway nearby at Durham Central Park, … Continued

Rare Bottle of Whiskey Donated to APS

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Animal Protection Society of Durham was selected as one of 10 nonprofits in North Carolina, and 200 in the country, to auction a bottle of O.F.C. rare vintage Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey, to use as a fundraiser. O.F.C. is a vintage and rare bourbon produced by Buffalo Trace Distillery in Kentucky. The bottle given to APS … Continued

Tips to keep your pets safe in wintry weather

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With parts of the Triangle expecting up to 8 inches of snow this weekend, the staff at Animal Protection Society of Durham offers a few cold weather tips to keep your four-legged friends safe and comfortable while braving the wintry weather.   Keep a dry towel near the door, and as your pet returns, remove … Continued

Inclement Weather Closings and Cancellations

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During inclement weather when Durham County Government offices are closed, the Animal Protection Society and the Durham Animal Shelter will also be closed to the public, starting at 2PM Friday, January 6 through Tuesday, January 10, 2017. Staff and volunteers will still be on site and continue to provide standard care to all of the … Continued

Santa Paws

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Join us for an evening of holiday fun with your canine friends. Event Information Friday, December 9, 2016 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Durham Armory, 212 Foster Street Free Event! No pre-registration required! Event Attractions Pictures with Santa Canine Food and Toy Drive benefiting APS of Durham County Holiday Pet Market Games Food Vendors For … Continued