Local Girl Scout Celebrates APS with Silver Award Project

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Lauren Glover, a Girl Scout with Union Baptist Church Troop 870, decided to promote and give back to the homeless and neglected animals of Durham County as part of her Silver Award project – the culminating service project as a Girl Scout.  She brought her troop to APS, as well as a Brownie group. Before … Continued

January Discount Spay/Neuter Event

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Is your dog or cat spayed or neutered? If you live in Durham County and have a dog, puppy, cat or kitten that needs to be spayed or neutered, APS of Durham is offering $20 spay/neuter surgeries Thursday, November 30. If you are interested, please call or visit APS. You must present an ID or … Continued

Adopt A Shelter Dog Month

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In honor of October being National Adopt A Shelter Dog Month, all dog adoption fees are reduced to $50, and cat adoption fees are $25! Triangle-based Two Men and a Truck locations are assisting APS with the adoption fee reduction, and also collecting monetary and shelter donations during the entire month of October during their … Continued

September Cat & Kitten Special

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This September, FALL in love with the cats and kittens at APS! For the entire month of September, adoption fees are waived for all cats and kittens. Check our website to see who is available, and follow Whisker Writers on Facebook, for more photos and purrsonalities of our favorite felines!  

Clear the Shelters

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Help us CLEAR the SHELTER this Saturday, August 19th! From 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., APS will waive adoption fees for all animals – cats, dogs & small animals! WRAL-TV and MIX 101.5 WRAL-FM, in partnership with the Humane Society of the U.S., have teamed up with APS and 8 other local animal shelters to host Clear the … Continued

Dog Behavior Training

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APS is extremely fortunate to have a full-time animal behaviorist on staff. Each Wednesday at 10 a.m., APS Animal Behavior Manager Juli holds a dog behavior training class for APS dog handling volunteers. Check out the photos from this week’s class, as well as a video! If you are interested in participating, sign up in … Continued

Our best kitten season, yet!

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Since joining APS in January as Volunteer, Foster and Placement Manager, Annika Hugosson has made kittens her top priority. She hit the ground running with plans for a kitten foster program, and hasn’t let off the gas. Through her research and planning, support from donors, assistance from APS medical staff and cat technicians, and the … Continued

A Special Gift to APS

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Animal Protection Society of Durham relies on the generosity of our donors, adopters and people who love animals. Without support from these generous people, we could not do this important work for the animals and the people who love them. We would like to honor one such generous person who left APS of Durham in … Continued

July 4th Pet Safety

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The summer season – and particularly the July 4th holiday – is a lot of fun, but it can be very stressful to our pets. Did you know that more dogs go missing during the July 4th holiday, than any other time of the year? Here on some tips to keep your pets safe, happy … Continued