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

Spring and Summer Bring Kittens to APS

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Kitten Season is in Full Swing! Every year, as the warmth of spring turns into summer, APS of Durham prepares to welcome hundreds of kittens into our shelter. Many newborn kittens have been separated from their nursing moms, and rely on the constant safekeeping provided by human caregivers to survive, grow, and eventually find loving … Continued

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

Find Your Sweetheart at APS!

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