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Huntsville Animal Services offering adoption special through April 17

March 30, 2021 Click to view Huntsville Animal Services offering adoption special through April 17

Huntsville Animal Services (HAS) is overflowing with dogs of every possible color, size and personality in need of a forever – or even temporary – home. For the next three weeks, through April 17, HAS is offering adoption fees as low as $10. The adoption package includes vaccinations, spay/neuter surgery, microchip, a City license and a free bag of dog food. Some exemptions apply. If you’re unable to adopt a pet, consider [more]

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City of Huntsville Municipal Offices Closed for Good Friday

March 29, 2021 Click to view City of Huntsville Municipal Offices Closed for Good Friday

The City of Huntsville’s municipal offices and Municipal Court will be closed Friday, April 2, in observance of Good Friday. City offices will reopen at 8 a.m. Monday, April 5. Huntsville Transit will operate a normal schedule for both Orbit fixed-route buses and Access paratransit services. Because garbage collection occurs Monday-Thursday, there will be no change to service. Recycling will also not be affected. All Huntsville Parks & Recreation facilities are closed, except the [more]

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Huntsville Animal Services offering March Madness adoption special

March 23, 2021 Click to view Huntsville Animal Services offering March Madness adoption special

Is your family in need of a new furry team member? Huntsville Animal Services (HAS) is offering adoption fees of $10 to $25 on select dogs as part of March Madness Week. The fee includes the same amenities as the regular adoption package – shots, spay/neuter surgery, microchip, a City license and a free bag of dog food. The promotion runs through Saturday, March 27. If you’re unable to adopt a pet [more]

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Huntsville Animal Services to close March 16 for staff training seminar

March 11, 2021 Click to view Huntsville Animal Services to close March 16 for staff training seminar

Huntsville Animal Services (HAS) will close its doors to the public for one day next week as staff members and volunteers participate in a program that could lead to higher adoption rates. Next week, March 16-18, HAS will welcome Dogs Playing for Life, a Florida-based nonprofit that works with shelters on methods to reduce stress on shelter dogs through small playgroups. By reducing stress, dogs display fewer aggressive tendencies and have [more]

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Adopt a Pet for $5

March 4, 2021 Click to view Adopt a Pet for $5

Those who have a home to offer a furry friend can adopt one March 4 – 5  for the low cost of $5. Huntsville Animal Services (HAS) is offering the promotion as part of its Adopt-A-Day sponsorship event. The $5 fee includes the same amenities as the regular adoption package – shots, spay/neuter surgery, microchip and a City license. Some pets may be exempt from the two-day special. The Adopt-A-Day promotion is [more]

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This weekend only, bring home a new best friend for $5

February 25, 2021 Click to view This weekend only, bring home a new best friend for $5

Looking for a new best friend? Look no further than Huntsville Animal Services (HAS), which will offer a $5 adoption fee on all homeless dogs and cats Feb. 26-27. The $5 fee includes the same amenities as the regular adoption package – shots, spay/neuter surgery, microchip and a City license. Some pets may be exempt from the two-day special. Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity. If you’re unable to adopt a [more]

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Outdoor pets at risk in subfreezing conditions

February 16, 2021 Click to view Outdoor pets at risk in subfreezing conditions

When extreme winter weather hits, we often remember to check on family members and homebound residents, but pets are sometimes left out in the cold. For those wondering if this week’s cold weather is too much for outdoor pets to handle, Huntsville Animal Services Director Dr. Karen Sheppard has a simple rule of thumb to remember: “If you’re cold, they’re cold.” This week’s subfreezing temperatures puts outdoor pets at serious risk. Owners [more]

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City of Huntsville Prepares for Potential Winter Weather Event 

February 14, 2021 Click to view City of Huntsville Prepares for Potential Winter Weather Event 

The City of Huntsville is closely monitoring the threat of winter weather, which could impact travel and city services this week. The National Weather Service in Huntsville has Madison and surrounding counties under a Winter Storm Warning from 6 p.m. Sunday, February 14, through 6 a.m. Tuesday, February 16. The weather threat also prompted Gov. Kay Ivey to declare a State of Emergency for 28 counties, including Madison. The main threat with the storm [more]

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Municipal offices will be closed for Presidents’ Day, February 15

February 11, 2021 Click to view Municipal offices will be closed for Presidents’ Day, February 15

The City of Huntsville’s municipal offices and Municipal Court will be closed Monday, February 15, in observance of Presidents’ Day. Normal operating hours will resume at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, February 17, due to inclement weather. Public Transit will remain open until noon, weather permitting. Garbage collection will be delayed by one day throughout the week

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Bring Home a Furry Friend for Valentine’s

February 5, 2021 Click to view Bring Home a Furry Friend for Valentine’s

Huntsville, AL – Huntsville Animal Services (HAS) is asking citizens to open their hearts and bring home a furry friend for Valentine’s Day. From now through Saturday, February 13, all adult dogs are available for adoption for only $10 to $35 each. The fee includes the same amenities as the regular adoption package – shots, spay/neuter surgery, microchip, a City license and a free bag of dog food. If you’re unable to [more]

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