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Huntsville Animal Services announces ‘spooktacular’ adoption event

October 22, 2021 Click to view Huntsville Animal Services announces ‘spooktacular’ adoption event

With Halloween is fast approaching, those with a loving home who get a kick out of dressing up their furry friends should take advantage of a “spooktacular” offer from Huntsville Animal Services (HAS). The shelter is now offering adult canines and felines at a reduced rate of $10, though some exclusions apply. Puppies and kittens can be adopted for as little as $50. HAS Director Dr. Karen Sheppard said kennels are at [more]

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City of Huntsville presents foundational redistricting plan

October 14, 2021 Click to view City of Huntsville presents foundational redistricting plan

The City of Huntsville’s redistricting team presented a proposed redistricting plan to City Council during its regularly scheduled meeting Thursday. The draft plan will be available on HuntsvilleAL.gov/redistricting for members of the public to review. This draft plan sets the baseline document from which members of the public can submit recommendations for adjustments. Additionally, citizens can submit their own plan for consideration. After careful consideration, Council will adopt a final redistricting [more]

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Huntsville-Madison County Emergency Management Agency unveils new website

October 7, 2021 Click to view Huntsville-Madison County Emergency Management Agency unveils new website

The Huntsville-Madison County Emergency Management Agency (HMCEMA) is inviting the public to check out its new website, which includes the Huntsville area’s best resources for emergency preparedness information. Completion of the new Huntsville-Madison County Emergency Management Agency website comes just ahead of the start of North Alabama’s secondary severe weather season, which spans November and December. The organization’s website, madisoncountyalema.gov, features timely information on topics to not only safeguard residents, but also [more]

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Huntsville Animal Services invites the public to come pick a ‘pumpkin’

October 5, 2021 Click to view Huntsville Animal Services invites the public to come pick a ‘pumpkin’

During the fall season, people go to great lengths to pick a perfect pumpkin to carve or display. Similar care should be taken when picking out a furry friend. Just as farmers markets, pumpkin patches and grocery stores have a seemingly endless supply of colorful pumpkins and gourds, Huntsville Animal Services (HAS) has plenty of animals of all shapes and sizes ready to be picked. In some cases, a new friend [more]

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City of Huntsville announces launch of free redistricting software

September 30, 2021 Click to view City of Huntsville announces launch of free redistricting software

Huntsville residents who would like to be involved in the ongoing redistricting process can now create their own plan using free software, provided by the City of Huntsville. The software, available here, gives constituents a voice in how City Council districts will be redrawn. “While we have always welcomed input and the ability to meet with the Redistricting Team to create a plan, we wanted an online option so residents could [more]

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Come lasso a new ‘pawdner’ at Huntsville Animal Services

September 13, 2021 Click to view Come lasso a new ‘pawdner’ at Huntsville Animal Services

Riding down the hot and dusty trail of life is no fun alone, which is why Huntsville Animal Services (HAS) is inviting the public to come lasso a new “pawdner” at a reduced rate. The shelter continues to receive 10-15 dogs and cats daily, which means the same amount need to be rescued, adopted or fostered each day to prevent overcrowding and save lives. To encourage adoption of available critters, HAS [more]

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Huntsville Animal Services to waive adoption fees this week

September 7, 2021 Click to view Huntsville Animal Services to waive adoption fees this week

In an effort to reduce overcrowded kennels, Huntsville Animal Services (HAS) is waiving adoption fees on all adult cats and dogs through Saturday, Sept. 11, though some exclusions apply. All adoptable pets are vaccinated, spayed/neutered, microchipped and come with a City license and free bag of pet food. Those unable to adopt are asked to consider fostering an animal through the shelter’s foster program. Click here to see photos, ages and descriptions [more]

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Get the scoop! Huntsville Animal Services to host ice cream social

September 2, 2021 Click to view Get the scoop! Huntsville Animal Services to host ice cream social

The Dog Days of Summer are gone, but Alabama’s hottest season will be around for at least another three weeks. For two days only, Huntsville Animal Services (HAS) is offering a way to beat the heat while also clearing out its overcrowded kennels. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 3 and Saturday, Sept. 4, HAS will host an ice cream social at its facility at 4950 Triana Boulevard in [more]

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City of Huntsville Municipal Offices Closed for Labor Day

September 1, 2021 Click to view City of Huntsville Municipal Offices Closed for Labor Day

City of Huntsville municipal offices will close Monday, Sept. 6, for Labor Day. This includes Animal Services, Public Transit (Orbit and Access) and Municipal Court. City offices will reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 7. Garbage Collection: Residential collection will be delayed by one day the week of Sept. 6-10. Monday’s collection will be picked up Tuesday, Tuesday’s will be collected Wednesday and so on. Parks & Recreation: All facilities will be closed, except for [more]

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It’s National Dog Day! Huntsville celebrates ‘pawsome’ holiday by slashing adoption fees

August 26, 2021 Click to view It’s National Dog Day! Huntsville celebrates ‘pawsome’ holiday by slashing adoption fees

Today is National Dog Day, and Huntsville Animal Services (HAS) is marking the occasion by drastically reducing adoption fees on available animals. The kennels at HAS are exceeding capacity and officials are desperately trying to find potential companions for homeless canines. Through Saturday, Aug. 28, adoption prices for most adult dogs are now only $10, though some exclusions apply. The fee to adopt puppies is $35-50. The adoption package includes vaccinations, spay/neuter [more]

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