Homeward Bound’s first adoption of 2022

Callie, a five year-old female calico cat weighing 9 pounds, 7 ounces was adopted Jan. 4, at 11:46 a.m., by Brie Heath of Vergennes.

Year in Review: 15 adopted pets

Here are just 15 of 1,210 animals Homeward Bound served in 2021.

The doctor is in — for pets in need

Knowing the love of a pet is priceless, Homeward Bound is about to make it easier for financially strapped people to afford basic surgeries for their favorite four-legged friends.

Human food shelf to serve pets, too

Beginning Monday, Nov. 15, Middlebury’s Helping Overcome Poverty’s Effects’s (HOPE) food shelf will be open not only to humans, but also their four-legged friends.

Senior project livens up the kitten room

MIDDLEBURY — Ireland Young, a Cornwall resident and senior at Vermont Commons School, collaborated with mentor Woody Jackson and the Homeward Bound staff to complete her senior project during the month of May. Her goal was to combine her love of animals a … (read more)

Homeward Bound is partnering with Boys and Girls Club

VERGENNES – Homeward Bound and the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Vergennes have partnered to offer humane education to the Club’s members, ranging in age from 9-18, after school each Thursday. The pilot program runs through April. Homeward Bound’s Execut … (read more)

Rabies and microchip clinics on tap

MIDDLEBURY – Homeward Bound, Addison County’s Humane Society, has released the dates of their 2021 microchipping clinics on Saturdays, March 20, June 19 and Sept. 25. The clinics will run from 10 a.m. to noon. New this year, the shelter is offering rabies … (read more)

Homeward Bound celebrates first adoption of the new year

MIDDLEBURY — Homeward Bound is excited to announce the first animal adopted in 2021.  Bella Mina, a 10 year-old Beagle, weighing 22 pounds, was adopted Jan. 5 at 11:42 a.m. by Catherine Wilson of Bristol.  Bella was a “foster fail” by Wilson who fell in l … (read more)

Zeman raises money for Homeward Bound

MIDDLEBURY — For the fifth consecutive time, WVTK’s Bruce Zeman, accomplished what he set out to achieve — raising money to help local animals. This year, with help from his new sidekicks Zoey and Calvin, Zeman raised a substantial amount of money in his … (read more)

Microchip your pets in upcoming clinics

MIDDLEBURY — Homeward Bound, Addison County’s Humane Society, has announced the dates of their 2020 Open Door Microchip and Nail Trim Clinics. The clinics will be offered on Saturdays, Feb. 15, April 11, June 20, Aug. 24 and Dec.12, from 10 a.m. to noon.  … (read more)

First pet adoption of 2020: Shadow finds a family

MIDDLEBURY — Shadow, a 4-year-old domestic short hair tiger cat weighing 8 pounds, 6 ounces was the first animal adopted from Homeward Bound in 2020. She was adopted by Kristian and Tyler of Essex Junction on January 2 at 2:28 p.m. Shadow came to the shel … (read more)

Video: Working Cats

www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ppbJCcKuaM MIDDLEBURY — Homeward Bound, Addison County’s Humane Society, has just launched a new program called Paws on the Job, which aims to match some of the shelter’s less adoptable cats with local businesses looking f … (read more)

Local felines go to work to earn their keep

MIDDLEBURY — Jackie was a feral stray cat when she arrived at Homeward Bound, Addison County’s Humane Society, two years ago. Severe flea dermatitis made her back almost completely furless. “It took about four months before anybody could even touch her,” … (read more)

Cat’s foster mom nets $5K for shelter

MIDDLEBURY — When Kira Serisky took in a kitten to foster from Homeward Bound, Addison County’s Humane Society, she had no idea what the chain of events would bring. She just saw a thin, skittish kitten with oddly curved front legs who needed her. Arminiu … (read more)

New program allows people to afford their pets

MIDDLEBURY — Homeward Bound, Addison County’s humane society, has launched a new program that will help low-income residents having a tough time affording their beloved pets. It’s called the HUB, and it provides supplemental food, parasite preventatives a … (read more)

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