What’s Wrong With This Picture?


Current News, Education

HOW OLD ARE THESE KITTENS? Would you be shocked to know they are the same age?! These kittens are from two different moms but are both 5 weeks old in this photo. The kitten on the left was born to a mom who has seen a vet, is current on vaccinations, and is well fed. […]

May 24, 2018

Homeward Bound WV Visits South Middle School


Current News, Education

We would like to thank Miss Glock and her 7th grade students at South Middle School. Once again this year, they outdid themselves with generous donations for our rescue animals! The food, litter, treats, toys, and supplies were put to immediate use, and we loved bringing some of our rescue kittens to your classroom so they […]

May 24, 2018

WVU Students are Schooled on Adoption


Education

We’d like to thank the residents of Arnold Hall at WVU!! They hosted an evening presentation where Homeward Bound WV board members had the opportunity to discuss the responsibility and commitment involved with being a good pet owner. They provided food and we provided furry friends. The students also held a collection and presented us […]

May 3, 2017

A Victory at the Capitol


Education, Rescue News

Homeward Bound WV joined several animal rescue advocates from West Virginia at the state capitol on Thursday, February 11, 2016 for Humane Lobby Day. Sponsored by The Humane Society of the United States in state capitals across the country, Humane Lobby Days give citizen animal advocates an opportunity to ask their state legislators to pass laws that protect […]

February 15, 2016

Having a ‘Senior Moment’


Adoption Events, Education

An adorable ‘senior moment’ with Shaggy and Scooby! Veterinarians classify senior dogs as early as 7 years old depending on the dog’s breed, but in shelter dog years it can be as young as 4-5 years old because most adopting families look to shelters and rescues for kittens and puppies, or young dogs under the age of […]

June 12, 2015

Bad News Breeders


Education, Rescue News

Buyers beware!  This is Cujo.  He’s a sweet little Pomeranian/Shih Tzu puppy who just had the fight of his life against the deadly Parvovirus.  Before Homeward Bound WV rescued him, he was purchased from a breeder who removed the puppies from their mother at 4 weeks old–way too early for any animal to be weaned […]

March 4, 2015

Extreme Cold Deadly for Pets


Education, Rescue News

Cold weather can be deadly for your pet. If left outside during severe temperatures and wind chills, they can develop hypothermia, frostbite, and even death can occur. This week, the Preston County Animal Shelter took in a cat found by the Masontown Police while on patrol. She was covered in snow, half frozen and very […]

February 19, 2015