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BFCatPromoOver the past several years, thousands of animal shelters and rescue agencies across the United States have implemented new life-saving measures in an effort to save more homeless pets. Relying on the generosity of donors, volunteers, and national no-kill animal welfare leaders in the country like Best Friends Animal Society aids in achieving their efforts. The national no-kill leader held their Summer to Save Them All®, event, a series of adoption promotions for Best Friends Network Partners to participate and help communities save more homeless pets.
 
"We are so thankful for the tireless efforts of our volunteers and Best Friends Animal Society toward ending pet homelessness across the U.S. and in the wonderful State of Alabama," states Stephanie Calhoun, President of the Board of Directors of The Haven. 
 
The Haven, a 501 (c) 3  adoption guarantee animal shelter located in Baldwin County is a proud Best Friends Network partner. The local animal group joined in with other Network Partners across the United States in the special summer promotion, recently winning a $1,500 award from Best Friends Animal Society for having the highest number of cats adopted during the $10 adoption promotion in June.  "We are so thankful to Best Friends Animal Society to receive this award," stated Michael Graham, Executive Director. " The award is made possible thanks to our Board of Directors, volunteers, and local municipal leaders who are behind us supporting our mission to end pet homelessness.."    
 
One of the cats adopted during the $10 adoption promotion was "Kit Kat," who is now named "Nancy." see photo on right.   Since.October 2016,  Kit Kat had 

Kit Kit adoption photo

lived in a shelter in Baldwin County.  The Haven gladly took her in and provided medical attention and lots of TLC (toys, laps and companionship).  When someone came...

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The interactive comedy play "A Ruff Way to Go" ended up not being so "ruff" for the homeless cats and dogs waiting to find loving homes. Thanks to the volunteers, sponsors, local talent, and the audience, close to $1,700 were generated. Two local nonprofit animal rescue groups, Randy's German Shepard Rescues and The Haven benefitted from the event. 

"The Haven is grateful to the director and writer of the play Barbara Ladnier as well as Terri Somme, a local dog trainer and animal advocate, for working hard to make this event possible, " stated Michael Graham, Executive Director for The Haven. The funds will be used to help spay and neuter our homeless cats and dogs to prepare them for their new loving home.

The Haven will use the funds will be used to help prevent unwanted litters by spaying and neutering the no-kill shelters homeless cats and dogs residents to prepare them for their new loving home.

POLO for PAWS postponed due to weather. The event will take place on Sunday, May 28, 2017.

If you enjoy The Haven’s annual Mardi Gras parade MMOR, where costumed canines take over downtown Fairhope and families have fun at the parade, then Polo for Paws is an event you will want to attend. For 30 years, families have enjoyed watching “the sport of kings” at Point Clear Polo. Polo for Paws was created to invite more people. Huge animal lovers and Haven adopters, Event Coordinator Elizabeth Radcliff and her husband also wanted to help The Haven. Radcliff’s “Anytime I can help animals” attitude led her to take the reins of this family-oriented event. 

On Sunday, May 28 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. (gates to open at 11 a.m.), Point Clear Polo is hosting a half-time dog costume contest to benefit The Haven. The gates open at 11 a.m. at Sonny Hill Farms Polo Field located off of Hwy 32 and Hwy 98 in Point Clear, Alabama. The Polo game starts at 1 p.m. During half-time while...

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Check out the latest adoptable furry canines as they model on the red carpet in search for a new loving home during Fairhope’s 65th Annual Arts and Crafts Festival. The Rescues and Runways adoption event will take place Friday-Sunday March 17-19 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day in the parking lot of PNC Bank and Greer’s Food Market in downtown Fairhope.

As they have done at previous festivals, there will...