Check out some of the latest updates from HSSW. From exceptional rescues to feel-good stories, we're here with all kinds of stories of pets and the people they love. Click on any story below to learn more.

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Loki and Stew - a Special Bond

How a difficult dog found his perfect family and made a difference for a veteran.

An orange and white kitten


Chevy the Kitten

A little kitten who who overcame life-threatening injuries and found a loving home.

A black and white cat, sleeping on a colorful rug


How a barn cat made a difference for Joey

How a feisty barn cat helped Joey through cancer treatments and became a loving friend along the way.

A small black and white dog laying in a bed.


Shelter for Six Senior Dogs

Six senior dogs find shelter, medical care, and a second chance for the holidays.

A black and white dog with his mouth open, laying on a green and black blanket


A Holiday Rescue for 18 Dogs

Eighteen dogs find their second chance for a happy home - just in time for the holidays.

A black and white dog and a brown dog laying in the grass


Sunny and Poet

The story of two shy dogs who found their perfect family and became best friends.

A helicopter over wildfire smoke and hills


Nakia Creek Fire

Updates on the Nakia Creek Fire in Clark County and its impact on HSSW services

Three black and white kittens with green, white, and red collars


Don't be a Kit-Napper!

How and when should kittens be brought to the shelter? It's less often than you think.

A beagle, held by a person standing by a red van


Rescue Beagles Arrive at HSSW

Beagles rescued from a testing facility arrive at HSSW in search of a new home.