Press, Reports & Publications

HSSC In the News

Sonoma Magazine, 4/20/20: Shelter in Place Order Spurs Increase in Local Pet Adoptions

Santa Rosa’s Humane Society to provide affordable pet care with new Community Veterinary Clinic

Wags, Whiskers and Wine gala at Trentadue Winery

Humane Society of Sonoma County announces executive director hire

Doggy Playground

Humane Society of Sonoma County’s secret weapon: pet bios

7 Charities Helping Victims of Recent Disasters 

Pets And People Are Joyously Reuniting After California Wildfires

Displaced Sonoma County residents keep up search for animals lost in fires

North Bay pets fill animal shelters

Rescuing animals across fire lines, inside shelters

Where Northern California fire victims can find resources – and how you can support them

More than 100 pets still at shelters after North Bay wildfires

Humane Society offers free veterinary services for county fire victims

5 heartwarming stories of pets who survived the deadly California fires

Missing cats after North Bay fires found, up for adoption

These Stories About Pets And Animals Being Helped During The California Fires Are So Heartbreakingly Sweet

Amid Sonoma’s ashes, family is overjoyed to find their dog Izzy — alive, well and wagging her tail

Sonoma Humane Society opens free wellness clinic, urges reporting of lost and found pets

Sonoma Humane Society offering free, basic, burn care for pets

Humane society looks to help cat with singed whiskers, other pets lost in North Bay fires

Bunfest was hopping with bunny lovers

For some, this holiday is all about the Easter Bunny

Member Spotlight: Sonoma Humane Society

Santa Rosa Junior College students win Sonoma Humane Society advertising campaign

Healdsburg Center for Animals Begins a New Life

True Love: Adopt a special-needs pet from Sonoma Humane Society

Sonoma Humane Society Announces Executive Director 

Sonoma Humane Society aims to open new Healdsburg animal shelter by spring

Karmann Ghia Does Good for Homeless Animals

Beloved Princess Fiona

Sonoma Humane Society 2015 Best Nonprofit of the North Bay

Princess Fiona Huffington Post

Princess Fiona ABC 7

Princess Fiona Press Democrat

Sonoma Humane looks to transform ‘complicated’ animal shelter project

Good News for Healdsburg Animal Shelter

Healdsburg animal shelter board dissolves

Sonoma Humane Society to move into Healdsburg Animal Shelter building

Healdsburg Shelter eyes opening after settlment

Two out-of-town animal agencies partner with Healdsburg shelter

Lapphund Rescue Press Democrat

Lapphund Rescue

Healdsburg Center Coming Soon

Healdsburg council approves animal control, shelter deal

A Lifesaving Partnership: Sonoma Humane Society & Petaluma Animal Services Foundation Awarded Healdsburg Sheltering and Animal Control Contract

LandmarkAgreement Brings Hope and Second Chances to County Animals

Best Sonoma County Non-Profit 2013 Press Democrat

Best of the North Bay 2012


Press Releases


PetSmart Charities Grant Improves Access to Veterinary Care

Sonoma Humane Society Announces Executive Director 

North Bay No-Kill Shelters Save Shelter Pets Displaced by Rocky Fire


Position Statements

Rodent Control

Pets As Gifts April 2015

Beagle Freedom Bill Oct 2014

Predator Control Statement Sept 2014

Aversive Dog and Animal Training_Jan 2014

Breed Specific Laws Oct 2013

No Kill Aug 2013

Low Cost Adoption April 2013

Offsite Adoptions March 2013

Limit Law Jan 2013


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