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Thank you for voting for Haan!
DHA was among 32 shelters, rescues and humane societies from around the country competing in Petplan's 2nd Annual Tournament of Tails. We picked Haan, a 4 year old female Yellow Lab Mix, as our champion for the tournament. Unfortunately she is out of the competition, but we are thankful for all the votes and support so many of you showed for our girl.

DHA has a chance to win big in the 2015 Tournament of Tails
DHA has been selected to participate in Petplan's 2nd Annual Tournament of Tails and we need your help to win a share of more than $10,000! 32 adoptable shelter pets will play in friendly "one-on-one" matchups, and we need your votes on Wednesday, March 18th to help DHA adoptable dog Haan advance to the next round.

Come see The Popovich Comedy Pet Theater at The Grand and save!
Special discount for friends of DHA! Save $5.00 off adult tickets to The Popovich Comedy Pet Theater at The Grand in Wilmington this Saturday, March 21st. Enjoy the unique comedy and juggling skills of Gregory Popovich and his performing pets, who were all rescued from animal shelters.

Dog licensing reminder for Delaware residents
Did your dog's license expire at the end of 2014, or do you have a new dog who is six months or older and hasn't been licensed yet? March 1st is the legal deadline for getting it done!

Doing what's best for the animals
The circumstances that bring animals to DHA may upset some people, making them question their caregivers' "lack of responsibility and compassion". But at DHA we have learned that there are always many sides to every story, and our side is to always do what is best for the animals.

Volunteer Spotlight: Jacki Senigo
Jacki has volunteered at the DHA in many capacities, including helping out with events, fostering and socializing cats and kittens, doing laundry, cleaning animal carriers, organizing supplies, and grounds keeping/gardening. She even build a special cart to help a young cat with mobility issues walk and stand on her own!

Delaware's new animal welfare license plate now available
DHA Executive Director Patrick Carroll was on hand yesterday as Delaware's Office of Animal Welfare unveiled the new design of the State's animal welfare license plate at Delaware SPCA!

Capital campaign and new building update
Doors are open, cats are playing, dogs are barking... come see for yourself what's got all the animals so excited! On Tuesday, December 2, 2014 we officially opened the doors of DHA's long-awaited Tatiana and Gerret Copeland Animal Care Center to the public.

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Our Mission

Delaware Humane Association's mission is to act as a voice for companion animals and to enhance their welfare by providing temporary shelter, spay/neuter services, humane education programs, and adoption/placement resources.