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Sweet Charlotte

Charlotte came to us in this condition March 31sr. Her ribs, back bone, and hip bones are clearly prominent. The reason given for her return: “escaping her crate and having ‘accidents’.” Our immediate thought was she was probably looking for food. She is starving and as soon as a can of food was given to…

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Onward and Upward for Chase

Warning Contains GRAPHIC PHOTOS that may be upsetting to some viewers! The condition of this poor dog makes our stomachs churn. We have named him Chase. He was obviously attacked by one or more dogs prior to coming to the shelter as a stray. He was IMMEDIATELY rushed to the emergency vet hospital. There he…

“Caroline Canfield Parnell 
April 8, 1975 - March 7, 2017

A Heartbreaking Loss

It is with a tremendously heavy heart and through uncontrolled tears we share with you a devastating loss. On March 7th, the world lost a tremendous light that touched so many – Caroline Canfield Parnell, 41, passed away. Caroline is the daughter of shelter Manager Barbara Umlauf, and sister of the late Joseph Parnell, Barb’s…

Hillside SPCA animal rescue

Always Here, 365 Days a Year

On Christmas morning most people are opening presents and visiting family and friends. December 25th at Hillside is almost like any other day, except it’s sad and happy at the same time. Our dedicated staff will be busy cleaning, feeding and taking care of the needs of all us kittens, cats, puppies and dogs. They…

Dana the dog

Sending Wishes

Hello again from me, Dana the dog  and from me, Denise the  cat. We wrote to you last year to share our thoughts and wishes as the oldest and longest-term residents of the Hillside SPCA, so it’s only fitting that we should be, once again, chosen to do so because we know so much about…

"Keeping the roof over their heads"

You can help “keep the roof over their heads”

A much needed roof replacement project has started at Hillside. When taking into consideration the budget needed to run a shelter on the scale of the Hillside SPCA, an often over-looked factor is the large amount of funds from the budget that must go toward building maintenance and repairs.  Keeping the animals in residence safe…

Kay Lubold

We have lost a truly remarkable friend

With broken hearts and tears of grief, we send you the devastating news that our friend, co-worker, champion for the animals, Kay Lubold, has passed away. As many of you know, Kay, beloved member of our Hillside family, was diagnosed with cancer last year. Her concern over all others was to highlight the plight of…

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They All Deserve Our Hearts

      With the assistance of a local police department with whom Hillside has a wonderful working relationship, our Janine & Maureen rescued two dogs Monday, Feb 29th that wereliving outside and severely deprived of proper care, love, and attention. Kimba was a sixteen year old mixed breed and Pepper is a thirteen year…