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Pet Life is mailed to over 20,000 supporters across the state, three times per year.

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To learn more about program and services statistics and how we utilize funding, download a PDF of the Annual Report.

2015 Annual Report

Combine families committed to choosing adoption, and dedicated staff and volunteer who respond "YES" to every challenge, and the generosity of supporters and donors, and you have the magical ingredients for the perfect recipe to achieving daily miracles. Ellen Sharon, President. Read more

2014 Annual Report

Each and every animal that comes to us is a precious responsibility. They are counting on all of us to make things right. It is your ongoing support that lets us look into the eyes of each individual animal in our care and say "You still matter." Ellen Sharon, President
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2013 Annual Report

One of my favorite things to do is to spend an afternoon at one of our three adoption centers, soaking in all the happiness as animals of every size, shape and age find the thing they all dream of: a home of their own with someone to love. N urturing the amazing human-animal bond is the heart and soul of the Connecticut Humane Society's work. Ellen Sharon, President
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2012 Annual Report

With the continued support of our faithful donors, our big-hearted adopters, our committed volunteers, and our compassionate and skilled staff, your Connecticut Humane Society can look back on a year of success and accomplishment. Ellen Sharon, President

To read past issues of Pet Life, download the PDF’s below:


2017 Spring Pet Life

 257 days in the shelter. 21 vet exams. 2 surgeries. 1 foster home. That’s Clyde by the numbers. And they were digits no one expected when he first arrived at the Connecticut Humane Society. Read more...

2016 Winter Pet Life

Iris had been found by a passerby with severe infections in both eyes, upper respiratory issues and colonies of fleas and mites treating her like a 24/7 buffet. In fact, one eye was so far beyond repair it had to be removed. Read more...


2016 Fall Pet Life

We will always provide a safe haven for homeless pets but today, it is like that famous sonnet, "How do we help animals? Let me count the ways." We can finally imagine a way to help animals say in homes and stay healthy and safe. We see a pathway to an even more humane and caring community. Read more...


2016 Summer Pet Life

In today's world of business, sometimes it is all about the numbers or perhaps that is what the numbers people wish you to believe. But in this world, where we care for each animal one by one, treatment by treatment, and adoption by adoption, it is about the Gypsies and the Snowballs. Read more...

2016 Spring Pet Life

Our work is not done. It compels us to address other pressing animal welfare issues with a more strategic plan of action. It drives us towards keeping pets in their homes rather than watching their families say goodbye to them. Read more... 

2015 Winter Pet Life

The other day I watched a story about a little kitten that had suffered two broken front legs. People donated to the animal control department so the kitten's legs could be repaired. It was a feel good story because this little fur ball was going to be just fine. It was also wonderful because people wanted to help this animal. Read more... 


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