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Smooches 4 Pooches

  • Fresno Humane Animal Services 760 W. Nielsen Ave Fresno United States (map)

Bring Valentine's to the dogs of Fresno Humane and help raise money for our medical fund! Every Valentine collected will be matched with a $1 donation up to $850 by a local dentist, Dr. Ryan Dunlop of Better Life Center. It is our hope, with the higher foot traffic, more animals will go out for walks and playtime as families look at the dogs within the cages. We feel teaching our children about the homeless animal population and being a part of the solution, is vital to building a brighter future for Fresno County's residents and pets.

This event is 1 day only: Thursday, February 14th from 10 to 4 pm at Fresno Humane Animal Services located at Nielsen & Teilman Avenues.

Fresno Humane Animal Services
760 W. Nielsen Ave.
Fresno, CA 93706

To participate, bring in your Valentine's cards and place them in each dog's Valentine's pouch, made by local school children. If you would like to interact with a dog, one on one, just ask a volunteer to assist you.

"We are excited to bring Smooches for Pooches to Fresno Humane for the 2nd year in a row. The Valentine's pouches the kids created for the dogs, really liven up the kennels with pinks, purples, and reds. It's the holiday of love and the dog's feel the increase in positive energy!" -Brenda Mitchell, Board President & Chief Lifesaving Officer

If you are a teacher or parent of a school-aged child and would like to get involved with making Valentine's pouches or cards for the pooches please e-mail

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