Category: Blog

Category: Blog

A Long Way for a Second Chance

  A plea came in on our voicemail. A woman’s voice, soft but firm, holding back the tears. Their best friend had died. She and her husband had made the trip to Arizona to help with his estate. Left behind were two dogs. A neighbor had agreed to take one of them but the other, … Continued

Left Behind- Patches a Story of Perseverance

Patches found herself in a predicament. She had become the causality of an economic crisis. Her home was being foreclosed on, her owner was facing homelessness and Patches had nowhere to go. With the Covid crisis shelters and municipal pounds were ordered to shut down, remove all animals from the shelters, and close doors to … Continued

Work Worth Doing

  As Executive Director of Pet Haven, I see first hand the incredible life-changing impact Pet Haven has, not only on the rescued pets Pet Haven saves but also the people Pet Haven serves. With the onset of COVID-19, there have been many challenges and the animal welfare industry has been deeply affected. Municipal shelters … Continued

Save the Date for Give to the Max Day 2020!

    Give to the Max returns for its 12th year as Minnesotan’s prepare for their biggest giving holiday on Thursday, November 19th. This year more than ever Pet Haven needs the support of our donors to directly impact our ability to continue and expand our reach helping more animals than we ever have before. … Continued

What is “That” Doing Here? – Introducing Cats and Dogs

Cats & Dogs Living in Harmony? Absolutely!   After adoption, one of the most difficult barriers to a successful home placement is how well the adopted animal interacts with existing resident animals. Sadly, this is also the reason for the many of adoption returns. Whether it be same species or different species, it is crucial … Continued

Come Out and Strut Your Mutt to Save More Lives!

  Join us in person or online for “Strut Your Mutt” to help Pet Haven “Save More Lives”. Every year we partner with Best Friends Animal Welfare Organization as they help rescue partners like us raise much needed funding so we can bring more pets into the loving arms of our foster care program. Due to … Continued