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Fun, Unusual Ways to Share Valentine's Day

Three very unique, but loving ways to celebrate Valentine's Day with your sweetheart and family members.

Before sharing that romantic dinner for two, why not spend Valentine's Day attending a pet wedding at Baltimore Humane Society?  For those of you who like to include kids or parents in this traditional day of shared love, this or the other ideas below will make it the Valentine's Day to remember. 

Our Valentine’s Day nuptials will begin at 2 p.m. between Shiloh and Trixie, two of our bonded shelter resident dogs, and Otie and Geo, two of our bonded shelter resident cats.  It is a celebration of hope, caring, and friendship in the lives of animals who have lost the love and support of their families, but who tirelessly search for it again. 

Please join us in the Administration Building on our Baltimore Humane Society grounds at 1601 Nicodemus Road in Reisterstown.  The event is free, but donations or a gift from the bridal registry are greatly appreciated. 

Bridal Registry:  bmorehumane.org

Wedding Officiate: Cantor Ellen Schwab

Flowers by Flowers & Fancies

Bridal Collection by BaxterBoo and I See Spot

Bubba Rose Wedding Cake provided by Bark! Store, Pikesville

Music by Jim Jones, The Music Workshop

Wedding Tags by Pet Tag Creations 

Videography by Brad Freitas, bRad Productions 

Photography by Mary Swift Photography

Unique Valentine Gift:  Don’t Give That Same Old Box of Chocolates and Flowers 

Tired of giving the same old box of chocolates and flowers to your Valentine? If he or she is an animal lover, here's a gift they'll adore!

Share your love with a homeless pet and become a Homeless Pet Sponsor. Your gift of affection can actually make a difference in the life of an animal when you purchase a Sponsorship with Baltimore Humane Society. Not only will you warm your Valentine's heart with your gesture, you'll also get the satisfaction of helping to care for a homeless pet.

You have your choice of sponsoring a dog, cat, or rabbit. With each sponsorship you receive a photo, thank you note, and your name displayed on the animal's space for the time period you select. Rabbit sponsorships are $20/week or $80/month, cats are $25/week or $100/month. Dogs are $50/week or $200/month.

What a beautiful way to express the spirit of this day of love and caring! For more information call 410-833-8848, ext. 212 or visit http://bmorehumane.org/donate/sponsorashelteranimal.

Do You Have Love to Spare?

Adopt one of our Lonely Hearts Club members -- our longest residents here at Baltimore Humane Society. They are longing for a loving, forever home.  Throughout February ---

Adopt a member of our Longest Residents Lonely Hearts Club and get 1/2 off your adoption fee PLUS 3 Free personal training sessions! Come in today and warm the heart of one of our shelter guests.    

Meet the Club and open your heart to a new best friend.  

The Baltimore Humane Society, founded in 1927 by Mrs. Elsie Seeger Barton, is an independent, non-profit, no-kill animal shelter, which offers low-cost veterinary care to the public, and a pet cemetery with grief support services.  We receive no funding from the local or federal governments, or any national animal welfare organizations.  The Baltimore Humane Society is a proud member of BAWA (Baltimore Animal Welfare Alliance) along with the MD SPCA, BARCS (Baltimore Animal Rescue & Care Shelter), and Baltimore City Animal Control. For more information about BHS, and how you can contribute, volunteer, adopt, or foster, please visit www.bmorehumane.org or call 410-833-8848, or text the word “PAW” to 80000 to donate $10.

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