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History

“The history of the animal welfare movement in Bangor, Maine dates to the first decades of the nineteenth century. Over the course of its long history, the movement’s emphasis shifted from a focus on livestock and urban workhorses in the nineteenth century to children and animals at the turn of the century, and finally to…

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Mission

The Bangor Humane Society champions the humane treatment and adoption of companion animals. We provide quality care for homeless pets. We promote animal welfare through education and advocacy. Our Guiding Principles Treat all animals and people with respect, dignity, and integrity. Work diligently to end companion animal overpopulation by increasing awareness of spay/neuter programs. Promote…

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Staff

A list of our staff members

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Employment

We have no job openings at this time. Please keep checking back for opportunities to join our team! Job Application    

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Governance

A list of board members and governance policies

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Shelter Statistics

2019-2020 Shelter Statistics Total Animal Intake: 2,099 Total Cats Surrendered or Transferred: 830 Total Stray Cats: 558 Total Dogs Surrendered or Transferred: 456 Total Stray Dogs: 214 Total Small Animals: 77 98% Live Release Rate Total Lives Saved: 2,079 Cats Adopted or Transferred Out: 1,259 Cats Returned to Owner: 78 Dogs Adopted or Transferred Out: 461 Dogs…

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No-Kill Policy

No-kill defines an animal shelter that does not kill healthy or treatable animals even when the shelter is full. We reserve euthanasia for terminally ill animals or those considered dangerous to public safety. The Bangor Humane Society works hard every day to ensure we give every animal that comes through our doors a fair chance at…

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Press / Newsletters

Fall 2019 Newsletter Summer 2019 Newsletter Winter/Spring 2019 Newsletter Summer 2018 Newsletter Fall 2018 Newsletter Winter 2018 Newsletter Holiday Gift Guide 2017 Summer 2017 Newsletter Fall 2016 Newsletter Summer 2016 Newsletter Spring 2016 Newsletter Fall 2015 Newsletter Summer 2015 Newsletter Winter/Fall 2015 Newsletter Fall/Winter 2014 Newsletter Summer 2014 Newsletter Spring 2014 Newsletter Fall/Winter 2013 Newsletter…

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