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History

The Bangor Humane Society is a nonprofit organization serving over 200 communities in northern and eastern Maine since 1869. We strive to facilitate the human-animal bond by re-homing and rehabilitating homeless pets with humans through pet adoption. In 1996 our current facility on Mount Hope Avenue was built to function as housing for more than…

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Mission

The Bangor Humane Society champions the humane treatment and adoption of companion animals, provides quality care for homeless pets, and promotes 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 and neuter programs.…

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Staff

A list of our staff members

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Employment

To apply for open positions, please complete this application form and email it along with a resume and cover letter to [email protected] with the position as the subject line. The BHS will review applications and resumes solely for posted positions and, due to the significant interest in our job openings, follow-up communication is limited to…

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Governance

A list of board members and governance policies

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Shelter Statistics

2017-2018 Shelter Statistics Total Animal Intake: 2,716 Total Cats Surrendered or Transferred in: 998 Total Stray Cats: 871 Total Dogs Surrendered or Transferred in: 465 Total Stray Dogs: 235 Total Rabbits: 55 Total Small Animals: 92 91% Live Release Rate Total Lives Saved: 2,479 Cats Adopted or Transferred Out: 1622 Cats Returned to Owner: 62…

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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, reserving euthanasia for terminally ill animals or those considered dangerous to public safety. The Bangor Humane Society works hard every day to make sure we are giving every animal that comes through our doors a fair…

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Press / Newsletters

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 Spring/Summer 2013 Newsletter

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