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November 20, 2018
The Gift That Keeps On Giving
It was early 2016, and Louisiana was experiencing unprecedented flooding. Delta Humane Society of Louisiana wanted to transport animals from Louisiana to some northern states to help relieve the pressure on local rescues and shelters. They needed funding fast and submitted a grant request to the JDHF.
November 11, 2018
Veterans Day
As we observe Veterans Day, Jason Debus Heigl Foundation co-founder Nancy Heigl has a special message for our veterans and service members.
January 22, 2018
Marshmallow: A Heartwarming Rescue Story
It has been a busy start to the year for the Heigl Foundation, and for Marshmallow or Mel as he is affectionately known, a 7 month old puppy rescued from a Los Angeles shelter, 2018 has already been life changing. Discover his amazing and heartwarming story.
September 18, 2017
California, Groundbreaking Bill To Help Puppy Mill Pets Needs You!
California could soon make history as the first state in the country to ban all puppy mill pet store sales. Assembly Bill 485 has been passed by lawmakers and will now head to Governor Jerry Brown, who has until Oct. 15 to sign or veto it. Find out how you can help make sure this legislation becomes law!
July 29, 2017
Remembering Henry – A Very Special Foster
Recently, we were once again faced with that decision pet owners everywhere know all too well. You may remember a couple of our social media posts about Henry, our “fospice” Heigl Hound of Hope. Henry came to us nearly two years ago from a busy Los Angeles area shelter where he was observed having seizures.
May 4, 2017
Join The Fight Against Puppy Mills
Show your support for the campaign to end puppy mills by joining our friends at Hearts United For Animals and the Lincoln Animal Ambassadors this Mother's Day, for a picket to honor the mothers of the pet store puppies. Help put an end to substandard commercial breeding facilities that operate with an emphasis on profit above animal welfare.
April 28, 2017
JDHF Funding Spay/Neuter In San Bernardino Is A Success
In September 2016, we received a grant application from the Humane Society of San Bernardino Valley (HSSBV) requesting funding for spay/neuter. Funding spay/neuter programs are part of the Foundation's core mission and San Bernardino is an under served area that we have tried to support whenever the opportunity arises.