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Halifax Humane Society Inc

Rating: 3.2 stars   5 reviews 800

Nonprofit Issues:

Animals

Address:

2364 LPGA Blvd Daytona Beach FL 32124 USA

Mission:

The Halifax Humane Society exists to protect animals from cruel, neglectful and exploitative treatment. It is the belief of the Society that all living creatures possess an intrinsic value, which is manifested in its creation. Further, the Society believes that mankind must become a responsible steward of animals which he has domesticated and brought under his control. The Society shall maintain programs and services, which embrace that principle: Maintain a shelter facility to provide for the needs of lost, forsaken and abandoned animals; Educate and continually acquaint the citizens, particularly children, with the ethics of kindness and compassion, thereby engendering respect for all living beings; Investigate complaints of animal abuse and correct those situations by way of education, or if need be prosecution; Prevent the overpopulation of domestic animals by providing affordable spay and neuter opportunities to the public, while making certain that animals adopted from the Shelter never contribute to the problem.

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386-274-4703
www.halifaxhumanesociety.org

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Reviews for Halifax Humane Society Inc

Rating: 1 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

I am writing this to inform people about my experience with the Halifax Humane Society in Daytona Beach. First let me say the staff which runs this organization is completely unprofessional, indifferent and downright cruel when it comes to the treatment of animals under its care. I adopted an animal recently and it came with a host of health of problems. There is no licensed veterinarian on staff to oversee the treatment. Rather a vet tech oversees and does all of the medical procedures. With a budget of over 2 million dollars per year through public and private funding to the run the daily operations, I ask this question. Would you take your child to a medical assistant or a licensed physician for treatment? “THIS IS NOT A NO KILL SHELTER” This is still a kill shelter. According to their website, they are “still working” towards a “no kill” status and expect to be there in 2017. I won’t be donating any money to the Halifax Humane Society. Will you?

 
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Role: General Member of the Public
Rating: 1 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

Very high kill shelter. Based on statistics provided by Halifax, 739 dogs and 4370 cats were euthanized in 2014 alone. That is an average rate of 14 animals per day. They seem unwilling, at this time, to embrace going "no-kill" which has proven highly effective and cost efficient in large and small communities throughout the country.

 
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Review from Guidestar
Rating: 5 stars  

Great staff, a great facility and the most loving and wonderful animals. My husband and I adopted Samantha nine years ago. She is still the joy in our house! I am proud to support the Halifax Humane Society.

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

A lot

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Quite well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

 
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Rating: 4 stars  

I have adopted my last 3 dogs from Halifax Humane Society and they have been the best dogs of my life! I have had excellent experiences there.

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

A lot

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Quite well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

 
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Role: Client Served
Rating: 5 stars  

I used to volunteer here when I was younger, walking dogs. There was always a need and my family adopted a great dog here 11 years ago as well and we always make sure to drop a big bag of dog food every once in a while in the donation bin at Publix on behalf of our dog. The HHS does great outreach in schools, explaining the importance of pet care and spaying or neutering your dog or cat. They take in all kinds of animals; once I saw a little piglet there. A definite need in the community. So glad we picked our dog here, he's such a good boy!

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I got my dog here! He's wonderful.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Get it more funding. They deal with so many animals, I wish that weren't the case.

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

A lot

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2002

How did you find this group?

word of mouth

What, if any, change in your life has this group encouraged?

We'll never buy another dog--we'll only adopt!

 
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