Hurricane Harvey

Humane society fundraiser combines barks, beer

Humane society fundraiser combines barks, beer

In the wake of the recent hurricanes and wildfires bombarding the nation, it’s a good opportunity to reflect on how we might be able to help improve the lives of our animal friends, who are equally impacted by such events.

A fundraiser at the Virginia Beer Company Tuesday night sought to raise money for Heritage Humane Society with entertainment, local beers and the cheers that naturally follow.

In its ongoing efforts to find permanent homes for pets, the humane society also coordinates with similar organizations across the country when devastation strikes. In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, Heritage coordinated with a Houston shelter to take in three dogs and two cats. A...