adoption

HSSM to host 'Empty the Shelters' adoption event in October

Bissell Pet Foundation is hosting its fall 2021 national “Empty the Shelters” adoption event October 4-10,  at the Humane Society of South Mississippi. The quarterly event helps pets find their forever homes through reduced adoption fees at shelters across the…

HSSM hosting ‘Clear the Shelters’ adoption event

If you’re looking for a furry friend to accompany you this hurricane season, look no further than the Humane Society of South Mississippi. This Saturday, News 25 is teaming up with HSSM for a special ‘Clear the Shelters’ adoption event.…

For Pet's Sake Rescue looking for foster families

Although its hurricane season, it’s also a different kind of season: kitten season! While cats are trying to mate, animal rescues like Long Beach’s For Pet’s Sake Rescue are trying to find homes for the animals they already have. Vanessa…

Grant Me Hope: Sara

Every Monday on WXXV we feature a child from Mississippi hoping to get adopted. Fourteen-year-old Sara has been in foster care for about three years. We caught up with the teenager at Jones Park in Gulfport. If you would like…

Grant Me Hope: Adopt a child from Mississippi

Starting today and every Monday for the next two months here on WXXV we will feature a child from Mississippi hoping to get adopted. Christian describes himself as helpful. He likes to joke around a bit, but also has a…

Influx of animals at Jackson County Animal Shelter

The Jackson County Animal Shelter has been reopened for less than a month and already they are seeing an influx of animals. The shelter has about 100 animals and that number is growing by the day. They currently are in…

Meet Holly! WXXV Pet of the day- Sunday

It's time again for our WXXV pet of the day, where we like to spotlight our pets in need of a loving family, especially during this pandemic. Today's pet is from the Jackson county animal shelter. Holly is a Shepard…

H.S.S.M. launches Clear Shelter Adoption Event

GULFPORT, Miss.(WXXV)-The Coronavirus pandemic, the quarantining and social distancing that's mandated can make anyone feel lonely. The humane society of South Mississippi is sending the message that it don't have to be that way. In response to Covid-19, Bissell Pet…

Sandy is in need of a loving home!

In light of the pandemic, we're trying to shed some light on our homeless pets that are in need of a family especially during a time like this. Today's pet of the day is from the Jackson County animal shelter.…

Sebastian the Dog ready to find ‘fur-ever’ home

Sebastian the Dog had a rough start to life, found tied to a tree in Biloxi earlier this year. Through ‘Just Cause Rescue,’ Sebastian has been living the good life in a foster home the last couple of months, where…

Adoption Weekend for HSSM

It was an adoption kind of weekend here on the Coast as the Humane Society of South Mississippi teamed up with organizations to find forever homes for dozens of animals. The Humane Society spent the entire weekend at the PetSmart…