Make Sure Your Pet Enjoys The Holidays

Make Sure Your Pet Enjoys The Holidays

Imagine the Christmas holiday from the point of view of your pets.  Bright, decorative lights, scented candles, shiny colored ornaments that would be fun to bat around or chew, not to mention some new and delicious smells.  To top it off, you have trained your dog to go outside in order to use the restroom, then you bring in the outside in with the Christmas tree.  The holidays are a time of...

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Tips for Winter Pet Safety

Tips for Winter Pet Safety

‘Oh the weather outside is frightful…’ Brrrr! It’s getting cold out! We aren’t the only ones who are affected by the drop in temperature, our pets are too! In order to keep your pet safe and comfortable this winter keep in mind the tips below: Keeping Your Pet Safe and Warm Keep your pets inside as much as possible during colder weather. Bring pets in when weather...

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The Fourth Poses Special Risks For Your Pets

The Fourth Poses Special Risks For Your Pets

The Fourth of July is one of the days with the highest incident rate of lost pets, and there is no mystery why.  The noise and bright lights of fireworks can delight and amaze humans, but can terrify our pets.  There is a dramatic increase in lost and frightened animals due to the sounds of fireworks.  Keep your pets indoors and away from fireworks displays, and whatever you do do not take...

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Summer Pet Safety

Summer Pet Safety

The extreme heat that we have been experiencing lately can be deadly for pets who are left outside without a cool, shady place to rest and plenty of water.  Because animals do not have the defense mechanisms towards the heat that we people do they are much more susceptible to heatstroke and exhaustion at this time of year.  Summertime can be made enjoyable for both people and pets if some...

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Black Cats & Halloween

Black Cats & Halloween

Did you know that during the month of October many shelters are afraid that the black cats that they adopt may be used to accessorize haunted houses or Halloween costumes, as another Halloween decoration for a house, or used in cult rituals?  Many shelters will not adopt black cats throughout the month of October due to these problems and the fear that the cat will be adopted for these means and...

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Application for a New Grant

We have recently applied for a grant to trap, alter, and release some of the feral cats who are running around town.  The cat overppopluation has become a serious problem in Montgomery County and something must be done.  If some of these cats are trapped and altered they will be unable to reproduce, thus preventing additional animals that add to this problem. It is a sobering fact that many...

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