In April, Chili's Restaurant has selected the Kentucky Humane Society as a recipient of 15% of all sales from customers who mention the Kentucky Humane Society and show their server this information either on your cell or as a flyer. We want to thank Chili's for this generous offer.
Did you know that rat poison is the most common toxin ingested by pets in Kentucky? Do you know what to do if your pet ingests that poison? Or what other things around the house might be deadly? If you do not, you may want to visit the ASPCA's Animal Poison Control site.
It's called Patent Ductus Arteriosus, a heart condition that will lead to congestive heart failure without intervention. And five-month-old Dante has it.
by Shelby Schulz, Pet Help Line Coordinator
There are many events in life that test your stress level, and these events can also have a big impact on your dog or cat. A new pet, moving, a new baby, new job; these are all changes that humans and animals alike, must be prepared for. In this five part series, I will go over how to make these life changes easier for you and your furry best friend! In this segment, we will be discussing how to prepare your pet for when you are moving.
Is your dog bored? Sometimes our animals need stimulation, even when we don't have time for play. One option to keep them occupied and happy is a puzzle toy. Puzzle toys make your dog think about how to get to a treat. The right toy can keep your dog occupied for quite some time. While there are dozens of puzzle toys on the market, you can make your own, as well.
Dogs crave attention and activity. Sometimes you don't have the energy to give your dog the active play he wants. That's where a flirt pole can be a lifesaver.
Thanks to the support of Best Friends Animal Society and Zappos.com, we were able to adopt out 179 dogs and cats during the Thanksgiving holiday.
Everyone is concerned about poinsettias at the holidays, but two far more deadly plants, holly and mistletoe, are often forgotten.
The food is on the grill, the guests have arrived and the dog is ... Oh No! Dogs can get into a lot of trouble at a family picnic. This Labor Day let's keep all our pets safe. Here's a few tips to make it easy.
This blog post was written by Traci Hall, a Kentucky Humane Society volunteer.
When I was 13 my surprise birthday present was a Miniature Schnauzer puppy. I wanted a dog for years and finally I got one! I was ecstatic! A few months later, my mom enrolled us in a private behavior class from a trainer who was “recommended.”