Four-month-old Stanley is a sweet Havanese mix who came to the Kentucky Humane Society suffering from Puppy Strangles. Puppy Strangles, also referred to as Juvenile Cellulitis, is a condition that can occur in puppies between the ages of 3 weeks and 4 months old.
Summer can be a fun time for pet owners and their animals to get outside and play. But the Kentucky Humane Society’s free Pet Help Line, 502-509-4PET, wants to remind pet parents that extreme heat can be very hazardous to pets.
The first thing most people notice when meeting Alley is her happy wiggle and her “moony” eyes that beg for attention. This sweet puppy loves nothing more than cuddling in a lap and playing with new friends.
Which makes Alley’s story even harder to understand.
On a cold, gray day in January, Louisville Metro Solid Waste employees were removing debris from alleys when they found a shocking site: under a pile of branches was a golden-colored dog. Half the skin on her back right leg was missing. She was whimpering in pain.
Concerned citizens have donated $2,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) who shot Ziggy, a 5-week-old kitten, with a BB gun.
On Monday, June 5, the Kentucky Humane Society received four Rottweilers that had been rescued by Animal Rescue Corps (ARC) during their Operation Mayday 1, in which 35 animals were found living in neglectful conditions in Luray, Tenn.