The holiday season starts on Thursday, and whether you are having family over for Thanksgiving dinner or taking your dog to the family Hanukkah celebration, it is important to keep a few safety tips in mind to keep your pet safe during family time.
Halloween can be a time of peril for dogs and cats, according to the the ASPCA's Animal Poison Control. Most people think of chocolate when they think of dangers for pets at this time of year, but Halloween has many other potential hazards for you dog or cat. Between the excitement of the holiday, the temptation of candy and Halloween decorations, and the stress of seeing loved ones in odd, sometimes scary costumes, dogs and cats can be in some danger. Here are some tips for ensuring their safety this season.
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 Kentucky Humane Society's Healthy Pets Clinic opened March 1 at our renovated Sam Swope TLC, 241 Steedly Drive in south Louisville. The Kentucky Humane Society wants to ensure that every pet owner in our community has access to basic veterinary care for dogs and cats they can afford. This is important not only to help keep owned pets healthy, but to ensure there are fewer sick animals in our community and in local shelters.
Many people enjoy fireworks over the July 4th holiday, but fireworks can be terrifying for pets—causing many animals to escape their homes or yards and become lost. Animal shelters across the country often report an increase in strays following the July 4th holiday.
Owners can help keep their pets safe during Independence Day festivities by following these simple guidelines: