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:
We love to share our yards with our pets. When planning your garden this year, think about some pet friendly options and remember the plants to keep out of your furry companions reach. Keep in mind that our dogs and cats are carnivores, so any green treat they get, should be done in moderation. Their stomachs cannot process too many veggies and greens.