The Cedar Valley Humane Society is joining hundreds of other animal shelters from around the United States to encourage pet parents to fully consider their pets in their emergency situation planning. In times of crisis, people are often told to leave their homes for a “short time,” only to find
No matter the time of the year, there is always a risk of having a pet go missing. It is actually a very common occurrence, and most dogs and cats go missing at some point in their life -if not multiple times. While this can be a very stressful and
With the weather warming up, your pet will be eager to play outside and investigate new sights and smells. However, there are things to be cautious about when letting your pet explore so we have listed a few things for you to keep in mind while your pet is out
It’s very common this time of year to find baby animals in neighborhoods or on your outdoor walks. Animal lovers are often tempted to “help” in these situations, however, before moving any wild animal it’s important to consider these things to make sure you aren’t doing more harm than good.
If your dog has separation anxiety when you leave the home for work or errands, you probably understand the stress involved with coming home to a big mess and an unhappy pup. Read below for some tips to help your dog with separation anxiety. Play music or leave the T.V.
Puppies and dogs interact with their world using their teeth and mouths just like humans use their hands. Chewing on items is a natural thing for almost all dogs to do as they explore their environment. However, destructive chewing can be an incredibly frustrating habit to deal with. Read below
If you have outdoor pets, bring them inside during winter weather! Cold can be deadly to an outdoor animal, particularly when precipitation and moisture are involved. Hypothermia and frostbite can take place in a shockingly short amount of time. In most cases it’s just easiest to bring the critters indoors!
Halloween is a spooky time for dogs with noise and stranger anxiety. Here are some tips for dog owners to help deal with the stress of trick-or-treaters this holiday. Keep The Dog In A Secure Place Your dog should stay locked in a secure, comfortable room where he can lie
Dressing up a pet can be super fun for the owners of cooperative animals. If you are interested in trying a pet costume this year, here are some tips for keeping it as stress free on your pet as possible! Pick A Costume Your Pet Likes The first step is
Halloween for pet owners can either be super fun or super scary. Following these Halloween pet safety tips will help you have a howling good time this holiday! Keep Halloween candy away from pets! Chocolate and the common sweetener Xylitol are both toxic to dogs. Keep all candy out of
We love our dogs and think of them as part of our family. But sometimes we forget, they actually are dogs! They are social, pack animals that benefit from spending time with other dogs. It’s important to give your canine companion a chance to meet and be social with other
In recognition of National Animal Disaster Preparedness Day on Saturday May 12, 2018, the Cedar Valley Humane Society is joining hundreds of other animal shelters from around the United States to encourage pet parents to fully consider their pets in their emergency situation planning. In times of crisis, people are