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Painting the town orange: WAHS looks sell 10K paws...

Reprinted with permission by Today’s News Herald, Lake Havasu City By JAYNE HANSON Western Arizona Humane Society is picking up speed to ‘paint the town orange’ during its summer pet adoption effort and also is on track to meet its goal of 700 lives saved through adoption at its two shelters in Lake Havasu City and Kingman, HOW IT WORKS WAHS is participating in the American Society of Prevention of Cruelty to...

Planning A Road Trip With Your Pet?

By Jenny Anderson, Volunteer The weather is getting hot and it’s time for vacation. Perhaps you’re planning to bring along  your companion animal. This is a great idea, yet several vital considerations will assure your pet’s safety, health, and happiness while on the road trip. • Safety begins with a secure collar & tags.  If your pet has a microchip, be sure the contact information is up-to-date.  Do not have...

Helping Pets Cope

Below are some tips to help pets cope with outdoor noises. Fireworks and other fanfare are often frightful experiences for dogs. The loud noises can hurt their sensitive ears. Frightened dogs have different reactions: some tremble at their owners’ feet, others retreat to a hiding place, some try to run off (traveling for miles), and others display bizarre behavior. According to behavior specialist Dr. Elizabeth Shull,...

Happy Holidays for Pets

Thanksgiving is just around the corner with all the wonderful food and the fun of family gatherings.  There is bound to be an excess of energy and excitement in the household when others visit during the holidays.  This brings to mind a number of safety issues involving our animals.  If we’re not aware, the cooler weather and holiday celebrations can negatively impact our household pets. Make arrangements for pets long...