Walking into an animal shelter can be overwhelming with all the choices of pets available: dogs, cats, kittens, puppies, a variety of breeds, colors, temperaments, ages, etc. Most people tend to be attracted to puppies and kittens, because, well they are adorable. Who could not resist their cute little faces?
At the CCSPCA we often have animals that are too young to be adopted, have an illness or injury, waiting for transport to another humane society or cannot adapt well to the shelter environment that need special care.
As a first time dog owner, a lot of questions might be popping up in your mind. Like what does the dog or puppy need, if your home is safe or when to take them to the vet.
Keeping your furry family members safe during this time of year can be difficult. There are many new things introduced to their living space that can look tempting. Here’s a list of things you can do to make sure your pets are safe this season
If you are looking for a new best friend who is already trained and doesn’t scratch or chew everything in sight, please consider adopting an older dog.
The CCSPCA celebrated “Be Kind to Animals Week” on May 10th by hosting an award ceremony for our 2014 Essay/Bookmark Contest winners. We appreciate all the entries submitted and want to thank all the participating teachers who have worked with us in order to provide a humane perspective to their students.
Zeutering is the new way to safely and permanently neuter your male dog using a simple injection.
In preparation of the upcoming ASPCA Rahcel Ray 100K Challenge and our efforts to reunite more lost pets with their owners than ever before, we are pleased to announce the opening of our annual Essay/Bookmark Contest featuring the important life saving topic of microchips.
Chocolate is in wide abundance this time of year. Even though we may give those we love chocolate as a sign of affection, giving it to your canine companion could be deadly. If a dog ingests chocolate it can sicken or even kill the dog. NO amount of chocolate is OK to feed a dog. Even small amounts of chocolate can cause vomiting and diarrhea in dogs. Truly toxic amounts can induce hyperactivity, tremors, high blood pressure, a rapid heart rate, seizures, respiratory failure, and cardiac arrest.
On December 22 a group of Bullard High School students signed-up for our “Volunteer for a Day” program.
Make sure tinsel and other decorations are out of paw and mouth reach of your pet.
At approximately 8:30am I make contact with CCSPCA Small Animal Hospital staff and am advised of Brutus’s condition. I am advised that he is infested with whipworms, hookworms, and roundworms.