Summer in Arizona is extremely hot, and heat can be a canine killer. As our temperatures rise, we need to take extra precautions to keep our four-legged family members safe. If it’s 77 degrees outside, the temperature of the pavement is 125 degrees and at 87 degrees, the temperature of the … [Read more...] about Caring for Pets in the Dog (and Cat) Days of Summer
We all strive to do whatever it takes to keep ourselves healthy. This includes regular checkups, and this is equally important for our furry family members, too. An annual wellness exam is the best way for your veterinarian to perform a variety of health screenings, which can potentially show early … [Read more...] about Staying Healthy Together
It’s April and time to put a little spring in your step! Grab a leash and your four-legged best friend and hit some of the many dog-friendly trails in Prescott. It’s the perfect time to start a new exercise routine together, because April is National Canine Fitness Month. Make sure your dog has a … [Read more...] about Getting Outdoors with Your Dog
Do you sometimes feel that taking your dog out for a walk is more of a chore than an enjoyment? In all honesty, I can say that, for me, sometimes it does feel that way. Waking up early, piling on warm clothes and boots and having to go out is not my idea of a good time, especially if it’s snowing or … [Read more...] about Ready For a Walk?
Wouldn’t it be great to not be judged about your job, your home, your car, your looks? Wouldn’t it be great to be greeted at the door with loads of love when you come home? Wouldn’t it be great to have a walking buddy every day or someone to snuggle with on the couch every night? Yes, it would! All … [Read more...] about Acknowledging Unconditional Love
Have you thought about what will happen to your beloved pets should something happen to you? Our pets are family, and just as we make provisions to ensure our children will be taken care of, we should do the same for our pets. Yavapai Humane Society established the Pet Guardianship Program to help … [Read more...] about Considering Pet Guardianship and Safety Net Programs
Our main campus, located at 1625 Sundog Ranch Road, is home to our Adoptions Center and our Lost and Found Department. We’ve been serving our community since 1972 and have an average of 3,000 animals come through our facility for adoption every year. Doing the math on that, more than 141,000 animals … [Read more...] about Exploring Programs, Services at Yavapai Humane Society
We live in a stressful time. Between our jobs or, perhaps, being out of work, our families, and all the time spent on our computers and social media, it is important that we take time for ourselves! For a lot of us, that involves spending time with our furbabies… instant relaxation for us and for … [Read more...] about Considering the Health Benefits of Pet Ownership