Take Too-Cute Pet Photos to Share for the Holidays

by Blake Herzog Prescott’s a very dog-friendly town, but it doesn’t matter where you are; everybody loves their pets to pieces and wants to share photos of their furry loved ones.  Social media has made it easier than ever to spread pics of your furry best friend far and wide, and the holidays — starting … Read More…

Holiday Safety Reminders for Your Pets

by Loree Walden, Marketing Manager, Yavapai Humane Society October and November are when food and decorations become abundant around our homes — some not so safe for our pets. Halloween might not be “normal” this year, but there are sure to be decorations and treats. Make sure your pets stay away from all forms of … Read More…

Don’t Fence Me In—Or At Least Give Me Lots of Land to Romp

by Blake Herzog Our four-legged best friends can get even more restless than we do what with all those limbs to stretch, friends to chase and ears to flap in the wind. Those dogs of ours need room sometimes to just break loose, as scary as that can sound. Dedicated dog parks offer socialization for … Read More…

Shield Your Dogs From Heatstroke

by Loree Walden, Marketing Manager, Yavapai Humane Society As our temperatures soar higher, pet owners should take extra precautions to help their four-legged family members stay cool. Balancing outdoor recreation with heat safety is serious business with dogs. Hot asphalt can burn a dog’s feet within minutes. Never walk your dog on a surface you … Read More…

LASER Large Animal Shelter Provides Peace of Mind During Emergencies

by Dusty Spitler, Large Animal Shelters and Emergency Readiness Wildfire season is almost here. If there is an evacuation due to wildfires or other disasters, barn animals have a safe haven. Large Animal Shelters and Emergency Readiness — LASER — is a new 501(c)3 nonprofit working with Yavapai County Emergency Management to provide shelter for … Read More…

Yavapai Humane Society Thanks All Who Contribute to Their Cause

by Loree Walden, Marketing Manager, Yavapai Humane Society For almost 50 years, Yavapai Humane Society has been proud and honored to be a part of this amazing community. We’re here because of the generosity of our donors and our community partners who continue to support us and our mission: To promote and protect the health, … Read More…

Tails of Downtown Prescott

by Blake Herzog Downtown Prescott is the kind of place where most stores have a water dish near the front door for all the dogs who either drag or are dragged by their owners past the historic hotels and bars, sniff at the galleries and antique shops and growl at Miss Kitty’s Cat House at … Read More…

Now, These Animals are Safe in Chino Valley

by Blake Herzog Mitzi Conn’s fateful internet search from about three years ago has changed her life, along with many others.  From her Chino Valley home, she stumbled upon the existence of auctions, held primarily in Texas and Oklahoma, for horses and donkeys, many coming from loving owners who have passed away or can no … Read More…

Pet Safety Check Helps Protect Your Loved Animals From Injury, Illness

by Loree Walden, Marketing Manager, Yavapai Humane Society Our homes, gardens and yards are full of items that can be potentially hazardous to our four-legged family members, and as part of our family it makes it our responsibility to keep them safe. As we prepare for the warmer summer months ahead it’s a good time … Read More…