Tractors Pull for Pets to be Adopted

Photography by Gary Gromer, Volunteer Photographer Prescott resident Ryan Stringham is at it again. The volunteer pet event coordinator for Tractor Supply Co. is joining forces with other pet lovers in planning The Tractor Pull and Their Adoptable Friends event for 2022. He’s well known in these parts for his unending devotion to animals and … Read More…

Protect your Pet while Pampering with Toys

Leave an empty box on the floor. Turn away for 1 second. Turn back in another second. Oh, there’s the cat, doing what entertains it best: Sleeping. In. A. Box. We’re all about pleasing our pets (our cats are somewhat better at amusing themselves), and we love to pamper them year-round. But we need to … Read More…

It’s Unconditional

by Loree Walden, Marketing Manager, Yavapai Humane Society It seems life is getting a little more stressful, but the good news is, your rescue dog is always there for you, ready to listen and make everything better. They don’t judge you; they don’t care what you look like, what kind of car you drive, what job … Read More…

Protect your Pet Using these Fall Safety Tips

by Blake Herzog We’re somewhere between our pets being too hot in summer and too cold in winter, but this lovely in-between season has its own pitfalls. Some of these are hot-weather hangovers that we aren’t quite out of the woods on, and others arise from our preparations for winter weather and holidays, but all … Read More…

Give Your New Pets Time

by Loree Walden, Marketing Manager, Yavapai Humane Society Newly adopted dogs and cats need time to adjust to their new homes; it’s important to be prepared for what can sometimes be a time-consuming and stressful process. It’s a good idea to research ways to help them adjust; don’t expect them to immediately feel at home. … Read More…

Make Sure Kitty Stays Hydrated in Summer

Today’s domestic cats are descended from desert felines who evolved to get much of their hydration from food. Many, though, have instinctual suspicion of still water and run to any faucet they can get to. Cats need to drink about 3.5 to 4.5 ounces of water daily per 5 pounds if they aren’t eating wet … Read More…

Training Your Dog Makes Everything Easier

by Blake Herzog Your dog is a member of your family, someone you want to take out with you as much as possible and share as much of your life with as you can. Your loyal companion deserves to be by your side. But most pups will need a little bit of training before eating … Read More…

Safeguard Your Dog from Summer Heat

by Loree Walden, Marketing Manager, Yavapai Humane Society Here are tips to keep your four-legged family member safe and healthy this summer: Give appropriate care during the hot summer months: proper grooming, sun protection and precautions to prevent heat stroke. Learn signs of heatstroke. Symptoms include elevated body temperature, vigorous panting, unsteady gait, physical depression … Read More…

Help Your Pets Make the Most Out of Summer

by Blake Herzog Summer days seem like they’re made for frolicking outside with your dog, especially when you’re in the Prescott area with its wealth of pet-friendly patios and bonanza of outdoor recreation opportunities. But it can be easy to forget that while our summers are much less brutal than those in the desert to … Read More…