Archive for February, 2021

Oral hygiene and your pet

Building strong brushing habits among the human members of your household can be a challenge. If you’ve ever fought with a toddler about brushing their teeth, you probably weren’t eager to extend your efforts to your pets. But, oral hygiene is an often overlooked element of animal ownership and pet health. Dogs and cats, just like people, can develop periodontal disease, which can cause pain and impact their overall well-being. February is National Pet Dental Health Month and a great time to assess your animal’s overall oral health! Not only could you create habits that help beat bad breath, but you could also add time to your pet’s life. To help you navigate this topic, we compiled a list of common questions and posed them to our on-site veterinarian, Dr. Mary Manspeaker. Read through this Q&A and take on the role of doggy dentist in your home! Why should I add tooth care to my animal care routine? Animals are susceptible to many of the same dental conditions humans experience! Just like us, their teeth accumulate plaque and tartar, which... Read More

World Spay Day 2021

We’re celebrating World Spay Day 2021 with a week of low-cost spay/neuter surgeries. If you receive government assistance, you’re eligible... Read More

Fast & Furriest 5K Virtual Run

The Humane Society of Memphis and Shelby County will host its 15th annual The Fast & The Furriest 5K with... Read More

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