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Fourth of July with Fido – Celebration Safety Tips

As we all take extra precautions to stay safe and healthy this Independence Day, it is also important to remember your pet’s health and safety during these celebrations.  Most pets aren’t used to extra friends and family coming and going, party food and, of course, fireworks.  As you make plans for the holiday, here are some tips we compiled from the American Veterinary Medical Association and the ASPCA. Keep sparklers, glow sticks, fireworks, pool chemicals, lawn products (like fertilizer or insecticides), charcoal, alcoholic drinks and kabob skewers away from your pets. They can do serious harm if ingested. If you hear fireworks in your neighborhood, make sure you do a quick walk through your yard to check for firework debris before letting your pet outside. It is best to leave your pets indoors and at home. Going to unfamiliar places with loud fireworks can be unsettling and cause anxiety. Keep your pet away from a hot grill as well as food items that might fall from the grill. Avoid feeding your pet table scraps or other human food. Grapes, raisins,... Read More

Three things you may not know about the Humane Society

If you are looking to rescue an animal in the Memphis area or want to support an animal rescue organization,... Read More

Four things to consider before adopting an animal

Choosing to bring an animal into your home and life requires careful thought and consideration. To adopt from the Humane... Read More
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Job Opportunity- Animal Behavior Specialist

HSMSC is seeking a dynamic, creative, and knowledgeable Animal Behavior Specialist who is interested in helping vulnerable animals thrive and... Read More

The ultimate back-to-work guide: How to prepare your pets for the transition

You’ve heard it said – our animals have been pumped that so many families are spending extended time at home. For... Read More

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