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Tips for new (pet) parents

Welcome to pet parenthood! Adopting an animal can bring years of joy, but sometimes the first few months are stressful. You want to give your animal the best care possible, and at the same time, you’re still learning about each other. Understandably, there will be a few bumps along the way! Pet parenthood isn’t all playtime and trips to the park – there is a lot of work involved, especially in the beginning. But engaging with your animal during the first couple of months helps build a strong bond and promotes positive behaviors. That’s a recipe for lifelong companionship! To alleviate worries and help you feel more comfortable in your role as a pet parent, we have four tips. It all starts with the vet! Before you bring your animal home, research veterinarians in your area. Ask friends with pets which vet they use and ask what they like about him or her. Like human doctors, some vets have specialties, so you want to choose a vet whose practice fits your needs. Your first few appointments will ensure your pet... Read More
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Combating animal homelessness across multiple fronts

Like many challenges facing communities, combating animal homelessness does not have a simple, one-step solution. Across the world, animal homelessness... Read More
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The Humane Society of Memphis and Shelby County’s guide to the heat

There is nothing better than getting outside and enjoying the warm weather and sunshine with your pet. Whether you’re basking... Read More

Pet tested, vet approved treats!

Treats are an amazing way to build a bond between you and your animal. Whether you’re in the training process... Read More

The Humane Society is about more than paws and tails – it’s about heart.

Culturally, when someone says “Humane Society” or mentions an animal rescue organization, the image conjured in a person's mind is... Read More

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