pets

Reminder: Protect Pets from Bitter Cold

With the frigid temperatures expected in our area over the next few days, officials with the Montgomery Humane Society are reminding you to protect pets from freezing temperature. Here are a few tips to help protect your pets If the animal can be taken inside, do so. Make sure outside animals have shelter with three sides and a roof. If…

Experts Warn Public After Recent Alabama Fox Attacks

According to a statement released by Alabama Department of Public Health, two people have been attacked by foxes believed to be carrying rabies in Baldwin County within the last week. One of those cases occurred on July 6th, when a fox attacked a young teen and her dog, before running off. The second incident happened the day after, when a…

Keeping Pets Safe In the Heat

With a heat advisory in effect for much of central and south Alabama, veterinarians and other pet experts are urging the public to keep a watchful eye on their pets. Like humans, pets can also experience heat-related illnesses, like exhaustion and heat stroke. Lea Turbert with the Montgomery Humane Society says to keep pets out of the heat as much…

Dog Food is Withdrawn Over Concerns About Euthanasia Drug

The J.M. Smucker Co. is withdrawing some shipments of dog food amid reports that it could be tainted with traces of a drug used to euthanize animals. The company says it is pulling back shipments of several varieties of wet canned Gravy Train , Kibble ‘N Bits , Skippy and Ol’ Roy brands. It says it is investigating how the…

Tips to Keep Your Pets Safe During the Holidays

Freddie waits on his check up with the other pets. Doctors are asking pet owners to watch their animals closely during the holiday season. The tinsel and holly hanging around the home can be beautiful, but also dangerous to the four-legged family members. Vets advise watching pets closely during this time, because they say cats love playing with the shiny…