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06
Feb 2017

With snow on the ground and pets sleeping in their cozy nooks or by the fireside, kitten season seems far off. Outdoor cats are not as noticeable this time of year. February is a time when animals conserve energy. It’s a time for sleeping in and staying sheltered. So, you might ask, why was February chosen to be Spay Neuter Awareness Month? It turns out, now, while the snow is still flying, is prime time for animals to get fixed. Unwanted litters, so often born in the warmer months, can be avoided......

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02
Feb 2017

Love is in the air at AVHS! Stop by, call us, or donate online a $5 Valentine to the shelter dog or cat of your preference so they feel the love this Valentine’s Day! To spice things up a bit, we’ll post the Valentine’s on the shelter’s lobby dog or cat room door and the door with the most Valentine’s on it will win a special treat! So what will it be, Kitty Kisses or Puppy Smooches?...

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13
Jan 2017

With winter in full bloom, your dog probably isn’t getting the amount of outdoor exercise and enrichment like in the summer months. This can sometimes mean disruptive behavior and acting out. We’ve come up with a few fun ways to beat your pup’s cabin fever and keep him properly entertained through the winter months! Incorporate some sort of food puzzle or enrichment toy. Keeping their brains engaged and challenged is a great way to keep them occupied and on their toes (paws)! You can purchase these online or from your local pet......

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