By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. Innercity stray birds and animals experience hazardous conditions during the winter months while they are trying to survive. Often, there is little water for them to drink, warm shelter is scarce and there is little food to be gotten from the barren trees and secured garbage receptacles. Birds and animals […]
By Peggy Bender, Community Relations & Education Specialist Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control FORT WAYNE—Animal Care & Control wants pet owners to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday while keeping their pets safe and secure. Dogs and cats can easily become overwhelmed by the sudden explosions of fireworks causing panic and fear. Pets that […]
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 800,000 Americans seek medical attention for dog bites each year; half of which are children. The rate of dog bite-related injuries is highest for children ages five to nine years, and nearly two thirds of injuries among children ages four years and younger are to the head or neck region.
FORT WAYNE—Did you know puppies and kittens can become pregnant as early as 4 months? To help reduce the number of accidental litters, H.O.P.E. for Animals is offering a “Did You Know” promotion sponsored by PetSmart Charities®. During the entire month of June, H.O.P.E. for Animals will spay and neuter puppies and kittens under 6 months of age for just $20.