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Adopt-a-Shelter-Cat-Month!

 Adopt-a-Shelter-Cat-Month!

June is Adopt-a-Shelter-Cat Month and to celebrate, Montgomery County Humane Society is partnering with the ASPCA and the makers of Fresh Step litter to help find loving homes for cats. From June 6-30 they are waiving the fees to adopt adult shelter cats age 2 years and up. All other adoption policies and thorough match-making procedures remain in effect, as well as county license fees required by law. Stop by to meet your next purrfect pet.

Washington Humane Society Urges Public to Protect Pets from Extreme Heat

 

This story comes to us from Jacquie Toppings:

Washington D.C. – The Washington, D.C. area is under a heat advisory, and the Washington Humane Society (WHS) is reminding pet companions to pay special attention to their animals during extreme high temperatures.

 

“Pets are vulnerable in severe heat, and they depend on their caretakers to provide what is needed for them to stay healthy and cool,” said Scott Giacoppo, Vice President, External Affairs & Chief Programs Officer, Washington Humane Society. “When warm weather is uncomfortable for people, it can quickly lead to life-threatening heat exhaustion in pets.”

 

The Washington Humane Society offers the following tips to keep pets safe during the current heat advisory and upcoming warm summer months:

 

Montgomery County Humane Society's Love Ball on Saturday, Nov. 13

Saturday, Nov. 13, 2010 • 7-11pm


Hyatt Regency Bethesda
One Bethesda Metro Center • 7400 Wisconsin Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20814

Note: as of 11.1.10, there are 20 tickets still available (out of 300)

Join hundreds of animal lovers for the most fabulous gala for all animal lovers in the city. Celebrate the compassionate work of the Montgomery County Humane Society, saving thousands of homeless dogs, cats, rabbits, birds and other animals.