Blog Archive

Posted on: July 30, 2020

Questions about COVID 19 & Animals? Thanks to our friends and partners at the Association for Animal Welfare Advancement, you’re covered. Check out these options and don’t forget to look at our COVID19 Toolkit and our Crisis Response Kit, both collaborated and created with the Charlotte Mecklenburg Animal Care and Control team HSC & CMACC […]

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Posted on: June 15, 2020

Written and submitted by guest author, Emily Jackson Most pet owners know that some plants, including lilies, poison ivy, azalea, daffodil, and oak, are harmful to their cats and dogs. However, you may be shocked to find out that we are surrounded by surprisingly common plants that are poisonous to pets. Always practice care when […]

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Posted on: September 27, 2017

At the Humane Society of Charlotte, pet safety is one of our primary concerns. We do everything we can to educate our wonderful community on the many important issues related to pet ownership, and today we want to draw attention to a topic that’s becoming increasingly important — paddleboarding safety for dogs. Stand up paddleboarding […]

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Posted on: May 28, 2017

Playing in the summer sunshine with your dog is great fun, but there are a few simple precautions you can take to keep your dogs cool in the heat and protect them from heat-related problems.  By understanding how your dog copes with the warm temperatures and planning ahead you can avoid potentially dangerous situations. How […]

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Posted on: April 03, 2017

Many dogs and cats simply can’t handle the first signs of a thunderstorm.  With the spring/summer months upon us, we’ve found some interesting and helpful tips on how to help your pets with their “storm phobia”. Click here for tips on how to help your family pets during storms. Remember to always contact your pet’s […]

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Posted on: February 27, 2017

What better time to look at pet-proofing your home than March – it’s Poison Prevention Awareness Month. Pet-proofing your home is one of the first steps in keeping your pets happy and healthy. There are common household and yard items that can harm your pet if swallowed and each year, many dogs and cats suffer […]

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Posted on: September 02, 2016

Are you celebrating the final holiday of the summer season this weekend?  Just a quick reminder about fireworks. If you want to set off fireworks, don’t invite the dog or cat.  Please make sure that your furry family members are inside, safe and sound.  

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