What's Happening at HSOY
Please join us for an educational presentation on community cats.
Topics covered include:
What is a community cat?
Solving community cat issues?
How to join our TNR program?
What are we doing to control community cat populations?
June 2nd - 5:30pm - Foothills Branch Library - 13226 S. frontage Rd.
June 6th - 5:30pm - Yuma County Main Library - 2951 S. 21st Dr.
June 9th - 5:30pm - Somerton Branch Library - 240 W Canal St.
June 14th - 5:30pm - San Luis Library - 1075 6th Ave.
ATTENTION YUMA COUNTY RESIDENTS AND CITY OF YUMA RESIDENTS!
Have you licensed your pets yet?
If so, thank you! If not, the Humane Society of Yuma wants to remind you that you’re required by law to license your pets. Please make sure your pets are current with their license and rabies vaccination.
Rattlesnakes lurk everywhere in the desert southwest, and can be a life-threatening danger to dogs of all sizes. With just a few preventive steps, you can reduce the chances your dog will get bitten and die from a rattlesnake bite! Rattlesnakes are very common in the parks and trails that many dog-lovers use for hikes and walks with their dogs. More and more homes are being built in areas that were previously rural, making encounters with wildlife even more common. Here are some tips to prevent a fatal rattlesnake bite, and what to do if your dog is bitten!
Did you know that HSOY pays $7,280 a month to APS for electricity? The electricity bill is one of the largest expenses for the organization and to reduce the cost, the Humane Society of Yuma went forward with a solar project. In late December, Eckard Commerical Construction Inc. completed the first part of the installation of the solar panels on the roof of the Humane Society of Yuma.
Our first ever event partnering with Yuma Art Center for Pawblo Pawcasso: An Animal Experience was a huge success!
On Friday, August 10th a closing reception and silent auction was held. Pups and their humans in attendance viewed animal-themed artworks from talented artists and had the opportunity to bid on one-of-a-kind pieces donated by local Yuma artists.
The Humane Society of Yuma and Buffalo Wild Wings – Yuma partnered up for the entire month of July to raise money through dedication paws.
Giving up ownership of a pet can be difficult and if you dread the idea of bringing your pet to the animal shelter, Adopt-a-pet.com wants to help. All adoption fees collected by Adopt-a-pet will be donated to the Humane Society of Yuma, when you use the following link. rehome.adoptapet.com/r/73424
The Humane Society of Yuma has partnered with Adopt-a-pet.com to set up an alternative re-homing method to surrendering your pet to the shelter.
Raining Cats and Dogs.
It’s the perfect storm; it is raining cats and dogs at the shelter. May is historically one of the most difficult months of the year for the Humane Society of Yuma. We are 23 days into May and have received a total of 649 animals since May 1st. 26 cats and 6 dogs came in, Tuesday morning just within the first two hours of operation. Since 2012, the average intake in May is 945.5 animals, with an overwhelming emphasis on cats and kittens entering the shelter. As of May 1st, 2018 we have taken in 421 cats and kittens for an average of 19 cats per day.