Jun 28, 2018

The Dog Days of Summer


Find plenty of tips on how to keep your pets comfortable and safe during the high temperatures this summer!

Watch out for heatstroke - symptoms include panting, lethargy, drooling, fever, vomiting and collapse. Call your veterinarian right way if you see these signs.

Give your pet extra water.

Offer your pet several ways to cool off - leave a fan on where your pet can sit in front of it, add ice cubes to their water or offer a cool treat like a Kong stuffed with wet food or peanut butter then frozen.

NEVER leave your pet alone inside a car.

Take your walks in the morning or evening when it is cooler and avoid hot sidewalks.

Be alert for coolant leaking from your vehicle - dogs are attracted to the sweet taste of coolant and just a small amount can make your dog sick or even cause death. Call your vet right away if you believe your dog has ingested coolant.

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Feb 11th, 2019

Helping Sweet Senior Edith Heal

We have great news to share about Edith, a stray Shih Tzu found needing multiple surgeries and lots of care and compassion.

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Feb 4th, 2019

Thank you for Helping us Soar to the Finish Line!

Thanks to our generous community, we've now raised the funds needed to construct a 100-foot flight pen at Dane County Humane Society's Wildlife Center.

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Jan 29th, 2019

DCHS Supports Ending Wildlife 'Killing Contests' in Wisconsin

Your urgent action is needed! Please ask your WI State Representative and WI State Senator to Co-Sponsor LRB 1453/1.

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Jan 8th, 2019

Celebrating DCHS Veterinarians!

We are excited to share some great news from Dane County Humane Society's Animal Medical Services!

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Dec 3rd, 2018

The Long Journey Home

Thanks to generosity like yours, a beautiful red-tailed hawk took flight and returned home after a long, six-month journey of healing.

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Dec 1st, 2018

Fate and YOUR support brings families together

A cat reaches out her paw to touch the person walking by. A dog’s soulful eyes connect with the person outside his kennel.

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