Featured Shelter Animals Jan. 2, 2015

SPAY/NEUTER OF DOGS AND CATS Pet overpopulation is a serious problem in the U.S. Sadly; there are millions of dogs and cats in the U.S. than there are homes available. Startling facts and figures: A six-year-old female dog can be the source of … [Read more...]

Featured Shelter Animals Dec. 30, 2014

New Year Resolutions for Pets 15. I will not eat other animals' poop. 14. I will not lick my human's face after eating animal poop. 13. I do not need to suddenly stand straight up when I'm lying under the coffee table. 12. My head does not … [Read more...]

Featured Shelter Animals Dec. 19, 2014

Holiday Safety Tips for Your Pet The holidays are a wonderful time to celebrate with family and loved ones, but it can be a stressful and dangerous time for your family pet. Now that the holidays are upon us, the SPCA would like to offer the … [Read more...]

Featured Shelter Animals Dec. 12, 2014

Door Manners for Dogs -Victoria Stillwell Barking at the Doorbell A common problem between dogs and the door is excessive barking, particularly when the doorbell rings. The key is to desensitize your dog to the sound of the doorbell: Sit … [Read more...]

Donkey Foster Program Available

Looking for that perfect Christmas gift for the person who has everything? What about fostering a donkey from the Scenic Arizona Satellite Adoption Center of Peaceful Valley Donkey Rescue? Fostering a donkey from Peaceful Valley Donkey Rescue … [Read more...]

Featured Shelter Animals Dec. 5, 2014

Golden Rules for Responsible Pet Ownership Choose your type and breed of pet carefully. Be sure that your dog and your cat are licensed and wearing their tags. Train your dog and your cat so that it is well behaved and not a nuisance to other … [Read more...]

What is the Parvo Dog Disease?

Overview Parvo is the abbreviated term for Canine Parvovirus. The canine parvovirus (CPV) infection is a highly contagious viral illness that affects dogs. It is the most widespread lethal viral infection among domestic dogs. The majority of cases … [Read more...]

Featured Shelter Animals Nov. 28, 2014

November Tips of the Month November starts the holiday and cooler weather season. Here are a few tips to keep your pet healthy and safe this winter! People often have friends and family visit during the holiday season. If you plan on having … [Read more...]

Local donkey rescue serves as transfer point

The Scenic, AZ Satellite Adoption Center of Peaceful Valley Donkey Rescue operated by Joan Dunkle and Fred Clark once again acted as a transfer station for burros. These burros were part of the final wild burro round up at the Sheldon Refuge near … [Read more...]

Featured Shelter Animals Nov. 21, 2014

November is National Pet Cancer Awareness Month- from the American Veterinary Medical Association It is never too late to learn the warning signs of pet cancer. Cancer is not strictly a "human" condition. As the No. 1 disease-related killer of … [Read more...]