Featured Shelter Animals April 3, 2015

Mesquite Animal Shelter Pet Listing April 3, 2015 April is Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month Remember...We Are Their Voice According to the ASPCA, every ten seconds an animal is abused or beaten.  Mesquite animal Shelter is proud to … [Read more...]

Featured Shelter Animal

Have A Safe Easter!!! Easter is a festive time of year for many of us! There are, however, several potential hazards for your Pet Kid that you may not be aware of. We want your pets healthy and happy, so we do ask that you take care to keep these i … [Read more...]

WCFA Pets Needing People March 25, 2015

We Care for Animals' (WCFA) featured pet is Emily, a sweet, 10 year old senior feline.  Emily is calm and affectionate. She is in good health. Emily has a bobbed tail and a beautiful fluffy coat. She would do well in a senior citizen home giving lots … [Read more...]

Featured Shelter Animals March 20, 2015

Vaccinating Your Pet To protect your pet from contagious diseases, keep his essential vaccinations up-to-date. This is important even if your pet is kept mostly indoors. Many contagious diseases are airborne and your pet could easily be exposed … [Read more...]

WCFA Pets Needing People

We Care for Animals (WCFA) featured pet is Sheldon, a 4-5 year old Pug/Shih Tzu mix. Sheldon is still waiting for his new forever home.  He is house trained, does well with other dogs and enjoys walks and rides in the car.   Sheldon would love a home … [Read more...]

Featured Cat –Locket

Featured Cat –Locket Female Calico 1-2 years old Always looking for that special piece of jewelry then you need to have this special lady in your home. Born with a pendant of orange at her throat offset against white hair, Locket is one high-class … [Read more...]

Featured Shelter Animals March 6, 2015

Tip of the Month for March from the Mesquite Animal Shelter March is the month we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, and in Mesquite, March can be the start of spring time weather. Here are a few tips and reminders to keep your pets safe, happy and h … [Read more...]

Animal Shelter Tips March 6, 2015

March is National Poison Prevention Awareness Month. Here are some tips on how you as a pet owner can provide a poison-safe pet environment. Courtesy of the ASPCA Plants   Be aware of the plants that are in your home and yard, as many of them are t … [Read more...]

Cats and Hairballs

Cats spend up to 1/3 of their waking hours cleaning and grooming themselves. While this natural instinct for cleanliness makes cats ideal house pets, it can contribute to the formation of hairballs, also known as trichobezoars or bezoars. During … [Read more...]

Featured Shelter Animals Feb. 20, 2015

World Spay/Neuter Day February 24 Your female pet will live a longer, healthier life.  Risk of mammary gland tumors, ovarian and/or uterine cancer which is fatal in about 50 percent of dogs and 90 percent of cats is reduced or eliminated, … [Read more...]