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Beat the Heat!

Beat the Heat!

June 30, 2015

As the weather gets warmer, and you start to get over-heated, keep in mind so does your pet! When overheated, heatstroke can occur and lead to brain damage or death. A good rule of thumb is, if you’re uncomfortable, your pet is uncomfortable. So what can you do? Here are some summer pet safety tips […]

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Celebrating National Adopt a Shelter Cat Month

Celebrating National Adopt a Shelter Cat Month

May 30, 2015

It only makes sense that June is adopt-a-cat month since June is also “kitten season.” This time of the year is when females are giving birth to the most adorable kittens left and right…and CHS has been bombarded with these kittens who need good homes. Not only do all our cute kittens need homes, but we have some […]

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‘Frito Feet’

‘Frito Feet’

May 8, 2015

What do you mean, you’ve never smelled your dog’s feet?! Go do it now, we’ll wait… Smells like corn chips, right? (or tortillas, or popcorn, or some other corn-based salty treat). Besides puppy breath, it’s one of the better smells our dogs naturally produce. Although, once you find out why paws smell so delicious, you […]

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Tick Season in Michigan

Tick Season in Michigan

April 27, 2015

Ticks are just plain nasty and they are out right now looking for a meal. Posted on May 2, 2013 by Howard Russell, MSU Diagnostic Services, Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences Despite our coldish, wet, spring weather, tick season appears to be getting under way. The most commonly encountered tick species are the […]

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Heartworm Positive Dogs

Heartworm Positive Dogs

April 17, 2015

Every dog that comes to Cascades Humane Society is tested for heartworm disease. CHS currently has four dogs that have tested positive. Heartworm is a parasite that gets into a dog through the bite of an infected mosquito. Once a dog is bitten by an infected mosquito, it takes about 7 months for the larvae […]

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