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Yavapai Humane Society is passionate about finding forever homes for the 3,000+ animals we rescue each year. Opt to adopt!

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Information about taking care of your pet and how we can take care of your pet for you.

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Walk-In Clinic Yavapai Humane Society Spay/Neuter and Wellness Clinic October 28, 2016

Our Friday Walk-In Vaccination Clinic offers affordable services to public animals. Our goal is t

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Howl-O-ween Yavapai Humane Society October 29, 2016

Yavapai Humane Society is celebrating Halloween with our Howl-O-ween adoption event October 29-31 fe

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    Elisabeth Haugan
    August 25, 2015 by Elisabeth Haugan Back to School 101 for Pets

    “Where’s my human?” This question runs across a dog’s mind a lot these days, now that everyone is back in school. The back-to-school time can pose some interesting challenges to pets, so let More

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    Ed Boks, Former executive director
    February 4, 2016 by Ed Boks, Former executive director Beat the Heat

    February is National Spay/Neuter Awareness month. Awareness can sometimes be uncomfortable. For instance, are you aware that 2.7 million dogs and cats are killed in American animal shelters every year More

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    Ed Boks, Former executive director
    February 24, 2016 by Ed Boks, Former executive director Benefits to exercising with your four-legged best friend

    Are you having trouble sticking to your new year's resolution of exercising more? Maybe you need a good physical trainer to help you meet your fitness goals: your best friend! Research shows that dogs More

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    Elisabeth Haugan
    July 8, 2015 by Elisabeth Haugan Comforting Your Pet During the Monsoons

    Scared PetMonsoon season is now in full More

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    March 25, 2016 by Elisabeth Haugan Companionship good for the body and soul

    Just another amazing example of how your dog is really the best companion...a workout buddy and a source of unconditional love. The human-animal bond is so powerful!  


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    Ed Boks, Former executive director
    March 3, 2016 by Ed Boks, Former executive director How dogs identify friend and foe

    According to a recent study reported in the journal Current Biology, dogs can pick up emotional cues from another dog by watching the direction of its wagging tail. In a series of lab experiments, More

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    Elisabeth Haugan
    July 1, 2015 by Elisabeth Haugan Keeping Pets Safe During the 4th of July

    The 4th of July is a time for outdoor celebrations, picnics, barbecues and of course, fireworks. Before you pack up to go to the lake or the outdoor arena, stadium or even your own front yard to en More

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    Elisabeth Haugan
    December 21, 2014 by Elisabeth Haugan Keeping Pets Safe in Colder Months

    Winter in particular can bring some dangers pets don’t typically experience during other seasons. Tips to help keep your pets safe during the chilly months include:

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    Elisabeth Haugan
    September 4, 2015 by Elisabeth Haugan Labor Day Safety Tips for Pet Owners

    Yavapai Humane Society (YHS) urges pet owners to bear safety in mind this holiday weekend. With Labor Day festivities, dogs and cats can get lost in the shuffle. Safety tips for outdoor activities, More

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    Elisabeth Haugan
    January 21, 2016 by Elisabeth Haugan Lessons for Pets After Rabies Scare

    When we got the call from Animal Control in early December that a domestic cat had been positively identified for rabies, disbelief and concern immediately set in. Our community hadn't seen a rabies c More