|Dear Friends of Animal Fairy Charities,
We have been bombarded with emails asking us to do an interview with the new executive director of MADACC to learn more about his views on the “No-Kill” Movement, how he plans on working with local rescues to help ensure that every animal gets placed in a loving home as well as what he plans on doing to improve the lives of the dogs who are seized as a result of dog fighting. Some of you have informed us that many of these dogs may sit in their cages for up to 2 years while their owner waits for his/her court date.
Now you can learn first hand what David Flagler (the new executive director) has to say about the “No-Kill” Movement, working with local rescues to save more lives and how he plans to improve the lives of dogs seized as a result of dog fighting.
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Make a Tax-Deductibe Donation By Midnight, Dec 31st. Your donation will help us help those animal caregivers who are in the trenches everyday caring for our animals and will also help support our informational and public educational television campaign (Animal Advocate Television) which spreads community awareness for our animals in need.
Thank you in advance for all of your support in 2011.
Debra Animal Fairy Charities
MILWAUKEE – The Wisconsin Humane Society is hosting its first-ever Bow Wow Blizzard Camp today at 4500 W. Wisconsin Avenue in Milwaukee. This new one-day winter camp at WHS is for 20 children ages 8 to 11 years old who love animals. It’s a wonderful way for kids to learn all about the Wisconsin Humane Society and ways that they can help critters of all different shapes and sizes. There will be a variety of humane activities offered throughout the day including crafts, games, a behind-the-scenes tour and even a chance to meet some of the animal guests at the Wisconsin Humane Society.
Holiday Safety Tips from the Wisconsin Humane Society
The Wisconsin Humane Society would like to remind families to keep their animals safe this holiday season. Holiday festivities, decorations and visitors often present unique situations that can be harmful to your animals. Follow these simple tips to keep your four-legged friends safe and happy!
- Keep holiday treats out of reach. Chocolate, chicken bones and skin, greasy foods, grapes, onions, candies and bread dough can all cause serious health problems for your companion animal.
- Your cat may see your holiday tree as new territory to explore… and conquer. Avoid glass ornaments, tinsel and low-hanging decorations. Also, keep Fido out of the tree stand’s water, which can cause gastrointestinal problems.
- Tinsel, string, ribbon and yarn will all be seen as delightful toys, especially to your cat, but they can cause serious internal damageif swallowed.
- Don’t place holiday candles within reach of Fido. The pretty flame can be an enticement and candles can easily be knocked over. To keep your household safe, never leave a candle burning while you are away or sleeping.
- Keep all of those extra electrical cords from being a tempting toy. Don’t allow cords to dangle or run loosely across the floor. Keep all of them safely taped down and unplug them when you are not home.
- Be aware that some popular holiday plants can be toxic if ingested. These include, but are not limited to, holly, mistletoe, azalea, hibiscus, amaryllis and Christmas rose.The jury is still out on poinsettias, but it is advised to keep them out of reach just in case.
- With all the holiday traffic, provide a quiet oasis where your animals can retreat to if they become overwhelmed with all the commotion. Likewise, if you host a party, be sure Sparky doesn’t try to make a clever escape with one of your guests.
Hello advertisers, readers, and all friends of dogs! Fetch wishes you all the best in the New Year. May you and your furry friends always have a warm bed, a full belly and plenty of love. Happiness to you all!
Waukesha animal resource center partners with Blood Center of Wisconsin
HAWS, the Humane Animal Welfare Society of Waukesha County, has partnered with the Blood Center of Wisconsin for a life-saving (human) blood drive this Thursday, December 22, at the shelter at 701 Northview Road, Waukesha, from 2:30-6:30 p.m.
“This blood drive for humans honors this giving season, and also allows HAWS the chance to show support for the community that has been so supportive of us,” notes HAWS’ Executive Director Lynn Olenik. “We invite the public to join in the ‘giving spirit’ and donate – you never know when you could give the gift of life to another pet owner or animal lover!”
As an added bonus, those who are giving can also receive! As part of a daily Blood Center drawing, any participants in HAWS’ drive are automatically registered to win an autographed football from Green Bay Packers wideout Jermichael Finley.
People able to give blood can register online at www.bcw.edu/HAWS, or call HAWS at 262-542-8851. Walk-ins are welcome on December 22; appointments are scheduled at 15-minute intervals. Appointments are still available for all time slots.
HAWS, a non-profit organization established in 1965, assists over 6,000 animals each year and welcomes more than 31,000 human visitors to our shelter annually. As an “open admissions” shelter HAWS assures sanctuary for all animals in need, while offering educational programs and services to promote responsible pet ownership and prevent animal abuse. The shelter is located at 701 Northview Road in Waukesha, Wisconsin. For more information call (262) 542-8851 or log onto our website at www.hawspets.org. Friend us on Facebook at “HAWS Waukesha.”
Facebook Campaign Encourages Consumers to Pledge to Keep Pets Safe
Winter can be hazardous for people living in cold-weather regions – and for our four-legged friends. To help keep pets safe this winter, Morton Salt’sSafe-T-Pet® brand ice melt and the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced a public service campaign that kicks off on the first day of winter, Dec. 22, with “National Keep Pets Safe in Winter Day.”
- Using pet-friendly (salt free and chloride free) ice melters such as Morton® Safe-T-Pet®.
- Keeping anti-freeze high on shelves in sealed containers and quickly cleaning any spills/leakage.
- Limiting outdoor time for pets when temperatures drop below freezing.
- Checking warm spots on cars, such as hoods, where animals might seek shelter from the cold.
- Keeping pets on a leash, especially dogs, which can become disoriented or lost when once familiar surroundings are covered in ice and snow; and
- Making sure pets are wearing identification tags and proper outerwear as needed.