World Rabies Day

World Rabies Day

We don’t hear about rabies too often in the U.S. because, since 1960, almost all cases occur in wildlife, primarily bats and raccoons. Prior to this, however; it was not uncommon for our own pets to transmit this dread disease to their humans. We can thank our county,...
You Either Like them or You Don’t

You Either Like them or You Don’t

After more than six years in the field I’ve come to the conclusion that there is nothing more controversial in companion animal welfare than the problem of unowned cats. These guys are everywhere and from what I can tell there are two distinct, and diametrically...
K9 Influenza Reference Guide

K9 Influenza Reference Guide

Important Information about Canine Influenza or Dog Flu for Pet Owners Many pet owners have contacted us about Canine Influenza, so we have created this quick reference guide to help answer many of your questions. What is Canine Influenza? Canine Influenza Virus...
Why Spay/Neuter?

Why Spay/Neuter?

What is spaying and neutering? Spaying is the surgical removal of a female animal’s reproductive organs so she cannot become pregnant. A neuter is the surgical removal of a male animal’s testicles so that he cannot impregnate a female. The surgeries are performed by a...
We Stand Up for the Five Freedoms

We Stand Up for the Five Freedoms

Paws Humane Society, like all animal shelters and boarding facilities in Georgia, is licensed by the Georgia Department of Agriculture.  Many states do not require inspections and licensing of facilities within their jurisdictions.  Unfortunately, this allows more...