Just like it takes all of us some time to adapt to new situations and environments, adopted dogs and cats have a period of decompression commonly referred to as the 3-3-3 Rule. For most rescue pets, it takes on average 3 months to fully become comfortable and acclimated to their new home. This period ofContinue reading “The 3-3-3 Rule When Adopting a Dog or Cat”
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Meet and Greet Disclaimer
At this time, McKamey Animal Center will be putting a HOLD on hosting “Meet and Greets” between dogs available for adoption, and dogs currently owned by the family interested in adopting due to a recent outbreak of Canine Influenza in our community. We at MAC are attempting to minimize the exposure of the animals inContinue reading “Meet and Greet Disclaimer”
April is Heartworm Awareness Month
April is National Heartworm Awareness Month, and you are probably thinking “yeah, I’ve heard that heartworms are serious, and my vet tells me I should give my pet those chews to prevent it.” But do you know just how prevalent the disease is? And how deadly? And how difficult (not to mention expensive!) it isContinue reading “April is Heartworm Awareness Month”
Kitten Season is Here! How You Can Help.
Every Spring, our MAC team holds our breath as we anticipate the influx of orphaned kittens. As the days begin to warm, unaltered cats begin to reproduce, thus leading to a flood of found and more often than not, orphaned kittens. In 2021, our foster team cared for more than 1,000 animals, most of whichContinue reading “Kitten Season is Here! How You Can Help.”