6 Halloween Pet Safety Tips

Six Tips to Keep Pets Safe and Happy this Halloween STAY IN. Keep pets inside away from trick-or-treaters and other Halloween activities. To reduce stress levels, keep pets in an enclosed room with their favorite toys and with the TV or radio on. DOORBELL DAMAGE CONTROL. An excessive ringing of the doorbell can make some…

National Vet Tech Appreciation Week

During National Veterinary Technician Appreciation Week, we would like to highlight the contributions of talented and hardworking vet techs on our HSN Veterinary Clinic and intake clinic team.   In addition to helping care for your pets during the day, each of our veterinary technicians has at least one pet of their own. They understand…

Out of Harm’s Way

It’s 6 am and Humane Society Naples is back from Tallahassee with 37 animals from the City of Tallahassee’s Animal Service Center. The animals rescued out of Hurricane Michael’s destructive path were at risk of being euthanized. The team made up of four members, left Naples at 2 pm yesterday and arrived at the panhandle around 9:30 pm.…

We Could Use Your Old Towels

Doing a little “fall cleaning”? We could use your old towels here at Humane Society Naples! Between our three locations, we use about 80 towels per day. From drying the floors so that our pets are dry and comfy after cleaning to the animals awaiting space on our adoption floor at our intake facility to…

Why Do Dogs Like to Play Fetch?

Football season is finally here and what a great time of year to get outside with the dog. Have you ever wondered why dogs like to play fetch? Here are some points from Labrador Training HQ. It’s a Doggy Instinct to Fetch Many dogs, including Labradors, were specifically bred to retrieve certain items for their human owners.…

Be ‘Pet-pared’ for Disaster with These Tips

National Disaster Preparedness Month Every year, hundreds of pet families are affected by flooding, hurricanes and other natural disasters that are prone to Southwest Florida. Although many of these families have detailed emergency preparedness plans in place in the event of a natural disaster, often times these plans do not include specifics for pets. Unfortunately,…

National Dog Day

Today is National Dog Day! This important day began in 2004 founded by pet lifestyle expert and author, Colleen Paige, to recognize all dogs and everything they do for us. This day was created to honor dogs and to show our deep appreciation for the impact they have on our daily lives, but to also…

Teach Your Old Dog New Tricks

Can you teach an old dog new tricks? The answer is yes! If you adopt an adult or even a senior dog, you may be amazed at their ability to concentrate and learn new things. Here are some tips and tricks: It’s Never Too Late Don’t let old clichés make you think you can’t teach…