How Pets Improve Mental Health

Written by Marketing & Community Outreach Volunteer, Jane Hillhouse After adopting a new pet, not only are you opening your arms to a new best friend and endless cuddles, you are also taking a step toward improving your mental health.…

Understanding Leash Reactivity

When walking your dog becomes an embarrassment: Loving and teaching leash reactive dogs. Written by Miranda Kurtz, CPDT-KA and Behavior Supervisor at Larimer Humane Society “GAHHKGAHHKGAHHK” Otter screamed as he pulled, barked, flipped,…

Keeping Pets Occupied & Stimulated During Winter Months

A big thank you to BarknBig for guest writing this blog, as part of our monthly Business Partner Program. BarknBig manufactures premium canine treats and chews, and is located in Loveland, CO. They can be reached at Barknbig.com and 970.663.4561. With…

Our Pets and the Holidays

A big thank you to BarknBig for guest writing this blog, as part of our monthly Business Partner Program. BarknBig manufactures premium canine treats and chews, and is located in Loveland, CO. They can be reached at Barknbig.com and (970)…

Why Not Rawhide?

A big thank you to BarknBig for guest writing this blog, as part of our monthly Business Partner Program. BarknBig manufactures premium canine treats and chews, and is located in Loveland, CO. They can be reached at Barknbig.com and (970)…

Pet Safety During Winter

Written by Marketing and Community Relations Volunteer Jane Hillhouse. Winter is here and cold days are upon us. While you cozy up by the fireplace, it's important to remember your pet's safety as they romp around in the snow outside. The…

Understanding Pet Winter Hazards

Thanks to our friends at ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center, we would like to share a handful of pet safety tips to keep in mind during the winter time. Antifreeze Antifreeze can leak from a car radiator onto the ground. Some animals are…

Honoring Veteran's Day

Today we honor and recognize Veterans in the Larimer Humane Society community. One in particular is David, an Air Force Vet who served from 1975 to 1981, and now volunteers as an adoption greeter here at the shelter. David joined the military…

The Benefits of Kids Growing up With Pets

When deciding if adopting a new pet is the right option for your family, there is a lot to consider. It’s easy to think of the extra labor and stress that comes with adding a four-legged companion to the household, not to mention your little…

Dog Treats vs. Dog Chews - What's the Difference?

A big thank you to BarknBig for guest writing this blog, as part of our monthly Business Partner Program. BarknBig manufactures premium canine treats and chews, and is located in Loveland, CO. They can be reached at Barknbig.com and (970) 663-4561. Ask…