Health and Safety

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  • The Warwick Valley Humane Society is open 7 days a week from 12pm to 4pm. Stop by and visit us!

  • Always keep identification on your pets at all times
  • Keep your pets rabies vaccinations up to date, including indoor cats.
  • Provide yearly veterinarian check ups for prevention and detection of behavioral or physical ailments.
  • Provide good diet and exercise for mind and body.
  • Use non-toxic flea/tick preventatives, avoid the use of flea collars.
  • Provide positive obedience training to prevent future behavior problems.
  • Use positive reinforcement to correct pet behavior and never hit or hurt your pet.
  • Never leave pet unattended in a vehicle during any season for any length of time.
  • Never leave pet unattended wearing a choke collar
  • Provide shade and available cool, clean water in summer.
  • Provide proper insulated shelter and available non-frozen water at all times in winter.
  • Wind Chill Kills! Shelter must be the right size and face South.
  • Feed extra food to any outdoor animals.
  • Check and clean paws of salt and ice.
  • Knock on hood of vehicle in winter BEFORE starting the engine. (A cat or kitten may be hiding there for warmth).
  • Prepare for disasters with a plan to protect your pet(s) in the event of hurricane, flood or fire.
  • Plan for your pet’s future in case something happens to you.
  • Have a heart, be smart and make sure your pet is spayed or neutered.
  • Always provide love, attention and affection.