Halloween tips for your pets … but first a heart-warming story!

Categories: PHS Blog

The house was decorated like a scene from the Adams Family movie: dark, dreary and scary. Skulls, witches and spiders hung at the entryway while eerie, screams shouted, “Enter at your own risk!” every time the doorbell rang. It was the house on the block that no one visited, except on Halloween, when it turned …

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Why turtles don’t make great pets – from a turtle owner

Categories: PHS Blog

When I first moved out of my parents’ home, I wanted a pet of my own. I was bummed that I couldn’t get a dog because my lease and four roommates said no. So, I “settled” for a turtle. His name was Rocky. Rocky was brought into the animal shelter where I was volunteering with …

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National Pit Bull Day Awareness Day Celebration

Categories: In the News

National Pit Bull Awareness Day is a day of education, awareness and advocacy designed to change commonly held stereotypes and perceptions surrounding pit bull-type dogs. On Saturday, October 28, the Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA (PHS) will welcome pit bull owners and their dogs for a day of fun and games. This year’s festivities will include: Basic Obedience Training:Dog trainers will offer a free basic obedience class for pit bull-type …

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