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Volunteers needed for Greek Food Festival

We are honored to have been selected as one of the charitable recipients of the Greek Food Festival this year!  Humane Society of Pulaski County is one of the recipient charities chosen by the committee and are THRILLED to be part of this annual event on May 18-20,...

Puppy & Kitten Foster Families Needed

We have a need for experienced and/or interested fosters, particularly for bottle feeding puppies and kittens. Fostering is an amazing, rewarding opportunity to make a difference in a puppy or kitten's life, but does requires a commitment of time. For example, newborn...

LR and NLR Mayors Participate in “Better Cities for Pets” project

In January 2017 the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) and Mars Petcare launched a nationwide city survey to determine what resources and support a city would need to make their community more pet-friendly. In Pulaski County, the mayors of North Little Rock and...

Invisible Fences: Do or Don’t?

Jennifer L. Summerfield, DVM CPDT-KA www.drjensdogblog.com Today, I want to discuss a topic that I (and every other dog trainer I know!) get lots of questions about. Are “Invisible Fence”-type containment systems a good idea, generally speaking?  Or, would this be a...

Become an HSPC Member!

Our 2018 Membership Drive is Underway! The Humane Society of Pulaski County is supported 100% by community funding. We are not affiliated with the Humane Society of the US or any other national organization, and receive no local, state, or federal funding. We are also...

Correcting Destructive Chewing in Dogs

It’s normal for puppies and dogs to chew on objects as they explore the world. Chewing accomplishes a number of things for a dog. For young dogs, it’s a way to relieve pain that might be caused by incoming teeth. For older dogs, it’s nature’s way of keeping jaws...

Alternatives to Declawing

Declawing cats is perhaps the most controversial surgical procedure performed by veterinarians today. So controversial, in fact, that countless people consider it a cruel form of mutilation. It’s illegal in many parts of the world, including England, Australia,...