June is a busy month! See what’s going on in the month for pets and animals.
ADOPT-A-SHELTER CAT MONTH
Getting a kitten or cat can be a great addition to your home and adopting a shelter cat can be extremely rewarding, but have you thought about everything getting a new pet will entail? Check out our fact sheet on Things to Consider Before Getting a Cat.
Pets also require regular preventive care to ensure that pets are kept happy and healthy before something goes wrong. You can download our Importance of Preventive Care fact sheet here.
Want to help a shelter cat but not ready to adopt? PetFinder.com has a great list of ways you can help. Their website also allows you to locate shelters and adoptable pets in your area.
TAKE YOUR DOG TO WORK DAY
Animals are a known stress reliever and what could be more fun than taking Fido to work with you?
If you are planning to participate in this year’s Take Your Dog To Work Day® event, are trying to convince your boss to let your company participate or if you are just interested in learning more about this unique celebration, you’ll want to download PSI’s free 2016 Take Your Dog To Work Day® Toolkit.
If you are participating in this doggone fun day, be sure to snap a photo of your dog at work and enter PSI’s 2016 Take Your Dog To Work Day® Photo Contest!
PET PREPAREDNESS MONTH
This site is dedicated to dog bite prevention with categories for pet
owners, bite victims, seasonal tips, and a section for kids with activities.
Also download our PVMA fact sheet on Dog Bite Prevention.
NATIONAL DAIRY MONTH
Pennsylvania is ranked fifth in total milk production nationally, with the commonwealth’s 530,000 cows producing more than 10.8 billion pounds of milk annually. The state’s annual milk production per cow is just over 20,000 pounds – or about 2,352 gallons – per cow. The state has the second largest number of dairy farms nationally, having more dairy farms than every other state except Wisconsin.
Visit the Center for Dairy Excellence’s website for more facts.