Warm weather has finally arrived! Unfortunately, ticks are active and can cause problems for ourselves and our pets. All the dogs and cats at Have a Heart Pet Shelter are treated with tick and flea prevention. Not only do the insects themselves cause issues (itching, anemia, allergies), but they can transmit serious diseases, including Lyme […]

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We had a good week at the shelter. Several cats and kittens were adopted, and 15 puppies were transported to Illinois for adoption there. We are preparing 9 more dogs and puppies for transport to Massachusetts the first week of June and will be getting in new dogs and LOTS of kittens for adoption. Although […]

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We have good news this week. We have confirmed that the Volunteer Low Cost Spay and Neuter clinic scheduled for July will be held at Have a Heart Pet Shelter in Yellville as planned. Due to the pandemic, this time we will register by telephone. We are registering now, so please call the shelter and […]

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It has been another good week at the Shelter. Some dogs and cats found their forever homes, and seven dogs were transported to Massachusetts, where their new adopters were waiting. Ten dogs will leave next month, but some adoptable dogs have come in so please check our website, Petfinder, Petango, Adopt-a-Pet or Pet Harbor to […]

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May is here, ushering in warm weather and the beginning of tick and flea season. Please remember to protect your pets from these pests, as ticks can transmit diseases to both dogs and cats. Puppies and kittens can develop anemia from blood loss due to tick and flea infestations. Over-the-counter treatments can be purchased from […]

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It has certainly been a busy April for the Shelter. Although we are adopting by appointment only, we fostered/adopted 18 cats and kittens! We are so grateful that these wonderful pets found new homes. Kitten season is in full swing. We recently took in a mom and 8 kittens (all have been adopted) and have […]

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These are challenging times. We at Have a Heart hope you are all staying safe. Pets can be a comfort in trying times, and with careful social distancing, taking your dog for a walk is a great way to exercise, enjoy fresh air and relieve stress. Your dog will thank you for it! And speaking […]

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Pets of the Week The health and safety of our pets, volunteers and customers are of the utmost importance to us and we are closely monitoring the current COVID-19 pandemic and how it is affecting our community. Due to this concern, effective immediately, we will temporarily limit adoptions to APPOINTMENT ONLY. Animals available for adoption […]

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Pets of the Week What a busy week for the Shelter! The first low cost spay/neuter clinic for 2020 is being held this week. We anticipate sterilizing 150 cats and dogs. What a great way to go into Spring – by reducing the number of breeding animals in the Twin Lakes area! The next clinic […]

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Pets of the Week Are you enjoying the early Spring? The serviceberry trees are in bloom, and the redbuds and dogwoods are soon to follow.  Unfortunately, for those of us who assist with animal rescue, Spring is a sad and challenging season, as we will soon be inundated with dumped kittens and phone calls from […]

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