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Shelter Enrichment

Cotter students came to the rescue…literally. “Shelter enrichment” is today’s topic. This terminology could cover a number of aspects of rescue shelters, but this time we’re referring to ways to improve the shelter animals’ mental state while in the shelter. Furbabies that are bored or stressed from being in the shelter will often start exhibiting …

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Pets of the Week

The last few weeks we’ve had a great deal of success in finding new furever homes for shelter residents. But, as always, it seems that as fast as we adopt out cats, dogs, kittens, and puppies…more come in.  This week we’d like our readers to meet three very special furbabies. First up is Trooper. This …

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Pets of the Week

This week we want to introduce three very special dogs. All three are so sweet and loving, but all were surrendered recently because, unfortunately, they tend to go after chickens. There are ways to avoid this, but it takes some time. You can conduct a quick Google search to find the steps involved to train …

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Pets of the Week

Oh my goodness! This week, in the canine category, we have a couple of real cuties! Allow us to introduce Pete and RePete, two adorable brothers found as strays (believed to have been dumped) on MC 4044. Two very kind women picked them up and reached out to Have a Heart for assistance. As is …

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Pets of the Week

Hello there, Have a Heart friends! Zachary here, reporting from the shelter. Yes, I’m a cat so I had some help to type this. But that’s exactly what we want to talk about today…the need for volunteers! Along with the other Pet of the Week, Brooke, we’d like to chat with you a bit. Did …

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Pets of the Week

Hello Have a Heart friends! I swear, it seems every week we think this will be “the week” things will slow down around here. Ha! But we are blessed to do the work we do and help the fur babies we help to find their furever homes. This week we want to let y’all know …

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Pets of the Week

This is shaping up to be another very busy week at Have a Heart Pet Shelter in Yellville. The Spay and Neuter Clinic runs from April 5-7 and has been fully booked for a long time. Each time we announce having clinic registration, interested parties need to call that day. Across three days we will …

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Pets of the Week

On January 24th, the Shelter posted a Facebook post about two dogs found out on Hwy 125, south of Hwy 412. One was a female, red and white pit bull dead in the ditch with what looked like bite marks from an animal. The person who found her also reported a small German Shepherd mix …

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Pet of the Week

  Have A Heart Pet Shelter gets calls weekly from people concerned about the pets they see throughout our community that are underfed, have inadequate housing, tied to a tree or running loose chasing livestock or annoying their neighbors. The people making these calls assume we can fix all this. We are a Shelter; we …

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