Found Pets: What to Do If You Find a Stray Pet

What to Do If You Find a Stray Pet If you have found a pet you need to act fast. People who have lost pets start their search immediately and then tend to scale down the search if there have been no results within about 2 weeks. If you have not taken the following...

Tips for Finding Lost Pets

Before It Happens: If your pet(s) are outside at all they need to have on a collar and tag. This is their best ticket home. A collar without a tag is useless in helping your pet find his way home. Microchips are inexpensive and highly effective. They provide a means...

Humane Education Programs

Since 57% of American households today own either a dog or cat, most children will be around pets—in their own homes, the homes of friends and relatives, and in their communities.  Teaching children how to treat animals kindly is a lesson that will have practical...

How to Cope with the Loss of a Pet

by Moira Anderson Allen, M.Ed. Anyone who considers a pet a beloved friend, companion, or family member knows the intense pain that accompanies the loss of that friend. Following are some tips on coping with that grief, and with the difficult decisions one faces upon...

Reporting Cruelty to Animals

If you see or know of any cruelty to animals immediately call your local Animal Control Office or the Siskiyou Animal Control Office. If an animal’s life is in emanate danger, being tortured or if there is any dog / cock fighting immediately call 911 as these are...

Feral Cats vs. Stray Cats

Feral cats and stray cats are not one and the same. Feral cats are those born and raised in the wild, or those cats that have been abandoned or lost and turned to a feral lifestyle in order to survive. Feral cats are often too wild to be handled, and many live in...