Education Archives | Central California SPCA, Fresno, CA

What fruits can my dog eat?

Have you ever been minding your own business, snacking on some blueberries (or cherries, or pineapple, or grapes) when your furry buddy hits you with those big old puppy eyes? Chances are you went straight to the internet to find out whether or not sharing would harm your dog—and we’re willing to bet this isn’t the first time this has happened, either. That’s why we’ve compiled a master list of common fruits to inform you on which are healthy for your pup and which should be avoided at all costs.

What You Need to Know About Spaying and Neutering Pets

What You Need to Know About Spaying and Neutering Pets

“Not only is spaying and neutering pets a standard part of ensuring their health and safety, it’s actually required by law in some states. You don’t want to end up with a hefty penalty fee or any other issue that can crop up when you forgo this important procedure on your pet.”


My Dog Won’t Eat: Why Not and What Can I Do

This is actually more common than you might think. The good news is, in many cases, it’s not anything to be worried about. There are a number of reasons your furry family member might be neglecting its food bowl, on any given day.


What is the Best Pet for Kids? Adding a New Family Member

A pet is an excellent step in teaching younger children about love, friendship, responsibility, patience, and more. It can be a large part of their development – not to mention it can prove to make a fantastic companion for parents, too, for years to come.

Dogs in Locked Cars

Dogs in Locked Cars

Even though Animal Control Officers were immediately dispatched to the scene, the dog had suffered greatly and passed away.

7 Proven Ways to Calm Your Anxious Dog

7 Proven Ways to Calm Your Anxious Dog

Anxiety is not only a common trait in humans, but animals can also suffer as well. Many of the dogs in our care have anxiety — which usually stems from being abandoned by their owners and the shelter environment in general.


Should I get a cat? How to know for sure!

Should I get a cat? How to be completely sure that you’re ready to handle the responsibility of a cat in your home. Be fair to yourself and your potential new pet and read this article to know if you’re ready!


Am I ready for a dog? How to know for sure!

Are you thinking that it’s time to get a pet? Are you asking yourself “Am I ready?” Adopting a dog is a big commitment and there are some questions you should be able to answer before making the leap.

What To Do After You Adopt A Pet

The ultimate guide for new adopters!

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