a pet's life magazine SUMMER 2020 - Page 14

MAKE IT A DATE April Did you know heartworm disease affects millions of dogs, cats, and other mammals each year? During National Heartworm Awareness Month, have your pet tested, learn the warning signs, research heartworm risk in your region, and talk to your vet about getting your pet on a regimen of heartworm prevention medication. May There are few things worse than losing your pet. That’s why it is extremely important to get your pet microchipped and Chip Your Pet Month is the perfect opportunity. Organizations like the San Diego Humane Society usually offer specials or even free services during May to help get more pets chipped. June After spring, also known as kitten season, millions of felines find themselves in shelters, which is why June is Adopt-a-Shelter-Cat Month. If you are considering adopting a pet, visit your local shelter to find a cute kitty you can bring home. Many organizations even offer discounted or waived adoption fees! 14 apetslifemagazine.com | SPRING 2020