Halloween Safety Tips for Pet Owners: Protecting Your Furry Friends

Halloween, a time of fun, festivities, and spooky surprises, can be a thrilling experience for humans. However, for our beloved pets, it can be a bewildering and potentially dangerous day. From strange costumes to tempting treats, there are several hazards that pet owners should be aware of to ensure their furry friends stay happy and healthy throughout this ghoulish holiday. Here are some crucial precautions every pet owner should take on Halloween day.


Find Your Lucky Charm at the Humane Society of Broward County this Saint Patty's Day

Fort Lauderdale, FL - The Humane Society of Broward County, wants you to find your "Furry Lucky Charm" from March 17th - March 20th at the adoption center.  Select pets will have adoption fees of $17, while several others have had their fees sponsored.  So, you'll get a lot of love for a little green!  The regular fee for dogs over six months is $150 and felines $40.


Help Make a Difference Participate in the 2022 VCA Walk for the Animals Benefitting the Humane Society of Broward County

Fort Lauderdale, FL – Mark your calendars…the 2022 VCA Walk for the Animals benefitting the Humane Society of Broward County will be held in person on March 5th at Huizenga Park in downtown Fort Lauderdale.  The 1.25-mile walk is accompanied by vendor booths, entertainment, prizes and more and will be a hybrid event this year. 


Black Furrday Pet Adoption Event! Join us on Friday, November 26

Fort Lauderdale, FL – The Humane Society of Broward County’s spectacular “Black Furrday” pet adoption event is back for the holiday season.  Avoid the mall crowds on “Black Friday” and add a furry friend to your family instead.  A furry friend that wants to spend this holiday and many more with you. 

The HSBC will be offering “Cuddle Busters” all day long which means the adoption fee will be waived for select pets.  In addition, the adoption fee will be ½ price for dogs and cats one year of age and older. Whether you’re looking for big or small, purebred or a unique mixed breed…there is always love for sale at the Humane Society of Broward County.

When you adopt from the Humane Society of Broward County all pets are spayed or neutered before going home.  In addition, they receive preliminary vaccinations, a microchip, heart-worm test for dogs over seven months, feline leukemia test for cats, a limited 14-day health care plan courtesy of VCA Animal Hospitals, and a bag of Purina ONE pet food while supplies last.  For more information call the shelter today at 954-989-3977 ext 6.  The HSBC is located at 2070 Griffin Road, a block west of I-95 and opens daily at 11:00 a.m.  To see who needs a home visit

The Humane Society of Broward County is a private non-profit organization made possible by generous donations from animal enthusiasts like you. The shelter is not affiliated with any other animal welfare organization with a similar name and receives no funding from them or the state.


Angel PAWS “Martinis, Mutts & Models”

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – PAWS, an auxiliary of the Humane Society of Broward County, will be hosting their highly popular Angel PAWS event and silent auction virtually this year. Event co-chairs Margaret Meldeau, Susan Smith and Shawn Smith-Myers have been working diligently on coordinating the virtual event and securing fabulous items for the auction.   The virtual fashion show presentation, presented by Saks Fifth Avenue Boca Raton, will take place on Wednesday, January 27 at 5:30pm.  Tickets are $50 and include the private YouTube link and the chance to win a shopping spree at Saks Fifth Avenue Boca Raton.  Sponsorship opportunities are also available which will include a special delivery of food, martinis and champagne to the sponsor’s home, plus other special personal touches. 

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