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The Kathleen C. Cailloux Humane Society of Kerrville, Texas

Dedicated to placing as many animals as possible in quality homes

About Us …. Paws for the News


Our Newsletter — “Paws for the News” — is published quarterly, includes a calendar of upcoming events, a message from the president, a list of animals adopted and memorials/honorariums received (showing the person/animal memorialized or honored and the donor’s name), Veterinarian’s Corner, articles about completed or upcoming events, and special features.



Articles from the Veterinarian’s Corner

These interesting and informative articles, which were written by our local veterinarians, are currently viewable in Word or PDF formats.

Killing with Kindness
by Joel Bennett, DVM

What You Should Know About External Parasites
Paraphrased article from AVMA Feb 2004

Is Your Pet Lost?
by Jonathan W. Brooke, DVM

Obesity in Pets
by Bob Dittmar, DVM

Cat Scratch Fever
by Lloyd Leifeste, DVM

Alternative to Surgical Castration in Dogs
by Dr. Jay Rydberg

Pets Need Dental Care, Too
by Scott Chapman, DVM

New Rabies Vaccination Regulations
by Joel Bennett, DVM

De-skunking Your Dog

Heartworm Prevention
by David Cardwell, DVM

Holiday Safety Tips for Pets
by Jonathan W. Brooke, DVM