April is National Heartworm Awareness Month, but heartworm disease is something you will hear us educating our clients on year-round. Why? Let's look at some stats. The Companion Animal Parasite Council gathers test information from veterinarians across the U.S. to determine the rate of infection.
The current infection rate in Butte County is 1 in 63 dogs tested compared to a statewide average of 1 in 303. Surrounding counties have an even worse rate of infection; Tehama county is 1 in 40, Plumas county is 1 in 14, and Shasta county is 1 in 50. 
Why is Heartworm Disease a big deal? Heartworm disease affects the heart, lungs and pulmonary blood vessels of pets, putting immense strain on their cardiovascular system... Read more
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Butte Humane Society (BHS) is excited to share two important announcements regarding The Journey Home capital campaign. Since it was established in 1911, the organization has never had a permanent location to call “home.” Leased spaces, cramped quarters and antiquated buildings have hindered the organization’s ability to fully meet the animal welfare needs of Chico and Butte County. However, the organization has been working diligently for the past two years to change that and is quickly closing in on a very exciting finish line... Read More
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