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Agnes Sibal-von Debschitz, (213) 482-9512 or
Justin Khosrowabadi, (213) 482-9551 or
Five Ways to Show Pets We Love Them
This Valentine’s Day

Los Angeles, February 12, 2021 – Valentine’s Day is all about love, and because our pets are always there for us and ready to give us their unconditional love, let’s show some extra TLC and attention to our lovable animal companions.

Here are five ways to enjoy the day with your furry Valentines:

Exercise and play games.

Exercise is a vital part of enriching your pets’ lives. For dogs, walking, running, and playing fetch are great ways to bond with your canine friends, while cats enjoy interactive play so a wand toy or a rolled-up piece of paper will keep your cat entertained as they chase it around. 
Ensure your pet is licensed and microchipped. 

By making sure your dog’s license is up-to-date and that their microchip has your most current contact information will help to reunite you with your lost pet and get them back home.
Treat them with some extra TLC.

You don’t always have to use food as a reward for your animal companion, sometimes giving them lots of praise, a good belly rub, or friendly scratch in their favorite spot will get them purring or wagging their tails.
Spay and neuter the ones you love.

Spaying and neutering has many health benefits for your four-legged friends that include preventing unwanted litters, discouraging roaming to keep them close to home, and decreasing the risk of certain cancers.

In Los Angeles, it’s the law for dogs and cats over the age of four months to be spayed or neutered.
Share your love with pets in our community. 

Help keep mobile spay and neuter clinics on the road for pets in our community by making a donation.

An anonymous donor has pledged $25,000 in matching funds to donations made to the LA Animal Services’ Spay/Neuter Trust Fund. Please consider making a donation because a gift from you for any amount will help us reach our goal.

We are at $15,219.25 of our $25,000 goal!

Click here to donate to the Spay and Neuter Trust Fund.

To find out more about our spay/neuter program, go to:
No matter how you spend your day with your furry family members, LA Animal Services wishes you a safe and Happy Valentine’s Day!
For more information about LA Animal Services, please visit:
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LA Animal Services promotes and protects the health, safety, and welfare of animals and the people who love them, and is one of the largest municipal shelter systems in the United States. With six Centers across the City, LA Animal Services serves approximately 60,000 animals annually and responds to 20,000 emergency calls involving animals or people in danger. LA Animal Services is part of the Human Animal Support Services (HASS) international coalition, joining 38 municipal shelters and animal welfare organizations across the country to reimagine and transform the way shelters care for animals and their families, by offering access to resources to help keep families together; getting lost pets home quickly without having to enter the shelter system; providing food and medical assistance; and continuing to build on a strong adoption and foster program so pets find their permanent homes or are placed in foster care. Visit our link.tree for helpful links to the services and resources available to you and your companion animals. Connect with LA Animal Services and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram.
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