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Community Awareness & Resource Education Series

LHS CARES logoLHS C.A.R.E.S. presentations address a variety of topics related to animal welfare and behavior. Seminars are free and open to the public with no registration or RSVP necessary. The program seeks to provide our community with the support and resources they need in their relationships with their companion animals, while encouraging a sense of responsibility for the welfare of all animals. All programs are held in the LHS Community Room and are for a human audience only.

For questions about LHS C.A.R.E.S. programs, please call our Humane Education Coordinator at 303-772-1232 x289 or email tegan@longmonthumane.org.

2019 LHS C.A.R.E.S. Dates & Topics

Thursday August 29, 06:00 p.m. – 07:30 p.m.
Not Too Skinny, Not Too Fat; Healthy Weight for Your Dog and Your Cat
Lydia Goggin: CVT, AAS
Longmont Humane Society's Health Care Department
Taught by one of our very own Certified Veterinary Technicians, this presentation covers appropriate body weight for cats and dogs at different stages of their growth and development, as well as why it's so important to maintain a healthy body weight for your companion animals. Topics include how to effectively and safely help an underweight animal to gain weight in healthy stages, as well as ways to reduce body weight to alleviate additional health concerns that can result from excess weight on your animal's frame. It provides the information and resources to assess your animal's body type and learn how to incorporate positive changes that promote a lifelong healthy physique!
*Reminder: all presentations are for a human audience only*