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Pet Owners

Whether you have adopted a new dog or cat or you are seeking advice about pets already in your home, the Santa Barbara Humane Society is here to help you. The downloadable PDFs below are designed to help answer your most-asked questions about dogs and cats. Compiled by our veterinarians, trainers, and animal behavior experts, these one-page handouts are easy to read and packed full of useful information.

To download a PDF, simply click the link of the topic of your choice.

Dog 101

Cat 101   

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How to Help Your Pet Adjust to Their New Home

Moving is stressful and exhausting, and it can feel that way for pets too. They don’t understand what’s happening and why they’re losing the home they feel safe in. Our friends at Redfin have gathered tips from the experts on how to make the transition easier on your pet and how to help them adjust to their new home.

Read it here!

AHA Pet Meets Baby pdfPet Meets Baby

This downloadable PDF is provided as a special resource from American Humane Association and helps new and expectant parents and caregivers introduce their infants and children to their pets—and their pets to new infants and children—safely and confidently.

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Need Additional Help? Contact Us!

One of the reasons we exist is to educate our Central Coast communities to provide you with the resources you need to give your pet a long, safe, and happy life.

If you would like more information on the resources that are available to you, call us at 805.964.4777 or email [email protected]