​   Furry Friends of the Foothills

501(c)3 Non profit Organization

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Animals can not pick up the phone and call for help. That's why it is up to every one of us to speak up and give them a Voice!

Check out our list of signs that may alert you an animal needs your help:

Physical Signs: 
*  Collar so tight that it has caused a neck wound or has become embedded in the pet's neck.
*  Open wounds, signs of multiple healed wounds or an ongoing injury or illness that isn't being treated.  
*  Untreated skin conditions that have caused loss of hair, scaly skin, bumps or rashes.
*   Extreme thinness or emaciation—bones may be visible.  
*  Fur infested with fleas, ticks or other parasites Patches of bumpy, scaly skin rashes.  
*  Signs of inadequate grooming, such as extreme matting of fur, overgrown nails and dirty coat. 
*  Weakness, limping or the inability to stand or walk normally. 
*  Heavy discharge from eyes or nose.
*  An owner striking or otherwise physically abusing an animal.
*  Visible signs of confusion or extreme drowsiness.

Environmental Signs: 
*  Pets are tied up alone outside for long periods of time without adequate food/water, or with               food/water that is unsanitary.  
*  Pets are kept outside in inclement weather without access to adequate shelter.
*  Pets are kept in an area littered with feces, garbage, broken glass or other objects that could harm them.  
*  Animals are housed in kennels or cages (very often crowded in with other animals) that are too small to allow them to stand, turn around and make normal movements possibly with too many other          animals.

   

 

**Please Report All Signs of abuse or neglect to your local Animal Control Agency or Police Department**