Humane Society and Local Animal Hospital Team up for Holiday Pet Photo Shoot

By Stephanie Byrne | 

The Humane Society of Bay County is hosting holiday photo shoots for families and their pets this season.

Four-legged friends had their pictures taken at Breeze Animal Hospital in Panama City Beach Saturday.

For a $20 donation, people could receive 3 unedited photos. For $30, they could get 5 edited photos.

Donations benefit the Humane Society.

“This is a big fundraiser for them as much as we can, especially close to the holidays and we love it and this has worked out wonderful, especially right after what we just went through with the storm, so all we can do is help them and that was great,” Peggy Wilson, Hospital Manager for Breeze Animal Hospital, said.

Leslie Jones is the volunteer photographer.

If you missed Saturday’s photo shoot, no need to pout or cry.

Your next chance to capture holiday moments with your pets is December 1st from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Humane Society of Bay County. – View article here.

Keep Your Pets Safe This Hurricane Season

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. – As we know, it’s hurricane season. Sometimes when natural disasters strike, we’re so busy gathering supplies for our families that the needs of our furry family members are forgotten about.

On Saturday, News 13 teamed up with the Humane Society of Bay County to inform the community on how to keep their pets safe this season.

News 13’s chief meteorologist, Justin Kiefer, spoke with locals from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Pet Superstore in Panama City Beach.

He said people should make sure that hotels and shelters nearby are pet friendly.

People with pets are also urged to prepare a portable kit with emergency supplies for your furry friend.

Items such as sturdy leashes, food, extra water, and a first aid kit can help keep your pets safe.

“Are you prepared in your house if you’re gonna stay. You keep water for your family and food for a week or what not, but do you have enough for yor pet? So why were here is to bring that awareness out,” Kiefer said.

It’s also a good idea to keep current photos of you and your pet in case they get lost.

Since many pets look alike, it will help eliminate mistaken identity and confusion.

Story via WMBB, view here.