STHS Pet of the Week and March Events

This cutie is Whiskers, an 11-month-old sweetheart with tons of love to give. Whiskers was transferred to St. Tammany Humane Society January of this year. Whiskers is your typical puppy, full of life and energy! She loves running and playing with her toys and would be great in any family. She even gets along well with other dogs. She is searching for her forever home, so come meet your possible best friend today! If you would like to give Whiskers her forever home, please email adoption@sthumane.org today.

For the entire month of March, any puppy/kitten ten months or younger will receive 15% off all extra services when paired with a spay/neuter surgery. Services must be requested at time of surgery and can include the following services:

Microchips
Nail trims
Bloodwork
Pain medicine
E-collar
Anal gland expression

For additional information or to schedule your spay/neuter, please call (985) 892-7387 x 3 or email frontdesk@sthumane.org today!

Operation CatSnip in Full Swing!
Starting in March, our veterinary clinic will be offering $25 spays/neuters for any community cats! Operation CatSnip appointments will be available on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month. There are only 40 spots available each day so make sure to reserve today! If you have additional questions or would like to reserve your spot today, please email frontdesk@sthumane.org today.

Woofstock brings 3,000 people to Mandeville to support homeless animals in our community!

Mandeville, LA – Make sure to grab the family, four-legged companions included, and head to the highly anticipated Woofstock Festival taking place Sunday, April 8th, 8:30 am – 3:00 pm at the Castine Center in Mandeville. Woofstock brings over 3,000 people each Spring for one day of peace, love and doggie poop! The all-dog festival, low-cost veterinary clinic and mega-adoption event, brought to you by First Castle Federal Credit Union, Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets, Elanco and Idexx directly benefits the homeless animals of St. Tammany Humane Society.

LOW-COST VETERINARY CLINIC: (8:30 am – 1:30 pm)

Woofstock’s main attraction is the low-cost, community veterinary clinic. Each year, over 600 dogs take advantage of the discounted veterinary services. Annual vaccinations are offered to the public at only $75. Other vaccinations and shots will be available a la carte and microchipping is only $15 per pup! Deeply discounted heartworm and flea prevention will also be available for purchase (while supplies last). For the second year, Woofstock 2018 will be organized by a number system which means shorter wait times in line and the ability to enjoy all the fun activities Woofstock has to offer!

FESTIVAL:

The festival portion of Woofstock entertains the entire family, kid, pup and adults included! Attendees will enjoy delicious food, ice cold beer and beverages, a children’s area, raffles and a vendor market place specifically designed for your furry companion. Admission is FREE and the collectible 2018 Woofstock t- shirts will be on sale. Below is more information on the day’s activities:

Children’s area – bounce houses, archery, the gator grab game, snowballs, cotton candy and much more! There will also be an STHS Summer Camp learning exhibit with special guests like the St. Tammany Sherriff Canine Unit, veterinary professionals and more! An hour-by-hour schedule can be found by visiting sthumane.org/woofstock2018.
Vendor market specializing in everything DOG – collars, leashes, treats, on-site grooming, nail trims, fashions and more!
Best Hippie Dressed Duo Contest for 1:00 pm! Entry is $10; first place winner takes home a $250 cash prize! This year’s judges include WWLTV’s Northshore Bureau Chief, Ashley Rodrigue; reporter, news anchor, and co-host of News with a Twist Program for WGNO-TV, Curt Sprang; Mayor of Mandeville, Don Villere; and local music legend, Christian Serpas from Christian Serpas and Ghosttown!

MEGA-ADOPTION EVENT:

Hundreds of adoptable dogs from local shelters and rescues around Louisiana will all be under one woof, looking for their forever homes! Adoption fees during Woofstock will be $40. “This is the fourth year for the mega-adoption event and our goal is to find homes for 80 dogs!” Says St. Tammany Humane Society Director of Placement, Programs and Welfare, Jacqie Bella. In addition to the rescued pups of St. Tammany Humane Society, adoptable dogs from St. Tammany Parish Animals, Magnolia Humane Society, Animal Assistance League of Slidell, Dante’s Hope, Rolling River Ranch & Rescue, Hokie’s Hounds and more will all be looking for a second chance with a forever family!

For more information on Woofstock and all it has to offer your family and its furry companions, please visit sthumane.org/woofstock2018 today!