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Home for the Holidays Mega Adoption Event a Big Success

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NHS volunteer Bobbi Jo Ball with NHS adoptable pup Bernett

Covington, LA – On Saturday, December 12th, Baldwin Motors Subaru of Covington hosted their annual Home for the Holidays Mega Adoption Event. This year was a huge success for homeless animals in our community. Over 30 dogs and cats from Northshore Humane Society and multiple agencies found their forever families and will now spend this holiday season in the warmth and comfort of a home!

Parish President Mike Cooper, NHS volunteer Heidi Carbon, NHS CEO Scott Bernier and NHS adoptable pup Brisket

The day’s festivities also included live music by Christian Serpas and Ghosttown Duo, delicious food, vendors and holiday family photos.

Want to adopt or donate to Northshore Humane Society? Visit www.northshorehumane.org to learn more!

Christian Serpas and George of Christian Serpas and Ghosttown Duo
Kitty cat area
NHS Director of Operations Shawn Williams showing an interested family homeless pup Marley
NHS volunteer Heidi Carbon holding NHS adoptable pup Wiggles
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STHS Home For The Holidays 2017

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Fee-waived dog adoptions to give homeless animals a warm “Home for the Holidays! Join St. Tammany Humane Society and many other rescues for this year’s “Home for the Holidays” Christmas and Adoption Event taking place Saturday, December 2nd 10:00 am-4:00 pm at Baldwin Motors located at 1730 N. Highway 190 in Covington.
The day will include live music from Christian Serpas and Ghost Town Duo, children’s activities, baked goods for sale, food trucks and more! Bring the entire family (pup included) for pictures with Santa Paws himself. For a $5 donation you will receive one 5′ x 7′ high quality printed photo and emailed the digital copy.

Thanks to a generous grant from the ASPCA, adoption fees will be waived to approved applicants. Many homeless dogs and cats from St. Tammany Humane Society and Magnolia Chapter of Humane Society of LA will be in attendance waiting for the perfect family to take them home! For more information on this exciting event, please visit sthumane.org or follow the St. Tammany Humane Society in Facebook today!

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STHS Pets of the Week, Adoption Event

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Found as a stray wandering the streets, skinny and alone, Frank found his way to a lady he knew would help him. The nice lady brought Frank to the St. Tammany Humane Society where he was treated for heartworms and fattened up! Now healthy and safe, Frank is looking for his forever home! A typical hound dog, Frank loves his outside playtime, but then he is ready to be a couch potato! Please consider opening your heart and home to this sweet fella!

sths-frank-adoptable-21116Animal ID  25097459
Species  Dog
Breed  Hound/Mix
Age  4 years 8 months
24 days
Gender  Male
Size  Large
Color  White/Tan
Spayed/Neutered
Declawed  No
Housetrained  Unknown
Site  STHS
Location  Kennel C
Intake Date  11/1/2016
Adoption Price  $25.00

sths-cat-grizzlyAnimal ID  28196221
Species  Cat
Breed  Domestic Medium Hair/Mix
Age  13 years 5 months 6 days
Gender  Male
Size  Medium
Color  Brown
Declawed  No
Housetrained  Unknown
Site  STHS
Location  Cat Cottage
Intake Date  6/23/2015

 

Pet Adoption Event at Baldwin Motors

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Baldwin Motors  of Covington hosts a “Home for the Holidays Christmas & Adoption Event” with St. Tammany Humane Society on Saturday, December 3, 2016 from 10 a.m. To 4 p.m. At 1730 N. Hwy. 190.  Featuring homeless dogs and cats for adoption with No Adoption Fees!  Listen to DJ TC Elliot emcee the event, take pictures with Santa Paws, get your face painted, enjoy raffles and artwork, plus food from Sweet Daddy’s BBQ, hot chocolate and coffee from Starbuck’s, bake sale goodies & more!
This project was made possible through a generous grant from the ASPCA and Subaru of America, Inc.  Thanks also to Triple U 98.9 – WUUU FM for sponsoring promotions.

For more information, visit sthumane.org
St. Tammany Humane Society is working to make St. Tammany Parish a No-Kill Parish.

Pet Tip of the Week/Wildlife Lookout

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The more that our beautiful parish grows, the more that displacement of local wildlife occurs.  For this reason, it is a very good idea to follow the leash laws that are in place for pets, especially at night, when the nocturnal animals tend to be more active.  It’s nice to think about our pets making animal friends with the non-domesticated animals, but it doesn’t always work that way.  Opossums and raccoons can be particularly vicious with both cats and dogs, causing injuries from bites, scratches, etc.  Non-domesticated animals may also carry diseases, bacteria or parasites that could cause other issues besides wounds.
The other aspect of allowing pets to roam is that they tend to relieve themselves in often inopportune locations, and the owner has no way of knowing if the pet is not being watched. If the owner is not aware of where there animal defecated, then the owner will probably not pick it up either, which is a problem.  It is unfortunate that pets are no longer allowed at public events in Covington, but one memory of the Farmer’s Market several years ago was of a woman who literally dragged a large yellow lab through the market while it was “doing its business,” dropping little bits everywhere.   Sadly, the woman ignored the fact, neglecting to pick up after her animal.   Please Be A Responsible Pet Owner!

 

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NHBA “Raising the Roof for Charity 2016” House Raffle – Tickets for sale Now!

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Net proceeds from the 2016 Raffle House will benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Southeast Louisiana, the Covington Food Bank, Habitat for Humanity-St. Tammany West and the Tammany Trace Foundation.
The 2016 “Raising the Roof for Charity” Raffle House is being built by Doreen “Dodie” Adams of Integrity Builders, Inc. on a lot partially donated by Spring Haven in Madisonville, LA.

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This beautiful home features 4 bedrooms and 3 baths and was designed by DesignTech Residential Planners. Valued at approximately $422,000, with over 2,600 square feet of living space, this home could be yours for only $100 (plus taxes). Buy your ticket early, and you will also be entered into our 2 Early Bird Drawings on March 19 and April 16, where you can win $1,500.
NHBA%20sizedEach year the Northshore Home Builders Association members join together to build a house for charity. Proceeds from the ticket sales of this year’s house will benefit local charities such as the Boys and Girls Club of Southeast Louisiana, Covington Food Bank, Habitat for Humanity-St. Tammany West, and the Tammany Trace Foundation.      Visit  sthba.org for information.
You have the chance to help the community with each purchase and you could win a beautiful new home for just $100 (plus taxes).  Thanks to the support of the community and our members, we have been able to donate over $4.8 million to local charities since 1994!
Food Bank of CovingtonThe Food Bank of Covington is excited to be a part of “Raising the Roof for Charity” 2016! Tickets to support the Food Bank can be purchased at the following businesses: Baldwin Motors, Boudreaux’s Jewelers, Braswell Drugs, Emma’s Shoes & Accessories, Food Bank of Covington Thrift Store, Franco’s Athletic Club, Oil & Vinegar Louisiana, Stone Creek Club and Spa, StudioMV and TopHat Tuxedos.  Buy your tickets early and you might win a cash prize!    covingtonfoodbank.org

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Home for the Holidays STHS Pet Adoption Event at Baldwin Subaru

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STHS Home for the Holidays Pet Adoption Event Baldwin MotorsThe St Tammany Humane Society will join the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) and Subaru of America for the annual year-end Subaru “Share the Love” event and celebration, which kicks off November 20, 2014 and runs through January 2, 2015. As part of this national effort, St Tammany Humane Society and Baldwin Subaru have teamed up to create off-site adoptions at the Covington dealership on Saturday, December 6th from 10 am until 4 pm.

St. Tammany Humane Society will have their adoptable dogs and cats on hand. During the event, all adoption fees will be waived. There will be free Santa Paws Photos, a Doggie Van Geaux and Kitty Monet Painting Auction, and live Music by Christian Serpas and Ghost Town Acoustic. Lake Harbor Youth and Pets Club will be selling Hot Chocolate and Baked Goods during the event to benefit the Humane Society.
For every new Subaru purchased or leased during the “Share the Love” event, Subaru donates $250 to the owner’s choice of participating charities, one of which is the ASPCA. The ASPCA will be distributing its donation to support animal welfare organizations and life saving programs across the country and St. Tammany Humane Society is pleased to be a recipient of one of these grants.
In an effort to get as many homeless animals into homes for this holiday season, St Tammany Humane Society has invited other rescue groups to participate in the event, including the St Tammany Department of Animal Services.
  • Free Photos with Santa Paws!  (One Free 5×7 print per family)
  • Holiday Crafts for the Kids
  • Hot Chocolate Bar & Bake Sale Goodies available for purchase thanks to the Lake Harbor YAP (Youth and Pets) Club.
  • Live Music will be provided by Christian Serpas & Ghost Town Acoustic during the event!

For more information visit: www.sthumane.org