GULF COAST COMPANION ANIMAL RELIEF PROGRAM

Yet another victim from the oil spill.
Resident’s are having a tough time taking care of their pets so they are having to give them to the local shelters. You know the rest….

The Louisiana ASPCA is trying to assist pet owners to prevent pets ending up in shelters. They are providing pet owners with the necessities needed to keep their pets.

Could you imagine losing your livelihood due to this disaster and then having to give up your pets?

The Louisiana ASPCA needs our help.

The BP/Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on April 21, 2010 has had a devastating effect on residents from the coastal parishes of Southeast Louisiana. Families are struggling to meet basic needs and as a result Animal Shelters have experienced an increase in owner’s relinquishing their pets. Knowing the physical and mental health benefits of having pets as well as the negative impact of relinquishing a family pet; this program aims to provide short term support for families in jeopardy of relinquishing their pet.

WHO:

Residents of Plaquemines, St. Bernard, Terrebone, and Jefferson parish that work within the fishing industry. Proof of eligibility is required and can be: a commercial fishing license, Trip Tickets, Check stub from seafood-related industry, or a signed letter from the captain including a copy of one of the supporting documents listed above.

WHAT: FREE Vet Care

  • Basic exam including tests for Feline Leukemia, FIV in cats andHeartworms in dogs
  • Annual vaccinations
  • Microchip and registration
  • Spay or neuter surgery

You can help by donating. Go here to find out more.

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