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LA-SPCA: Let Your Dog Celebrate Barkus Not NYE


Rule number one of fireworks is “Don’t blow your fingers off like a certain NFL player.” The second standard is that your pets do not like pyrotechnic displays. Dogs and cats have far better hearing than humans and those airborne booms do not go over well with them. The Louisiana Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (L-SPCA) has issued a reminder that dogs are frightened by fireworks and often run away on the Fourth as well as some pointers to keep Rex happy.


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La-SPCA Builds Memorial to the Federal Flood's Pets



As the city comes closer to the tenth anniversary of the devastation brought upon the region by Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath, memorials to the storm are popping up across the city. One such memorial will be a community art display hosted by the Louisiana Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals La-SPCA). The display will act not only as a way to remember the animal lives that were lost in the storm, but also as a fundraiser to give collars and microchips to the thousands of animals that the SPCA cares for each year.


La-SPCA: Dogs Don't Like Fireworks!


Who doesn’t love a good fireworks display? Apparently, your pets don’t. Dogs have far better hearing than humans and those airborne booms do not go over well with them. The Louisiana Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (L-SPCA) has issued a reminder that dogs are frightened by fireworks and often run away on the Fourth as well as some pointers to keep Spot happy.


Quarantine Queries


Signs springing up around LaSalle Street are warning locals about an animal quarantine. The only problem is that there is actually no animal quarantine. Further, the issuing “agency” does not exist.


Pawsible Scenarios: Hurricane Prep for Pets


Hurricane season started today, and the media is abuzz with suggestions about prep, go-bags, and the like. The Louisiana Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (LaSPCA) took the opportunity to remind locals not to forget their furry friends while preparing for the worst.


Pets in Spayce


The Louisiana Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (La-SPCA) does much more than facilitate adoption for our four legged friends. One of the agency’s responsibilities includes enforcing Chapter 18 Animal Ordinances and the Intact Permit law. That means the group is in charge of making sure that pets are spayed or neutered or permitted.


Petting Boo: Tips for Keeping Four Legged Friends Happy on Halloween


The web loves pets in costumes be they spider dogs or pirate cats. Yet, the folks over at the Louisiana Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (LA-SPCA) are quick to caution that the holiday can be rough on animals. The organization has provided a quick list of pointers to make sure that the year's spookiest night doesn't scare your four legged fellows too much.


Kitty Clearance Weekend at LASPCA


The LASPCA issued a special bulletin Friday for the feline friendly. The Algiers-based location of the Society to Prevent Cruelty to Animals is holding a kitty clearance this weekend. About 180 cats are available for adoption at the LASPCA (1700 Mardi Gras Blvd.).


Scooby Do's & Don't's: Pet Prep for Storms


As hurricane season approaches, make sure that no pet is left behind. Every hurricane many pets find themselves stranded and without homes when unprepared owners flee to higher grounds. The SPCA is pushing pet owners should to prepare and include their blossoming Air Buds, Babes and Beethovens in their hurricane plans in 2014.


City Park Beer Fest Draws Canadians, Dogs


by Emma Boyce

Get off the couch and away from those sappy Sarah McLachlan commercials because this Saturday from noon to five City Park goes to the dogs!  For a third time, Bulldog partners with the LA/SPCA for their annual New Orleans on Tap Beer Festival and Fundraiser at the Big Lake Boathouse, featuring more than 200 brews.  


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