In December 2018, we held our 3rd Annual Pet Pictures with Santa. We provided a complimentary 5 x 7 photo for anyone who brought 5 non-perishable food items. We donated all items to the Manna House in Alexandria, Louisiana. Click here to see KALB News Chanel Five’s coverage of this event. Thank you to all who participated. Click here to see our Laura Thomson, hospital manager, and Kara Brown, Public Relations Manager, on Good Day Cenla sharing information about this event.

                                                                                   


In October 2018, we held our 3rd Annual Canines in Costumes at the Alexandria Mall. We collected donations for Boudreaux’s Animal Rescue Krewe. Click here to see the Town Talk’s coverage of this event. Thank you to all who participated. Click here to see the Town Talk’s article on this event. Click here to see Laura Thomson, hospital manager, on Good Day Cenla to share information about this event.

                                                                                 


In June 2018, we held an event, “Chips” and Salsa with Marshall. We provided micro”chips” for pets at a discounted rate of $15(each) along with “chips” and salsa for our human attendees. We also handed out a Go Bag Starter Kit containing goodies and information about emergency preparedness. Marshall from Paw Patrol was available for pictures with pets, children, and families. Click here to see Laura Thomson, hospital manager, and Marshall from Paw Patrol on Good Day Cenla. Click here to see the Town Talk’s coverage of this event.

               


In April 2018, we held a Pet Memorial Service honoring the lives of the pets we have lost.  During the service, we played a slide show and unveiled a special new addition to our garden.  Thank you to all who came to share this special time with us.

                                                                                      


In March 2018, we held our 2nd Annual Easter Party in the Park for Pets. We had a wonderful time and met many new faces. We had an egg hunt for dogs and pictures with the Easter Bunny. Cajunman Sneauxballs was also there selling snow cones for people and pets. Thank you to Gale Photography for taking the pictures. Thank you to KALB for covering the event! To see KALB’s recap of the evening, click here. To see our hospital manager talk about this event on Good Day Cenla, click here.

                                                            


In December 2017 we held our 2nd annual Pet Pictures with Santa. It was a great turn out! Thank you to Gale Photography for taking the pictures. Cost for the picture was a donation of canned goods. We donated all the items to the Manna House. Click here to see our hospital manager talk about this event on Good Day Cenla.

                                                                                                  


In October 2017, we sponsored our 2nd annual Canines in Costumes at Compton Park. It was another great success! We had guest judges from Crossfit Alexandria. Many families and pets came out to participate in the canine costume contest. We had a great time and hope to see everyone again at the next event! Click here to see the article in The Town Talk. Click here to see our hospital manager talk about this event on Good Day Cenla.

                                                                                    


In April, we sponsored an Easter Party for Pets. The party featured an Easter egg hunt for dogs and pet pictures with the Easter Bunny. The dogs had a blast searching for Easter Eggs! Bedding, Food, and Cleaning supplies were collected and donated to a local animal shelter. Thank you to everyone who participated. We had a great time! Click here to see the article in the Town Talk.

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Through out the months of January and February we hosted a Biggest Loser competition for pets. We had 26 participants. It was very successful. They lost a total of 84 lbs as a group. We held a big finale event at our hospital on March 2nd where we weighed the contestants for the final time and announced the winners.

Heidi Faulkenberry and Bert Bertrand were our overall winners for largest percentage of body weight lost. Lucky Pierce and Bentley Schooler won our People’s Choice vote on Facebook. Molly Riche’ and Lucky Pierce won the Doctors choice award.

We also donated $10 to the Manna House per each participant. We presented a check in the amount of $260 to Mrs. Jessica Viator of the Manna House.

Congratulations to all the participants on a job well done and good luck on your continued weight lost journey!


In December 2016, we held an event at our hospital, Pet Pictures with Santa. It was a great turn out! Thank you to Gale Photography for taking the pictures. Cost for the picture was a donation of canned goods. We donated all the items to the Manna House.

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In October 2016, we sponsored an event, Canines in Costumes, at Compton Park. It was another great success! Many families and pets came out to participate in the canine costume contest. Several local businesses and organizations passed out candy to the children. Our staff shared information about proper pet care and our newly released wellness plans. We had a great time and hope to see everyone again at the next event!

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In July 2016, we held an event at Compton Park. It was a huge success! We had a great time meeting families and their pets! Everyone really enjoyed the burgers and games! Our staff shared information about the symptoms of heat stroke and what to do if your pet is displaying those symptoms. We hope to have another event for families and their pets in the near future. Watch our Facebook page for up to date information and events!

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In July we installed a Pet Waste Station at the New Holiday Inn – Downtown Alexandria. Thank you to the owners for partnering with us on this project.

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