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MuttShack Pet Adoption Families To Be Rewarded With Thanksgiving Gift Bags at Petco in Burbank

In celebration of the Thanksgiving holiday, The MuttShack Animal Rescue will be giving thanks to all the dog adoption families who adopted a rescued dog from The MuttShack. To thank their rescue families, MuttShack will be handing out Thanksgiving Gift Bags to all their adopted dogs.

The MuttShack's weekly dog adoption events at Petco in Burbank are cage-free, with open cribs that invite visitors to touch, pet and interact with the dogs. Adult and youth volunteers are there to pitch in and walk the dogs, talk to potential adopters and generally help out in any way they can. Continue reading

Immaculate Heart School Welcomes MuttShack

Middle and high school students at Immaculate Heart gathered around to see Martin and Amanda St John give a presentation about The MuttShack Animal Rescue. The kids watched "The Katrina Promise" video in awe, as they witnessed what it was like on the front lines of MuttShack's animal triage facility in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina hit, devastating the land and separating pets from their owners who evacuated. And they saw the effect MuttShack's presence made there, saving over 3,000 animals, in the largest pet disaster event in history. Continue reading

Pet Adoption Reunion

MuttShack held an Adopted Pet Family Reunion at Petco (Burbank) where people came with their adopted dogs to say thank you to MuttShack - except it was MuttShack who wanted to give the thanks and rewarded adopted pet owners with a bag of doggie treats (compliments of Petco). That day MuttShack was going after the goal of 500 adopted dogs by the end of the day, reaching 497 before the day ended. Not too bad! Today, MuttShack's numbers are over 1200 adopted dogs and growing daily. Continue reading

Martin St. John Receives Jefferson Parish Award

Aaron F. Broussard, President of Jefferson Parish acknowledges Marty St. John, Director, MuttShack Animal Rescue Foundation.

The Proclamation was given to MuttShack for the invaluable service in assisting with the pet evacuation transportation for the State of Louisiana, and in particular the Jefferson Parish evacuation exercise.

Thanks to all our volunteers who came to assist, and to Gayle and Sam Byrd for their temperature controlled pet transportation trucks.

Letter from Amanda St. John: Continue reading

MuttShack Brings Tail Wags to Pet Fest

MuttShack's young children education programs teach compassion for animals

Over 35 rescue groups including Jefferson Parish Animal Shelter, Best Friends, Hope for Animals and many others set up booths to help find homes for more than 300 dogs and cats up for adoption.

It was a designated pet event and Sheila Stroup of the Times-Picaune described it - ”A party where pets bring their people".

And so it was A sea of dogs, big and small, German Shepherds, rottweilers, pugs, and mutts all cruising along, picking up treats while their owners enjoyed visiting booths touting all things dog lovers may want. Continue reading