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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