ST. AUGUSTINE –The St. Augustine Humane Society will hold its annual fundraiser party to honor the 2017 Pin Up Paws pet calendar winners on Thursday, January 26. From to 9 p.m. , the event and dinner will feature music, cocktails, auction, wine pull, and photo booth at Mark Lance Armory, 190 San Marco Ave. in St. Augustine . Ticket are $50 per person and $60 at the door. Party sponsorships and program book tributes are available for purchase. For more information about the calendars and event tickets, call 904-829-.2737. Visit the website at www.PupParty.org.
2017 “Pin Up Paws” fundraising pet calendars will be available for sale and support the non-profit’s mission to prevent pet overpopulation with affordable spay and neuter programs, and to eliminate the need to relinquish pets to shelters. Additional Humane Society program initiatives include a charity pet clinic, low-cost spay neuter program, dog training classes, pet food bank, pet grooming at the Society Pet Spa, and the Humane Society’s re-homing service, among others. The calendars are available with a $10 donation.
Each year, the Humane Society produces the unique and fun calendars featuring local pets that compete for featured monthly pages. This year, calendar votes raised close to $15,000 for the non-profit organization with terrier mix Fletcher Watson, the favorite dog that raised $3,475 for first place and the cover. The 2017 calendar depicts a travel destination with the winners posing as tourists. The new “Travel Tails” calendar is available at locations in St. Augustine including the Humane Society at 1665 Old Moultrie Road; Amiro Art & Found Gallery, 9 Aviles St., and Dogtown at 6988 US-1, #301.
The St. Augustine Humane Society’s spay, neuter and surgery clinic is open every Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 4 pm . The wellness clinic is open every Wednesday and Thursday from 9 a,m. to 4 p.m . Pet owners must pre-register for spay and neuter surgery. St. Augustine Humane Society promotes healthy responsible lifelong pet ownership by serving the medical and rehabilitative needs of companion animals in our community. The programs are designed to strengthen human-pet relationships and reduce the need for pets to enter shelters with a goal is to ensure all pets have access to quality veterinary care, prevent overpopulation, and end animal suffering.
The Humane Society’s resource center includes a wellness and preventative care clinic, low-cost spay and neuter clinic, grooming facility, and a pet food pantry. These and other services enable local pets to live happily and healthfully in their homes for life. Business hours are Monday through Friday from 9 am until 4 pm . Open Saturday by appointment. Closed Sunday.