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Woof Dat? Barkus parade Canines celebrate their New Orleans Saints

Even the dogs are getting into the team spirit with this year's Barkus Tail Gate party.  The Mystic Krewe of Barkus 2010's theme " Barkus Goes Tailgating, The Dogs Go Barking In", filled the streets of the French Quarter on Superbowl Sunday to prove that in New Orleans, even the dogs wanted to be Drew Breeze!



Animals visit the Malls to find new homes before the Holidays

Animals from Jefferson Animal Parish Shelter visit the shopping malls in a bid to find new homes before the holidays.Link to Jefferson Parish Animal Shelter     Photos by Nanette Martin


"Please get us home in time for the holidays!"

While Santa was posing for photos, MuttShack volunteers dressed as elves came out in full force at the Esplanade Mall this weekend to help Jefferson Parish Animal Shelter animals find homes.  Please support our efforts in Louisiana.

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MuttShack Renews Its Katrina Promise at the Jefferson Parish Hurricane Summit

New Orleans, May 30, 2008

“No animals will be left behind” was the clear message to the public at the Jefferson Parish Hurricane Summit.

Jefferson Parish residents attended demonstrations and presentations on State and Parish preparations for the 2008 Hurricane Season at the Eastbank Regional Library, 4747 West Napoleon Avenue in Metairie on Friday, May 30th.

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Amazing Animal Rescue Project !  The Katrina Promise


When Katrina hit, an incredible group of dedicated volunteers came to East New Orleans.  Facing devastation and hardship they rescued over 3,000 pets.  MuttShack operated a MASH unit, pet shelter and an aggressive dog clinic run by Jim Crosby, the leader in canine aggression. 

MuttShack stayed and lobbied in support of Senator Fontenot's Pets Act, winning the right for people to evacuate with their pets.  But the crisis is not over


Pony gets Rare Prosthetic Limb

Surgeon performs rare surgery giving pony a new limb. A pony whose life was doomed when her leg was irreparably damaged now walks with an artificial limb. Thanks to Kaye Harris her amazing owner and the unprecedented surgery by Drs. Rustin Moore and Dr. Vidal of LSU School of Veterinary Medicine.  Kaye Harris, ran the MASH triage in New Orleans, at the Lake Castle School rescuing over 3,000 animals.

VIDEO: Molly the Pony Visits Children's Hospitals
Molly's Owners may lose their home
VIDEO:  Molly the Pony Gets a New Leg
VIDEO: Injured pony gets prosthetic limb

Help to support Molly as a goodwill ambassador.  Visit her MySpace Page




Prosthetic pony Molly and Drs. Vidal and Moore  
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Happy Reunion at
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MuttShack talks to Val Kilmer who supports and feeds 100 animals daily in Mexico.             Thanks Val!


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