Saturday, February 12, 2011

From Facebook - Thank goodness!

DOG WITH PICKLE JAR ON HEAD SAVED FROM DEATH AWESOME TEAM EFFORT usual, love our ARNO team! Jar-Head was "saved" in that his head is no longer encased in a jar, thank God...

Here I am Mommy!

Miss you... xoxo

Julie Klam signing books today!

Maple Street Bookstore from 3pm - 5pm today!

Julie Klam, author of the New York Times Bestseller YOU HAD ME AT WOOF, will be reading from her incredibly funny and moving memoir about rescuing Boston terriers (aka miniature pit bulls).

Also signing books: Ken Foster, author of THE DOGS WHO FOUND ME

Maple Street Bookshop will be donating 20% of all book sales that day to The Sula Foundation and the LA-SPCA's feral cat program. They will also be raffling off a gift basket for ARNO.

The Sula Foundation will have some of our current foster dogs in attendance.

Facebook post...

We are getting ready to head out to save the dog roaming in LaPlace with the pickle jar on its head. If you can help, we are reminding everyone to meet up at ARNO shelter for 9:30 exit or at St. John Shelter for 10:15 exit. You will receive flashlight, whistle, pen and map with phone numbers of Jerry w/dart gun, Lise Mc and Charlotte. See you guys soon! LETS GET THAT DOG!

Y'all - I am so worried about the pickle jar dog! I am thinking about taking a ride to La Place.

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Heads up Team New Orleans Pet Care (mostly me!)

Updated list of traffic cameras!

Sunday - Mardi Gras Marathon

To all of our friends running on Sunday - My gate will be open... 3101 Prytania Street (8th & Prytania in the Garden District, St. Charles side)

I will have plenty of water, you can use the restroom and strip down a layer of clothes!

Walkin' my cookie...

and my Sawyer!

I will go this way... you go that way

Oh - wait!?! That is not going to work!

I will get it!

Bark Bits - Road Closures!

Attention City Bark friends... from Bark Bits

Run Jacqamo

Run Jacqamo!


ROAD CLOSURES: On Sunday, February 13, the Rock 'n' Roll Mardi Gras Marathon, starting in the French Quarter, will finish in City Park. Driving into City Park will be difficult, if not impossible, between dawn and 3PM on Sunday.

Beginning at 6:45am until 2:45pm, the following streets in and around City Park will be closed in part or completely: Esplanade Ave., Wisner Blvd., N. Carrollton Ave., City Park Ave., Anseman Ave., Marconi Dr., Victory Ave., Dreyfous Dr., Lelong Dr., and Roosevelt Mall Dr. You can view a complete list of street closures and a race map Click on the New Orleans tab to pull up the information.


All 2010 permits that were not renewed have been deactivated. Note: If you purchased your card after October 31, 2010, it is good for 2011. New permits and permit renewals are still only $35 and are valid through December 31, 2011. We accept cash, check or credit card.

Permits may be renewed by mailing or bringing the permit form to our office at #1 Palm Drive, NOLA 70124. The dog park office is open 8AM-5PM, M - F. You will keep your existing 2010 entry card and it will be activated for 2011 upon renewal.

Please help keep the permit fee low and prevent "gate crashers." Do not admit persons who do not have permit cards or who show a card that does not activate the gate release into the park. Remind them that they need to send in a renewal form and pay the $35 fee for 2011.

If someone has renewed for 2011 and is having trouble with the card card, they should come to the dog park office or call 483-9377 for assistance during business hours.

LASPCA - Flyball Training Course

Flyball is coming to the LASPCA in March. Flyball is all about fun for you and your dog. The eight-week class, taught by Melissa Ellis, is designed to teach the basics of the sport of Flyball.

Course Dates: Saturday - March 12th from 9am - 10:30am & March 12th from 10:30am - Noon

Flyball is a dog sport in which teams of dogs race against each other from a start/finish line, over a line of hurdles, to a box that releases a tennis ball to be caught when the dog presses the pring loaded pad, then back to their handlers while carrying the ball.

You Tube video of Flyball

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Sexy Max @ the Vet

Awww - look at him sitting on Bradley's lap!

Getting big!


Poor darling is chewing her tail...
She looks so uncomfortable!

Cute stuff!

From the web site...

The Spotted Cat Company donates 5 to 15 percent of each sale to select animal rescue & animal welfare organizations that directly assist animals in need. Each fine gift you select, whether a whimsical Jim Shore figurine or a stunning Laurel Burch designer tote or pair of funny cat earrings, has been carefully chosen to project the love and joy that our four-footed furry friends can bring into our lives. Your purchase gives support and comfort back to those animals who most need it. We have asked our partner animal welfare organizations apply the donations from The Spotted Cat Company specifically to veterinary services for the animals in their care.

Why veterinary services? Well, Dr. Diane (ahem… yours, truly!) is a trained veterinarian herself and is aware of just how expensive veterinary care is for animal welfare organizations, even when local vets are giving of their time and resources. The costs of a needed medication or veterinary treatment can make the difference in the future of a rescued animal and it is our hope that each and every one gets a chance at a happy, healthy life with a new family. So you see, this donation thing… it’s not just something we do, it’s who we are!

My better side...

What great ears!

From Facebook

Will you help the homeless pets in our care? We are in need of newspapers to line our kennels! We have so many puppies right now that we are going through newspaper really quickly. If you have newspaper you would like to donate please bring it to 1700 Mardi Gras Blvd, the puppies will thank you!

I don't look happy but I am...

Likes the cookie part better than the walkin', walkin', walkin' part!

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

And... back to bed!

Can I get another pillow?

Now that I am up!

Can we eat um?

Okay, Okay, Okay

I am up!


You want me to do what?

Go where? Really Barb?

Being patient...

Cookie time!

Alegria Fashion Show - LASPCA Event

"Of all the fashion events happening in New Orleans, Alegria is the most committed to nurturing and promoting new and established designers and models. The talent of this year's participants is mind-boggling. If there's any question that New Orleans is capable of positioning itself as a fashion mecca, the inventive and meticulous designs we'll see on the Alegria runway will soon eliminate it." - Missy Wilkinson, Cue Editor-Gambit Weekly.

Purchase Tickets!

Sunday, February 20, 2011
3-5 PM at the W New Orleans, 333 Poydras Street

We are pleased to announce that the Louisiana SPCA & W New Orleans will host the 3rd annual Alegria on February 20, 2011. This year's show will be larger than ever with designs from John Delgadillo, 2010 winner Bernadette Klotz, and the designs of talented local designers: Ashley Gunkel, Meghann Harney, Esther Rose, Molly Stackhouse and Alicia Zenobia. Melanie Hebert & Rosa Flores of WDSU will be hosting Alegria.

We are proud to have local singer/songwriter MIA BORDERS perform for the crowd at Alegria. Check out Mia's sound!

If you are interested in becoming an event sponsor or would like to donate a silent auction item, please contact LA/SPCA Event Coordinator, Lisa Keitges, at or 504-762-3307.

Can't Attend Alegria? Click here to make a donation to the event!

Ticket Options

$1,000 Priemere Sponsorship Table
*Premiere Table Seating and entrance for six (6) guests to Alegria
*Recognition in the Alegria Event Program (if reserved by February 1st)
* Complimentary wine & table hors d'oeuvres.
*Six (6) fashion gift bags.
**Please contact LA/SPCA Event Coordinator, Lisa Keitges, to sponsor at this level, 504-762-3307.**

$500 Sponsorship Table
*Table seating and entrance for six (6) guests to Alegria.
*Complimentary wine & table hors d'oeuvres.
*Six (6) fashion gift bags.

$75 Front Row Runway Seating
*Runway-side seating for one (1) at Alegria.
*One (1) fashion gift bag.

$50 Reserved Seat (2nd & 3rd Row)
*One (1) reserved seat in the 2nd or 3rd row at Alegria.
*One (1) fashion gift bag.

$25 General Admission (Standing)
*One (1) entrance into Alegria.

Monday, February 7, 2011