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Covington, LA 70433
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WE WILL BEGIN TAKING PHYSICAL ITEM DONATIONS WEDNESDAY 10 AM. Through the generosity of our community, we successfully secured a warehouse located at 78263 Hwy 25 in North Covington (1/4 mile passed the Dollar General on the left-hand side.) The space will be used as a temporary donation drop off for pet-related supplies to be redistributed to those affected by Hurricane Harvey. Donations will be...
Monday, August 28, 2017
Employee Highlight: Jerri Blake Jerri Blake has not only been a loyal staff member of our rescue for nine years, she has directly helped in saving the lives of hundreds of dogs in our community from heartworm disease - and she does it humbly, never asking for recognition. Jerri is originally from Louisiana but moved to Richmond, VA where she became a paramedic for many years. In 2004, she moved...
Saturday, August 19, 2017
ALBANY Albany was part of the first group of "Flood Dogs" rescued from Tangi Humane Society, a no-kill shelter in the Hammond area completely submerged in the water. Since that time, he was treated for heartworm disease, neutered and updated on his vaccinations. Albany is a three-year-old large breed mix. This 80+ lb male is still full of puppy energy and the perfect age for training. Albany is...
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Now that we are looking back at the August floods of 2016, we’re realizing just how much work went into getting these 150 + dogs into forever homes! While each and every adoption is very special to us, there were a handful of very meaningful adoptions that took place directly because of the people we met from the disaster. Here are some of most memorable adoptions and adoption days after the...
Monday, August 14, 2017
I remember it like it was yesterday….. I was bringing the mother-in-law to the airport when I got the call. “Tangi Humane is flooding! Can you help?” I said yes and the rest was history. As the one year anniversary of the August flood approaches and we look back on those few weeks, there are a few things that really jumped out in my mind: I can still see the cars, one after another, pulling into...
Saturday, August 12, 2017
Doobie was one of many dogs rescued during the devastating floods last August. He, along with 60 other pups, traveled by horse trailer as part of our largest rescue from Vermillion Parish. He was temporarily fostered by dedicated STHS foster parent, Ms. Mel Borne where it was quickly determined this old guy had a variety of health concerns. Although it was devastating his owners abandoned him at...
Friday, August 11, 2017
By Dr. Estelle Felarise, St. Tammany Humane Society Medical Director & Amanda Matthew, STHS Veterinary Assistant Is your pet at risk? Yes!!!! With temperatures in the 80s+ outside, your pet is at a high risk for heat stroke, especially without adequate shade and water. Brachycephalic breeds (smushed face) such as Boston Terriers, Pugs, and English Bulldogs are at an even higher risk because...
Monday, July 10, 2017
At first glance, you see an adorable 15-week-old puppy named Pongo. What you don't see is the immense pain this poor little guy is enduring. Pongo was originally rescued in Texas by one of our regular veterinary clients. A visit with our veterinarians revealed Pongo’s elbow was fractured and could only be fixed through specialty surgery. Unfortunately, the family could not afford the surgery,...
Monday, June 19, 2017

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