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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
By Dr. Maria Dalaup, DVM Acupuncture is the stimulation of specific points on the body, usually using a very thin needle, to produce a healing effect. Research shows that acupoints are located in areas with many nerve endings, and each point has a specific action when stimulated. Studies show that stimulation of the acupoints result in release of endorphin, serotonin and other neuro-transmitters...
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
As the summer months approach, it's almost one year since we rescued 200 dogs from flooded shelters across our state. Albany was part of the first group of "Disaster Dogs" rescued August of 2016. The group of 22 were transported by volunteers from Tangi Humane Society, a no-kill shelter in the Hammond area completely submerged in the floods. Since that time, he was treated for heartworm disease,...
Sunday, May 21, 2017
Jim came to our veterinary clinic suffering from an untreated yeast infection, a severe flea allergy dermatitis and hypothyroidism. His family could not afford to treat him so Jim was surrendered to our rescue at the age of nine on July 8, 2016. With a little TLC from our Veterinary Team, Jim was given a second chance at life and on August 29, 2016 Jim was adopted by an amazing family of four! We...
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
By Dr. Estelle Felarise, St. Tammany Humane Society Medical Director & Amanda Matthew, STHS Veterinary Assistant Have you seen me? Sago Palm  Last Seen Location: gardens, yards, parks, all over Alias: Cycads, Cardboard Palms, Zymias Appearance: Large green leaves, brown barked stalk, can vary in size Wanted for: Extreme Toxicity to Dogs and Cats Although the sago palm is very common in...
Sunday, May 14, 2017

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