Humane Society encourages kindness to animals

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first_imgLatest Stories There are several ways to Be Kind to Animals throughout the year including adopting a pet, reporting animal abuse, having pets spayed/neutered and becoming active in local welfare policies and legislation.New members are always welcome at the Humane Society of Pike County, Brockmann said. You Might Like Bestselling children’s author to sign books at Brundidge library The name Nancy Tillman might not immediately ring a bell but most anyone with a young child in the family… read more Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthBet You’re Pretty Curious About Jaden’s Net Worth Right About Now, HuhBradofoThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Print Article Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Humane Society encourages kindness to animals By Jaine Treadwell Email the author Published 3:00 am Tuesday, May 8, 2018 Skip The Rev. Earnest Green will preside over the Blessing of the Animals. Brockmann said representatives from the county’s two local rescues, Precious Paw Sanctuary/PPS and Troy Animal Rescue Project/TARP, will share a few words about their projects with those who participate in the ‘Blessing.’ Jacqueline Meeks, director of the Pike Animal Shelter, will also share information about the shelter in Troy.“Following the Blessing of the Animals, we will have a Pet Sorade, a social and parade, inside the square,” Brockmann said. “This will be an informal event but a very meaningful one for pet owners. Pets are like children and, for some of us, they are our children. We encourage everyone to come and have their pets blessed.” Coinciding with “Be Kind to Animals Week, the Humane Society of Pike County’s spay/neuter program is on-going with $20,000 allocated to this year’s efforts, Brockmann said.All five veterinary practices in Pike County are participating in the spay/neuter program, which is open to all Pike County residents and Troy University students. The humane society will pay the first $50 on each procedure as long as funds are available.“But Saturday is the big day for our local ‘Be Kind to Animals Week’ here in Troy,” Brockmann said. “All pet owners are encouraged to bring their animals, in actuality or spirit, to the Blessing of the Animals Ceremony. This is a wonderful opportunity to get our beloved fur babies prayed over and also an opportunity to spend a nice, if brief, time with others who also love and honor their pets.” Sponsored Content Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson The Humane Society of Pike County has planned events in celebration of “Be Kind to Animals Week,” May 6-12. The celebration will culminate with the Blessing of the Animals ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday on the square in downtown Troy.Donna Brockman, society president, said “Be Kind to Animals Week” is the oldest commemorative week in United States history.“‘Be Kind to Animals Week’ is an annual event celebrating the unique bond between people and animals and encouraging the humane treatment of all animals,” Brockman said. “As an event of the week, Pike County High School’s Junior Beta and Beta clubs are collecting supplies for our two local rescues and the Pike Animal Shelter.” Book Nook to reopen By The Penny Hoarder The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Plans underway for historic Pike County celebrationlast_img

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