Companion Animal Rescue of Ascension Competing to Win $5,000 Tractor Supply Grant to Treat Heartworm Positive Dogs
POSTED: Monday, August 26, 2013 - 6:00am
UPDATED: Monday, August 26, 2013 - 6:04am
PRAIRIEVILLE, LA — As a part of their Pet Appreciation Week, in partnership with Pedigree® Brand & Nutro® Brand Pet Foods, Tractor Supply Co. will be awarding $25,000 in grants to shelter or rescue groups. FIVE $5,000 Grants will be awarded to winning animal rescue groups and shelters.
Companion Animal Rescue of Ascension (C.A.R.A.) is competing for this particular grant to help fund treatment for nine dogs currently in need of expensive heartworm treatment. Depending on the size, the cost can range from $240 to $350 per dog plus additional charges for blood work and x-rays. C.A.R.A. believes that every dog deserves proper medical treatment and a loving, forever home.
Since January 2013 CARA has rescued approximately 300 dogs and cats this year, and found homes for approximately 200 of them as of August 22."
The contest is being held on Tractor Supply’s Facebook page. You must have a Facebook account to vote. Entrants are limited to one entry per person per Facebook account. You may vote only once in a 24 hour period until the contest ends on August 25, 2013 at 11:59 p.m.
If you are interested in adopting a pet from C.A.R.A. they are at Petsmart in Gonzales every Saturday and Sunday.