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‘Pup Crawl’ raises money for animals in need – The Famuan

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Image courtesy Tallahassee Parrothead Club Facebook web page

The Tallahassee Parrothead Club held its annual Pup Crawl occasion Saturday to boost funds, provides and consciousness for animals in need. Over the previous three years, the group has made gradual modifications and enhancements in its efforts by partnering with native charities.

The Parrothead Club helps these charities by fostering animals for them or serving to to move animals to make sure they get the wanted funds to assist as many animals in need as attainable.

The organizations that have been chosen for this 12 months’s occasion have been Tallahassee Big Dog, North Florida Rescue and It’s Meow or Never. All of those teams work extraordinarily laborious to rescue abused, undesirable animals, and to  rehabilitate and discover properties for them.

Sherri Wilson, first mate at Tallahassee Parrothead, spoke about what she hoped to get out of the occasion and the membership’s future plans for occasions like these in the months to return.

“This year we decided to step it up a notch by having live adoptions and trying to reach more people in the community,” Wilson mentioned. “We want to promote the need for these organizations to get the help so that they continue the great work they do. The goal was to find homes for several of these fur babies and simultaneously allow each of these groups to have the capacity to take in more animals and save more lives,” she mentioned.

“Rescue is very expensive and not easy to do without proper funds and volunteers, so we hope to raise even more money for our future plans and add more rescue groups,” Wilson added.

Alyssa Brown, a third-year pupil in Florida A&M’s animal science pre-vet program, attended the occasion and noticed the significance of what was being accomplished to assist animals in need.

“It was an amazing event to attend,” Brown mentioned. “There are so many animals in need of forever homes. I wasn’t able to adopt but they still allowed donations of pet food and supplies.”

She went on to elucidate the advantages of adopting for each the animal and the particular person or household that takes them in.

“Taking responsibility for an animal’s overall health and well-being is very important and shouldn’t be taken lightly,” Brown mentioned.

“Not only does it make the pet happy, but those who take them get to add another piece to their family or discover a friend for life.”