Animal Rescue Agency to host fundraiser

Staff Report

Companion Animal Rescue of Ascension (C.A.R.A.) will host a fundraising event on July 18 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Held at Coy’s Diesel (13997 Airline Highway, Gonzales), the event will feature a pastalaya and sweets sale, along with dog washes and microchips.

C.A.R.A. is comprised of volunteers who have been rescuing independently, or as members of other area rescue organizations. Over the years, Ascension Parish has seen an increase in pet homelessness, the upcoming fundraiser is to benefit C.A.R.A.’s mission to place pets with loving families.

To its credit, C.A.R.A. has found families for more than 200 dogs and over 150 cats each year since 2013. Adoptions are held each weekend at Petsmart (40451 Lowes Ave., Gonzales).

Every dog who attends the upcoming fundraiser will receive a treat.