Fourteen people, some with pets, participated in the ‘Jail and Bail’ event at Pet Valu in Weyburn on October 2nd by literally getting locked into pet kennels functioning as jail cells.

Check out Jessica Jack's blog from the event HERE for more photos and even some audio from one of the prisoners. 

pahckennelDr. Cory Davis of Prairie Animal Health Centre at the Jail and Bail event held at Pet Valu on October 2nd (photo courtesy of Pet Valu Weyburn / Facebook).

As part of a ‘Thanks for Giving’ month, which runs for the month of October, the event also served as a fundraiser for the Weyburn Humane Society.

“The proceeds from that was $6800,” said Weyburn Humane Society President Pam Arndt-Schick. “That is for the Humane Society to purchase product from the store.”

She said the proceeds will go toward the shelter's supply of food and litter.

“Right now we have a lot of kittens, so we need a lot of kitten food, and we go through a lot of kitty litter,” said Arndt-Shick. “We’ve had quite a few puppies at the shelter, so we go through a lot of food. So that will be for the year, but we’ll see how it lasts.”

She said there are currently nine dogs and 25 cats at the shelter.

“Currently, there is ringworm at the shelter. The cats all have ringworm,” she explained. “It’s a skin fungus, and it’s easily transmitted to humans and to the other animals, so we’re currently treating them for that.”

whsPretty Girl is one of nine dogs available for adoption at the Weyburn Humane Society (photo courtesy of WHS / Facebook).

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