Help us lock up a big dog to help the little ones

Prattville-Autauga Humane Shelter - Photo by Melissa Parker
Prattville-Autauga Humane Shelter - Photo by Melissa Parker

Prattville – Beginning at 12:00 PM on Friday, August 21, at the Prattville Walmart, a local “Big Dog” will be locked up to help benefit the animals at the Prattville-Autauga Humane Shelter. Bubba, with WBAM 98.9, will be locked up from noon on Friday until 6:00 PM on Saturday, August 22.

Donations will be taken to keep him locked up or to get him out; either way the animals will benefit. The Russell Do-It Center is donating the cage; Walmart is lending us the facility, and WBAM has offered up one of its preeminent personalities to help raise money for the animals who need us the most.

Last year Bubba was seen being led through the parking lot on a leash. He did quite well considering leash training can be hard for some. Seriously, this event is one of our favorites because we get to visit with the community and help animals in need.

To help, please come by our tent to find out what the shelter does, how you can become a volunteer, what some of our needs are, and meet the staff and volunteers.

Donations are always needed so you can give at the door or as you are shopping, pick up some supplies and donate them as you exit the store. While dog food and cat food are always welcome donations, sometimes storage space becomes an issue.

We also need other items such as bleach, kitty litter, leashes, bowls, collars, cat beds, pet toys, laundry detergent, soap, paper towels, Pine-sol, and washcloths. Purchasing some of these items and donating them helps the shelter and the economy… it is a win-win deal!

We are looking forward to locking up our friend again. Bubba and WBAM staff, CJ and Mike, have been big supporters of the Prattville-Autauga Humane Society and we are very grateful for that. But, make no mistake about it, we would seriously throw away the key to the cage for good if it would help our animals! Come on out and enjoy the show!

If you are looking for a pet, please consider adoption. Visit the shelter or go to our website, to see our adorable animals. If you have pets, please ensure that they are spayed or neutered!

Article by Contributing Writer Alice B. Floyd

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