The Central Dakota Humane Society (CDHS) will be holding its annual Santa Paws event on Saturday and Sunday, November 2 and 3, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Thanks to PlantPerfect for hosting us again this year!
Everyone is encouraged to bring their pets and families to pose for a picture with Santa Claus. People can pose with or without pets, as an individual or as a group. This event is a great chance to get professional-quality photos of your pet, child, grandchild or the whole family with Santa and support a worthy cause at the same time.
All proceeds from the event go to support the animals rescued by CDHS. No appointments are necessary. People can enjoy refreshments and browse through the holiday displays at PlantPerfect while they wait.
There is a $20 donation fee per pet or person for a Santa Paws sitting, with $5 charged for each additional pet or person in the sitting (up to a maximum of $40). This price includes one 4x6 print and all pictures copied to a CD for easy reproduction.
The Santa Paws event is sponsored by In-Dog-Neat-O dog grooming of Bismarck.
The Central Dakota Humane Society does not receive any federal, state or local funding and relies completely on its members and fundraisers to raise enough money to care for the animals at the shelter. CDHS is a no-kill animal shelter that serves Bismarck-Mandan and the surrounding communities by housing and finding homes for lost, strayed or abandoned animals, promoting spaying and neutering and offering educational opportunities.
The shelter is located three miles north of Mandan on Highway 1806 and is open Tuesday through Saturday from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. For more information about our Santa Paws event, call the shelter at 667-2020.