Clear the Shelters: Don't miss Saturday's event!

BATON ROUGE, La (LOCAL 33) (FOX 44) - Local 33 is teaming up with Cara’s House in Ascension Parish to help every animal find a home.  Virginia Kelly-Smith, President of Cara's House, stopped by the studio to give an update on the event.

Guests can adopt a dog or cat at a discounted price. Those who attend can also enjoy food and live music. 

Cara’s House is a low-kill shelter, which makes the need for pet adoptions even greater. 

Join us on Saturday, August 19 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. for our Clear the Shelters adoption event.

Event information:
Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Location: Cara's House 9894 Airline Highway Sorrento, La
Cat Adoption Fee: $10
Dog Adoption Fee: $20

Old Time Farm Supply will bring the items from their "Fill the Truck" initiative so you still have time to contribute there.
If you can't make it on the day of the event, you can help support Cara's House by sponsoring a spay/neuter at
We also encourage those who can afford to, to donate to the shelter while you're out there on Saturday.


50/50 Cash Raffle - Split the Pot with Cara's House

Cake That! Chocolate Turtle Cake

Custom Dog Bed 

Dog Wagon

Four $50 Dempsey's Gift Cards + T-Shirts

$100 Gift Card to Old Time Farm Supply courtesy of Louisiana Homes and Land Group

Custom Pet Portrait courtesy of Louisiana Homes and Land Group

A Decorative Waterford Crystal Bowl

A Pet Prize Pack from WVLA Local33

Food, Fun and Family:
There will be Jambalaya plates ($7), baked goods, and SnoBalls for sale with all proceeds going to Cara's House. Coke is also providing free drinks, but we ask that you donate to Cara's House if you can.
There will be a bounce house for the kids and a pet washing station for the pups.
Brad Lavigne will be playing from 11:00am to 1:00pm
Cam Pyle will perform from 1:00pm to 3:00pm


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