Designing Spaces To Give McKamey Animal Shelter A Makeover

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

National home improvement show Designing Spaces is coming to Chattanooga to give McKamey Animal Shelter a makeover.   

“Designing Spaces of Hope – Pet Spaces” is a three-part special mini-series, where Designing Spaces will educate viewers on shelter animals, pet owner responsibilities, pet health issues and more during a makeover at the McKamey Animal Shelter with the help of some local and national sponsors.

Sponsors include; Snapfish photography, Trupanion Pet Insurance, Companion Habitat Animal Housing, Shelter Buddy animal shelter software and Idexx veterinarian medical equipment. 

Additionally several pharmaceutical companies will be donating and demonstrating their medical treatments to help keep pets healthy. Those include Pegasus Lab - K-9 Urinary incontinence Medication, PDZ  – Odor Control for Horses, Virbac – Anxiety Medication and Home Dental Care, Merial Limited – Heartworm Medication and Abbot Labs – Alphatrack diabetes testing for dogs and cats.

To assist in the makeover local sponsors Dakota Tile and Crossville Tile will be donating time and materials as part of the physical makeover.




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