Specialty car tags to help Southern Pines Animal Shelter

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - The staff, management and volunteers at Southern Pines Animal Shelter are hoping you'll help them care for homeless pets by buying a new SPAS specialty car tag.

They have to pre-sell 300 before the state will produce them.

They hope to reach that goal by the summer so the tags will be available anywhere in the state by January.

The cost is $31, with $24 of that going to SPAS. The price is added to the normal fee for your tag.

"I just want to let folks know that if they ever wanted to just give $31 to make a big difference, you're going to get a really big bang for your buck," said Valerie Rachal, research and development manager for Southern Pines Animal Shelter.

You can pre-order one of the tags by going online to www.southernpinesanimalshelter.org, or you can drop by the Spay and Neuter Clinic or the SPAS shelter on N. 31st Ave. to fill out an order form.

SPAS will also be taking tag pre-orders at Hubfest in downtown Hattiesburg on Saturday.

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