Hill Country SPCA to host 'Trunk-or-Treat and Treasures'

Hill Country Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (HCSPCA), will host its first Trunk-or-Treat and Treasures event from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31, at Trudy’s Treasures.

Kids in costume, who are accompanied by an adult, will be able to participate in trick or treating from decorated trunks.

All attendees, including leashed pets are encouraged to dress up in family-friendly costumes for the event.

Other activities include $10 microchipping for family pets, a drawing for a one-of-a-kind custom silo dog house designed and built by Weldwerks of Fredericksburg, and shopping discounts throughout Trudy’s Treasures.

Prize drawing tickets are now available at Trudy’s and the HCSPCA shelter through 6:30 p.m. Oct. 31.

Tickets are $10 each or six for $50.

The drawing will be held at the close of the Trunk-or-Treat and Treasures event.

In conjunction with the event, the HCSPCA will be hosting Yappy Howl-O-Ween, an online pet costume contest.

Contestants will need to send their pet photos starting Friday, Oct. 13, to programs@hillcountryspca.com.

Deadline for submissions to Yappy Howl-O-Ween is Oct. 21.

The Yappy Howl-O Ween album will be posted on Oct. 23, and voting will begin.

The best dressed pet with the most individual likes and comments by 12:01 a.m. on Oct. 31 will be the winner.

Prize baskets will be awarded to the top three photos.

For more information about the Trunk-or-Treat or to host a trunk, contact Trudy’s Treasures at 830-997-5700 or contact the HCSPCA shelter at 830-990-9085 or visit www.hillcountryspca.com. 

The Hill Country SPCA and Trudy’s Treasures is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization providing humane housing, care and companionship for lost, mistreated and abandoned dogs, cats, puppies and kittens in a comfortable setting which meets their physical and emotional needs until such time as they are placed into a safe, loving permanent home, said Elizabeth Loggie, executive director of the Hill Country SPCA.

“We strive to meet the highest standards of humane animal care,” she said.

“We are committed to cooperating with other area organizations and local veterinarians dedicated to the care of homeless animals and to achieving humane solutions to the problem of pet overpopulation,” Loggie said.

The Hill Country SPCA is a no-kill animal shelter that has been serving the Texas Hill Country since 1997.

The Hill Country SPCA is located at 2981 South Texas Highway 16 and Trudy’s Treasures is located at 3025 South Texas Highway 16.

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