Augusta Animal Services Christmas Home for the Holidays: Holiday Pajama Party at Your House!

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In this Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016, photo Tinkerbelle the Dog models a Martha Stewart Pets scarf sweater and a Santa hat during the PetSmart holiday collection preview in New York. More than half of dog owners and nearly 40 percent of cat owners buy their pets gifts for Christmas or Hanukkah, according to the American Pet Products Association, an industry trade group. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

AUGUSTA (WJBF) – Augusta Animal Services Christmas Home for the Holidays: Holiday Pajama Party at Your House!

Augusta Animal Services would appreciate any assistance CSRA residents can give with spreading the word about the Christmas Home for the Holidays program: Holiday Pajama Party at Your House!

In this Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016 photo Chloe Kardoggian, a 12-year old rescue chihuahua, models a guinea pig elf costume during the PetSmart holiday collection preview in New York. More than half of dog owners and nearly 40 percent of cat owners buy their pets gifts for Christmas or Hanukkah, according to the American Pet Products Association, an industry trade group. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Augusta Animal Services is seeking homes that would consider having one of the pets for the Christmas Holiday! There are pets that would to cuddle on the couch, watch TV and enjoy the holiday festivities.

This Dec. 5, 2015 photo shows an 8-year old Chihuahua named Coco out in the winter cold in his new Christmas sweater in Los Angeles. Ugly sweaters aren’t just a Christmas tradition for people. Cats, dogs and even guinea pigs are joining the party. Television ushered the ugly sweater in and out in the 1980s. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)

Families would care for one of the pets in for the week.

The are looking for families that will not be traveling for the holidays and would be able to pick up a dog or cat on Saturday, December 21st between 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. or Monday, December 23rd between 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Pets can be returned to the shelter on Sunday, December 29th between 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. or Monday, December 30th between 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

The shelter encourages foster failure (choosing to adopt instead of return) or finding the pet a forever home with their friends or family!

A cat named Tom dressed as Santa Claus is held by its owner after giving it a bath at a pet shop in Lima, Friday, Dec. 19, 2008. (AP Photo/Karel Navarro)

Pets available to participate in the outing are spayed/neutered, up to date on shots and micro-chipped. Family pets must be up to date on their vaccinations. Families are encouraged to bring their personal pets to the shelter to ensure the pet they are choosing for the holiday gets along with their family pet(s).

If needed, Augusta Animal Services will provide the supplies needed for their spend the night outing.

For more more information call (706) 790-6836 or click here to visit their website.

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