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Teen Carnival Queen and Animal Defenders team up

mercedes_story_24Jondalin Brown isn't just a beauty with a bright smile. The 13-year-old is giving of her time and energy to help Animal Defender St. Maarten out. Last week, Jondalin presented a dog house to this wonderful lady who adopted a dog from Animal Defenders St. Maarten.

The abandoned dog was found pregnant at the dump entrance, where she had delivered her seven puppies. Animal Defenders took care of the puppies and mother on the spot and looked around to find a suitable foster home. Luckily, this kind lady decided to give the role of caring for a dog a try. The mother dog was spayed and is happy in her new home. It is this lady's first dog, but they will surely become best friends with lots of love and happiness together.

The puppies are now de-wormed, vaccinated and very, very cute. They are ready for adoption.

The doghouse as well as two bowls, dry food, canned food and a leash was delivered by the team of caring folks, along with some information about what to feed/what not to feed and information on how to take care of dogs.

All 16 of the Animal Defenders' doghouses have been distributed, but more are planned for the future. We will continue to focus on our priorities which are Animal Birth Control (ABC) plus aftercare and education.

Special request: "At the moment, we need two new volunteers for our feeding group in Simpson Bay because one volunteer is becoming a mommy and the other volunteer will leave the island soon. We could also use some more foster and adoption homes.

Animal Defenders St. Maarten wishes to thank Jondalin for her presentation and wishes her lots of success in her role as Teen Carnival Queen. They also thank all the dedicated, hardworking volunteers, and compassionate sponsors and contributors because without them, we could not have had such a successful year.

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