Local Eagle Scout collecting donations for Happy Paws animal shelter

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SANTA ROSA COUNTY, Fla. (WKRG) — An Eagle Scout is gathering donations for Happy Paws animal shelter in Santa Rosa County.

Nicolas Salazar, a senior at Pace High School has been working with Eagle Scout Troop 400 to get items that Happy Paws shelter desperately needs, according to a news release from the Santa Rosa County Public Information Office. 

The items that are needed are:

  • Dry/wet dog and cat food
  • Dry/wet puppy and kitten food
  • Kitten formula
  • Toys
  • Dog and cat treats
  • Beds
  • Blankets
  • Non-clumping litter
  • Pill pockets for dogs and cats
  • Disposable bowls
  • Flat sheets

Donations can be dropped off at these locations:

  • Santa Rosa County Animal Services, 4451 Pine Forest Road in Milton
  • Santa Rosa County Admin Complex, 6495 Caroline Street in Milton
  • Tractor Supply, 6531 Caroline Street in Milton
  • Petco, 1670 Airport Boulevard in Pensacola
  • Alyssa’s, 4586 Chumuckla Highway in Pace
    Nicolas will be at Alyssa’s Sat., Oct. 16 in a booth to help raise awareness for the animal shelter and to collect donations in-person. A donation box will remain at Alyssa’s until Nov. 19

To see the animal shelter’s wish list, click here.

If you would like to see a list of adoptable animals, click here

Adoption fees are currently waived for dogs during Adopt a Shelter Dog month, according to the release. 

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