St. Anna’s Episcopal Church located in the Tremé has become a traditional home for the blessing of pets and will again bless NOPD Mounted Police and their wonderful charges the famous horses of the NOPD. This year will also include the SPACA’s Adopt a Pet crew with the collection for this special worship service being donated to the SPCA.This year’s pet blessing will be followed by treats for people and pets including an ice cream social. The annual blessing of pets will begin on Saturday October 5 at 10:30 a.m. in front of the church and continue in the church proper with the procession of pets and people. For further information contact St. Anna’s Church at 504-947-2121 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. The public is invited regardless of denomination or religious background.