Angels 4 Paws Adoption Day Jan. 14th
Angels 4 Paws is having their monthly adoption day Sat.Jan 14th, from 10a-1pm. They will have small to large dogs that are in need of homes. Give them a visti at Tractor Supply - 204 Odd Fellows Rd in Crowley, Louisiana!!
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The Animal Care Hospital in Lafayette held a howl--ween bash.
Dozens gathered for a pet costume contest and adoption day. Over the year, more than one thousand pets are rescued from the Vermillion Parish Gas Chamber and placed into loving homes.
The Acadia Parish Animal Shelter can house hundreds of dogs, but Animal Control Officer, Latrell Primeaux, said there's never enough room. "We pick up about ten a day-it's ridiculous," she said. The deadline for these dogs to be put down is typically seven days, but Primeaux says they try to... more »
Some of Acadiana's furry friends are in new homes.
8-dogs were hand picked at Sunday's "Cupids and Canines" adoption event. Several Acadiana rescue groups came together to provide a one stop shop for those looking to add a 4-legged friend to their family.
The adopting families also took... more »
MIAMI (AP) - A Miami appeals court has upheld a ruling overturning Florida's law banning adoption by gays. The 3rd District Court of Appeal issued its decision Wednesday affirming a lower court's decision that the ban is unconstitutional. Florida is the only state with a law flatly banning gays from... more »
HAMMOND, La. (AP) - Tangipahoa Parish sheriff's deputies say they are looking for a 30-year-old Hammond woman accused of collecting expenses in an adoption arrangement, then refusing to turn over the baby. According to an arrest warrant, 30-year-old Jennifer Harrod allegedly signed a contract Jan. 15 with an adoption agency... more »
Life has been a roller coaster for sisters Page and Ashley. They have been in adoption since last year around Christmas time, but have been in care for almost two years. In 2007, they lost their mother to a car crash on HWY 90.
After their father chose not... more »
Events planned across state all month
BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Department of Social Services (DSS) will celebrate the 451 families who made adoptive commitments to 582 Louisiana children over the past year at the 11th Annual Adoption Celebration today (Friday, November 6) beginning at 1:30 p.m. at the... more »