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  • 3 members quit Livingston animal control committee

    November 11, 2013 10:05 AM

    LIVINGSTON, La. (AP) - Three members of the Livingston Parish Animal Control Advisory Committee have resigned, leaving officials scrambling to determine how to fix the parish's stray animal problem. The parish operates the Livingston Parish Animal Shelter in the town of Livingston, but the shelter can house only dogs and... more »
  • Ascension chief urges animal control funding

    May 7, 2012 9:03 AM

    DONALDSONVILLE, La. (AP) - Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez says he believes the parish needs to look at setting up a dedicated funding mechanism to pay for parish animal control. The Advocate reports the current user fee structure, coupled with flat fees the municipalities pay for parish services, generates about... more »
  • Parish Considers Revamping Animal Control

    October 25, 2010 12:27 PM

    NEW ROADS, La. (AP) - Eighteen months after three dogs killed a Morganza toddler, the Pointe Coupee Parish Police Jury is set to overhaul the parish's animal control ordinance. On Tuesday, police jurors are expected to begin debating whether to assign fees to owners of potentially dangerous dogs, levy fines... more »
  • Parish considers revamping animal control

    October 25, 2010 7:13 AM

    NEW ROADS, La. (AP) Eighteen months after three dogs killed a Morganza toddler, the Pointe Coupee Parish Police Jury is set to overhaul the parish's animal control ordinance. On Tuesday, police jurors are expected to begin debating whether to assign fees to owners of potentially dangerous dogs, levy fines to... more »
  • Animal Control Confirms Rabies Case In St. Martin Parish

    February 26, 2010 6:48 PM

    (St. Martinville, La.)- Yesterday morning at approximately 11:00 a.m., a resident in Parks called Animal Control to say that he observed a skunk in his front yard that appeared to be ill. When authorities arrived on scene, they located the skunk a short distance away from where it was originally... more »
  • Lafayette Animal Control Deal Reached

    September 14, 2009 8:15 PM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The Lafayette Consolidated Government has reached tentative agreements with all five parish municipalities for animal control services. The issue has been on the table for several months, after the City-Parish Council voted in April to have the communities of Carencro, Scott, Duson, Broussard and Youngsville... more »

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