Tuesday July 23, 2019 09:06 am - 1647 Views - Posted By Animal Shelter
Following Hurricane Barry’s landfall on Saturday, July 13, 2019, the Terrebonne Parish Animal Shelter has received over 180 animals. The majority of these animals were felines. In an effort to increase adoptions and create more space within the shelter to house the influx of animals, the Terrebonne Parish Animal Shelter will be offering "Barry" Full of Felines cat adoption specialnow through the end of July 2019. Allfeline adoptions will be $15.
On Tuesday, July 16, 2019, the Terrebonne Parish Animal Shelter received assistance with transferring 32 dogs to the Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA in Virginia. The veterinary needs of the transferred dogs were sponsored by People’s Drug Store in Houma, LA and Lab-Adore Retrievers Rescue in Vermont.
“Our shelter was fortunate to be able transfer 32 dogs/puppies to a partner animal welfare agency in Virginia following Hurricane Barry; however, there are a few dogs and approximately 70 cats/kittens in the shelter that desperately need homes,” said Valerie Robinson, Animal Shelter Manager.
Adoption hours during the week are Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Adoption hours on Saturdays are from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The shelter will not be open for intake on Saturdays. Pictures of some of the adoptable animals can be found on the shelter’s Facebook page, Adopt-a-Pet.com, and Petfinder.com.
Adopted animals are provided with the following:
microchip (including registration)
1 mo. supply of flea prevention
1 mo. supply of heartworm prevention (dogs)
Starter bag of Hill’s Science Diet food
Please contact the Terrebonne Parish Animal Shelter at (985) 873-6709 for additional information.