Animal Rescue New Orleans
271 Plauche St., Harahan, (504) 571-1900
Adoption hours: 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. daily
Adoption fees are $100 for cats and $150 for dogs and include spaying and neutering, all shots, microchipping, combo testing for cats, and heartworm treatment if necessary.
Jefferson Parish Animal Shelter
1 Humane Way, Harahan, (504) 736-6111;
1869 Ames Blvd., Marrero, (504) 349-5111
Adoption hours: 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mon.-Wed. and Fri.; 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thu.; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat. Adoption fee is $67 and includes spaying and neutering, the first set of vaccinations, worming and microchipping.
Louisiana Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
1700 Mardi Gras Blvd., (504) 368-5191
Adoption hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mon.-Sat; noon to 4 p.m. Sun.
Adoption fees for dogs weighing fewer than 20 pounds or younger than 6 months are $150. Fees for cats, kittens and dogs more than 20 pounds and older than 6 months are $80. Rabbits and other small pets are $80. All animals are spayed and neutered and fees include microchipping, heartworm and flea medications, vaccinations and tags and licenses for Orleans Parish residents. The next weekly offsite pet adoption event is 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 24 at the New Orleans Healing Center.
Plaquemines Animal Welfare Society
455 F. Edward Hebert Blvd., Belle Chasse, (504) 392-1601
Adoption hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mon.-Sat.; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sun.
Adoption fees for dogs are $100 and $25 for cats and include vaccinations and microchipping, and cats are tested for leukemia and feline immunodeficiency virus.
St. Bernard Parish Animal Control Shelter
5455 Judge Perez Drive, Violet, (504) 278-1534
Adoption hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
Adoption fees for dogs and puppies weighing less than 25 pounds are $90, and adult dogs more than 25 pounds are $50. Adult cats are $15 and kittens are $35. Fees include spaying and neutering, one month's worth of flea medication and heartworm prevention and all shots recommended for the animal's stage of development.
St. Tammany Parish Animal Shelter
31078 Hwy. 36, Lacombe, (985) 809-0183
Adoption hours 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mon.-Sat.
Adoption fees are $65 for dogs and $55 for cats and include spaying and neutering, microchipping, tests for heartworms and feline leukemia and all vaccines.
St. Tammany Humane Society
20384 Harrison Ave., Covington, (985) 892-7387
Adoption hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat.
Adoption fees are $150 for dogs and $75 for cats. Fees include spaying and neutering, vaccinations, microchipping and six months worth of heartworm prevention. All adoptable cats have tested negative for feline leukemia and feline immunodeficiency virus.
Slidell Animal Control Shelter and Animal Assistance League of Slidell
2700 Terrace Ave., Slidell, (985) 646-4267
Adoption hours: 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri.; 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sat.
Adoption fees are $90 for dogs and $80 for cats and include spaying and neutering, worming, vaccinations, heartworm preventative medicine, flea control and microchipping.
6601 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie (504) 454-8200; Petsmart, 1000 S. Clearview Pkwy., Harahan; Petco, 3500 Williams Blvd., Kenner; (504) 453-5363; www.spaymart.org
Adoption hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mon.-Sat. (Veterans locations); 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sat.-Sun. (Petsmart location); appointment only (Petco location)
Adoption fee is $85 (waived for seniors' adoptions) and includes spaying and neutering, vaccinations, combo testing, worming, flea control and microchipping.
Villalobos Rescue Center
4525 N. Claiborne Ave., 948-4505
Adoption hours: Noon to 3 p.m. Tue.-Fri., 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat.
Adoption fee is $200 and includes spaying and neutering, vaccinations, microchipping and a lifetime of training sessions.