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  • Lafayette Animal Aid Guardian Angel Program Play Video

    February 10, 2014 6:40 AM

    The Lafayette Animal Aid would like the community to contribute to an ongoing fundraiser for our animals. The Guardian Angel Program allows individuals and businesses to make a monthly commitment to Lafayette Animal Aid. This contribution provides Lafayette Animal Aid with funds to help the increased needs of homeless and... more »
  • Delgado going to the dogs with animal expo

    October 8, 2012 6:29 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Delgado Community College is going to the dogs with its Animal Expo. The annual event is free, and not limited to people. Leashed dogs with up-to-date vaccinations are welcome at the City Park campus from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday. It includes a demonstration... more »
  • Officials: Crowley Employee Killed and Possibly Mutilated Dogs After Being Fired

    August 24, 2012 7:14 PM

    A former Crowley city employee is facing animal cruelty charges Friday. City officials said he killed and possibly mutilated several dogs after being fired from the City of Crowley Animal Shelter earlier this week. Police arrested 50-year-old Michael Edwards Thursday night. He's charged with three counts of aggravated cruelty... more »
  • Animal Cruelty Investigation at City of Crowley Animal Shelter

    August 23, 2012 11:26 PM

    Crowley Police confirm an investigation at the City of Crowley Animal Shelter dealing with possible animal cruelty. The shelter is separate from the Acadia Parish Animal Shelter and is located at 220 Jack Mitchell in Crowley. As of Thursday night, Police Chief KP Gibson said they are investigating possible... more »
  • Animal Rights Activists and Shelter Manager Face Off at Meeting

    July 25, 2012 11:57 PM

    The Iberia Parish Animal Shelter Manager responded to allegations of mistreating animals at Wednesday night's council meeting, as animal activists and the manager came face to face. The activists wore badges that read "we are their voice" in reference to the animals they said need help at the shelter.... more »
  • Couple wanted in animal cruelty case

    July 3, 2012 8:44 AM

    DONALDSONVILLE, La. (AP) - Ascension Parish sheriff's deputies say arrest warrants have been issued for a Donaldsonville couple accused of abusing dogs and participating in dog fighting. The Advocate reports the warrants were issued Monday for 24-year-old Brittany Ward and 28-year-old Joseph Duncant. Deputies say the pair will be booked... more »
  • Marksville official booked with animal cruelty

    May 23, 2012 7:48 AM

    MARKSVILLE, La. (AP) - A Marksville city councilman is out on bond after being arrested Friday for neglecting his horses. Avoyelles Parish Sheriff Doug Anderson tells The Town Talk Elliot Jordan was booked with public intimidation, resisting an officer, cruelty to animals and posted a $2,500 bond after police investigated... 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 »
  • Lafayette Animal Shelter Adopt a Pet

    January 11, 2012 9:28 AM

    Visit Lafayette's animal shelter and adopt a pet fur-ever!!These animals are looking for homes and love.
  • Lafayette Pet Adoption Day

    October 15, 2011 11:37 PM

    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.
  • Late Animal-Lover's Gift Funds Iberia Cat Haven

    December 29, 2010 8:48 AM

    NEW IBERIA, La. (AP) - Construction has begun on a new shelter for stray cats in Iberia Parish - funded by the posthumous donation of a local animal lover. The new addition to the Iberia Humane Society shelter is being funded with money left to the shelter by Lawrence Golden... 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 »
  • Animal Welfare Advocate Wants Gas Station Tiger Removed

    April 21, 2010 12:09 PM

    GROSSE TETE, La. (AP) - A Florida animal welfare advocate fired off a scathing e-mail complaining to Iberville Parish authorities about what she called inhumane conditions a tiger is forced to endure while on public display at an Interstate 10 truck stop. Her criticism brought a volley of denials Tuesday... 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 »
  • Pet monkey put to death after biting child

    February 18, 2010 5:54 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - State wildlife officials say they had to put a Lafayette Parish woman's pet monkey to death after it bit a child. It happened last week in Lafayette, according to a news release from the state Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. The 3-year-old girl was at... more »
  • Cow in Pool Rescue

    November 18, 2009 11:47 AM

    SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) - Call it udder shock. A South Carolina woman who heard a giant splash in her backyard discovered a 650-pound cow had fallen into her swimming pool. WSPA-TV reports that the cow fell into Kathy Wydareny's covered pool on Monday night. The Anderson resident says the cow... more »
  • Circus Elephant Escapes

    November 6, 2009 8:59 AM

    ENID, Okla. (AP) - An Oklahoma couple driving home from church hit an animal - a really big one. An elephant that escaped from a nearby circus collided with the couple's SUV Wednesday night when it ran across a rural highway in Enid, about 100 miles north of Oklahoma City.... more »
  • Two Youngsville Dog Owners Sue LSPCA

    October 15, 2009 5:36 PM

    Two Youngsville dog breeders are suing the Louisiana Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA). Floyd and Guy Boudreaux faced dog-fighting charges last year and 57 of their dogs were confiscated and euthanized. Both were acquitted of the crime and are now seeking an undisclosed amount for loss... 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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