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  • ShoppersChoice and Friends of the Animals: Bark n' BBQ Fundraiser/Adoption Event check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 15, 2015 9:32 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Friends of the Animals and ShoppersChoice are teaming up to to put on Bark n' BBQ, a fundraising/adoption event. All proceeds from the event will go to Friends of the Animals. There will be a bunch of animals on hand at the event, ready for adoption. The event... more »
  • Join 'Pit Stop Rescue' for an adoption, fundraising event check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 20, 2015 6:56 AM

    BATON ROUGE - If you're looking for a four-legged companion, the Pit Stop Rescue is giving you an opportunity to adopt your next pet. Director/President Kristen Lizana, Kimmie Carmouche and their friend Alex visited us on 2une In this morning with all the details. "We're a foster organization, which... more »
  • Call to Adoption today on Capitol steps check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 20, 2014 7:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE - More than 4,000 children are in foster care in Louisiana. The Louisiana Adoption Advisory Board is working to find their forever families today at the Capitol. Child and Family Service's #1 goal is to eventually foster kids to their original homes, but when that's not an... more »
  • Cat Haven's Mewster Mash, online auction check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 28, 2014 6:43 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Every good witch needs a sidekick, and you can find yours this weekend at Cat Haven's Mewster Mash. Executive Director Wendy Decker joined Kylie Dixon on 2une In this morning to talk about the event. The Halloween party will serve as a kickoff to the organization's... more »
  • SOS Animal Rescue has more strays up for adoption check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 29, 2014 5:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Andrea from SOS Animal Rescue returned to the set Monday evening and brought along special guest "Ruggles" who will be looking for a new home starting next week. Ruggles is an older Chihuahua mix who was found abandoned in the parking lot of an area pet... more »
  • Judge in star's adoption case faces dismissal

    September 12, 2014 7:46 PM

    LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS- The Supreme Court of Arkansas called for the dismissal of a judge who leaked confidential information and details of actress Charlize Theron's adoption of her son. She adopted the boy two-years ago. The Justices say Faulkner County Circuit Judge Michael Maggio posted "concerning" comments in... more »
  • SOS Rescue needs families to help Save Our Strays check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 27, 2014 5:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - SOS Rescue is looking for summer volunteers and foster families as they continue their effort to "Save Our Strays". The Plaquemine-based group was established in 2003 and holds weekly adoption events every weekend in the Baton Rouge area. Andrea LaFaver, President of SOS Rescue, said... more »
  • Jindal, Robertson take plunge for adoption

    May 9, 2014 3:12 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The women behind two of Louisiana's most famous husbands will step to the forefront Friday and off a 24-story building in Baton Rouge. Supriya Jindal and Korie Robertson of "Duck Dynasty" will rappel 308 feet down the side of One America Place around 1 p.m. to help... more »
  • Foster children adoptions rise for 4th year

    November 22, 2013 7:36 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Officials say the number of families adopting Louisiana foster children through the state has increased for a fourth consecutive year. The state Department of Children and Family Services said Thursday that more than 500 families adopted 733 foster children between Oct. 1, 2012, and Sept. 30,... more »
  • SOS Rescue: Halloween Edition check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 28, 2013 4:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The president of SOS Rescue Andrea LaFaver showed off some pets looking for a new home. Kong and Dolly both are in foster care and in need of a permanent home. LaFaver also brought along her son who has been volunteering with them for nine... more »
  • Acadiana Training Academy highlights adoptable dogs check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 26, 2013 4:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The owners of Acadiana Canine Training came on to News 2 at 4 today to talk about dogs they have which are waiting for a good home. Cami and Joe Tullier said all the dogs are up to date on their shots, and adoption fees are... more »
  • Dog shot in the eye adoption gaining interest check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 19, 2013 5:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - People are lining up to adopt a dog shot in the eye but the requirements to take him home are not easy to meet. Last month, someone in Livingston Parish shot Winchester the dog and left him for dead. But less than a month later, he's... more »
  • Dog shot in the eye not finding a home check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 18, 2013 6:30 PM

    LIVINGSTON - A dog that was left for dead is now finding it hard to find a home. Last month, someone shot a dog in the eye and left it bleeding in a ditch. It stayed there overnight. The next day someone found the dog. It spent the... more »
  • National Greyhound Adoption month check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 17, 2013 4:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - News 2 at 4 celebrated National Greyhound adoption month with some special guests today. Brittaney Spruill, vice president of "It's a Grey Area" greyhound adoption, by with one of their dogs named Nuvi. There's a meet and greet scheduled for next Saturday, April 27, at... more »
  • Shelter planning changes, grant for adoption efforts

    February 27, 2013 10:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The newest director of the animal shelter promises changes are being made at the controversial facility. "We've made a lot of headway with our system," Beth Brewster said. Brewster has been leading the shelter for about six weeks. One new effort is a dog rescue... more »
  • EBR shelter holding March Madness adoption event

    February 27, 2013 3:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The organization in charge of East Baton Rouge Parish's animal shelter announced a new adoption initiative today. Companion Animal Alliance said they're holding "Hounds on the Rebound" during March Madness, in cooperation with the organization Friends of the Animals. During March dogs weighing more than 40... more »
  • Putin signs anti-US adoptions bill

    December 28, 2012 8:43 AM

    MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin has fired the latest salvo in an increasingly contentious relationship with the U.S. He's signed a bill banning Americans from adopting Russian children as part of a harsh response to a U.S. law targeting Russians deemed to be human rights violators. The... more »
  • East Feliciana Police Jury adopts budget

    December 4, 2012 10:33 AM

    CLINTON - The East Feliciana Parish Police Jury has adopted a $7.6 million budget for 2013. The jury's financial adviser said Monday the budget conservatively estimates revenues and anticipates spending to remain nearly the same as this year. Accountant Phil Graham, who prepared the budget proposal, tells The Advocate the... more »
  • Facebook page saves "last chance" animals check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 7, 2012 6:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Facebook page is helping to save the lives of hundreds of animals on Companion Animal Alliance's "last chance" list. Since CAA began posting a list of animals slated to be euthanized at the end of each week, not a single one has been put down,... more »
  • Adoptions halved for Black Friday pets at CAA

    November 25, 2011 1:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Companion Animal Alliance in Baton Rouge cut their adoption fees in half today for black pets, as part of a Black Friday adoption push. All-black and mostly-black animals cost $30 to adopt instead of the normal $60. Adoption hours are from 11 a.m. to 7... more »
  • Grandparent runs into trouble enrolling grandson to school

    October 13, 2011 6:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - In a tough economy more parents need help raising their kids, and in many cases grandparents end up acting as parents again. But lending a helping hand is getting harder for seniors. Linda Taylor, a home health nurse, has been raising her grandson for six years.... more »
  • Court won't hear gay dads' birth certificate case

    October 11, 2011 9:35 AM

    WASHINGTON- The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from a gay couple who want both of their names to appear on the Louisiana birth certificate of the child they adopted. The court said Tuesday it won't review a federal appeals court ruling against the adoptive parents. The appeals court... more »
  • La. House panel rejects gay adoption bill

    May 23, 2011 5:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A House committee has rejected a New Orleans lawmaker's bill that would allow two unmarried, same-sex adults to adopt a child together. Democrat Helena Moreno said that public opinion has warmed to the idea of gay adoption since the bill failed last year. But the House... more »
  • Tour for Life pet adoption event today

    April 2, 2011 1:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The East Baton Rouge Parish Animal Control and Rescue Center and North Shore Animal League are hosting the Tour for Life 2011 pet adoption event today from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The free event aims to raise public awareness of the importance and advantages of adopting... more »
  • Volunteers help increase adoptions at EBR animal shelter

    February 22, 2011 5:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - More volunteers means fewer animals killed each year, according to workers at the East Baton Rouge Animal Control and Rescue center. Last year more than 6,000 animals were euthanized, which is 2,500 fewer than the previous year. In additions, dog and cat adoptions increased nearly 15%... more »
  • "Two dads" case

    January 18, 2011 9:40 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- The question of whether Louisiana must put both parents' names on birth certificates of children adopted by gay couples is going to the full federal appeals court in New Orleans. Sixteen judges on the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals hear arguments Wednesday in the case of... more »

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