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  • Autographed LSU helmet being raffled so couple can add a new member to their team

    June 21, 2016 12:02 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Matt and Lindsey Galey are attempting to start a family but because of the high cost of adoption, they're turning to an unconvential method of help: their family's LSU Football fandom. The price tag on adoption is around $25,000 total. The Galey's have received monetary donations... more »
  • Adoption disclosure bill fails to gain support in committee

    April 19, 2016 4:00 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A proposal to allow adopted adults to work through a third party in an attempt to gather more information from their birth parents has failed to advance in the Louisiana House. Isabel Wingerter, representing the Louisiana State Law Institute, presented the proposal. Wingerter said the measure would create... more »
  • Couple turns to Internet for adoption help Play Video

    December 31, 2015 3:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Kelly Beth and Obbie Todd have been trying to start a family for years. "Pretty much we've been trying to have a child since we've... I was ready to have a baby the day he put a ring on my finger," said Kelly Beth. Their... more »
  • ShoppersChoice and Friends of the Animals: Bark n' BBQ Fundraiser/Adoption Event 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 »

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