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  • WBRZ's Dog Days of Summer helps find blind dog a forever family Play Video

    October 10, 2017 9:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A dog awaiting adoption finally found a home after being featured on WBRZ last month. Holly, a three-year-old German Shepherd mix, is blind and sat waiting to be adopted. After the news story about her aired on television, a family went looking for her. ... more »
  • Failed adoption devastates family, questions process Play Video

    June 19, 2017 6:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A couple in Central has been trying for years to have a child. Their story does not have a good ending, but they've chosen to tell their story in the hopes that it doesn't happen to anyone else. Dylan and Kristin David knew from the start... more »
  • Local students raise awareness about animal adoption

    April 6, 2017 12:38 PM

    Fifth graders at Hammond Eastside Elementary Magnet School hosted an animal food drive from March 27-31 after being tasked with tackling a social action issue. To raise awareness about animal adoption, students achieved their goal of collecting 1,000 items. On Wednesday, the kids donated the food to the Tangi... more »
  • Gov. Edwards declares Nov. 19 Adoption Awareness Day

    November 19, 2016 2:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - November 19 is now Adoption Awareness Day in Louisiana, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced in a press release Saturday. Edwards said the day is dedicated to raise awareness for adoption, and for families willing and able to provide a home to a child in foster care.... more »
  • 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

    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 »

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