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  • 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 »
  • Metro Council reviews animal shelter report Play Video

    November 14, 2012 10:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Leaders of a non-profit running the animal shelter told Metro Council there's nothing awry at the facility. City leaders asked Companion Animal Alliance to talk about issues others have reported about the shelter. Allegations include neglect and mistreatment of animals and bad management. A report by... more »
  • CAA funding up for debate at Metro Council Play Video

    November 14, 2012 5:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Companion Animal Alliance is in line to get more than $500,000 for shelter operations, but first Metro Council members want CAA to answer to allegations of mismanagement and abuse of animals. East Baton rouge Animal Control and Rescue said they've heard several allegations of abuse... more »
  • CAA: Progress made towards "no kill" goal Play Video

    July 19, 2012 1:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The director of Companion Animal Alliance says they've made progress toward their goal of reducing euthanizations at the animal shelter for East Baton Rouge Parish. Director Kimberly Sherlaw told News 2 in April they estimated it would take three years to reach full "no kill" status.... more »
  • Animals survive at local shelter

    July 19, 2012 9:54 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Animals are getting a second chance at life and a home when they land at the local pound in Baton Rouge. The Companion Animal Alliance, which took over sheltering operations for the parish, says more animals are being adopted, some in as little as a few... more »
  • New CAA director estimates "no-kill" goal at three years

    April 30, 2012 10:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The new director of the Companion Animal Alliance animal shelter in Baton Rouge says she's aiming to obtain a "no-kill" status in three years. Kimberly Sherlaw says increasing the number of adopted animals is always a priority for the non-profit, but Sherlaw says keeping order and taking... more »
  • Facebook page saves "last chance" animals 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 »
  • CAA mistakenly euthanizes family pet Play Video

    January 13, 2012 6:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Anna Boone and her three kids are angry and hurt after their family dog was euthanized Thursday, one day before a judge was scheduled to decide if it could go back home to its family. Animal control officers picked up "Tigger" after a report he killed... more »
  • Woman worried about dog's safety in shelter Play Video

    January 3, 2012 6:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A woman whose dog is impounded in an East Baton Rouge Animal Shelter is worried about his safety after hearing about the killing of one dog by another in the pound Monday due to poor infrastructure. Some of Companion Animal Alliance's (CAA) cages have holes in... more »
  • Shelter hasn't reached "no kill" status just yet

    September 1, 2011 6:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - There are too many animals coming into Companion Animal Alliance, and not enough leaving. That means the non-profit that took over the shelter from Animal Control in August may not become a "no-kill" shelter as soon as it had hoped. About 25 dogs are dropped off... more »
  • Pet adoption events in Baton Rouge

    August 27, 2011 10:50 AM

    BATON ROUGE- If you're looking to adopt or foster a new pet there are plenty of adoption events going on around Baton Rouge today. Friends of the Animals Baton Rouge will have dogs and cats for adoption at the LSU Lakes on Stanford Avenue from 8 a.m. to noon.... more »
  • Companion Animal Alliance hopes to make shelter "no-kill"

    August 1, 2011 6:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The new director of Companion Animal Alliance, or CAA, hopes to make East Baton Rouge Animal Control and Rescue a no-kill facility. Laura Hinze moved from Chicago to be the director of CAA, the organization in charge of running the shelter at animal control. As the... more »

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