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  • 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 »
  • Humane Society investigates dying horse after photo goes viral

    January 19, 2017 5:28 PM

    POINTE COUPEE- A picture of a dying horse taken by a concerned citizen has prompted the Humane Society of Louisiana to review parish investigative procedures and protocols. According to the Humance Society, several parish entities, individuals and departments were alerted to the condition of the horse while it was... more »
  • Humane Society of the United States assists Louisiana animals, residents

    August 16, 2016 3:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Humane Society of the United States’ Animal Rescue Team is on the ground in South Louisiana to provide disaster relief for pets and residents in the wake of severe flooding in the state. The organization is currently assisting in the transport of more than 100... more »
  • New law will crack down on puppy mill sales

    June 23, 2016 11:13 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Gov. John Bel Edwards has signed a bill into law that will crack down on pet stores that acquire dogs from puppy mills. The new law will prohibit pet stores in Louisiana from acquiring dogs and cats from breeders with documented Animal Welfare Act violations within... more »
  • 1 arrested after kitten shot with arrow

    June 9, 2016 5:13 PM

    LULING - The Humane Society of Louisiana has set up a crowd funding account to cover veterinary fees after an eight to nine-month-old kitten was found shot and injured by a hunting arrow. St. Charles Parish residents Dolly and John Dicken contacted the Humane Society after they found the... more »
  • SeaWorld says it will end killer whale breeding program

    March 17, 2016 9:47 AM

    MIAMI - SeaWorld is ending its practice of killer whale breeding following years of controversy over keeping orcas in captivity. The company announced Thursday morning the breeding program will end immediately. The company also announced a partnership with the Humane Society. The company will also end theatrical shows and introduce... more »
  • Men accused of tossing kittens arrested for animal cruelty

    March 16, 2016 1:25 PM

    NEW IBERIA - The Humane Society reports a pair of men accused of throwing two kittens out on the side of a New Iberia road have been arrested on animal cruelty charges. Rocky Gates, Director of the Angel Paws Adoption agency, was leaving her facility around noon on Saturday... more »
  • Pit bull chained to tree in rising flood water causes social media stir

    March 11, 2016 4:17 PM

    GONZALES - Photos of a white pit bull dog chained to a tree in rising flood water outside of a Gonzales residence have created a social media sensation and garnered the attention of the Humane Society of Louisiana in the process. Thousands of people have now expressed their concern... more »
  • Donations sought after 40 animals taken from hoarders

    October 13, 2015 1:32 PM

    BOGALUSA, La. - Sheriff's deputies arrested a Washington Parish couple for cruelty to animals recently and seized more than 40 neglected cats and dogs from their home in Bogalusa, according to the Humane Society of Louisiana. HSL Director Jeff Dorson said deputies arrested Terri Turner and her daughter, Frannie... more »
  • Seagull with dart through neck spotted at park

    November 21, 2014 5:27 PM

    WENATCHEE, WA - A seagull with a dart through its neck is surviving at a park in the agricultural city of Wenatchee, in north central Washington state. The Wenatchee Valley Humane Society has been receiving calls about the bird at Walla Walla Point Park for two months. The Wenatchee World... more »

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