Shelters closing amid limited use, river level concern falling
BATON ROUGE - The Department of Agriculture and Forestry opened a mobile pet shelter due to the storm system Barry.
The shelter can hold up to 50 animals and is equipped with metal cages, generator, battery power and a cleaning station. It also has an air ventilation system to provide proper air circulation and temperature for the pets.
The mobile pet shelter was sent to F.G. Clark Center at Southern University, which has been designated a storm shelter for Baton Rouge residents.
Officials will close the shelter at 5 p.m. Sunday.