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Who we are

Established in 1888, the mission of the Louisiana SPCA is to promote, protect and advance the well-being of Louisiana's companion animals. 


As a nonprofit organization dedicated to the elimination of animal suffering, we have been committed to serving the needs of the people and animals across Louisiana for more than 130 years.

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Hours and Contact Info

Our adoption hours are Monday-Sunday, 10 am-4 pm. We receive animals 24-hours a day. To drop off a stray animal before or after hours, please visit our back gate.

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New Orleans Campus

Plaquemines Parish Campus


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Leadership Team

The Senior Leadership Team is responsible for moving the Louisiana SPCA forward in both it's mission and vision. It works hand-in-hand with the Board of Directors to identify and meet the needs of our community while shaping the future of animal welfare for generations to come. 

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Board of directors

Advocacy Council

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About Us

Our mission is to promote, protect and advance the well-being of Louisiana's companion animals.




Animal Care Reports


Dorothy Dorsett Brown Humanitarian Award


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Chartered in 1888, we are the oldest and most comprehensive animal welfare organization in the state, providing care for more than 70,000 homeless and companion animals annually.

Our History

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How many lives do we save each year? What types of animals do we take care of? How can you help? Find the answers to these questions and more! 

General FAQs

Humane Law & Rescue FAQs

Training FAQs

Spay/Neuter FAQs

Volunteer FAQs

Feral Cat and TNR FAQs


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Employment Opportunities

Our staff truly make a difference in the lives of thousands of animals each year. If you think you have what it takes to be their hero then consider joining team Louisiana SPCA. 

Join Our Team


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Stay in the know and find out how you can make a difference in the lives of the animals in our community.


Media Resources


Your Impact

You help save animals and make an impact with every gift.