Youth Programs

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Make a difference in the lives of animals in our community by getting involved in our programs and events. 

Field Trips to the Louisiana SPCA

The Louisiana SPCA offers field trips in the form of guided tours to organizations and school groups. Both fun and educational, our field trips provide an opportunity for children to see adoptable dogs and cats and learn about animal welfare in our community. 



  • Tours may be scheduled 7 days a week, based on availability.

  • School groups may tour our facility at no charge. There is a $25 flat fee for a group up to 20 attendees.  Additional donations are always welcome and we encourage our groups to visit our wish list to view needed items.

  • Tour lasts approximately 45 minutes - 1 hour and includes an educational presentation

  • Tours are conducted for children in grades 1st - 12th.

  • Children with severe allergies to cats or dogs should not attend.

  • Groups must have at least one adult for every 10 children.  Accompanying adults are asked to help with the class management through the visit.


Schools, clubs, camps and more can schedule a tour emailing the below information to If you have any questions please call us at 504.368.5191 ext 207.

  • Teacher/Leader's name, phone, email address

  • Name of school or organization

  • Grade or age of children 

  • Number of children

  • 2-3 preferred dates and time frames

Scout Groups

The Girl Scout and Boy Scout workshop for 2nd grade and younger is an educational experience focusing on safety with animals and proper pet care. The Scouts then tour the adoptions area and complete a small art project. This is not a patch program. The cost is $5 per scout.

The Girl Scout and Boy Scout workshop for 3rd grade and up is a patch program that educates the scouts about the Louisiana SPCA, its importance in the community and what they can do to help our animal friends in need. The scouts will then perform a short volunteer service project to earn their patch. The cost is $7 per scout.

Please email if you have ay questions.

Did You Know?

Did you know that Louisiana SPCA volunteers logged more than 76,000 hours in 2016?

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Do You Care?

A $500 donation can save a life by providing heartworm treatment for one of our adoptable dogs.


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