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Saving just one animal won't change the world, but surely it will change the world for that one animal. 

Transport Program

Click the image below to view a video of a recent transport.
Transport Truck

 

Where are we going?

On June 28, our transport team and 37 dogs from the Louisiana SPCA, Natchitoches Humane Society, St. Bernard Parish Animal Shelter, Iberville Parish Animal Shelter and Heavenly Dog Paws Sanctuary headed over to our friends at the Animal Welfare League of Arlington in Virginia and Monmouth County SPCA and St. Hubert's Animal Welfare Center in New Jersey. The more than 1,800 mile round-trip will take our two transport drivers 32 hours and cost about $2,500.

 

Why transport? 

There is an immediate opportunity to save more lives through transports. Due to the high animal overpopulation in our region, the Louisiana SPCA transports animals across the country for adoption. We work with reputable shelters and match them with cats and dogs that will be adopted by residents in their community. 

 

Are the animals safe? 

The specially designed, 38 foot transport trailer is equipped to transport 50 - 100 animals at one time. The animals are safely secured, our staff follow all DODT regulations and the trailer is video monitored and air-conditioned. Each animal travels with a health certificate and a thorough vet exam prior to leaving the Louisiana SPCA. 

 

What does it cost? 

Transports are impactful but expensive. The average transport ranges from $7,000 - $10,000 depending on the needs of the animals (about $150 per animal) and distance traveled. You can help save more lives by donating to Louisiana SPCA Transport Program today. 

Did You Know?

Did you know the Louisiana SPCA helped more than 2,300 animals find their forever home in 2016?

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