Animal Control wants partnership with humane society

Louisiana Politics

POSTED: Wednesday, July 13, 2011 - 8:03am

UPDATED: Friday, July 22, 2011 - 7:23am

The East Baton Rouge Parish Animal Control and Rescue Center wants a new partner to take over its shelter operations. Director Hilton Cole says the deal would save animals’ lives and help better serve the Parish. He says the shelter has been understaffed for years.

CAA, or the Companion Animal Alliance is ready to move in, but the Baton Rouge Metro Council has to approve the change first. That vote is July 27th.

All of the animals featured in the attached video segment are up for adoption. If you’d like to make one a part of your family, you can contact EBR Animal Control at (225) 774-7700 or online at

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I am very much in agreement with this proposal. Animals should be given the chance to be adopted and not euthanized.

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