Animal Services

The Animal Shelter provides a safe and clean facility for stray animals or unwanted pets. We offer a wide array of animals for adoption throughout the year. Please come by the shelter, or call to inquire about the types of animals that are available to adopt. 

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Mission & Vision Statement

We envision the day when all citizens, their property and their neighborhoods will be safe from the dangers and nuisances of irresponsible pet ownership.  We envision the day when animals will not suffer because of human abuse, neglect or ignorance; and that every pet born will be assured of a good home and care all its natural life. In keeping with our vision, our mission is to balance the health, safety and welfare needs of people and animals in St. Tammany Parish by:             

To partner with our community to create a place where all animals receive the care, safety and love they deserve including the animals who call outside their home.

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Animal Services Information
Hours of Operation
Monday-Friday: 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Closed for Lunch: 12 p.m. -1 p.m.)
Sunday: Closed
Upcoming Events

  • June 8 – Furred Responders Event – St. Tammany Fire District 9, 80581 Hwy 21 Bush – 10 a.m. -2 p.m.
  • June 15 -  Luke Day Pickleball Tournament – Coquille Parks – 13505 Hwy 1085, Covington – 10 a.m. -2 p.m.
  • July 8-31 – Bissell Pet Foundation’s Empty the Shelters Event – STPAS Shelter 31078 Hwy 36, Lacombe
  • July 13 – Gertie’s Birthday Bash - Furred Responders Event – St. Tammany Fire District 9, 80581 Hwy 21 Bush 
Visit St. Tammany Parish's event calendar for more information here.
Upcoming Closures

  • June 19 – Juneteenth
  • July 4 - Independence Day

Need Assistance
To request assistance from the Parish Animal Services personnel please use the following:
  • For NON-EMERGENCY complaints click here. (Please include specific information, including addresses and phone numbers.)
  • For all EMERGENCY complaints please call 985.809.0183.
  • For calls regarding Nuisance Wildlife or Injured/Orphaned Wildlife, please visit the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries website at:

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