Calcasieu Parish Animal Shelter

Find Calcasieu Parish Louisiana animal shelters, puppy dog and cat shelters, pet adoption centers, dog pounds, and humane societies. Animal shelters provide information on adopting dogs, cats, and pets, animal care and rescue, and animal control.

Animal Angels PO Box 2238 Sulphur LA 70664 337-527-1452

Bel's No Kill Animal Shelter 630 East School Street Lake Charles LA 70607 337-480-0069

Calcasieu Parish Animal Control & Protection Department 5500 Swift Plant Road Lake Charles LA 70615 337-439-8879

Lake Area Partnerships for Animal Welfare PO Box 4964 Lake Charles LA 70606 337-478-7294

Lake Charles Pit Bull Rescue 712 Live Oak Street Lake Charles LA 70601 713-854-1895

Westlake Animal Control 3410 Bayou D'Inde Road Westlake LA 70669 337-882-1365

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About Animal Shelters

Where are the animals at an Animal Shelter from?

Some animals are brought to shelters by owners who cannot care for them. Others are rescued from abuse or neglect. Stray or lost animals may be brought to shelters by the general public or animal control agencies.

Do Animal Shelters euthanize unwanted or hard-to-adopt animals?

Some shelters have a firm no-kill policy and will strive to find homes for every animal they receive. Due to limited space and resources, other shelters may have to euthanize certain animals that are less suitable for adoption because of health or behavioral issues. Animal control agencies may euthanize animals that have not been adopted within a certain timeframe or animals that have shown aggression.

Can anyone adopt a pet from an Animal Shelter?

Generally, any member of the public may adopt a pet from an Animal Shelter. Some Animal Shelters will first screen or interview an individual in order to assess their suitability as a pet owner.