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LA Animal Services Joins NBC4 and Telemundo 52’s Clear the Shelters™ “Adopt & Donate” Campaign

Los Angeles, August 11, 2022 — LA Animal Services is pleased to join the NBC4 and Telemundo 52’s annual Clear The Shelters™ pet adoption and donation campaign for the eighth consecutive year happening now through August 31.

During the month-long initiative, all our shelter locations are joining at least 70 other animal shelters and nonprofit rescue organizations to create awareness about pet adoptions and help raise funds to support animal welfare. 

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Visit LA Animal Services Centers With No Appointments Needed on Tuesdays and Thursdays

Los Angeles, June 29, 2022 – LA Animal Services is pleased to announce that starting Tuesday, July 5, 2022, appointments will no longer be needed on Tuesdays and Thursdays to visit our six shelters throughout the City, and will be open from 8am to 5pm. We will continue to operate without appointments on the weekends, from 11am to 5pm.

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News From LA Animal Services

October 20, 2023
It's Adopt a Shelter Dog Month
Five Reasons to Adopt a Dog from LA Animal Services  LOS ANGELES, October 20, 2023 – October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month and our six LA Animal Services Centers are filled with dogs who need a home. To encourage our animal loving community to adopt and welco…
October 18, 2023
LA Animal Services General Manager Shares Enhancements to Life-Saving Efforts During Her First 90 Days
Image When LA Animal Services General Manager Staycee Dains was appointed by Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass in July, she joined the Department with decades of experience in animal welfare and a proven record of leadership to transform LA into the most human…
October 05, 2023
National Playgroup Rockstars Adoption Event Highlighting Super Social Dogs at Animal Shelters, including LA Animal Services, in Rocktober
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 5, 2023 – In a unique collaboration, national nonprofit organization Petco Love is teaming up with Dogs Playing for Life and BOBS from Skechers™ for National Playgroup Rockstars Adoption events at 30+ animal shelters across the country, including LA Animal S…
September 12, 2023
Los Angeles Animal Services General Manager Takes Proactive Steps in First 2 Months, Calls on Public to Help Confront Emergency at LA Shelters
LOS ANGELES, September 12, 2023 – After two months on the job visiting shelters and meeting with volunteers and stakeholders, LA Animal Services General Manager Staycee Dains today laid out proactive steps to begin addressing the state of LA animal shelters, and also called on Angel…
August 15, 2023
Celebrate National Check the Chip Day by Microchipping Your Pet at LA Animal Services
Get your pet microchipped for free at any six Centers from August 15 - 20 thanks to Petco Love Los Angeles, August 15, 2023 – Check the Chip Day is Tuesday, August 15, which brings awareness to the importance…
August 04, 2023
LA Animal Services Participates in Ninth Annual Clear the Shelters Pet Adoption & Donation Campaign
Los Angeles, August 4, 2023 — LA Animal Services will be participating in the ninth annual Clear The Shelters pet adoption and donation campaign happening through August 31st. As part of the month-long event, NBC and Telemundo owned and affiliated stations across the country…
July 28, 2023
Say Goodbye to July With a New Furry Friend!
Reduced Fees Across all Six Centers During the Bye Bye July Adoption Event Los Angeles, July 28, 2023 – With July coming to a close, it’s the perfect time to bring a new friend home with reduced adoption fees…
July 25, 2023
General Manager Staycee Dains Visits All Six Animal Shelters in Los Angeles
Los Angeles, July 25, 2023 – Three weeks into the role as General Manager of Los Angeles Animal Services, Staycee Dains has completed visits to all six animal shelters as she continues to assess the shelters in order to implement change to make Los Angeles the most humane Cit…
July 21, 2023
It’s a Summer Lovin’ Adoption Weekend With Reduced Adoption Fees for Dogs and Cats
Los Angeles, July 21, 2023 – Get ready for the Summer Lovin’ Adoption Weekend at all six LA Animal Services Centers where your new furry friend awaits! Reduced adoption fees will be offered on Saturday, July 22 and Sunday, July 23 for dogs ($51), puppies ($75), cats ($12.50),…
July 14, 2023
LA Animal Services and The Pet Care Foundation Host Basic Black Adoption Event
Los Angeles, July 14, 2023 –  The Paula Kent Meehan Pet Care Foundation will sponsor the Basic Black adoption event happening at our six LA Animal Services Centers on Saturday, July 15 and Sunday, July 16. During the Basic Black weekend, the adoption fees for dogs with primar…

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