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Tis the Season to Give a Shelter Pet a Happy Holiday

Los Angeles, December 2, 2022 – Tis the season to give a shelter pet a happy holiday as LA Animal Services extends its Home 4 the Holidays(R) campaign. Thanks to a grant from the ASPCA, adoption fees for dogs, puppies, cats, and kittens are waived through December 31, 2022 (not including $20 license fee for dogs over four months).

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LA Animal Services Shares Pet Safety Tips To Keep Your Pets Safe This Thanksgiving

Los Angeles, November 23, 2022 – Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate with family and friends, and enjoy the festive foods that come with the holiday. Some of these festive dishes, however, can pose health hazards for our four-legged friends, so LA Animal Services is offering some tips to help keep your pets safe this Thanksgiving holiday.

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LA Animal Services Launches the Citywide Cat Program To Provide Spay and Neuter Resources for Free-Roaming Cats

Los Angeles, November 18, 2022 – November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month, and what better way to celebrate the holiday season than by bringing home a new love! Adopt a Senior Pet Month was established to help improve the perception of senior pets. 

LA Animal Services is waiving adoption fees for dogs and puppies during our month-long Home for the Holidays Adoption event thanks to a grant from Petco Love (not including $20 dog licensing fee for City of Los Angeles residents). The adoption fees for cats and kittens are also waived thanks to a generous grant from the ASPCA. 

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11/23/2022 - LA Animal Services Shares Pet Safety Tips To Keep Your Pets Safe This Thanksgiving
11/18/2022 - Adopt or Foster a Pet From LA Animal Services During Adopt a Senior Pet Month
11/2/2022 - Adopt or Foster a Pet From LA Animal Services During the Home for the Holidays Month-Long Adoption Event
11/1/2022 - LA Animal Services Launches the Citywide Cat Program To Provide Spay and Neuter Resources for Free-Roaming Cats
10/28/2022 - LA Animal Services Invites You to Our First Playgroup Rock Star Adoption Event at Chesterfield Square / South LA Shelter On Saturday, Oct. 29
10/26/2021 - LA Animal Services’ New Website Makes Finding Programs and Resources Easier for the Community To Keep Pets and Families Together
10/19/2021 - It’s a Fee-Waived Dog Adoption Weekend (Oct 21-23) at LA Animal Services Thanks to Mars Petcare and VCA Charities
10/14/2022 - LA Animal Services and The Pet Care Foundation to Host Singles and Seniors Adoption Event
10/7/2022 - LA Animal Services Offers Reduced Adoption Fees, So Bring Home a New Furry Friend!
9/30/2022 - Pets Need to Find Homes ASAP as Shelters are at Capacity and YOU can Help When You Foster or Adopt a Furry Friend
9/29/2022 - Los Angeles Animal Services, Michelson Found Animals Foundation, and the Chargers Impact Fund Combine Efforts to Provide Critical Spay and Neuter Surgeries for Shelter Pets
9/15/2022 – LA Animal Services and Best Friends Animal Society to Host National Adoption Weekend Event Sept 17-18
9/9/2022 – LA Animal Services and The Pet Care Foundation Host Big Dogs & Meow Meows Adoption Event
9/2/2022 – Celebrate Labor Day Weekend By Bringing Home a Furry Friend
9/1/2022 – LA Animal Services Offers Hot Weather Pet Safety Tips
8/25/2022 – Wallis Annenberg PetSpace to Partner with LA Animal Services in New Program to Ensure Dogs Get Daily Enrichment and Exercise in Shelters
8/24/2022 – Adopt a Pet This Weekend and Help Us Clear the Shelters!
8/19/2022 – Adopt or Foster a Pet This Weekend at LA Animal Services While Adoption Fees Are Reduced
8/16/2022 – LA Animal Services Needs Your Help to Adopt or Foster a Pet
8/11/2022 – LA Animal Services Joins NBC and Telemundo 52’s Clear the Shelters ‘Adopt and Donate’ Campaign
8/5/2022 – Bring Home a New Furry Friend as LA Animal Services Celebrates Dogust with Reduced Adoption Fees
7/27/2022 – LA Animal Services Offers Reduced Adoption Fees July 30 and 31
7/20/2022 – LA Animal Services and Best Friends Animal Society to Host National Adoption Weekend Event July 23-24
7/15/2022 – LA Animal Services and The Pet Care Foundation Host Basic Black Adoption Event
7/11/2022 – Find Free and Low-Cost Pet Support in Los Angeles With pets.findhelp.com
7/5/2022 – LA Animal Services Receives Grant from VCA Charities to Help Dogs Find New Homes in Response to Full Shelters
6/29/2022 – Visit LA Animal Services Centers With No Appointments Needed on Tuesdays and Thursdays, Starting July 5
6/28/2022 – Pet Safety Tips for a Safe and Happy 4th of July Celebration
6/23/2022 – LA Animal Services and Petco Love Encourage Pet Fostering with a Focus on Love
6/17/2022 – Celebrate National Foster a Pet Month and Be a Kitten Foster with LA Animal Services
6/14/2022 – LA Animal Services is Facing a Kennel Space Crisis and We Need Your Help to Adopt or Foster a Pet
5/27/2022 – LA Animal Services is Desperately Seeking Fosters and Adopters!
5/20/2022 – LA Animal Services Offers Reduced Adoption Fees May 20-22 Thanks to Bounty and Best Friends Animal Society
5/3/2022 – It’s National Pet Week – Adopt or Foster a Pet from LA Animal Services
4/29/2022- Celebrate National Adopt A Shelter Pet Day By Adding a New Furry Friend from LA Animal Services
4/22/2022 – LA Animal Services Participates in Petco Love’s National ‘Read and Share Your Love’ Event, Inspiring Children to Read to Shelter Pets
4/18/2022 – LA Animal Services Offers Free Microchips For Pets While Supplies Last
4/14/2022 – LA Animal Services Offers Pet Safety Tips To Help Keep Pets Safe This Easter
4/7/2022 – LA Animal Services and The Pet Care Foundation Host Big Dogs and Meow Meows Adoption Event
4/1/2022 – LA Animal Services Invites You to Adopt a Furry Friend During the April Showers Adoption Event
3/24/2022 – Adopt Furry Friend During the Tour for Life 2022 Adoption Weekend
3/23/2022 – Shower a Kitten with Love During Our Special Kitten Shower Event
3/18/2022 – It’s March Madness so Get in the Game – Foster or Adopt a Big Dog from LA Animal Services
3/11/2022 – Adopt a Pet During the Spring Forward Adoption Event Happening This Weekend at LA Animal Services
3/8/2022 – March is National Pet Poison Prevention Month
2/25/2022 – Fall in Love this Weekend While Love is in the Air at LA Animal Services
2/22/2022 – Today is World Spay Day!
2/18/2022 – Celebrate National Love Your Pet Day By Adopting or Fostering a Pet
2/16/2022 – LA Animal Services Receives Lifesaving Grant from Petco Love
2/14/2022 – February is Responsible Pet Owner Month
2/10/2022 – LA Animal Services and The Pet Care Foundation to Host My Furry Valentine Adoption Event
1/28/2022 – There’s Still Time to “Live Large in 2022”
1/20/2022 – LA Animal Services Thanks Petco Love for $100,000 Grant
1/13/2022 – Join LA Animal Services and Get Ready to “Live Large in 2022”
1/6/2022 – Give a Dog a Break and Foster or Adopt a Pet This Weekend!

12/30/2021 – Celebrating Safely: Five Tips to Keep Pets Safe on New Year’s Eve
12/24/2021 – Tips for a Happy, Healthy, and Safe Holiday with Furry Family Members
12/23/2021 – LA Animal Services Shares Tips for Cold Weather
12/17/2021 – LA Animal Services and The Pet Care Foundation to Host Whisker Wonderland Adoption Event
12/10/2021 – Adopt a Pet During the Home for the Paw-lidays Event
12/9/2021 – LA County Veterinary of Public Health Gives All Clear to West Valley and West LA Shelters
12/2/2021 – Celebrate National Mutt Day  
11/9/2021 – Will You Share a Picture?
11/5/2021 – This Weekend’s Time Change Brings Reduced Pet Adoption Fees at LA Animal Services
11/4/2021 – LA Animal Services Opens Third Pet Food Pantry Location at North Central Center on Sunday, November 7
10/30/2021 – LA Animal Services Offers Pet Safety Tips for a Happy and Spook-Free Halloween
10/29/2021 – Make a Difference: Adopt a Pet This Weekend
10/22/2021 – Community Alert: Canine Influenza at West LA Shelter
10/22/2021 – Adopt a Pet This Weekend During Our Fall in Love Adoption Event
10/15/2021 – Community Alert: Canine Influenza at West Valley Shelter
10/15/2021- LA Animal Services and The Pet Care Foundation to Host Singles and Seniors Adoption Event
10/14/2021 – Adopt a Pet from LA Animal Services and Join Us to Celebrate Subaru Loves Pets Month
10/1/2021 – Celebrate Adopt a Shelter Dog Month with LA Animal Services
9/16/2021 – LA Animal Services and The Pet Care Foundation to Host Sheps, Pits, and Kits Adoption Event
9/9/2021 – September is National Preparedness Month
9/1/2021 – Fido Friendly Magazine’s 13th Annual “Get Your Licks on Route 66”®️ Cross Country Pet Adoption Tour Kicks off with LA Animal Services
8/26/2021 – Celebrate National Dog Day With LA Animal Services!
8/16/2021 – LA Animal Services to Host COVID-19 Vaccination Day
8/10/2021 – Join LA Animal Services as We Share Tips on How to Help Your Dog Overcome Separation Anxiety
8/5/2021 – Adopt a Feline Friend on International Cat Day from LA Animal Services!
7/30/2021 – Celebrate National Friendship Day and Dogust By Bringing Home a Friend From LA Animal Services!
7/16/2021 – LA Animal Services and Pet Care Foundation to Host Basic Black Adoption Event
7/9/2021 – Celebrate All American Pet Photo Day By Adopting A New Furry Friend
7/1/2021 – Today is “ID Your Pet” Day so Make Sure Your Pet is Wearing a Current City of Los Angeles License or ID Tag and is Microchipped
6/29/2021 – La Animal Services Receives Prestigious Award From National Leader in No-kill Movement
6/28/2021 – LA Animal Services Offers Tips to Keep You and Your Pets Safe this 4th of July Holiday Weekend
6/25/2021 – Urgently Seeking Fosters and Adopters! How YOU Can Make That Life Saving Difference for LA City Pets
6/18/2021 – Celebrate National Adopt a Cat Month With LA Animal Services By Adopting A Feline Friend!
6/15/2021 – LA Animal Services Offers “Paw-ther’s Day” Discounted Adoption Fees Going On Now Through June 19
6/10/2021 – LA Animal Services Thanks ASPCA For $50K Grant to Spay and Neuter Our Feline Friends
6/2/2021 – LA Animal Services Hot Weather Pet Safety Tips
6/1/2021 – LA Animal Services Expands Appointment Hours
5/27/2021 – It’s the Purrfect Time To Adopt or Foster a Cat and/or Kitten From LA Animal Services!
5/21/2021 – Celebrate ‘LA Spay Day’ on May 24th with LA Animal Services By Getting Your Pet Spayed or Neutered
5/20/2021 – Celebrate National Adopt a Rescue Dog Day by “Pawing it Forward” with LA Animal Services
5/7/2021 – Safety Net Foster Program at LA Animal Services Aims to Keep More Families Together
4/30/2021 – Celebrate National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day with LA Animal Services by Adding a Pet to Your Family
4/21/2021 – LA Animal Services Adopts Innovative Technology From Petco Love to Help Reunite Lost Pets With Their Families on National Lost Dog and Cat Awareness Day
4/14/2021 LA Animal Services and The Pet Care Foundation to Host Pitty-Kitty Adoption Event
4/2/2021 – LA Animal Services Shares Safety Tips To Keep Your Pets Safe This Easter
3/19/2021 – March is National Pet Poison Prevention Month
3/17/2021 – Prevent Distemper by Vaccinating Your Pet Dog or Puppy
3/16/2021 – All Six LA Animal Services Centers are Now Open
3/12/2021 – Set Your Clocks to Spring Forward This Weekend, And Ensure Your Pet’s Microchip and Licensing Information is Up-to-Date
3/10/2021 – City of Los Angeles Shelters Reach No-Kill Status in 2020 with 90.49% Save Rate
2/23/2021 – It’s World Spay Day!
2/12/2021 – Five Ways to Show Pets We Love Them This Valentine’s Day
2/9/2021 – LA Animal Services and The Pet Care Foundation to Host My Furry Valentine Adoption Event
2/4/2021 – February is Responsible Pet Owner Month
1/28/2021 – LA Animal Services Introduces Pet and Community Resource Guides to Help LA City Residents
1/27/2021 – Helping to Keep Families Together: LA Animal Services Offers Pet Food Pantry Weekly in 2021
1/7/2021 – Anonymous Donor to Match All Donations up to $25,000 to Spay Neuter Trust Fund

Thank you to our lifesaving partners who help us care for #LACityPets