LA SPCA offering holiday pet adoption specials
Posted on 12/7/2017 5:36:00 PM.

With Christmas right around the corner, the Louisiana SPCA encourages people to give the gift of a home to a pet in need through adoption. Spokesperson Alicia Haefele says they’re offering a $50 adoption special until December 23rd. She says last year 222 animals found forever homes during the holiday season.

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A bill to require pet stores to keep records heads to the governor's desk to be singed into law
Posted on 6/4/2016 4:32:00 AM.

A bill that would require pet stores to keep records of breeders’ names, addresses, and licensing information is on the governor’s desk to be signed into law. Alicia Haefele with the Louisiana SPCA says also included under this legislation is that no pet under 8-weeks old can be sold in a store. She says these regulations are to make ensure pet stores are held to certain standards.

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Louisiana SPCA warns against buying bunnies for Easter
Posted on 3/23/2016 4:43:00 AM.

Every year animal shelters see an influx of bunnies after Easter, because parents bought rabbits for their children, but were unprepared to care for them. Alicia Haefele, with the Louisiana Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, says parents might be putting too many eggs in their basket by getting these bunnies.

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$3000 reward offered for baby goat beheading at Orleans Parish park
Posted on 2/4/2015 11:33:00 AM.
Michelle Southern reporting.
The Louisiana SPCA has increased the reward to $3000 for anyone who has information about the person or persons responsible for cutting the head off baby goat last week in a park in Orleans Parish. Spokeswoman Alicia Haefele says the animals belong to a company called "Y'herd Me" and help maintain shrubbery at the Brechtel Park in Algiers.
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2014 Pet owners dishing out the dough for Fido
Posted on 9/30/2014 8:44:00 AM.
Michelle Southern reporting.
According to a study by the American Pet Products Association (or APPA), people are spending more money on their furry friends than ever before. They estimate overall spending on pets for 2014 will reach $58 billion which is up almost 5 percent over last year. 
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