The Jefferson Parish Animal Shelter is teaming up with the North Shore Animal League America for Tour For Life 2021. The Tour of Life 2021 is the world’s largest national cooperative, life-saving pet adoption event that continues for a weeklong celebration at the East Bank and West Bank Locations. From Monday, March 29 until Saturday, April 3, 2021, adoptions fees are $67.00 for one animal or $100 when you adopt two animals. There will also be giveaways provided by Purina for all approved adopters.
Tour for Life 2021 Details
The Jefferson Parish Animal Shelter is only offering adoptions by appointment for the Tour for Life 2021. If you are interested in adopting, please visit, https://www.petfinder.com/member/us/la/jefferson-parish/jefferson-parish-animal-shelter-la73/, to look at the available pets that would fit well in your home.
Appointments can be made by calling or emailing one of the below shelters:
Calling the West Bank shelter at (504) 349-5111
Calling the East Bank shelter at (504) 736-6111
Emailing Tiffanie Stinson at Jefferson Parish Animal Shelter at [email protected]
When arriving at Jefferson Parish Animal Shelter locations for your appointment, masks are
required. Staff prefers to limit it to two people per appointment (they will work with potential
adopters if children will be in attendance as well.) ~ Jefferson Parish Animal Shelter
All COVID-19 health and safety protocols will be followed for the Tour for Life 2021 event. Tour For Life remains committed to its mission of generating awareness of the plight of homeless animals. Tour For Life 2021 will run throughout March and April with weeklong events in 53 cities/towns in 37 states, spotlighting local shelter partners/rescue groups dedicated to finding homes for the animals in their care. For more information about Tour For Life 2021 and a list of shelter partners participating nationwide, visit: animalleague.org/TourForLife
About Jefferson Parish Animal Shelters
The Jefferson Parish Animal Shelter mission is to improve the community through the practice of compassion by saving and protecting animals, providing care and treatment, through education, advocate for their welfare and to enhance the human-animal bond. We operate two parish animal shelters at #1 Humane Way in East Jefferson and 2701 Lapalco Blvd. at Peters Rd. in Harvey. https://www.jeffparish.net/departments/animal-shelter
About NORTH SHORE ANIMAL LEAGUE AMERICA
Animal League America has saved more than 1.1 million lives. As the world’s largest no-kill rescue and adoption organization, we understand that a rescue isn’t complete until each animal is placed into a loving home. Our innovative programs provide education to reduce animal cruelty and advance standards in animal welfare. We reach across the country to rescue animals from overcrowded shelters, unwanted litters, puppy mills, natural disasters and other emergencies and find them permanent, loving homes. www.animalleague.org