Humane pet adoption, rescue, shelter, and veterinary services and community clinic.
Our mission is to promote, protect and advance the well-being of Louisiana’s companion animals. Our diverse programs and services advance animal welfare and foster the human-animal bond.
Pet Adoption Services, Inc. (PAS) is an all-breed cat and dog rescue organization operating throughout the Greater New Orleans Area. Our mission is to rescue, re-home, and when necessary, rehabilitate pets in need.
PAS receives no government funding and relies on the support of private donors. Learn more
It is the mission, duty, and purpose of Zeus’ Rescues to eradicate pet homelessness and euthanasia within the New Orleans metro area. The organization is further committed to community-building and pet education with a focus on children and the elderly.
We find forever homes for animals that are pulled from high kill metro shelters. We are not an in-take shelter. We are an all-volunteer group funded by private donations and grants. We receive no local or state public funding. Learn More
Animal Rescue New Orleans (ARNO) is an organization created and dedicated to the rescue and aid of abandoned and homeless animals in the New Orleans area, including responding to the immediate needs of those in need of medical care or those too old, too young, too sick, neglected, abused and deprived of love. ARNO promotes the foster, adoption and reunion of pets with caretakers as well as spaying and neutering all companion animals through our no-kill shelter. Learn more.
The mission of the Humane Society of New Orleans shall be to provide the means for the prevention of cruelty to animals, to enforce all laws designated for the protection of animals, to promote responsible pet ownership, to place adoptable animals into responsible homes when available, and to strengthen the human/animal bond. Go to their website.
The Humane Society of New Orleans is a state licensed nuisance wildlife control operator and maitains two separate teams to assist with wildlife issues. If you are experiencing a wildlife issue you may call our office at (504) 322-3938 to be directed to our on-call wildlife technicians. You may also submit your request online.
If you find a bird or terrestrial mammal that has been injured and is in need of assistance, contact a permitted wildlife rehabilitator. (New Orleans area ones listed below). Wildlife rehabilitators have the training, skills, and facilities necessary to care for most injured animals and are permitted by LDWF to rehabilitate injured wildlife in Louisiana. They temporarily care for wildlife until they can be successfully returned to the wild.
Robert MacLean, DVM
Birds, reptiles, squirrels
Opossums, raccoons, squirrels
Thompson, Jaimie, Arabi
Jefferson, St. Bernard
(Clearwater Sanctuary) Covington
Opossums, rabbits, raccoons, squirrels
Clearwater Sanctuary is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization established in 1989. Our mission is to serve our planet and the diversity of life it supports, through environmental, humane and humanitarian education and action. Thriving in the midst of a green canopied forest, nourished by a spring fed river, Clearwater is a natural sanctuary for both people and animals. Website
Avian & Exotic Animal Hospital of Louisiana, formally West Esplanade Veterinary Clinic, is Louisiana’s only veterinarian that provides care exclusively to avian and exotic pets. From parrots to rabbits and ferrets to a wide variety of reptiles, as well as a multitude of small mammal exotic pets, we welcome them all to our practice!
Located in Metairie, LA, we proudly service the Greater New Orleans metropolitan area as well as South Louisiana and the Mississippi Coast. Website