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LA Animal Services Media Contacts: 
Agnes Sibal-von Debschitz, (213) 482-9512 or agnes.sibal@lacity.org
Justin Khosrowabadi, (213) 482-9551 or justin.khosrowabadi@lacity.org
Celebrate Adopt a Shelter Dog Month with
LA Animal Services
Los Angeles, October 1, 2021 – To kick off Adopt a Shelter Dog Month this October, LA Animal Services is offering discounted adoption fees this Saturday and Sunday, October 2 and 3. Our six LA Animal Services Centers are open on the weekends without appointments, so stop by and meet your new furry friend! Adoption fees for dogs will be $51 and $75 for puppies, which does not include the $20 licensing fee for dogs older than four months. Adoption fees for cats and kittens will be waived thanks to a generous donation from the ASPCA. 

Share on Social

In celebration of Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, we’re encouraging those who adopt from us during this month to share their stories! Adopters from LA Animal Services are encouraged to share a photo of their new furry friend on social media using the hashtags #AdoptAShelterDog #LAAnimalServices
#LACityPets and tagging us!

Center Operating Hours

LA Animal Services Center are open without appointments every Saturday and Sunday, from 11am to 5pm, and operate by appointment during the week, Tuesday through Friday, for pet adoptions, fostering, and owner surrender, from 9am to 4pm. Our Centers are closed on Mondays. Sick or injured animals will be admitted without an appointment. Appointments may be scheduled by going online or by calling 1-888-452-7381.
 
To follow COVID-19 safety protocols, social distancing will be observed and face coverings will be required when visiting our Centers.
For more information about LA Animal Services, and to view the wonderful pets we have available to adopt or foster, visit: laanimalservices.com.
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LA Animal Services promotes and protects the health, safety, and welfare of animals and the people who love them, and is one of the largest municipal shelter systems in the United States. With six Centers across the City, LA Animal Services serves approximately 60,000 animals annually and responds to 20,000 emergency calls involving animals or people in danger. LA Animal Services is part of the Human Animal Support Services (HASS) international coalition, joining 38 municipal shelters and animal welfare organizations across the country to reimagine and transform the way shelters care for animals and their families, by offering access to resources to help keep families together; getting lost pets home quickly without having to enter the shelter system; providing food and medical assistance; and continuing to build on a strong adoption and foster program so pets find their permanent homes or are placed in foster care. Visit our link.tree for helpful links to the services and resources available to you and your companion animals. Connect with LA Animal Services and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram.
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