LA Animal Services Media Contacts: 
Agnes Sibal-von Debschitz, (213) 482-9512 or
Justin Khosrowabadi, (213) 482-9551 or

The Pet Care Foundation Media Contact: 
Bill Crowe, (310) 247-8469 or
LA Animal Services and
The Pet Care Foundation to Host
My Furry Valentine Adoption Event
Los Angeles, February 9, 2021 –The Paula Kent Meehan Pet Care Foundation will sponsor the My Furry Valentine adoption event from Saturday, February 13 through Sunday, February 14. Find your new animal companion by going online at to view all of our amazing cats, kittens, and dogs. During My Furry Valentine, adoption fees will be reduced for dogs by $50. Adoption fees for cats will be waived by the Paula Kent Meehan Pet Care Foundation and adoption fees for kittens will be waived through a generous grant from the ASPCA. While dog adoption fees are reduced, there will be a $20 dog license fee applied for residents of Los Angeles.

“We hope to find loving homes for every pet that’s in the LA City Animal Services Centers,” said Bill Crowe, Director of the Foundation. He continued, “This weekend is the perfect time to fall in love with a new furry friend!”

“Meet your perfect match during the My Furry Valentine adoption event and welcome a new furry family member into your heart and home,” said Brenda Barnette, LA Animal Services General Manager.

If you've adopted or fostered a pet from LA Animal Services, join us by sharing a photo or video of your furry friend on social media using the hashtags #LAcitypets #LAanimalservices and tagging us! We’re also always looking for stories to share and be featured on our social media accounts, so we encourage you to submit your story and photos to us by clicking here.
Adopt a Pet From One of Our Centers

  • Call 888-452-7381 with the Animal ID number or A# (example: A1234567).

  • LA Animal Services will share all the information available on that animal.

  • If you’re interested in moving forward with the adoption, LA Animal Services will take your information and schedule a pick-up appointment.
  • During the appointment, staff will introduce you to your selected animal.

  • Please be advised that due to City order in response to COVID-19, no more than 10 people, which include staff are permitted in our facility at a time.

  • To comply with social distancing requirements, we will be scheduling appointments daily at our four LA Animal Services Centers from 11am to 4pm.
Adopt a Pet Who is Currently in Foster Care

  • Call 888-452-7381 with the Animal ID number or A# (example: A1234567).

  • An LA Animal Services staff member will arrange for a meeting at the designated Animal Services Center or a virtual (video) meeting with the interested party (person interested in adopting) and the foster family of the animal in question, where the potential adopter can find out more about the animal, and see how the pet interacts with the foster family.

  • If the interested party would like to proceed with the adoption, an LA Animal Services staff member will facilitate the adoption process, which includes completing all the necessary adoption paperwork, collection of adoption fees, and then schedule an in-person appointment for the interested party to come into the designated Animal Services Center to meet and pick-up their new animal companion.
If you are unable to adopt a pet, please consider fostering one of our dogs, cats, or kittens in our Centers to give them a break from kennel life. 
For more information about LA Animal Services and to find pets available to foster or adopt, visit
Due to the pandemic, our LA Animal Services Centers are open by appointment only.

For more information about The Pet Care Foundation go to:
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The Pet Care Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of homeless pets in the Los Angeles area. For more information contact:, or call 310-247-8469.

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 FacebookTwitterInstagram.
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