LA Animal Services Media Contacts: 
Agnes Sibal-von Debschitz, (213) 482-9512 or
Justin Khosrowabadi, (213) 482-9551 or
This Weekend’s Time Change Brings Reduced Pet Adoption Fees at LA Animal Services
It’s also a Good Time to Check Your Pet’s Microchip
and Licensing Information 
Los Angeles, November 4, 2021 – To commemorate the end of Daylight Savings Time, LA Animal Services will host a special adoption weekend event and offer reduced pet adoption fees on Saturday, November 6 and Sunday, November 7. Adoption fees for dogs will be $51 (not including license) and $75 for puppies. The adoption fees for cats and kittens will be waived thanks to a generous grant from the ASPCA. 

View the pets who are available for adoption and ready to be a part of your family by going to
It’s Time To Check Your Contact Info on Your Pet’s Microchip  
As we get set to turn our clocks back one hour this Saturday night, LA Animal Services would like to remind pet owners that it’s also a good time to change the batteries in their smoke detectors, and check their pet’s microchip and licensing information to ensure their contact info is up-to-date (especially if you’ve moved or changed phone numbers). Microchips are offered at LA Animal Services Centers for just $15. You can schedule to have your pet microchipped by calling 888-452-7381.

Microchipping is permanent pet identification. The process is safe, simple, permanent, and designed to quickly identify lost pets and reunite them with their owners. The microchip, which is about the size of a grain of rice, is injected beneath the surface of the pet’s skin between the shoulder blades. The process is similar to a routine shot, takes only a few seconds, and your pet will not react any more than to a vaccination. No anesthetic is required.
Center Operating Hours
Our six LA Animal Services Centers are located throughout the City and are open without appointments every Saturday and Sunday, from 11am to 5pm. We will continue to operate by appointment during the week, Tuesday through Friday, for pet adoptions, fostering, and owner surrender, with Centers 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 in our Centers.

Starting Monday, November 8, 2021, per City Ordinance 187219, you will need to show proof of your COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours of entry into the shelter.

You can request a digital COVID-19 Vaccination Record if you were vaccinated in California (unless you were vaccinated at a federal facility) by visiting For any questions regarding vaccine records, visit the LA County Vaccine Records website
For more information about LA Animal Services and to learn more about microchipping and licensing, visit:
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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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