Animal Welfare, Inc.

Non-profit humane organization helping pets and 
   pet ownersPrograms include spay and neuter subsidy, pet 
   care, education, ID tags, etc

Programs and Events:

Home Page

Spay / Neuter Vouchers

Pets Looking For New Homes

What if YOU have a Pet to Re-Home?

Links - Rescues, Lost & Found, and More

Programs and Projects

Become a Member / Make a Donation

Sponsors / Supporters

Wish List

Do You Own a Business?

Happy Endings

All events and programs are open to the public and staffed by greatly appreciated, non-paid volunteers.

SPAY / NEUTER Voucher Program

Program started in 1980.
Based on Income and Marital Status.
Vouchers are given out every 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month except December.
This program paid out $20,630.00 to help pet owners in 2000 !

SPAY / NEUTER Veterinarian Certificate Program

Based on Income and Marital Status.
Limited to Participating Veterinarians.


National Event in February

$500 Raffle

In May during "Be Kind to Animals Week"
A fun event where pets "strut their stuff" to promote Adoptions and some lucky person wins $500!

Little Fellow, the dog

Little Fellow, the dog

National Homeless Animals' Day

National Event in August

Rescue Affiliation Program

Program designed to help individuals who rescue animals - whether they rescue 1 per year or 60 per year.
Promotes education for the rescuer and those who adopt.
Includes Spay / Neuter Vouchers, Discounts on pet food, Posting of Pets on our website, and more.

Pet Transport / Home Checks

Volunteers help transport pets to their new homes or into rescue across the country.
Animal Welfare, Inc. also performs home checks for any rescue group.

'Adopt A Friend For Life' Adoption Program

Program started in 1993.
Volunteers take pets from Animal Control to local stores to help get them adopted.

Pet Adoption / Rescue Kit

This is a kit designed to help anybody who must find a home for their pet or any animal that they have taken in and rescued. The kit contains tips on screening, words of encouragement, sample placement contract, and other information to help in finding good responsible homes.

Emergency Pet Fund

Limited financial help for emergencies.
Program is limited to available funds and to each situation.

Hot-Line Call Service

Volunteers answer over 500 calls each month from the community.

'ARK - Animals, Responsibility, & Kids' Teachers Booklet for Grades K-2

Approved by Caddo and Bossier Parishes for K-2
Available to teachers.

Educational Material on Various Subjects for Students and Individuals

Animal Welfare, Inc. has a library of information on various pet subjects that is available to the public.

Pet I.D. Tag Program

Promotes that EVERY pet wears an I.D. Tag at all times !

Support for Local Animal Control

Animal Welfare, Inc. helps pay for training of ACO's and helps supply needed equipment to local shelters.

Humane Dog & Cat Traps

Available to the Public

Annual Wiener Dog Races

Each September at Louisiana Downs
Fun a the Races

Annual Chihuahua Dog Races

Each October at Louisiana Downs

Breed Rescue Referral Program

If you are looking to adopt a particular breed of animal, we will refer you to the closest rescue for that breed.

Compassionate Business Partners

Local businesses help in various ways.

Rummage for Rescue

Donate all your unwanted items for our annual Rummage for Rescue Sale in the Spring !

Blessing of the Animals

Each July at the All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church
9449 Ellerbe Rd. - Shreveport, LA

This is a beautiful service dedicated to our pets - past and present.
Everybody is invited to bring their pet(s) for this occassion.

Live Auction

Lots of fun and great shopping !
Debra Johnson, Auctioneer

and much more.

All programs are funded by donations and memberships. Depending on the level of funds available, there may be restrictions and/or limits to any program or event. It is best to call first for places, times, directions, and requirements.

Dog shows how to Contact us

Animal Welfare, Inc.
P. O. Box 4797
Shreveport, Louisiana 71134-0797
(318) 221-0053
Gloria Freeman, President
E-mail us!