The Louisiana SPCA has deployed its Humane Law Officers to respond respond to requests for rescue and assistance in the aftermath of the massive tornado that devastated parts of New Orleans East Tuesday afternoon. Humane Officers rescued several dogs that were injured and are receiving medical care.
The City of New Orleans requested that the Louisiana SPCA set up a temporary pet shelter at the NORDC facility in Joe Brown Park in New Orleans East. LA/SPCA staff are also at the park handing out dog and cat food, supplies, and crates to help displaced pet owners in need.
The SPCA is asking the public to donate pet food and supplies to help affected families with pets. Specifically, UNOPENED dry cat and dog food and large air crates are needed. Donations can be dropped off at these locations:
Louisiana SPCA - 1700 Mardi Gras Blvd. - 504-368-5191
Canine Connection - 4920 Tchoupitoulas - 504-218-4098
Camp Bow Wow - MIDCITY - 3301 Conti Street - 504-309-9939
NO Fleas Market - 4228 Magazine Street - 504-900-1446
Demo Diva Demolition - 6246 Memphis Street - 504-486-4121
Items can be ordered off of the Louisiana SPCA’s Amazon wish list and shipped directly to the organization by going to la-spca.org/amazonwishlist.