The City of Natchitoches has announced its Animal Control office has reopened to the public, effective immediately.
The Animal Control office will be open to the public Mondays through Fridays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Stray dogs and cats found within the City of Natchitoches may now be brought to Animal Control. Those dropping off animals should have proper identification, proving they are residents of the City of Natchitoches. Stray animals may be brought to Animal Control on Tuesdays and Fridays between 8 a.m. and noon.
Please contact the Natchitoches Police Department for emergencies or those animals that pose a threat to human safety. The Police Department can be contacted at (318) 352-8101.
Non-vicious dogs and cats are now available for adoption through Animal Control . Those interested in adopting a dog or cat may visit Animal Control Mondays through Fridays between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monetary fees and paperwork are required to adopt an animal.
If you have lost a pet and believe it may have been picked up by Animal Control, please call the office to provide staff members with a photograph or description of your pet.
Animal Control is still in need of donations of supplies and materials. Needed items include dog food, collars, leashes, brushes, cat litter, flea shampoo and cleaning supplies. Please call the Animal Control office if you are interested in donating supplies or materials.
Animals available for adoption can be seen by visiting the Natchitoches Animal Control Shelter Facebook page.