Find Shelter For Katrina Pets and Find Lost Pets

A rescued pooch gets a well deserved bath from HSUS members.
A rescued pooch gets a well deserved bath from HSUS members.
This injured dog was luckily rescued and taken to the shelter in Jackson, MS.
This injured dog was luckily rescued and taken to the shelter in Jackson, MS.

If you have lost a pet during Hurricane Katrina, please visit

To report a lost or found animal in MS, please call 1-888-722-3106.

If you have positively identified your pet and need assistance having him or her brought to you, please click here to request help .

Gulfport, MS
Humane Society of South Mississippi
13756 Washington Avenue
228-863-4394 and 228-863-3354

Hattiesburg, MS
Forrest County Multipurpose Center
925 Sullivan Drive

Jackson, MS
Mississippi Animal Rescue League
4395 South Drive

Tylertown, MS
Best Friends Hurricane Relief Center
St. Francis Animal Sanctuary
97 Obed Magee Road
435-644-2001 Ext. 212

Tylertown, MS
Humane Society of Louisiana temporary location
115 Obed Magee Road

Emergency Animal Shelters: Louisiana

Abita Springs, LA
St. Tammany Parish Department of Animal Services
25026 Highway 36
Open Mon - Fri 8 am to 4:30 pm; Sat 8 am to 12 pm

Abbeville, LA
Vacant "Fruit of the Loom" factory

Alexandria, LA
Farmer's Market

Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana State University (LSU)
John M. Parker Coliseum
225-925-3980 calling from outside Louisiana
888-773-6489 calling from inside Louisiana
Please call between 8 am and 6 pm.

Franklinton, LA

Gonzales, LA
Lamar-Dixon Expo Center
9039 St. Landry Road
Exit 177 off I-10
This shelter is housing many lost and unknown pets. It is open from 10 am to 4 pm, and the public is encouraged to come search for their pets in person.

Lake Charles, LA
Calcasieu Parish Animal Services
5500 A. Swift Plant Road

Lake Charles, LA
Lake Charles Civic Center
900 Lakeshore Drive

Lansas Kennels
23015 Kilgore Street
Helping animals from Pearlington, MS

Monroe, LA (small animals only)
Monroe Civic Center (Equestrian Pavilion)
400 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway
225-578-9900 and 318-329-2225

Shreveport, LA
Hirsch Memorial Coliseum
Louisiana State
3701 Hudson Avenue
318-219-7387 and 318-635-1361

Shreveport, LA
Caddo Parish Animal Services
1500 Monty Street

Shreveport, LA
Humane Society of Northwest Louisiana
Renting a building on 67th Street

Slidell, LA
Noah's Wish
Slidell Public Works Yard
1325 Bayou Lane
(next to Heritage Park)
Open 8 am - 7 pm daily

West Monroe, LA (large animals only)
Ike Hamilton Expo Center
501 Mane Street
225-578-9900 and 318-325-9160

For additional shelters, please click here.

Temporary Animal Shelters: Texas

Austin, TX

Austin SPCA/Humane Society

124 West Anderson Lane


SPCA of Texas
362 S. Industrial Blvd.

Houston, TX
Houston SPCA
900 Portway Drive

Nacogdoches, TX
Texas Animal Control Association
Nacogdoches County Expo Center
3805 NW Stallings Drive or click here

San Antonio, TX
Humane Society and SPCA of Bexar County
4804 Fredericksburg Road

Tyler, TX
The Hound Dog Hotel

Tyler, TX
City Small Animal Clinic

Tyler, TX
Smith County Humane Society

Tyler, TX
For evacuees with animals, livestock sheltering is available.
Call 905-535-0005 for more information.

If you have lost a pet during Hurricane Katrina, please visit

The HSUS/AAHA Katrina Pet Wellness Program is available for hurricane evacuees: Click here to learn more.

The HSUS Hurricane Katrina Hotline: 1-800-Humane-1 or visit

Noah's Wish: Their goal is to keep pets alive in disaster-stricken areas.

To find animal shelters outside of the disaster area or to report a lost pet visit or or call 1-888-PETS911.

File a rescue request online with the United Animal Nations:

If you have information about stray or feral cat colonies in the disaster area contact Alley Cat Allies at 240-482-1997 or

Lost Pets Mississippi: 800-252-0923

Pearl River County SPCA in Picayune, MS: 601-798-8000 or 601-798-0445; .

Learn all about Animal Adoption from the Best Friends Animal Society.

LouisianaState Animal Rescue Information:
1-888-773-6489 (8 am - 6 pm) -- in-state only
225-925-2168 (8 am - 6 pm)

Louisiana Horse Hotline: 225-578-9501

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