Calling pet savers
Because of our huge call volume, we are not able to take calls or messages on our Pet Savers phone (318) 636-0400. We ask for communication via our website instead.
If you are desperate to talk with someone, please contact one of our phone volunteers between 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM.
- Karen (318) 347-6959
Speak SLOWLY and CLEARLY when leaving them a message, and be sure your voicemail is set up and not full. TEXTING is easier for them.
All the ladies listed above are all volunteers with careers or busy lives and are not AT the shelter. We are not equipped to respond to emergencies. Our staff and volunteers are limited as we are a small non-profit organization funded by your donations.
Thank you for your patience and understanding.
Surrendering Your Pet
Note: Please do NOT bring pets to the shelter without prior permission.
Pet Savers wants to save as many animals as possible. We are a limited-intake shelter, so we are not able to accept every animal. We are governed by city zoning and licensed by Caddo Parish Animal Services. Furthermore, we are almost always at capacity; 65 DOGS…15 CATS…that’s IT!
If you want to surrender your animal for behavior issues, there are resources out there to help.
Reach out to others to let them know you need to re-home your pet… a shelter is not usually the best place for it. The best thing for your animal is going from your home to another GOOD home.
We can give you ideas about screening applicants.
If you have a specific breed of pet, do a Google search for your breed’s rescue, e.g. Golden Retriever Rescue. Do not worry about how far away it is. Oftentimes, transport assistance could be available.
We are not the only rescue in the area…just the largest…but we are still limited. For a complete list of local rescue organizations, call one of our Phone Volunteers and leave a message.
If you do want to bring us your pet for possible intake, you must call to see if you can make an appointment. We need as much pertinent information as possible and a texted photo. Weight, sex, spayed/neutered, house-trained, up to date on shots, heartworm preventive, good with dogs, kids, etc.
SPECIAL NOTE ABOUT CATS…
We DO have cats to adopt, but we are limited on intakes.
There are now TWO “Cat Only” rescues to contact in Shreveport. (Please see their Facebook pages).
- Shreveport Bossier Animal Rescue
- Port City Cat Rescue