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Frequently Asked Questions

Animal Control 

What if I live outside Bossier City limits?

  • If you live in Bossier Parish you can call 965-9557, if you live in Caddo Parish or Shreveport you can call 226-6624.

Is Animal Control the same as a dog pound and/or shelter?

  • Yes, Animal Control houses both stray dogs and cats.

How soon should I look for my missing pet at the shelter?

  • Immediately, since strays are only held three working days.

What if I have a problem with stray cats?

  • You could rent a trap from the shelter for a deposit charge of $45.00 Cash Only and use of the trap for 10 working days.  If the trap is returned within the ten- day period you will receive a refund of the $45.00 by check in the mail.  You would be responsible for bringing any trapped cats to the shelter.  We will not pick - up the cats. 

What if I want to give up my animal to the shelter?

  • You must bring the animal to us and turn over ownership to the shelter.  The hours for receiving animals are 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Monday thru Friday.

 What if I have a problem with rats, mice or bees?

  • You will need to contact an exterminator regarding the vermin and you should contact a beekeeper regarding the bees.

 Does the Animal Control Shelter adopt out dogs and cats?

  • Yes, adoptions are between the hours of 10:00 AM and 3:00 PM Monday thru Saturday.


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Contact Us

Bossier City Animal Control
3217 Old Shed Rd
P.O. Box 5337
Bossier City, LA 71171-5337
Phone: 318.741.8499
Fax: 318.741.8494

Kay LaBorde, Supervisor

Office Hours M - F: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Adoption Hours M - F: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

After hours emergencies call Bossier City Police Dept. (318)-741-8610