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Jefferson Parish Animal Shelter West Bank

2701 Lapalco Blvd
Harvey, LA 70058

Our Mission

The Jefferson Parish Animal Shelter mission is to improve the community through the practice of compassion by saving and protecting animals, providing care and treatment, through education advocate for their welfare and to enhance the human-animal bond.

Adoption Policy

Monday: 11:00am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday: 11:00am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday: 11:00am - 4:00 pm
Thursday: 11:am - 6:00 pm
Friday: 11:00am - 4:00 pm
Saturday: 11:00am - 3:00 pm
Sunday: Closed

(Check our facebook page for adoption specials or call the shelter.)
Dogs and puppies: $67
Kittens under 6mos old: $67
Cats 6mos and older $18
Rabbits: $25

Offsite Adoption Events:
TBA for 2019

We update biographies of pets on a regular basis as volunteers submit pictures and information after spending their valuable time with our wonderful animals. Please check regularly.

You may bring your dog or cat to the West Bank Shelter during regular hours to be microchipped. The cost is $25 and includes registration. Dogs must be on leash, and cats must be in a carrier.

The West Bank Shelter offers rabies shots on Tuesdays between 10:00 AM and 2 PM. Animals must be at least 4 months old. Price for intact pets is $20. Price for spayed or neutered pets is $15. Dogs need to be leashed, and cats need to be in carriers.

Th Jefferson SPCA offers free or low cost surgery at participating vet clinics on both sides of the river. Go to their website for details or call (504) 733-5878.

To volunteer at the West Bank Shelter on an on-going basis working with animals, email for a volunteer application form.

To foster, email for a foster application form and more information.


August 30 - September 2, 2019 - Labor Day
November 1, 2019 - All Saints Day
November 11, 2019 - Veterans Day Holiday
November 28, 2019 - Thanksgiving Day
November 29, 2019 -Thanksgiving Day Holiday
December 24, 2019 - Christmas Eve
December 25, 2019 - Christmas Day
January 1, 2020 - New Year's Day Holiday
January 8, 2020 - Inauguration Day

**The West Bank Shelter closes for staff training at 2:00 pm the first Tuesday of each month.

Directions to the Westbank Jefferson Parish Animal Shelter:
From New Orleans:
Cross Crescent City Connection to Westbank. Take Exit 6B onto Westbank Expressway. Move into right hand lane and stay to right at split before Harvey Tunnel exit. Take left at Peters Rd. Shelter is on the corner of Peters Rd and Lapalco Blvd (cross under Lapalco Bridge overpass).

  • day hours
    Monday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Tuesday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Wednesday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Thursday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Friday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Saturday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Sunday Closed
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