Animal Services


Monday-Friday: 10am-4:30pm

Saturday: 8am-4:30pm (Closed for Lunch: 12pm-1pm)

Sunday: Closed

  • January 20th – New Year, New Best Friend: 11am to 2pm
    Acquistapace’s Mandeville -- 631 N. Causeway Blvd. Mandeville

  • February 3rd – Furred Responder’s Event: 10am to 2pm
    STP Fire District 9 -- 80581 Hwy 21 Bush

  • February 18 – Mardi Paws Parade: 2pm
    Downtown Covington


  • February 10th
  • February 12th & 13th Mardi Gras
  • February 17th
  • February 19th President’s Day
  • March 29th & 30th Good Friday


Visit our Facebook Page here.

Are you looking to rehome your pet?
Use referral code RCXHAQTL2U8AD8Z to waive the listing fee!

Animal Shelter counts for each month can be found here.

2020 saw a 30% increase in the Live Release Rate at St. Tammany Parish Department of Animal Services from 2019.

For the year 2022, the Live Release Rate was 97% for a second consecutive year.
This is not just an accomplishment for Animal Services, but for our entire community!

We couldn't do it without you!
Want to know how you can help?

We are always in need of fosters to aid our fur babies who aren’t ready for adoption or to help ease our capacity when we have higher numbers. You can change an animal’s life today by fostering. Our funding has its limits – but your charity does not. Your donations can improve the outcomes of countless animals who walk into our shelter every day.

Adoption hours at the Animal Services Shelter are Monday through Saturday from 10 AM to 4PM.

The Animal Shelter provides a safe and clean facility for stray animals or unwanted pets. We offer a wide array of animals for adoption throughout the year. Please come by the shelter, or call to inquire about the types of animals that are available to adopt. Adoption hours at the Animal Services Shelter are Monday through Saturday from 10 AM to 4PM.

To request assistance from the Parish Animal Services personnel please use the following:

  • For NON-EMERGENCY complaints click here. (Please include specific information, including addresses and phone numbers.)
  • For all EMERGENCY complaints please call 985.809.0183.
  • For calls regarding Nuisance Wildlife or Injured/Orphaned Wildlife, please visit the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries website at:
    - Website for Nuisance Wildlife
    - Website for Injured/orphaned Wildlife

Mission & Vision Statement

We envision the day when all citizens, their property and their neighborhoods will be safe from the dangers and nuisances of irresponsible pet ownership.  We envision the day when animals will not suffer because of human abuse, neglect or ignorance; and that every pet born will be assured of a good home and care all its natural life. In keeping with our vision, our mission is to balance the health, safety and welfare needs of people and animals in St. Tammany Parish by:             

  • To partner with our community to create a place where all animals receive the care, safety and love they deserve including the animals who call outside their home.

Animal Services FAQ

Can I bring animals to you?
We accept animals from citizens of St. Tammany Parish.
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Contact Us

  • Administrative Complex
    21490 Koop Dr.
    Mandeville, LA 70471

    Hours of Operation:
    Monday through Friday
    8:00am to 4:30pm