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TPAS Announces Free Adoptions for Active Duty Military and Veterans

Wednesday August 07, 2019 11:02 am - 3394 Views - Posted By Animal Shelter
TPAS Announces Free Adoptions for Active Duty Military and Veterans

Parish President Gordon E. Dove and the Terrebonne Parish Animal Shelter (TPAS) announced a partnership with Vets Adopt Pets, a non-profit organization that assists active duty military and veterans by covering the cost of adoption fees of shelter pets. The service member must sign up with before adopting their new family member at the Terrebonne Parish Animal Shelter. Vets Adopt Pets requires proof of active duty service or DD214 for retired veterans. The full adoption fee for one pet is paid by Vets Adopt Pets. 

"We are grateful to be able to partner wth an organization whose main purpose is to provide support to our military families looking for a new pet, and we are honored to adopt pets to military service menters," said Valerie Robinson, Animal Shelter Manager.  

Adoption hours during the week are Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Adoption hours on Saturdays are from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The shelter will not be open for intake on Saturdays. Pictures of some of the adoptable animals can be found on the shelter’s Facebook page, and

Animals adopted from the Terrebonne Parish Animal Shelter receive the following services:

  • health exam
  • vaccinations
  • dewormer
  • appropriate testing
  • microchip (including registration)
  • spay/neuter
  • 1 mo. supply of flea prevention
  • 1 mo. supply of heartworm prevention (dogs)
  • starter bag of Hill's Science Diet food

Please contact the Terrebonne Parish Animal Shelter at (985) 873-6709 for additional information.


Additional Information


Hours of Operation

  • Monday thru Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Mailing Address

  • P. O. Box 2768
  • Houma, LA 70361
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