ANIMAL SERVICES & MOSQUITO CONTROLOur mission is to provide a high level of professional service to the citizens of the Parish of Caddo by enforcing the Parish of Caddo Ordinances and Louisiana State Laws as they pertain to animal control, public health, public safety and welfare.
The Caddo Parish Mosquito Control Section monitors neighborhoods and sprays them when required and responds to requests made by citizens. Upon receiving a request for spray a Caddo Parish Mosquito Control Officer will inspect the neighborhood for potential breeding and harboring sites.
1500 Monty Street
Shreveport, LA 71107
10:00AM - 5:00PM
11:00AM - 2:00PM
Saturdays for Adoptions Only
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No, that’s caused by overfeeding and lack of exercise. Spayed or neutered pets require fewer calories. Cut down on their meals, and make time for walks or play.
But how do those pets get pregnant? A male pet can easily father 750 offspring in his lifetime. (And if he gets into a neighbor’s yard and mates with the “wrong” female, her owner could sue.)
Not so! His instinct to “defend his turf” won’t be affected. And he’ll be less likely to wander off.
But will they? Many pets hide when giving birth. And even if you find good homes for the litter, you may deny homes to animals already born
Having a litter won’t improve an animal’s health or permanently change her personality – although she may be tired and irritable while nursing.
They’re cheaper in the long run than caring for the litters! Financial assistance may be available. License fees are often less for spayed or neutered pets.
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