Friends of the Jefferson Animal Shelter Resources and Library

Friends of the Jefferson Animal Shelter
a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization


Resources and Library

Whether you're looking for general pet-care guidelines, hints on finding animal-friendly rental housing, dog obedience, or advice on coping with the death of your beloved companion, below are links to pet care that may be helpful.

Dog Behavior Workshop and Dog Obedience

Interested in a dog behavior workshop or dog obedience courses. The Jefferson Parish Parks and Recreation Department offers them. Call 736-6999, EXT 118 for information.

ASPCA's Pet Care Information

Best Friends Library of Pet Care Tips for the seasoned rescuer or first-time pet owner.

HSUS Pet Care Information

HSUS Cat Care Information

HSUS Dog Care Information

How to Introduce a New Cat to Your Cat

How to Introduce a New Dog to Your Cat

How to Introduce a New Dog to Your Resident Dog by Drs. Foster & Smith.

Want your cat to safely enjoy the great outdoors?
Cat fences and cat enclosures are great opportunities to let your cat enjoy the outside safely. Follow the links below for more information:

Affordable Cat Fence
The Cat's Den Cat Enclosures
Purr..fect Fence
Alley Cat Allies - Do-it-Yourself Cat Fence
Cat Fence-In Cat Containment System
SafeCat Outdoor Enclosure
C&D Pet Products Cat Enclosure
CD&E Enterprises Animal Enclosures

Need information on Feral Cats? Visit Alley Cat Allies

Make sure you are prepared for a disaster - hurricanes, flooding, fires, tornadoes, etc. Visit the ASPCA's website for disaster preparedness information.

Jefferson Parish Municipal code can be found here. Chapter 7 pertains to Animals.

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Friends of the Jefferson Animal Shelter
P.O. Box 1079
Metairie, LA 70004-1079