March 2017 Meeting

LAWC will hold its next quarterly meeting on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at the State Police Headquarters in Baton Rouge. Investigative Support Center. 376A East Airport, Baton Rouge, LA. 1:00 pm -3:00 pm.

LSU School of Veterinary Medicine- Open House

LAWC participated in the 2017 LSU School of Veterinary Medicine’s open house Saturday January 28th. Over 4,000 members of the public were in attendance. Thank you to the LSU Vet School for welcoming LAWC. Commissioner Juanita Murphy had a blast filling in Mike the Tiger on all the work the commission is doing around the...
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LVMA 2017 Winter Conference

LAWC participated in the 2017 Louisiana Veterinarian Medical Association Conference on January 20-22nd. Dr. Gary Balsamo, State Public Health Veterinarian and Co- Chairman of LAWC conducting a presentation on regulatory updates & LAWC’s Shelter Inspection program. Ashley Delrie, Director- LAWC’s Shelter Inspection Program educated members of the Louisiana veterinarian community on the mission and work...
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The Louisiana Animal Welfare Commission met with the LASPCA to discuss working collaboratively to bring more resources to the Louisiana public animal shelters through the LAWC Shelter Inspection Program

Help is on the way for animal shelters

Billy Abney works for the town of Arcadia.  He literally is the jack-of-all-trades when it comes to what the town needs.  “I help with the street department…everything they call me for.  Whatever they call me for that’s what I go do,” said Abney. He also takes care of the animals when the town gets strays or...
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