Pet Adoption Services, Inc. is a non-profit all breed cat and dog rescue organization in New Orleans. Supported by all-volunteer members, Pet Adoption Services was founded in 1996, although some of our members have been involved in rescue for as long as 20 years. Our mission is to secure loving permanent homes for homeless, abandoned or abused cats and dogs of all breeds. While awaiting adoption, our animals live in the home of one of our foster parents. During this time the animals receive any necessary veterinary care, including but not limited to, vaccinations, spaying or neutering and perhaps heartworm treatment. Our experienced foster parents continually assess each pet's personality and temperament allowing us to place adoptable cats and dogs in just the right permanent home. Pet Adoption Services participates in adoption days during which time, potential adopters get the opportunity to meet and spend time with the animals in a "real life" situation. Pet Adoption Services holds several fundraisers throughout the calendar year so that we can continue to meet the needs of homeless animals. Generous donations by persons committed to the cause of animal rescue are also essential to our economic survival.
When an online application is completed, we start processing within 24-72 hrs, but due to the fact that we usually receive multiple applications for the same dog and the time required to contact veterinarians and/or landlords for verification, the entire process make take several days before we make a final decision and contact the approved applicant. We are a 100% volunteer group and work full-time jobs in addition to doing rescue, so your patience is greatly appreciated. We encourage anyone seriously interested in adopting to complete the brief online application as soon as possible. Although we do not operate on a first-come-first-served basis, but rather on what is best for the pet and the adopter, we do give preference to the first qualified application received.