Mission: Provide material support to jefferson parish animal shelter in care of homeless animals; financial support to animal trappers in removing strays from feral environment; financial support to spaying and neutering of feral and privately owned cats and dogs in jefferson parish.
Programs: Spay-neuter - the jefferson spca low-cost; no cost spay/neuter program provided 9,434 spay/neuter surgeries for animals in jefferson parish in 2014. 6,625 (70%) of the surgeries were free spay/neuter surgery for neighborhood cats in 2014.
pets for life: in 2014 the jefferson spca, through a grant from the hsus/petsmart charities, held 1 free vaccine clinics in challenged communities in jefferson parish. 514 animals received annual vaccinations and 329 animals were provided with free spay/neuter surgery.
general operations: in 2014 the jefferson spca provided life-saving heartworm treatment to 180 dogs adopted from the jefferson parish animal shelter, provided a volunteer liaison coordinating volunteers for shelter pet socialization and off-site pet adoption events, responded to over 300 calls for found pets for the rabies license hotline.
rabies tag and license program: 44,714 pets received rabies tags during 2014.