Want to adopt or foster a pet during the coronavirus crisis? Here’s a list of resources
Numerous organizations support fosters and adoptions. Among them:
Petfinder.com: A good starting point in the process, with answers to common questions and lists of shelters based on your location.
L.A. Animal Services (City of Los Angeles): Currently needs help with medium- and larger-sized dogs and adult cats. Visit website for listings of new animals.
SpcaLA: Offering adoptions by appointment. Also accepting drop-off donations Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9 a.m. - 10 a.m. at the spcaLA South Bay Pet Adoption Center, 12910 Yukon Ave., Hawthorne; spcaLA Pitchford Companion Animal Village & Education Center, 7700 E. Spring St., Long Beach.
Little Angels Project: Agoura Hills rescue organization is currently placing cats and keeping a waiting list for dogs.
Animal Care and Control: Busy, high-turnover L.A. County system serves unincorporated areas of the county and 47 cities. To foster: email email@example.com. To see available pets, go to the website.
Kitten Rescue: Organization is “inundated” with requests for information on fostering and adopting. Also handles dogs on occasion.
Watts Project: Takes animals from shelters in Watts and South Los Angeles and arranges fostering and adopting.
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