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2680 Progress Rd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70807

For Pet Adoptions call CAA 225 774-7701
2680 Progress Rd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70807
(225) 774-7700 Office
(225) 774-7876 Fax
8 a.m.-5 p.m., M-F
ACRC Officers on Duty 24/7

Hilton M. Cole

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Welcome to the East Baton Rouge Parish
     Animal Control and  Rescue Center
Serving East Baton Rouge Parish including
Baker, Central and Zachary

2680 Progress Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70807
225.774.7700; Fax: 225.774.7876;
 or email

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"We Protect the Public and Their Animals”
ACRC Officer Badge image

The ACRC has a public health and safety function and essentially protects people from animals and animals from people.

* *  Please contact us by phone. DO NOT e-mail any animal-related complaints!

ACRC Hours

Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

 * * Animal Control Officer's are on duty 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for emergencies!

After Hours:

Before 11 p.m. 225.389.2070
After 11 p.m. City Police 225.389.2000
Sheriff 225.389.5000
Baker 225.775.6000
Zachary 225.654.9393

Partnership ACRC and CAA
Companion Animal Alliance of Baton Rouge External web link not maintained by City of Baton Rouge
Pet Adoption & Sheltering Services

(for all sheltering, adoptions and animal reclaimations)
For CAA Shelter Hours See "About CAA"

The Animal Control & Rescue Center (ACRC) investigates, enforces and resolves citizen complaints about animal related complaints and situations parish wide. Rescued, seized or impounded animals are transported to the animal shelter.

The Companion Animal Alliance performs all animal sheltering, adoptions, rescue, fostering & euthanasia services. Animals are received from citizens and ACRC Officers. The shelter building and facilities are shared with the ACRC.

The ACRC services domestics, livestock, exotics, and wildlife animals.

East Baton Rouge Parish Code of Ordinances

An amendment to the Animal Control Ordinance, becomes effective January 25, 2012 changes the holding period for dogs and cats to three days for an unidentified animal and five days for an animal wearing or having any form of identification.