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Pets Of The Week: 'Lulu' The Loving Orange Tabby & 'Layla' The Friendly Chihuahua/Jack Russell

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By Ana Bustilloz/Special to LAist

* * *Every Saturday, LAist will feature an adoptable cat and dog from a different local shelter or accredited 501c3 rescue organization. Take a look at these furry bundles and consider giving them a home, or forward their faces to friends who may be interested. * * *

The LAist Pets of the Week are from the South Los Angeles Animal Care Center, one of six facilities operated by Los Angeles Animal Services. In addition to adoptions and licensing, spay and neuter services are available on-site.

All dogs and cats adopted through LA Animal Care are fixed, but for pets who need spay or neuter surgery, $30 coupons are available to ALL residents of Los Angeles. These "Big Fix" coupons are distributed at all six Animal Care Centers with presentation of proof of residency in the City of Los Angeles, while supplies last.

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A list of spay/neuter clinics that accept Big Fix coupons is also provided. In addition, there are spay and neuter assistance programs for low income, senior citizens and permanently disabled City of Los Angeles residents. As anyone in animal welfare can tell you, they key to eliminating pet-overpopulation is spaying and neutering.


Lulu is a 5 yr old, spayed, orange Tabby. She is litter box trained and is accustomed to living inside a home, so should be an indoor only cat. She is very loving and looking for a new lap to snuggle on. ID# A1209777


Layla is a 10 mo, 7 lb, Chihuahua/Jack Russell Terrier mix whose family moved and could not take her with them. She is an inside only dog who is friendly with people and other dogs. ID# A1210096

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If either Lulu or Layla caught your eye, the LA Animal Care Centers are having a Mother's Day special with reduced adoption rates! Until May 8th, all Dogs are available for adoption for $50.50; Cats for $83.50. Adoption fees include vaccinations, spaying/neutering, microchipping, and the first year license fee for dogs.

South LA Animal Care Center
3612 11th Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90018
Monday (Closed)
Tuesday (8AM - 5PM)
Wednesday (8AM - 5PM)
Thursday (8AM - 5PM)
Friday (8AM - 5PM)
Saturday (8AM - 5PM)
Sunday (11AM - 5PM)

Spay & Neuter Clinic
Vaccine & Licensing Clinics are held at South LA Animal Care Center the third Tuesday of every month from 4:30pm-6:30pm.