Best Friends Animal Society

Saving lives in Grant Parish

You can make a difference in the lives of animals in your community.

Last year, hundreds of thousands of loving pets, like the ones here in Grant Parish, were killed in shelters around the country, just because they didn’t have safe places to call home.

We’re teaming up with caring community members like you to change that.

The Grant Parish Sheriff’s Office is excited to announce a new partnership with Best Friends to save the lives of homeless dogs in our area. Best Friends Animal Society is working to make communities all over the country happier and healthier for pets and their people, including right here in Grant Parish.

Right now, we’re focusing our efforts on helping dogs around Grant Parish through adoptions, fostering, transport of dogs to safety and local advocacy efforts. Whether you want to open your home to a foster pet or work on changing local laws to help pets, we’d love for you to join us.

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Adopt to help save lives

When you adopt an animal who’s been patiently waiting for a place to call home, you’re not only saving a life.

You’re making space in the shelter for other homeless dogs in Grant Parish and giving them a chance to grow, thrive and find families of their very own. You might not feel like a hero, but to one animal, you’re the entire world.

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Adopt a Dog

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Volunteer to help save lives

Volunteers — passionate, caring people like you — are the heartbeat of our organization here in Grant Parish.

From assisting at local adoption events to helping to transport pets to areas where they’re more likely to get adopted, you can make a tremendous difference in the lives of homeless pets in Grant Parish.

Are you ready to help pets in Grant Parish? Join our Facebook group for volunteers to get started.

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Foster: open your heart and home

When you foster a dog in Grant Parish, you’re not only providing a safe and loving place for a pet to learn and grow, you’re helping to make room for more animals in the shelter.

Fostering an adoptable animal in your home, even for just a few nights, is a great way to help save a homeless pet’s life. Best Friends is in need of foster homes to temporarily care for dogs and puppies while they await transport to an adoptive home.

Providing love and a safe space for them is all that is required. All supplies (including food, leashes and a crate) and medical care will be provided. Plus, you’ll have 24/7 access to support and mentorship while the dog is in your care.

For questions about fostering, please contact us directly at

Have you fostered for Best Friends before? Please fill out the on-deck survey.

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Want more information about fostering and volunteering?

Join our Facebook group to learn more about how you can help pets in Grant Parish.
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Shop to save lives

Your wish list purchase supports lifesaving work here in Grant Parish. Help dogs in Grant Parish by sending items directly from our Amazon wish list.
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Events: make a difference for pets

Have fun and connect with fellow animal lovers through a variety of local and national events, big and small.

Find a Best Friends Network partner near you

The Best Friends Network is made up of thousands of public and private shelters, rescue groups, spay/neuter organizations and other animal welfare groups, all working to save the lives of dogs and cats in communities like yours across the country.

Each and every one of our network partners needs caring people like you to adopt, foster, donate, volunteer and advocate to help save the lives of pets where you live.

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Best Friends in Grant Parish
Grant Parish, Louisiana

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