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My name is Bernie!

Rat Terrier/Dachshund Mix Dog for adoption in Laplace, Louisiana - Bernie
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St. John the Baptist Parish Animal Shelter

Facts about Bernie

  • Breed: Rat Terrier/Dachshund Mix
  • Color: Tan/Yellow/Fawn - With White
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
  • Sex: Male
Bernie is a sweet boy who was found as a stray and surrendered to the shelter and never claimed. He's approximately 3-4 years old and active as is typical for most Rat Terrier's. Bernie loves children and does very well at our adoption events. He's selective of other male dogs but is fine with other neutered males. Dog adoption is 130.00 and includes spay/neuter, heartworm testing, age appropriate vaccines including a 3 year rabies, health exam, deworming, and microchipping. Any animal 6 months or older is considered an adult. No animals are vetted until they are adopted as we do not have a vet on staff. Once the animal is adopted we make a vet appointment, and they must go to be vetted before they can go home with an adopter. Call 985.651.7387 for more information regarding adoption.

Act quickly to adopt Bernie. Pets at this Shelter may be held for only a short time.

About St. John the Baptist Parish Animal Shelter

About Our Shelter...

We are a local Animal Control Agency dedicated to providing our Parish with a quality Animal Shelter and Services. All of our employees love animals and are dedicated to treating them with love and compassion while they are in our care. We also do our very best to find them Adoptiove Homes or a safe place with approved Rescue Groups.

Come Meet Our Pets...

Our pets are available for adoption Monday through Saturday from Noon until 4:00pm. They can be seen at our Animal Shelter located at 488 W. 2nd Street in Laplace Louisiana.

Our Adoption Process...

The St. John the Baptist Parish Animal Shelter has an Adoption Application that we require be completed and approved prior to any adoption. We also require a $80.00, $100.00 or $130.00 Adoption Fee for our animals. Our shelter provides Immunizations (including a 3 year rabies vaccine) , a Health Exam, Spay/Neuter, Microchip and Microchip Registration with all Adoptions. The 130.00 adoption fee covers animals that receive Heartworm Testing. (Heartworm testing is for dogs over 6 months of age) The 80.00 fee is for all cats and kittens. The $100.00 fee is for puppies under 6 months that are too young for a Heartworm Test or Adults that already have a current Heartworm Test provided by a former owner. All services are provided by our local Veterinary Hospitals.