OUR MISSION AND VISION

"Dedicated To A More Humane New Orleans!" 

The mission of the Humane Society of New Orleans shall be to provide the means for the prevention of cruelty to animals, to enforce all laws designated for the protection of animals, to promote responsible pet ownership, to place adoptable animals into responsible homes when available, and to strengthen the human/animal bond.

This shall be carried out through cruelty investigations and prosecutions; education of children and adults, the promotion of animal training; counseling to reduce the number of animal surrenders; temporary shelter of homeless animals when facilities are available; nurturing and improving the behavior of the animals in our care; veterinary services for sheltered animals; placement counseling for prospective adopters; development of educational literature about pet care; pet therapy visits to nursing facilities; an active volunteer corps; and other such lawful activities to effectuate these purposes.