Photo provided by Gail Dellafiora -- J.R., a 4-year-old friendly, laid-back male, is likely a basset/hound mix. He lives in FAWS foster care, where he's been house-trained as well as crate-trained. He is neutered, up-to-date on his vaccinations and heartworm negative. His adoption fee is $75.

The Feliciana Animal Welfare Society is an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization with a mission to prevent animal suffering and pet overpopulation in East Feliciana. FAWS is a network of foster homes primarily located in the communities of Clinton, Ethel, Jackson, Norwood, Slaughter and Wilson.

Foster parents make their homes available for potential adopters to meet and adopt pets seven days a week. Adoption fees are $40 to $125 for canines and $40 for felines.

To contact FAWS, call (225) 252-5138, visit or Facebook/Feliciana Faws or email feliciana

Donations can be sent to FAWS at P.O. Box 8633, Clinton, LA 70722.