The Ascension animal shelter, CARA’s House, 9894 Airline Highway, Sorrento, is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday (closed from noon to 1 p.m. daily for lunch). It is open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday for adoptions only.

The fees are $100 for dogs and $70 for cats. The fee includes vaccines, microchip and spay or neuter.

For information, call (225) 675-0400 or visit CARA’s House at

Donations can be made directly to the shelter or can be sent by PayPal to Available for adoption, foster or rescue are: