Pen Pals Animal Shelter is a nonprofit adoption center on the grounds of Dixon Correctional Institute, 5568 La. 68, Jackson.

The no-kill shelter is open from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and has a large selection of cats and dogs ready for adoption. All animals have been spayed, neutered and vaccinated.

Donations of animal food, treats, toys, beds, blankets and monetary contributions are welcome.

Email for information or call (225) 634-6051.

Visit or Pen Pals on Facebook for available animals.