The Natchitoches Police Department needs the public’s assistance in locating a suspect who abandoned a puppy outside the Natchitoches Animal Shelter on April 2 at 7:10 am.
Officers were able to make out the last numbers of vehicle’s license plate as 470. If you have any information about the subject or this vehicle please call the Natchitoches Animal Shelter at (318)357-3885 or NPD at (318)352-8101. All calls shall remain confidential.
To surrender or drop off an animal you must come between 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday-Friday and leave it in the hands of an animal control officer. Surrendering fees are $5 per animal for city residents and $15 per animal for non-residence.
Abandoning an animal is a form of animal cruelty and is punishable by law.