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Animal Shelter Overcrowding (2023)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2023-02-10

Duration: 00:07:15

Subjects: ANIMAL SHELTERS | Economy


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Lemoine, Emily Interviewee


This segment from the February 10, 2023, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kara St. Cyr’s report on the overcrowding at animal shelters in Louisiana. She interviews Emily Lemoine, the director of grants and communication at the Companion Animal Alliance (CAA) in Baton Rouge, who discusses: the overcrowding at CAA; the economic difficulties facing pet owners due to inflation; and their efforts to find good homes for the pets in their shelter.