Helping to Keep Families Together: LA Animal Services Offers Pet Food Pantry Weekly in 2021
LA Animal Services will be expanding their Pet Food Pantry program from providing pet food twice a month to every Sunday, starting Sunday, February 7, 2021, from 1 to 4pm, to families in Los Angeles needing assistance to feed their pets.
“We are pleased to be able to offer the Pet Food Pantry to residents of Los Angeles on a weekly basis and provide pet owners with pet food they need to feed their animal companions,” said Brenda Barnette, LA Animal Services General Manager. “We are thankful to the organizations and community who continue to support us through direct donations and pet food donations to help us maintain pet food inventory.”
Residents interested in participating in the Pet Food Pantry must be the pet’s owner, and will need to register by going online to obtain an appointment at one of two locations.
Locations and Hours of Operation
The Pet Food Pantry will be open every Sunday from 1pm to 4pm, and will be located in the following LA Animal Services Center locations:
14409 Vanowen Street
Van Nuys, CA 91405
or call 213-264-8985
Chesterfield Square/South Los Angeles
1850 W 60th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90047
or call 213-326-2788
Required Information to Participate
Participants will be required to provide the name, weight, sex, and animal license number (when applicable) of their animal companion when they register and make an appointment in one of two locations: East Valley or Chesterfield Square/South Los Angeles. If you are unable to go online, you may call our Pet Food Pantry line for the Pet Food Pantry line for East Valley at 213-264-8985 or Chesterfield Square at 213-326-2788 to register and make an appointment.
If your family pet is unaltered, pet owners may obtain a discount or FREE spay/neuter voucher, and will be advised that the pet must be altered in order to continue to receive food from the Pet Food Pantry.
Participants will receive wet or dry dog or cat food based on their responses when filling out the questionnaire when they make their appointment. Limit one participant per household for up to three cats and/or dogs per household. (LAMC 53.50).
Pet food pick-up from the Pet Food Pantry will be by appointment only. To ensure the safety of our staff and volunteers, social distancing will be observed and face masks will be required of participants who will be picking up the pet food. Participants also agree to arrive within the designated one-hour time frame only of their appointment.
For more information about LA Animal Services, go to laanimalservices.com. If you would like to make a donation to the Pet Food Pantry, please visit our Donate page.
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