The Capital Area Animal Welfare Society (CAAWS) is a non-profit organization committed to the well-being of animals in the Baton Rouge community by providing for and facilitating the adoption of homeless animals, teaching the community responsible companion animal ownership and the humane treatment of animals, and at all times promoting the practice of spay/neuter. CAAWS is not part of any animal control branch of the government including CAA and EBRAC.

News and Events

Upcoming Events
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Check out our upcoming events in the calendar! Adoption Days are held each Saturday from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. at our main office.

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Mark your calendars for the 2018 Santa CAAWS event to be held on Sunday, November 4, 2018!

CAAWS Mystic Krewe of Mutts Parade
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The 20th annual Mystic Krewe of Mutts Mardi Gras parade and Bark in the Park parade day events are set for Sunday, February 17, 2019!

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