The CAP Shelter

The Citizens for Animal Protection shelter, conveniently located on I-10 West, is a unique example of humane housing for homeless animals. Our experienced staff of professionals and dedicated volunteers provide competent and loving care for a multitude of animals. Their commitment to protecting our sheltered animals enables CAP to operate 365 days a year. CAP staff and volunteers provide a heartfelt welcome to thousands of visitors seven days a week.

Adoption Services

Citizens for Animal Protection shelters and cares for more than 12,000 animals yearly. Before adoption, animals are given an examination, vaccinations, canine heartworm or feline leukemia tests, are spayed or neutered, microchipped and receive other services that adoption fees only partially cover. In addition to feeding and housing animals, our nominal adoption fees cover all the below services and products (please note that these services are not available to the general public):

Services Included in Your Adoption
Average Costs
General Health Exam $ 30 and up
Grooming $ 30
General Vaccinations $ 25 and up
Tests - Heartworm - FeLV/FIV $ 25
Rabies Vaccination $ 10
Deworming, Defleaing, Ect. $ 20
Spay/Neuter Average $90
Microchip $ 30
ID Tag $ 5
Cat carrier (Cats) $ 5
Special Medical Procedures/Medications $ 50-200
Obedience Training Coupon at Rover Oaks Pet Resort $ 100 (50% off coupon)
Average Total Value $ 450 AND UP