Please remember, LRAS euthanizes animals based on temperament, health, and available space. If there is enough room, no one is put down; however, the Animal Village is always at full capacity. It is VERY important to let Animal Services know of your interest in an animal.
Fees for Adoption$90
Veterinary services for dogs include: First exam, Worm check, Worming (if necessary), First vaccinations, Rabies inoculation (city license purchase is not included), First antibiotics, Spay or Neuter, and Heartworm check
Veterinary services for cats include: First exam, Worm check, Worming (if necessary), First Vaccinations, Rabies Inoculation (city license purchase is not included), First antibiotics, Spay or Neuter, Feline leukemia exam, and Feline FIV (older cats)
Note: If adopter is in the City of Little Rock, a $10 city license is required.
ADOPTION PROCEDURESAll animals listed on this website are available for adoption, unless there is a future "Available:" date listed in the animal details section. If the "Available:" date has not past, the animal can still be visited.
Be sure to have the ID number so LRAS will know what animals you are referring to.
You will want to take him or her out of the kennel area, and go outside. Please be aware that when they are comfortable in a home, they will relax, and their personality will be different than in the shelter.
When you are ready to adopt the LRAS policy is first come - first serve. You cannot reserve an animal for adoption. An Adoption Application is required. The animals can be adopted at 8:00 a.m., Tuesday-Saturday on their available date.
It is a state law that an animal can not leave a shelter until sterilized (Arkansas Code 20-19-103 I (1). For animals needing sterilization, they will be altered at the next available time by the LRAS veterinarian. If the animal is too young or sick to be altered, the vet will sign a medical waiver and give a date the animal can be returned to be altered.
VolunteeringVolunteers are needed and always welcome. If you are interested send an email to lrasvolunteers [at] gmail.com
Out-of-Area Adoption & Rescue ProceduresIf you are out of the area and can't come to LRAS, but are interested in rescuing an animal from LRAS, one of the following local rescue groups would be happy to assist you. Please don't forget to provide the LRAS animal ID number.
|Last Chance for Arkansas Animals
Email Last Chance Arkansas
Email Dogs Only
|Out of the Woods
Email Out of the Woods
|All About Labs
Email All About Labs
|Feline Rescue & Rehome
|Animal Rescue Fund Arkansas
Email Animal Rescue Fund Arkansas
If you are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, you may be able to rescue animals directly from LRAS.
The LRAS requirements are:
Provide LRAS with proof of your organization's 501(c)(3) status.
Provide LRAS with a copy of your organization's mission statement (which states your organization's purpose to rescue animals).
You must have a local representative (in Pulaski County, Arkansas).
If you do not meet these requirements, contact one of the local rescue groups to assist you.
Please don't forget to provide the LRAS animal ID number.
Note that for rescue groups as well as adopters all animals must be sterilized. There are no exceptions. When Little Rock Animal Services is contacted for rescue, the animal will be schedule for sterilization. The animal can be picked up between 4:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. the date of the sterilization. If a waiver is given the animal must remain in Pulaski County until it is sterilized. Waivers follow the same process, and a vet appointment will be scheduled upon contact from the rescue. A date will be given to return the animal to the Little Rock Animal Village for sterilization.
Come visit the animals in LRAS4500 S. Kramer St.
Little Rock, AR 72204
For a map click here
LRAS Hours of Operation:Tuesday-Saturday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Kennels open at 10:00 a.m.
Fax #: 501-376-7856
Emergencies between 5:00 PM and 8:00 AM, Phone: 501-371-4829
Little Rock Animal Services e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Little Rock Animal Services official website
Little Rock Animal Village official website
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