It's the first victory for the newly formed Caddo Parish Animal Welfare Committee.
Starting in March four Saturday hours will be implemented to help pet adoptions more convenient.
"When I was appointed chair of this committee I wanted to make sure we really did things and it makes me so grateful that we could do this," Commissioner Jerald Bowman said.
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