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Animal Control Division

ACO David Kellis (985) 516-2054
The Animal Control Officer patrols the streets of the City, keeping the streets free of stray animals and enforcing the ordinances of the City related to animals. In addition, the animal control officer maintains the City Pound, investigates animal cruelty cases, and issues citations. The Animal Control Officer is also involved in the handling of all animal bite cases occurring within the city limits and assists in preparing case reports on each bite case.
In partnership with the Magnolia Humane Society, the Officer tries to find homes for abandoned animals and works to educate the public on the safe and humane treatment of animals.
Animal Control Responsibilities
  • Patrol City streets for stray animals
  • Enforce leash laws
  • Cruelty investigations
  • Vaccination enforcement
  • Assist Bogalusa Police Department
  • Remove wildlife from City