The Jefferson SPCA teamed up with East Jefferson General Hospital to hold a Mega Pet Adopt-a-Thon Saturday.
The event was held at Clearview Mall in Metairie from 11a.m. to 3 p.m.
Volunteers from EJGH showcased the animals up for adoption.
They found homes for a total of 23 dogs and cats.
The Jefferson Parish Shelter sees a higher intake of animals during the summer months.